4/18/2014 5:50:00 PM
We’re excited to welcome Jesse Thomas as the new ASC Director of Group Fitness. Get to know Jesse by reading his interview below:
What do you like to eat for breakfast?
My breakfast typically starts with my Vitamix and a healthy juice made of carrots, banana, kale, spinach, seasonal fresh fruits, flax seeds, chia seeds, Acai or other juice and frozen fruit. Just blend, and enjoy! Other than juice, it’s usually oatmeal or eggs.
Describe your perfect workout:
My perfect workout includes a dynamic warm-up followed by 45 to 60 minutes of a well-rounded, high-intensity workout focusing on biomechanics: power, strength, balance, range of motion, muscular endurance and flexibility. My ideal exercises put my heart on a roller-coaster of intensity and recovery times, and most challenge my core. I'll end my workout with 5 to 10 minutes of static stretching. I look for efficiency when I train; if I’m going to spend an hour working out, I want it to be time well spent. I get mentally focused and bring 100% effort every time.
What’s your favorite way to spend your free time?
My free time is spent with my family and friends while doing lots of outdoor adventure type things. I'm an adrenaline junkie, and an outdoor sports fanatic! Hiking, hunting, fishing, backpacking, camping, river rafting, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, snowboarding, road and mountain biking, roller skating (not rollerblading), playing soccer, basketball, Frisbee, beach volleyball, swimming, surfing, snorkeling; or, just traveling the world taking in endless life experiences and cultures.
What’s your personal teaching philosophy?
My goal when teaching/coaching is to help...Read More