J.J. is an A.C.E. Certified Personal Trainer. She owned a fitness company in the Washington D.C. area and in California before returning to Ohio to be closer to her family. She is an avid runner and has completed seven marathons and numerous other running and cycling races--including several that involved mud pits! This summer she is planning a 100-mile ride to benefit M.S. four days after she turns 40. J.J. loves the outdoors and spends many weekends camping, hiking, caving, kayaking, biking--really anything she can get involved in.She has enjoyed teaching classes on running, bootcamp-style outdoor workouts, cardio kick-boxing, mat pilates, and personal and group strength training classes. She is currently working on a certification in holistic nutrition from the American College of Health Sciences and looks forward to incorporating nutrition consulting into The Fit Life, LLC. She also holds a master's in communication from Ohio University.