Seriously, thank YOU for visiting my site.

I am Jessica H. Maurer and this is where I post all of my social media DFY content, fitness tips, information on fitness education events, recipes and so much more.

I have the privilege of being the social media manager and content creator for many fitness education personalities and brands, such as Mindy Mylrea, Leslee Bender, One Day to Wellness, and Keli Roberts. I have created "Done For You" content for fitness and wellness professionals, which you can find in my store.

I was named the SCW Atlanta Mania Female Presenter of the Year for 2017. I am a master trainer for Hedstrom Fitness, Barre Above, Tabata GX, and Lebert Training Systems; I am lucky enough to be the Lead Master Trainer for BOSU. I spend a lot of time on the road educating fitness professionals and you can check out my calendar here.

I have been a group fitness instructor and personal trainer for over a decade. I post videos, workout ideas, and fitness tips that everyone can use on my blog!

LOK Fitness was started in 2016, and I am proud to be the co-creator of this company. We offer online educational workshops to make you a better fitness professional. Plus, we were awarded Innovative Program of the Year and Up-and-Coming Female Presenter from SCW Mania California 2016!

Questions? Please email me! I would love to answer all of your questions!

My Newest Blogs

Adventures in Heart Rate

Knowing your heart rate during exercise is a great way to gauge your intensity while working out. The media tells us that the higher intensity and the higher heart rate, the more calories we will burn thus the more weight we will lose. The fitness industry has given a name to this intense training: High […]

Adventures in Metabolism : Part one

  The word ‘metabolism’ has been thrown around haphazardly for years by. It’s found in the newest headlines, podcasts and social media sites. Fitness professionals use the word to convince clients to strength train, do more cardio, and eat “healthier”. However, many people are perplexed by this word and its meaning. Metabolism is commonly thought […]

10 Questions with Dr. Jason Karp

Originally posted on the TDF Community Dr. Jason Karp is an internationally-recognized running and fitness expert and owner of Run-Fit. He is the 2011 IDEA National Personal Trainer of the Year and 2014 recipient of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Community Leadership award. A rare combination of education and experience, he holds three […]

Certifications, Accreditations, and Certificates, OH MY

Originally posted on Fitness professionals use terms like certification, accreditation, certificates, and training courses interchangeably and let’s face it, it can be very confusing! Whether you are new to the industry or have been a member for life, you should understand these terms, since they may affect your ability to get hired and grow […]

Sticky Situations

Originally posted on We have all had that dream. You know. You show up to teach your packed class and your music won’t play, your tennis shoes aren’t in your bag and you’re naked. So let’s talk about real horror stories and how to deal with them! 1.Your iPod, phone, or tablet died. You […]

Interview with Jenn Hall

Originally posted on MyGroupFit Jenn Hall is an international dance and fitness presenter who loves her job. In addition to creating the LTS LeBARRE program, she is the Director of Education and Programs for Lebert Fitness. I was lucky enough to spend a few hours with her during the LTS Master Trainer Summit where I […]

How to Make Adequate Regressions for New Exercise Participants

While teaching group fitness classes, one of the most important things to be aware of is the safety need of your class participants. However, when teaching public classes, you often do not know the entire class’s limitations prior to creating your class. It’s vital for all group fitness instructors to have a few tricks up […]

Top 5 Common Fitness Mistakes

Mistake 1 Swings : During bicep curls, your arms should never swing behind you. You should lower slowly back to the start position, and not allow momentum to move the weights behind your hips. Fixes? 1. Bring the weights down so that the back of your hands touch your thighs. Each rep results in a […]

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#FlowFriday: We can only find happiness in ourselves. No one else and nothing else can give it to us. No amount of material items purchased or savory/sweet treats can create happiness for us. We try to find things outside of ourselves to fill us up and make us happy, but this feeling is short-lived. We think shopping, eating, success, respect, recognition, and compliments will do it for us. Sure, those things are nice, but they do not create happiness. Happiness is ethereal. It only dwells within, and when we seek it with an external stimulus, it can become more elusive. Find out more and try this entire FLOW song at ... See MoreSee Less

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