March 1st kicks off National Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the vital role of women in American history. Today, it’s impossible to imagine the world without female doctors, athletes or personal trainers, but not too long ago, that was the norm.

In an industry once dominated by men, women throughout history have been changing the health and fitness space for years. Women like Jean Nidetch, the founder of Weight Watchers; Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to officially enter and run a marathon; or Lisa Lindahl, the creator of the sports bra, to name just a few.

Fitspot was co-founded by a pretty inspirational woman, and we work with hundreds of the top female personal trainers in the country. Which is why we’re proudly celebrating the women of Fitspot! Every week during the month of March, we’re going to showcase one of our fabulous lady trainers.

This week, we’re introducing you to Becca Clouse, a certified personal trainer and martial artist.

What kind of training do you have?

I am an  NCCA accredited certified personal trainer, and Nidan (2nd Degree black belt) in Karate. I also have over ten years of experience in resistance and endurance training, in addition to martial arts training. Formerly a collegiate competitor for the Karate team at UC Irvine.

What are your specialties?

My specialties are Martial arts, Resistance training, agility and speed training, HIIT.

I heard you have some awesome Spotify playlists. What kind of music can your students expect in class?

You can expect high energy pop and alternative.

What’s your fitness style?

Resistance training and sports training.

Best fitness advice?

Find what works for you and try to enjoy the journey towards your specific goals. It can start with small steps and grow from there. Fitness is a lifestyle not just a destination, so do things you enjoy! Exercise and nutrition don’t have to be a chore. You can still be disciplined while enjoying the process. Try new things and keep an open mind! As always, be patient but keep at it.

What’s your greatest achievement?

Earning Nidan (second degree black belt) in Traditional Karate and starting a branch as a head instructor of the organization in LA.

Best fit quote?

‘Fit’ is not a destination, it is a lifestyle.

Wanna schedule a private fitness session with Becca? Download the Fitspot app today! Becca, or one of our other awesome personal trainers, can be at YOUR door in less than 90 minutes.

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