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I am Jessica H. Maurer. I am the proud owner of FIT4MOM Asheville and JHM Fitness, the website you are now visiting. Take a cruise around the site, where you will find blogs, recipes, more information about FIT4MOM Asheville, and more about me too!

I have the privilege of being the Vice President of Operations at GroupEx PRO as well as the #VPAT for SFResources. I am the social media manager and content creator for many fitness education personalities and brands, such as Mindy Mylrea, One Day to Wellness, GroupEx PRO and Keli Roberts. I have created "Done For You" content for fitness and wellness professionals, which you learn more about here.

I am the Director of Education for FIT4MOM. I am the Education Manager for Lebert Fitness; I was named the SCW Atlanta Mania Female Presenter of the Year for 2017 and was awarded Innovative Program of the Year and Up-and-Coming Female Presenter from SCW Mania California 2016!.

I have been a group fitness instructor and personal trainer for over 15 years. I post videos, workout ideas, and fitness tips that everyone can use on my blog!

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

My Newest Blogs

Sweet Potato Muffins

My 2-year old does not eat anything that is not in a muffin or cookie, at least in form. I baked these amazing muffins and he cannot seem to eat enough of them! Ingredients  1 large sweet potato 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup unsweetened soy milk 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon pure […]

Balsamic Ketchup

  I love love love ketchup, but I do not like all of the additives in typical ketchup. I have tried creating ketchup before, but finally hit a good mix with this recipe! Try it and let me know what you think… Ingredients 1 6oz can tomato paste 1/2 c balsamic vinegar 2 TBSP yellow […]

Quinoa Salad

Looking for a delicious way to use quinoa at your next party? Try this amazing quick and easy quinoa salad! You can eat it as a dip with corn tortilla chips or as a side dish on its own. Ingredients: 6 cups of water 2 cups of quinoa, uncooked 1 cucumber 1 15-oz can of […]

Adventures in Weight

It’s time to be honest : I have had a hard time eating my goal weight that Dr. Cameron has “prescribed” for me. For the first few weeks, I did well. I counted calories and made sure to eat more than my RMR, especially on my most active days. I saw huge improvements in my […]

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 […]