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Fitness Career Spotlight: Jim White RD, ACSM HFS, AND Spokesman

Interested in combining personal training and nutrition? Read on to find out how Jim White, RD, ACSM HFS, AND Spokesman, has successfully married the best of both worlds.

What attracted you to the field of fitness and exercise?
I love helping people and have a passion for fitness. Those two combined attracted me to the fitness and exercise field.

What’s your Job Title and Company?
Jim White Fitness & Nutrition Studios – Gym Owner, Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer
www.jimwhitefit.com

Describe a typical (or not so typical) day-in-the-work-life for you.
12 hour work day which includes personal training, nutrition consulting, managing 16 employees, business meetings, spokesman work, advertising etc.

How did you get your current job in fitness and exercise?
Created my business from the ground up with $400 to my name.

What skills were you born with and what skills have you learned along the way?
Born with energy, motivation, vision, and skills picked up wisdom, multitasking, training.

What advice do you have for others wanting to be just as successful and fulfilled as you?
Establish your dream, formulate a vision on how that dream can become a reality, work hard, expect the unexpected, and never give up.

If you could be paid for your job with something other than a paycheck, what would it be?
A thank you from a satisfied customer who has changed their life with my assistance.

Sarah Koszyk is a Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Coach at Eating Free, an online adult weight management program. She also provides in-person nutrition coaching at a private practice, MV Nutrition, in San Francisco, CA, where she specializes in sports nutrition and adult and pediatric weight management. You can follow her on FacebookTwitter, or LinkedIn.

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