Posted on March 02 2018
Fit Storybook had the opportunity to interview fitness professional DeMarcus Brooks on his advice for people struggling to make healthier choices in their lives. Brooks, 31, lives in Knightdale, North Carolina, with his family including his wife and three children. He has a passion and drive to motivate, inspire and to change peoples lives forever through health and fitness. In the interview Brooks offered several key ways all of us can improve our health.
Fit Storybook: What do you like most about your job as a fitness professional?
DeMarcus Brooks: I enjoy helping and mentoring others to reach their fitness goals.
FSB: From a personal perspective, what do you enjoy about health and fitness?
DM: Health and fitness is the example of today’s practice for a stronger and healthy future. I enjoy the benefits of knowing that fitness is the key to giving me strength from a muscular standpoint. I enjoy the fact of knowing that every time I work out I improve my health.
FSB: What are some of your favorite workout programs/exercises?
DM: I enjoy all workout programs: strength training, functional training, core training, athletic performance and toning. I enjoy strength training the most.
FSB: Have you been able to share your knowledge of health and fitness with your family?
DM: Yes, I have helped my sisters and mother jumpstart their own fitness journeys, teaching them the benefits of living a healthy and fit life. I also have two beautiful daughters and our son whom is the boss with a lot of energy. I make sure they are knowledgeable on the best way to make health-conscious decisions.
FSB: What is your advice for beginners who are looking to get fit and healthy?
DM: Set a goal and stay consistent. Some days will be better than others, but stay focused and never give up.
FSB: Do you have a weekly cheat meal?
FSB: What is the best way for people to contact you about the services you provide?
DM: My email is firstname.lastname@example.org. I am also on Instagram, @marcusbrooks and Facebook, DeMarcus Brooks.