My road in life took a while to figure out.
I wanted to do something connected to the business industry.
I learned the streamline template.
I began to be interested in kinesiology and also started working towards my fitness goals, which I did achieve through hard work and commitment.
I was promoted to assistant manager for my job at Crunch Fitness.
Keep following my journey


High School
La Quinta High School


Personal Trainer

I am a personal trainer at Crunch Fitness, where I help others reach their fitness goals.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Helping People

Day to Day

A typical day looks like setting up my schedule for the day and also organizing my appointments with my customers for the day. I also organize a healthy diet for my customers to help benefit them throughout their fitness journey.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for everyone

The first step to break into this career is to start reading books related to kinesiology and how the body functions.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:

Associate's Degree
Associate's Degree
Business Administration
NASM Certified Personal Trainer


The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

"You will not be able to lose weight. You should work in a field connected to business. "

Challenges I Overcame

Physical Issues


Did you face any criticism from friends or family on your path to becoming a personal trainer?

Asked by Anonymous Student

My leader said that her family would often try and persuade her to work in field connected to business. She also said that some of her peers were skeptical of her becoming a personal trainer and some did not believe in her.

What is your favorite part of being a personal trainer?

Asked by Anonymous Student

She said that her favorite part of being a physical trainer is seeing her customers reach their goals. She also said that her other favorite part of being a physical trainer is seeing her customers do something that they couldn't do in the past.

Do you have any advice for the following generations like us that aspire to become a trainer?

Asked by Anonymous Student

My leader said that she recommends to get a training certificate so we can start training others early. She also recommended this so we can figure out what type of training we enjoy doing.

What experiences, qualities, or skills are helpful to succeed in your job?

Asked by Anonymous Student

Ashley said that some skills that are helpful to succeed as a personal trainer are good communication, know how to advertise your work, and to find someone in the industry that will help you.

What major did you take in college?

Asked by Anonymous Student

Ashley attended Cal State Fullerton, the majors she took were business and kinesiology.

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Anonymous Student

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