Bekah Eljoundi

Bekah Eljoundi is a certified personal trainer and run coach with over 10 years experience in the fitness industry having taught spin, core/balance, bootcamp, contact/cardio kickboxing, barbell strength, body attack, Zumba, Orangetheory Fitness and strength training. She is currently the head coach at ISI Elite Training, and she was the former Regional Head Trainer at Orangetheory Fitness for the Charlotte Metro area. Bekah has trained former NFL and NBA athletes.Bekah incorporates her love for charity with her passion for running. She was a head run coach for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation-Team Challenge Columbus, the head marathon coach for Team in Training Miami, a mentor for Team in Training Columbus and an athlete ambassador for the Eleonore Rocks Foundation. She is very involved in the CLT fitness and running community. She is a Charlotte Marathon Ambassador, Nuun Ambassador and part of the On Run Crew.Bekah loves to help people reach their true fitness potential and show them they can believe in themselves.Areas of Expertise:Marathon/Run coaching, kickboxing fitness, strength training, HIIT training, fitness nutrition.Certifications:ACE Certified Personal Trainer (since 2007)Les Mills Body Attack Group Fitness Certification (2007)CCFA Run Coach Certification (2011)Zumba License (2013)TRX Certified (2015)Continuing Education in: Yoga, kickboxing, marathon training, sports nutrition and prenatal fitness.Nutrition Background:ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition SpecialistAccomplishments:19 Completed Marathons11 Completed Half Marathons15x Boston Qualifier – Qualified 6 months postpartum3x Boston Marathoner1st in age group Erie Marathon (2011)1st in age group Charleston Marathon (2012)1st in age group Charlotte Marathon (2012)1st in age group Wrightsville Beach Marathon (2016)2nd overall female in Run the South Half Marathon (2019)Taught over 5,000 Orangetheory Fitness ClassesPresenter at Wanderlust Yoga Festival in CaliforniaWhat keeps you motivated?Being a role model for my daughter and showing her that strong is beautiful.Why do you love to sweat?Working out whether it’s lifting or running keeps me sane, I am a much happier person if I can get my workout in.What words do you live by?You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. Michael JordanWhat makes you a kick-a$$ Oxygen Ambassador?I live to motivate others and encourage them to get out and live their healthiest life.