Kristen James is the CEO & Founder of Kristen James Fitness, LLC, a company that’s focused on the client’s physical, mental, and overall wellness.
She is the creator of CYCLEology, her signature cycling class where clients learn how to achieve maximum benefits through executing scientifically proven training principles and techniques. A master teacher in the field of fitness and wellness, she has transformed, motivated and inspired thousands over the past 20 years with her results oriented training approach.
She is currently the Area Fitness Manager for the NY Metro Area for Equinox Fitness Clubs where she is considered one of the most sought after cycling instructors. Teaching six days a week, the on-line sign up for her classes fill up between four to ten seconds.
Kristen’s work takes her around the country teaching for master classes and trainings for instructors. Kristen’s regimen involves working with sport specific training, weight training, post physical rehabilitation, stability training for alignment and posture, and cardiovascular training for weight loss as well as mobility training. Kristen offers classes on specific programs such as Kettlebells, TRX, Indoor Cycling, Bosu, 360, Body Bar, Urban Rebounding, IM=X Pilates, Smart Bells, Stability Ball exercise, Medicine Ball and sport specific training.
Kristen frequently appears as a fitness/wellness expert on various media outlets including: ABC News, CBS New York, FOX 5 New York and others. She’s also been featured in numerous publications including Shape Magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Fitness, Girl’s Life and Woman’s World.
She is member and certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, Schwinn Cycling as well as The Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. Kristen holds a Master’s Degree from Hofstra University in Physical Education with a concentration in Health and Wellness and has an undergraduate degree in Psychology.