Q.Everyone knows who you are, not just fitness peeps. How has fame affected your life and what you do?
I find myself so unaware of fame until I am in my sweats in CVS and someone asks if I am who I am and then tells me how much my work has changed their life. I feel lucky because I am known in a way where I am always authentically myself. I teach and help people, so just like any teacher, I love being close with my students. However, I will say that it's a little different for my husband to get used to.
Q.At what point in your life did you become interested in pursuing a career in fitness, as a trainer?
When nothing else worked (and believe me, I tried everything!). I never wanted to be a trainer and go take a certification for all of the fitness techniques that failed me, so I decided to do my own research, stay focused, and take on the serious task of developing the thousands of moves and the systems I have developed so that I am able to fill what I saw was...