"I never imagined that in my sixties I would find myself in the best physical condition of my life. Previously, I had lost grasp of daily discipline, gained substantial weight, and was starting to experience chronic pain. In my late 50's I was determined to improve my overall health and returned to the gym working out on my own. A year and a half went by and I saw some gains, but was not losing weight and was still battling with lower back and hip pain.
"I have been going to the gym and following Aliyah's workouts consistently for the past 3 years. When I got pregnant she was so supportive and took the extra time to modify my workouts as my pregnancy progressed. She adjusted my weights and movements to make it safe for me and the baby. She also monitored my heart rate to make sure I was not pushing myself too hard and making sure I was getting enough oxygen pumped through my body.
"Aliyah Emas is both a talented fitness coach and genuinely good person. She has an excellent advanced academic background in exercise and sport science, but most importantly, she lives what she coaches. She is an extremely high-performing athlete. She is the kind of coach who can do everything she asks of you. I had the great fortune of crossing Aliyah's path at a time of deep personal need. I was in recovery from a complex hip replacement that included..
"It's really cool when you can look back in time and point to a person who you met that changed your life forever. That was the case when I met Aliyah Emas. Like most thirty-something year olds, I found myself in a viscous cycle when it came to fitness and self-care. Fitness wasn't completely foreign to me, but my routine would entail working out for six months and then taking six months off... over and over again (for about 7-8 years).