I received the Westside Barbell Special Strength and Conditioning Certification in 2011 and the USPA Powerlifting Coach Certification in 2014. With over 25 years experience, my teaching methods are based on my own practical experience under the bar as well as findings by world-renowned professionals in the health, athletic, and scientific fields.
As part of your training program, I will:
- Focus on optimal technique with every movement
- Continually alter and update your training program
- Track personal records of all movements
- Offer the most current, tested and effective methods available in the field
- Provide high definition video movement analysis upon request
- Emphasize the value of gluteal strengthening and enhancement for improved performance as well as aesthetics
- Incorporate personalized trunk/core training based upon your individual needs/goals
- Monitor your volume with each session to avoid overtraining
- Upon request, provide personalized follow-up via email, texts, phone calls, or Skype depending on your preference
ISSA – NASM – AFAA – SPINNING - SCHWINN
Mickey has developed an esteemed reputation as an Elite Athlete, Fitness Professional, Nutrition Expert, Anti-Aging Specialist and Strength & Conditioning Coach. She is a recovered anorexic and Champion Bodybuilder, having been featured in FLEX, Women’s Physique World, and Muscle Training Intensity magazines, and on ESPN. Her many prestigious titles include the Overall Women’s 1989 NPC California State Bodybuilding Champion and a 1990 NPC Women’s Nationals Middleweight Finalist.
Mickey earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and worked full-time for 17 years as a Professional Counselor at UCSB, all the while working part-time in fitness. Mickey holds 5 different certifications in the areas of group fitness, personal training, and indoor cycling. She is a Certified Group Fitness Instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA); a Certified Fitness Trainer II through the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA.); a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM); a Certified SPINNING® Instructor through Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc.; a Certified SCHWINN® Cycling Coach, and previously a SCHWINN® Cycling Master Trainer and Athlete for the SCHWINN® Fitness Academy. She was one of 16 instructors hand selected from around the world by SCHWINN® to help create their Indoor Cycling Program after having developed and marketed the QRUZER™ Indoor Cycling and Instructor Certification Programs for Q-Sport, LLC. Mickey is well-known for her uniquely creative and effective style of teaching & coaching, as reflected in her “RhythMICK Cycling” program that incorporates philosophies and techniques from cycling, dance, group fitness, bodybuilding, team building and personal development for a fun, intense, rhythmic, and enlightening indoor cycling “experience.”
Mickey has been teaching Group Fitness since 1983, solely teaching Indoor Cycling since 1999. She has been Personal Training since 1989, providing Continuing Education and coaching other athletes since 1990, and has been creating custom personal fitness & performance nutrition programs since 1999. Mickey is a previous Strength Coach for San Marcos High School Boys Basketball and Conditioning Coach for UCSB Men’s Basketball, where she received the 6th Man Award for her contributions toward two history-making seasons (2002, 2004).
From 1993-2011, Mickey ran the Personal Fitness & Performance Nutrition division for Body Tech Fitness Consulting, a company she Co-Founded. In 2002, after seeing the power of the BioSCAN® Program for Anti-Aging, Health Enhancement & Lifetime Monitoring, she partnered as an Independent Distributor and Business Builder with Pharmanex & Nu Skin Enterprises—the global leader in anti-aging science, skin care & nutritional supplementation. While building that business, she became well-known throughout Nu Skin as a Top Leader, Trainer, Coach and Key Presenter at Health Care Symposiums featuring the BioSCAN Program for Professionals. In 2013, she founded RhythMICK Productions, and launched RhythMICK Fitness, Nutrition & Skincare, through which she continues to live her passion and lead her mission to inspire, empower, and equip people to look, feel, perform, live and age younger & healthier…from the inside out!
Her areas of expertise include: Fitness, Wellness and Nutrition Assessment, Analysis & Coaching; Custom Programming for Fat Loss, Muscle Retention & Weight Maintenance; Optimum Health, Youth Preservation, Personal Skin Care, Athletic Performance & Mental Training, Personal Fitness Training, Strength & Conditioning, Group Fitness Instructor Training & Development, and Motivational Speaking.
Fitness – Nutrition – Skin Care.
NCEP Certified personal Trainer
-USPA & IPF Power-lifting Athlete
-Strength & Conditioning Coach
-1 on 1 Coaching
-Studied Under Master Athlete’s (David Dallmeyer & Kevin Fisher) The Best ! :)