Coming from a family of athletes, Darius grew up competing in multiple sports. It wasn’t until highschool where he focused on football and eventually earned a scholarship to Fresno State University. After Football, he found a way to stay in shape by getting into boxing as well as working at a gym. Growing up in a sports environment motivated him to get into sports media where he is currently pursuing his career in & received a certificate in broadcasting. His motivation to be an instructor is to help others and himself to stay in shape as he enjoys being in a team oriented environment. It is also where that he feels comfortable to be himself.
What name do you like to go by?
Darius THE Instructor
How did you get into fitness?
Since my childhood, I got into fitness from playing sports. I always found myself being active since then.
What do you like to do on the weekends?
Typically, I like to catch up on sleep, then check in to see what I can get myself into whether its hanging out w/ friends, family or going to the movies by myself.
What inspires you?
Seeing the success of my friends & family around me. It motivates me to be successful when others are accomplishing their goals.
What’s your pre-workout routine or ritual?
Music is a starter for me. I play upbeat songs that put me in the mood to workout. Particularly, I play bachata.
What has motivated you to become a trainer?
Working out with my bestfriend and seeing our results. I figured I can use my knowledge to help out others to get to where they wanna be.
How do you motivate others?
Being myself. I try to be as grounded and relatable as possible by having an open personality, this way I am able connect with others as much as I can.
What are your 5 favorite songs from your workout playlist?
Bat County – Avenged Sevenfold
Decale – Afro B
Voodoo Child – Jmi Hendrix
Freeee – KIDS SEE GHOSTS
Felices los 4 – Maluma
What “healthy” food do you hate?
Tomato. Period. That’s it.
What are you most proud of?
Getting my life back on track after hitting a point of not knowing what I want to do with myself.
Where can everyone find you?
The gym and the movie theater! Or find me on Instagram: @dariusdalton
What are some of your goals?
Make more money than I did last year and have a solid body!