Michele Silence, M.A. has been a fitness professional since 1986. She is a trainer, educator, studio owner and freelance writer serving as an advisory board member for P.E. Central. Her articles have appeared in Fitness Management, The IDEA Journal, The DietChannel.com and numerous Op-Ed news columns. She is the President and CEO of Aerobic Fitness Consultants, and the creator of KID-FIT, physical education classes for preschoolers. KID-FIT has been piloted nationwide, featured in the L.A. Times, and is currently taught around the world.