Story by Jefferson City Magazine Staff | Jul 24, 2018
Photography by Gil Long
JAKE BAYLESS, Certified Personal Trainer
NICK BAKER, Certified Personal Trainer
WHAT IS YOUR AREA OF EXPERTISE?
Nick: I am very effective with clients that are on a weight loss journey and desire to improve their performance and boost their energy naturally.
WHAT PROMPTED YOUR INTEREST IN THIS PROFESSION?
N: I became very interested in this profession after my personal transformation at age 15. I developed a strong passion for working out, and living a healthy lifestyle became my mission.
Jake: All the Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone movies I watched as a kid, and when I took strength and conditioning at JCHS several years ago.
WHAT IS YOUR BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY?
N: I believe that a healthy and fit body is earned through self-discipline in your nutrition habits and being able to push yourself beyond your comfort zone. You must train the mind, body, and soul daily.
WHAT MAKES YOU AND YOUR COMPANY STAND OUT FROM YOUR COMPETITION?
J: Our many free amenities, our hours, and our amazing teamwork among the staff to create a positive atmosphere. Teamwork makes the dream work.
HOW DOES YOUR PROFESSION BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY?
N: The health and well-being of our community is vital to our profession. We work together with so many members that are on a mission to make their health and fitness a priority.
J: By creating a healthy community. A healthy community is a happy community.