Performance Fitness trainer Amira Warrick is dedicated to exercise, health, and sports. So much, in fact, that she earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise science, nutrition, and athletic coaching and is now pursuing a master’s degree at Drexel in sports management. Amira is dedicated to mentoring and coaching urban youth in Philadelphia. She also competed in track and field in college and is training for professional and Olympic competition. She has been a trainer for two years and is working toward her CSCS with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Amira stays healthy and fit by trying to be the best athlete she can possibly be while also owning her place as a role model. If she’s going to be a mentor and coach, it’s important her actions and lifestyle reflect her words.
For clients to get their best results, Amira says they have to live a lifestyle that promotes health and fitness (not just doing a one-hour session a few days a week), give 100%, remain constant and dedicated, ignore thoughts of defeat, and locate their physical weaknesses and track their progression.
When she’s not working out, training, coaching, or going to school, Amira enjoys reading the Bible, listening to sermons, and hanging out with friends.
Random questions for Amira:
- Favorite type of workout: Any form of interval training, particularly accelerations and intensive tempo
- Who are your fitness inspirations? Natasha Hastings, Carmelita Jeter, and Serena Williams
- What’s the craziest health or fitness fad you’ve witnessed? People who put plastic wrap around their stomach to get a smaller waist and flatter stomach
- If you could only do one movement/exercise/lift what would it be? Running
- Top songs on your workout playlist: “Before I Die Over” by Kirk Franklin and “Until I Pass Out” by Uncle Reese
- Favorite post workout meal: Lactaid chocolate bar or a granola bar soon followed by a real meal.
- Favorite quote: “Now unto him, that is able to do exceeding abundantly all that we can ask or think, according to the power that works within us.” —Ephesians 3:20
- Bacon or ice cream? Bacon.