38, strength and conditioning coach, Santa Monica, Calif.
Fitness philosophy: You have to get strong first then everything else falls into place. You build muscle, lose fat, and look, feel, and perform a lot better when you're stronger.
Pushups before exhaustion: 65
No. 1 pet peeve in the gym: People talking or texting on cell phones. You're there to work.
Power song: "Rebel Without a Pause" by Public Enemy
Relationship status: Married
Favorite qualities in a woman: Sense of humor, appreciation of good music, Yankees and Giants fan, shares my passion for fitness.
Hidden talent: 80s hip-hop dance moves.
Favorite chick flick: Ghost
To learn more: Jasonferruggia.com
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