Whether you're at the emergence or the apex of your journey, we're here to help you build your foundation and take your fitness to the next level.
Always challenging, constantly varied, and goal-specific, our training is designed to get you results fast in a great atmosphere.
Together we'll build a nutrition plan with your personal preferences in mind to achieve long-term results. No fads, no gimmicks.
We're alongside you every step of the way to keep you motivated, on track, and accountable outside of the gym.
When I was 16, I was involved in a car accident with a drunk driver which left me with a fractured spine. Just two years later, a second accident left me with a left shoulder injury and chronic back pain. I attended countless appointments with physical therapists and did months of chiropractic and massage work, only to be told that I would have to learn to live with my chronic pain. My work capacity, social life, and personal relationships all suffered. I became depressed, sedentary, and began to withdraw from others. To make matters worse, the rest of my body became stiff and weak, and I finally began to see a connection between my inactive lifestyle and well-being. I decided it was time to get moving.
From the very first time I picked up a set of weights, I recognized that there was something special about the process. After only a few months of regular resistance training and decent meal planning, my chronic pain had virtually disappeared. What I was left with was a healthier body, mind, and mentality with which I have chosen to use to help others find their driving force for a healthier lifestyle. I earned my personal training certification in 2013 while studying pre-med at the University of Minnesota and have been helping individuals reach their fitness goals ever since.
Getting you results isn't complicated. We're going back to the basics of eating real food, staying accountable, and working hard in the gym. As we push through barriers, you'll also learn how to stay dedicated to the process outside of the gym so that we continue to facilitate the incredible results you expect from an exceptional trainer. We'll go through things as slowly as we need as we practice meticulous form, proper mechanics, and improve your flexibility & mobility. Working out should be challenging, fun, and pain-free, and we'll work around any special circumstances or injuries you come in with to get you there.
After earning my bachelor's degree in psychology and pre-medicine in 2013, I dreamt of becoming a physician assistant. While prepping to apply for graduate school, I earned my personal training certification through the American Council on Exercise and began training at a private fitness studio doing 1-1 training, 2-1 training, and boot camp classes. I picked up a sweet job working in the emergency room at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in an effort to earn experience hours for graduate school. After working several months in the ER, I had a realization that I was having a much stronger impact in peoples' lives in the gym as a trainer, as a coach, and as a motivator - not in emergency medicine or elsewhere as a PA. So in early 2015 I decided it was time to train on my own, and haven't looked back since. We proudly serve the communities of St. Louis Park, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Edina, and beyond!