Although Erika Hammond is new to the personal training game (this is her first year), she certainly knows a thing or two about kicking ass. "Before this, I was a professional wrestler with WWE," she reveals. "During my time as a Diva, we worked with our own strength and conditioning coach five times a week. Working out for a living, I had my leanest body ever; it was during that time I realized that, as a woman, lifting weights and gaining strength doesn't equal bulking up. I became a trainer because I have a genuine love and passion for fitness but also because I want everyone to have the body and strength they desire."
Given that Hammond has been kickboxing and practicing Muy Thai since she was 15 years old, it's no surprise that she's a perfect fit for Prevail Los Angeles, where the stunning brunette is an assistant trainer for the blogger-beloved studio's fitness boxing classes. "It's such an awesome full-body workout," she adds. "It's totally empowering to know that you can kick some butt. Plus, boxing is an incredible stress reliever!"
Known for her killer abs and impressive jabs, this knockout can charm just about anyone—but don't let her catch you slacking off. "I'm definitely going to push you to your limits and stand in front of you and make you finish those reps, but I'll do it with a smile on my face and a cheerful voice," she explains. "You may hate me in the moment, but you love me, too."
Boxing isn't the only reason Hammond earns props from the boys: "I can burp people's names and the entire alphabet. Highly attractive, I know."