“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone”

-Neale Donald Walsch

The body is capable of amazing things. Admire it. Challenge it.

Consistent strength and resistance training give you the ability to perform everyday activities with ease, and development of body awareness will aid you in injury prevention.

With nearly two decades of experience, and a diverse training background, I create specific routines based upon specific needs and goals. Since I provide training in your personal space, all necessary apparatus such as TRX straps, hand weights, resistance bands, kettle bells, medicine balls, agility ladders, boxing gloves and pads, etc., are provided. Each 60-minute session is geared toward developing functional movement patterns while encouraging clients to work outside their comfort zone.

All routines are individualized, are implemented to improve range of motion, decrease any pain or stiffness, and increase overall mobility. By focusing on body alignment and development of muscular strength and endurance, as well as cardiovascular strength and endurance, I tailor each program to each client as an individual with individual goals. This approach creates a firm foundation for advancing the frequency and intensity of each program at each client’s own rate.

There is an overwhelming number of books, websites, media stories regarding nutrition. Being able to find truth and fact is exhausting. While working in the corporate run fitness industry I became frustrated. Nutrition is a huge portion of a client’s success rate when it comes to weight loss. I chose to become a Personal Trainer to help people, not to sell people. In some cases, those extras were necessary and helpful, but in most cases, clients just needed and desired clarity. With regards to nutrition, Michael Pollan said it best, “Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.” Pair than with the concept of staying as active throughout the day as possible, and you have a recipe for success.

As a certified Weigh Loss Specialist, I will work with clients to help them better understand behaviors and perceptions regarding food and nutrition. If you can change your behavior, you can change your outcome.

If your goal is to reach or maintain a healthy, ideal weight, you must learn to maintain a healthy life. “Your diet is not only what you eat. It is what you watch, what you listen to, what you read, and the people you surround yourself with… be mindful of the things you put into your body emotionally, spiritually, and physically. -Unknown

Successful weight management comes not by obsessing about calories or numbers on the scale, but by developing a healthy relationship with food.

Cardiovascular health plays a key role in maintaining a healthy body and mind and is critical as we age. Research from the AHA shows that strength and resistance training not only helps to build strong muscles and bones, but also strengthens the heart and lungs. The College of Health and Sciences’ Department of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science at Appalachian State University states that “Resistance exercise increases blood flow which reduces blood pressure.

There is endless research on the overall health improvements that come with exercise of any kind. “What you do today can improve your tomorrows” – Ralph Martson.

Your specified routines are designed to not just increase lean muscle strength, but to elevate respiration for heart and lung strengthening and endurance training.