Jeremy chats with Ellen Latham, Co-Founder of Orangetheory Fitness!
Watch as Ellen Latham talks all things Orangetheory with Jeremy. Ellen describes what Orangetheory is all about and how you can be a part of it! For more information and where to find a location near you visit Orangetheoryfitness.com.
About Ellen Latham, Orangetheory Co-Founder & Partner
Ellen has devoted her personal and professional life to changing the world, one heartbeat at a time. Having grown up in Niagara Falls, N.Y., as the daughter of a physical education teacher and coach, Ellen has enjoyed a lifelong passion for and commitment to health and fitness through her career as a physiologist and entrepreneur.
She co-founded Orangetheory Fitness in 2010, a new fitness concept based on metabolic training that grew out of her focus on the physiological theory of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC). Her Orangetheory Workout, which is heart rate-monitored training designed to stimulate metabolism and increase energy, has been lauded by many as the best one-hour workout in the country.
Throughout her four decades in the fitness industry, Ellen has owned, operated and/or managed several spas in South Florida, and opened the first group equipment-based Pilates studio, in Fort Lauderdale. She has been named Business Woman of the Year in South Florida and has made frequent TV appearances as a fitness expert. Ellen is the former fitness editor for Women’s Fitness magazine, and has authored several fitness columns for the Miami Herald and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Ellen holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education and a master’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of New York at Buffalo, and has taken extensive course work with Stott Core Dynamics. She has earned certifications in the following areas:
- American Council on Exercise
- Johnny G. Spinning
- Polstar Studio; Allegro 1-3; and Mat