ABOUT JULZAs a teen teaching exercise classes in the ‘80s, Julz Arney found her passion for fitness on the forefront of the industry’s debut. Fast forward 20 years and Julz has become one of the most sought after creative forces in fitness. Whether starring in consumer workout DVDs, developing group training programs for premier commercial brands, speaking and educating as a headline presenter at conferences or directing the most respected master trainer team in the business, Julz’s leadership, expertise, professional influence and star-power have catapulted her to the top.
Julz is President of Team Arney, Inc., a health and fitness consulting company. She is the Schwinn® Cycling Education Program Director overseeing 40 U.S. trainers, creating indoor cycling continuing education content for national fitness conventions and health clubs across the country. She directs social media strategy and consumer communications for the brand.
fitness iconJulz has been retained as a Gatorade G Series FIT Trainer, the emcee of the NIKE Women’s Marathon, San Francisco, an ambassador and model for Lululemon Athletica, a spokesperson and model for Nautilus Apparel/Pearl Izumi, and featured in ad campaigns for 24 Hour Fitness and IDEA Health and Fitness Source. She has been honored by IDEA as one of the top three fitness instructors in the world and she has been awarded the International Fitness Presenter of the Year title by the Canadian Association of Fitness Professionals.
on-screen personalityJulz is the star and creator of Quick Fix Cardio Hip Hop (Inspired,Inc.), the Dance Off the Inches line (Anchor Bay Entertainment), host of the Body By Jake Cardio Cruiser Workout, lead in ESPN2’s CRUNCH television series and featured in multiple professional training programs for 24 Hour Fitness, Fitness Quest, Schwinn®, BOSU®, Indo-Row™ and SHOCKWAVE™.
blogger & authorJulz is a media maven, featured as an “Ask the Expert” blogger for ACE, the American Council on Exercise. She is a contributing feature writer for IDEA Health and Fitness Journal and she is frequently interviewed for SHAPE, Energy, Oxygen and national print and online media outlets.
community ambassadorJulz is a founding member and former director of Culture Shock Dance Troupes Inc. and has been dedicated to NIKE P.L.A.Y., community dance programs and educational assemblies in school districts across the U.S. She donates her time to teach free yoga classes for local churches and community college sports teams. She has served her church congregation of 10,000 through live presentations, as host of DVD Bible study curriculum, and as public relations spokesperson.
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CLIENTS & PARTNERS
Phil Arney, M.S. Exercise and Health Science, is Julz’s husband and business partner of more than 15 years. Originally from London, England, where he owned Fit to Perform UK, Phil traveled the world as a speaker and educator before moving to the U.S. to partner with the industry’s most renowned consultant, Jay Blahnik. Today Phil continues to work with Jay on new innovations and manage all aspects of Julz’s business.
Grace Gage, B.S. Community Health and M.S. Health Education, is a group fitness instructor and up-and-coming fitness presenter. She is Julz’s Education and Marketing Coordinator and handles everything from program development to social media.