Friday, 31 January 2014

Fitness Queen Marci Cooke Speaks To The Fashion Police In London Town

Fitness  Queen Ms Marci Cooke who runs the #1 gym on the island Marci's Mega Gym
1)Please tell us who you are and what you do for those not familiar with you?
My name is Marci Cooke, I am the owner/ founder of Marci’s Mega Gym, for the past 16 years,
Did competitive body building for over 20 years representing St Maarten, on a  amateur level, with a back ground of a variety of other work related aspects , such as the fashion industry, making my sea shell crafts,

2)what 3 words best describe you as a person?
Reserved, energetic, down to earth,

3)Describe your fashion sense?
Classy, even though you will see  me in my sports  wear  most of  the  time,

4)Tell us how you began into fitness?
 track and field, Long jump,back ground from primary school, then ventured into more competitive endurance sports, and body building, love the effect of keeping fit.

5)If you was to walk on the red carpet which designer would you wear and why?
Sandra Kennedy top fashion designer in Jamaica,

6)When selecting a gym to attend what do we look for?
A gym  that has no AC, and has lots of free weights, I like  the hard core training,

7)When not working out what do you love doing?
Chilling with my family  and animals,

8)How can someone from the other side of the world learn more about you in what you do?
See  my website, , Face Book, email

9)If you was given 1 ticket to fly any where in the Caribbean where would you go and why?
I have been to most of the Caribbean island, I would go to Bequia  a small island in  the Grenadines, its very peaceful,

10)What are 4 things women go that makes you mad when it comes to fitness?
#1.Asking me about exercising then tell me they have no time, #2.showing someone how to train then they never come back, #3 lack of fitness drive, #4 saying ,” I want to look like the person in the picture, and the picture is of someone else,

11)What are 4 tips in keeping fit?
Eating healthy, find some sort of exercise program, take time for yourself to keep fit, avoid eating large portions of food per serving,

12)What do you think of the Fashion Police News Blog?
The fashion Police is rather interesting, great way of recognition for St Maarten’s talented people.

13)What do you think of men who teaches women to walk?
I think it’s fantastic,

St Maarten #1 GYM
14)If you had the chance to do a shoot with 2 other fitness persons on the island who would you choose and why?
#1 Mary Wrigley, she is a very dedicated runner, #2 Mario Octuvon-Bazile, high fashion model, he started training with me at the age of 14, and he has been dedicated from ever since,

15)What would you say is your best assets?
My ability to deal with people from all walks of life,

16)Who are your 4 best friends you would ride and die for?
My two daughters, and the new addition to my family my little grandson Jael, my animals

17)What music would have you running to the dance floor?
Latin Music

18)If the Fashion Police was to have dinner at your home what dish would you prepare?
I am a great cook, worked on a cruise ship as chefs assistant, but I  would run for my blender and make you one of  my to die for Mega blast protein shakes.

19)What are 4 things men do that makes you mad?
#1Loud grunts when training, #2not re-racking their weights, #3thinking because I am a woman I am working a mans job, #4they feel intimidated by my being muscular,

20)What advice do you have for others looking to do what your presently doing?
Firstly its not a  get rich job, you have to have a passion for it,

21)What perfume are you wearing as we speak?

22)Where do you see yourself in 7 years time?
I have no idea where or what will happen the next 7 years, right now I am contented and very happy with what I do, so just enjoying  the ride life has  to offer me,

23)If you was to be 1 animal which animal would you be and why?
A Bird, they are so care free, just up there spreading their wings in flight,

24)Any last words for our many blog readers?
Thanks  to  you for asking me to blog  with you, take up a fitness program, if it’s even 10min of your daily schedule, fit it in, it save on doctor bills in  the long run, remember there is no price tag on your health,

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