Articles by Krista Ferrara - Oxygen Magazine

Krista Ferrara

Krista Ferrara

Krista Ferrara is the owner and founder of FitBody by Krista, a gym and fitness studio in Putnam County, New York, and Krista Ferrara Fitness, an online training platform. She has over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry and prides herself on empowering women to be the best version of themselves.

Krista‚Äôs love for fitness and movement began at the young age of three, when her parents enrolled her in dance. She continued this passion for 18 years and transitioned later to competitive cheerleading. In September 2017, she opened the doors of FitBody by Krista and soon after began her online training business. 

Areas of Expertise:

Group fitness, personal training, health coaching and empowering women to feel confident.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science and Wellness
  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
  • Plus, several group fitness certifications, including: TRX, kickboxing, boxing, spin, kettlebell, total-body conditioning, functional training, core strength, junior fit program, barre, strength and conditioning. etc.

Nutrition Background:

Krista is an Integrative Nutritional Health Coach.

Features and Accomplishments:

  • Lululemon Ambassador
  • Strong Fitness Ambassador
  • Featured in Strong Fitness Magazine
  • Featured in Hudson Valley Health & Sports Podcast

What keeps you motivated?

My desire to succeed.

Why do you love to sweat?

I am addicted to endorphins.

What words do you live by?

"Be relentless in the pursuit of what sets your soul fire."

What makes you a kick-a$$ Oxygen Ambassador?

I'm a kick-a$$ ambassador because I never give up and I always show up! I have the ability to see the best in others and can encourage others to live up to their potential.