Sophia Derrick is a certified Personal Trainer by Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and a certified Cycle Reebok Foundation Instructor. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Carolina, has been employed by the South Carolina House of Representatives for over thirty years, and began teaching group fitness in 1995.
Sophia's advice on how to maintain a regular exercise program is to mark it on your calendar just like you do everything else and never ever miss three days in a row without taking a class or personal training session.
Sophia Derrick instructs the following:
With 33% upper body, 33% lower body and 33% core, Basic Training is sure to give you all you can handle in 45 minutes. The three rotating sections isolate muscle groups and give both beginners and experts a balanced, challenging workout. Basic Training is a great weight training class that does not involve plyometrics; there is heavy focus on correct form, posture and breathing. Props used: dumbbells, bosu trainer, gliding discs.
Burn through belly fat and strengthen core muscles through an intense and effective core focused workout. Feel your heart rate constantly fluctuate throughout class allowing better fat burning and abdominal shaping. With the dynamic and essential stretching done to target the areas worked during class you will become long and lean, as well as more flexible and less injury prone.
Ideology: Xhaust uses HITT (high intensity interval training) timing to produce a killer workout in minimal time. The work to rest ratio is designed to produce maximum work in specific muscle groups, all the while giving a great cardio workout. Props: anything goes
Are you in a hurry but need High Intensity and amazing workout results? 50% weights, 50% cardio. Think Weights and Cardio on steroids! An hour's worth of work in 45 minutes or less. Props used: dumbells, Bosu trainer, and medicine ball.