Each week on “On a Mission” we talk to community leaders who are out to make a positive impact in the area. Today, our host Wendy Norfleet talks to Nemiah Rutledge from Body Paradox Fitness.
Nemiah Rutledge is the founder and owner of Body Paradox. He has an Associate of Arts degree in occupational science. He’s worked as a personal trainer since August 2013 at Set Performance, then Workout Anytime. While earning practical experience and refining his program at these gyms, he began developing a business plan and creating the branding for his own fitness training business.
To learn more, visit https://bodyparadox.com.
Short company description: Corporate Wellness and preventive Health company. We not only help increase well-being and boost self-esteem among your employees, but also positively affect your profits and increase employee productivity and reducing employee illness.
What makes your company unique?: We can work with your business to create a customized wellness program designed to meet your needs. We can operate corporate Fitness contest, offer convention classes ranging from weight lifting to Zumba and yoga. 3rd and extra employee benefit, allowing your employees to schedule small group or one-on-one training
How do you define success?: Seeing my clients smile and success throughout the duration of their fitness journey
Who in the industry inspires you and why?: Shaun T he is a part of Beachbody and is a great motivational coach as well as creating a program that is universal with dramatic results
What is a tip for success that you would provide someone in your same industry?: Network and continue to keep pushing forward and don’t be afraid of going against the grain. In the fitness industry everything can be the same but you have to have that one niche that separates you
What excites you most about your industry?: Being able to exercise but also understanding how the body moves and functions by focusing on secondary muscle group movements, seeing how much you can actually put your body through to sustain posture or heavy lifting. The body is always new and exciting each and every day.
What is the biggest challenge you think you or your organization is going to face in the upcoming year?: Pivoting is always going to be a big challenge to not just myself but my team. The way the world is changing we have to change with it and how is the question you don’t want to replicate continue to think outside of the box and that’s what body paradox is all about continuing to make change in your future
Who is a Trustee in our community that you admire and why?: Darnell Smith! He’s a charismatic guy, always looking at the good in everyone and understanding what their particular needs are and helps you understand your own trajectory to create a better success and not just your life but in others