Fit1 Auburn’s Instructor of the Month is Robert Payne. Robert is Madd Dog Athletics spinning certified and Schwinn Cycling certified. He most recently received his Group Fitness Certification which will allow him to teach different formats, something he looks forward to doing in the near future.

Robert enjoys helping others get fit and stay fit while motivating them to push just a little harder. He believes in small steps at first in all workouts, “If you stay consistent, don’t try to do too much too fast, you will be amazed how far you can take it! When I teach a cycle class, I always try to remember it is the members’ workout, not mine. That is where the focus should be.”

Robert was born and raised in Auburn and loves what it has to offer for an active lifestyle. He is an outdoor cyclist, and the last couple years has been training and doing long distance events. He is currently preparing for a 201 mile ride in May . “I will ride with anybody at any level and age, so don’t be afraid to ask!”