Xavier Carrica, who is Hollywood personal trainer to the stars, is now doing his fitness workout worldwide on the Web.
He claims that the "virtual fitness center" at www.fitsource.com, is the first of its kind and costs a fraction of the usual personal trainer fees.
After paying $48.88 for the first year, annual renewal costs $19.95. Members have access to Carrica's online video library of more than 60 exercise demonstrations, nutritional information, meal plans and general health advice. Members can also email him at any time with additional questions.
Carrica said: "With the time constraints people are facing regarding working and the World Wide Web being used for services, Fitsource.com is the ideal opportunity to provide the public with an affordable online source for professional personal exercise training."
And there is no excuse just because users do not live in Hollywood.
"I work with clients from all over the world, Japan, Portugal, Mexico, Australia, Israel. A few can barely understand English and I can barely understand their language, and yet, somehow, we figure a way to work together. It?s fun and challenging," he added.
The Web site also includes a question and answer column on fitness. But while there are other Web sites dedicated to fitness, Carrica claimed that none of the others were as interactive as his.
When he first opened the site a year and a half ago, Carrica had 100 members, but he now claims more than 1,000. "It just kept expanding, so I opened it up to anyone who wants to look at the workout and meal plans or exercises," he said.
Future plans include introducing a programme similar to a live virtual gym Internet show.
Carrica became a physical fitness specialist at the Institute of Aerobic Research in 1987 before founding Fitsource in 1988.
He still undertakes one on one personal training sessions with celebrities such as Elizabeth Taylor, Salma Hayek and Nicollette Sheridan and has been recognised by the US President's Council on Sports and Fitness for his dedication to the health and fitness industry.
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