Today we discuss food, fun, and fitness.


Our first guests, Tien Nguyen and Khang Nguyen of Fittech Software, join us to talk about an amazing health and fitness app.

Our next guest, Cherimarie Poulos of Carlsbad Food Tours, shares her knowledge about starting a food tour business and what the tours entail.


We Discuss:

  • Food and the holidays – the struggle with temptations
  • A fitness app that provides a complete solution to change the fitness and health market
  • The Athex movement and the technology behind it
  • Two big problems in the fitness industry
  • Making realistic goals for what you want to achieve in life
  • The benefits of a food tour experience and what it entails


About Tien and Khang:

Tien Nguyen is the Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder of FitTech Software LLC.  He is a highly successful entrepreneur and business executive having started, financed, and exited several companies.

His extensive executive background in technology, wireless systems, and energy provide a unique combination of skills well suited to launch and scale QESC.

Tien started his career at QUALCOMM, one of the leading wireless technology companies in the world, and he successfully started and exited CommASIC, a leading wireless broadband semiconductor company, which was acquired by Freescale. Most recently, he was the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Quantum Energy Storage Corporation.  

Khang is the Product Architect and Founder of FitTech Software LLC. He has a background in software development, is a former professional dancer, and currently a fitness coach.  Khang has a passion for movement and maximizing goals for anyone through fitness and nutrition.

The FitTech company grew from a vision to provide a complete solution to change the fitness and health market, and to support all fitness types through lifestyle, education, and exercise science. They have developed a social media platform to bring together a community for users to join and become a part of what they call the “Athex movement.”

The technology behind Athex was created to make goals achievable through exercise science and algorithms. Tien and Khang agree that exercise is a very social thing, and that’s why the community aspect of it is so important.


About Cherimarie:

Cheri was born & raised in California and has been living in San Diego for over 20 years.

She has a strong connection to Carlsbad, in fact, one of her daughters was Miss Carlsbad 2005. So she voted herself to be Mrs. Carlsbad.

Cheri is now the Chief Foodie and Founder of Carlsbad Food Tours! She loves Carlsbad and is happy to share her knowledge about the local history and great eateries in the Carlsbad Village.

Cheri was also a Registered Nurse for over 30 years and loves to teach others about how to live a healthy lifestyle. This includes walking, eating healthy foods, having small frequent meals, and socialization, all of which are included in her tour.


Resources Mentioned:

  • Download the Athex App
  • – Enter the discount code “TRS” to get 20% off of a food tour

Learn More About Hosts Paula Shaw and Ken D Foster


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