Interview to Luis Guzman


Another Over 40 Inspiration, Luis Guzman

By Darvis Simms at Friday, March 22, 2013

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing another over the age of 40 inspiration, Luis Guzman. Luis is a shining example of how a healthy diet and regular exercise can keep you fit over 40.

1

Where were you born and where did you grow-up?

 I was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and I grew up in a little town (San Isidro). 

2

Who has been the greatest influence in your life and why? 

My father, because my father was an air force soldier when I was a child and he always took me to all the activities they used to have like, jumping from airplane, running troops, military routines and wear an uniform, I learned a lot of discipline and dedication and love for what you’re doing.

3

What is your profession? 

I used to work as aviation information service (AIS) at the airport in my country (D.R), but here in United States, where I live right now since 2008, I work as a PERSONAL TRAINER.

4

How long have you worked as a personal trainer? 

I have worked as personal trainer for more than 6 years and as a fitness instructor for 8 years (as of 2013).

5

What do you like most about your profession? 

I love my job because it is my passion, I love when I see people changing their lives, changing their bodies, changing lifestyle, having different attitude toward life, and because of that reason they could be examples for others

6

What do you like least about your profession? 

Excuses and no commitment person. 

7

How old are you? 

I’m in the best 44 years old of my life

8

How do you stay in such good shape in your 40s? 

I’m a fitness instructor, teaching kickboxing classes once a week, (Tuesday) and Latin dance on (Saturday) and also lifting weight 3 times a weeks.

9

What advice would you give someone about staying in-shape in their 40s? 

For anybody who wants to stay in-shape in their 40s, which is one of the best ages for weight lifting, have a good cardio condition and eating in a healthy way and enjoy everything they doing as the most with quality more than quantities.

10

What’s your biggest dream? 

Besides to have my own fitness TV program, so I can show people why they need to work and how, also have a change to train the first lady (Michelle Obama).

11

What’s your biggest accomplishment? 

Come to united states and in less than 3 years become the best instructor and personal trainer 2 years in a row at some place where I use to work before and now having my own business.