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Heath Herrera, M.Ed., CSCS received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Angelo State University in 2002. He received his Master of Education in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise and Sports Science from Texas State University in 2004. Heath is a current member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is a Certified Basic Life Skills Instructor through the American Heart Association.

After topping out at 270lbs in his life, Heath began a journey of weight loss and conditioning that led to his eventual career path. Thanks to his personal struggle, as well as many years of professionally serving others, he has learned that every person is different and needs different motivations and methods to achieve his or her goals. Today Heath maintains a weight of 203 lbs.

Sleigh Ride

One of my favorite Christmas songs is Sleigh Ride. I prefer the Harry Connick Jr. version, but any version will do. I love the “Getty Up” part. It just makes the song. I wonder how many other songs actually have a “Getty Up” part? (Now there’s a question for Google). Sleigh Ride is a fun […]

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year is a great song. Few songs get me in the Christmas spirit like this one. It is very likely you’ll hear this song over 1000 times between now and December 25th. That being said, this is the best time of year…….but it can also be the worst. […]

Deck The Halls

With Christmas right around the corner, I spent a little bit of time decorating the house. This year we put the tree up early and even added a few more decorations outside. As I was decorating the house this year, I would pause for a little bit and then step back and think, “The girls […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Can you believe that Christmas 2015 is less than 2 weeks away? Where has the time gone? I’m sure by now you are getting in the spirit of things and listening to the occasional holiday song. It’s hard not to. Just the other day I found myself unknowingly humming the opening verse to “It’s Beginning […]

Turkish Strength and Conditioning SECRET

We’ve got a really cool workout coming your way during our new phase of training. It’s called Turkish Get-Up Intervals and it involves a single exercise, the Turkish Get-Up, that works your entire body from head to toe. Though there’s a bit of a learning curve associated with this high-skill exercise, it will be well […]

HH Fitness Movement of the Phase

Each phase we work on a specific movement to help our clients improve their mobility.  The Movement of Phase 4 is upper body rolling.

Beast – Warrior – Mad Minute

We’ve got a great phase of training coming your way. We’re alternating between 6 different workouts during this phase, each workout using a different interval protocol to best keep our bodies guessing and work every muscle quality throughout the week. We want to share with you the 3 of the protocols below: The20-40 Beast Circuit […]

HH Fitness Movement of the Phase

Movement of Phase 3: CARRIES I. Benefits The ability to develop great spinal stabilization is vital to be functional through daily activities, and developing dynamic core rigidity is one of the most important components to achieve this.  One of the easiest exercises you can use to develop dynamic core stability is “1-Arm Carries” progressions using […]

the Leg Crank finish at HH Fitness

HH Fitness is in its 3rd phase of training at the Movement & Performance Institute for the Metabolic Accelerator Program (M.A.P.), these is our large group personal training sessions. When we use finishers within our training program we make sure the protocol being used is less than 12 minutes, with the average finisher being no […]

HH Fitness Tempo Interval Training

This is part two for the Method Behind the Madness for the 2015 phase 3 of our training. In part one we covered Tabatas (read more about tabatas here). In part two we will cover an often-overlooked component of training, especially among boot camp instructors, is tempo. Tempo refers to the speed at which a […]