Julie Upton is a personal trainer certified through the ACE and AFAA. She also studied Bikram Yoga at the Yoga College of India. Upton began her career in the fitness industry as a swimsuit model; she was also a part-time medical illustrator, which tied her interest in the internal workings of the body to the external factors that were crucial in her modeling career. As she became more and more interested in fitness, becoming a personal trainer was her next logical step. Her workout philosophy lies in consistency: If you keep moving, nothing will stick! Upton gets the most satisfaction from clients who improve their self-esteem through exercise.