Certifications / Education

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American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer

Mayo Clinic Certified Wellness Coach

MSU Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science

AASDN: American Academy of Sports Dietitians & Nutritionists – Nutrition Specialist

MSU Certification for Group Fitness Instruction

American Heart Association AED and CPR Certification

Associations:

  • NAPW: National Association of Professional Woman
  • STAR12: Business Training Member
  • PFP – Prosper as a Fitness Professional Member
  • IDEA – Health and Fitness Association Member

 

Health Related Career Field History

  • EverFit Personal Trainer/Owner: 2008-Current
  • Living Healthy and Fit Business Owner 2010-2012
  • Group Exercise Instruction: Since 2004
  • Personal Training: Since 2005
  • In-home Personal Trainer: 2005-2009
  • Milford YMCA Personal Trainer: 2007-2008
  • Family Fitness Factory/Hamburg Fitness Center: 2006-Current
  • YMCA Fitness Internship Lansing: 2005

 

Live Workshops

2013

Mayo Clinic Wellness Coaching Course Certification Completion (2012/2013)

2012

  • Mayo Clinic Wellness Coaching Course and Certification (2012/2013)
  • IDEA CEC’s – Fitness Journal Quizzes
    • Research and Mindfulness in Personal Training
    • Nutrition, and Minerals, and Macronutrients
    • Nutrition and Friend: Influence on Weight
  • Cheap Tricks for Body Sculpting
  • Understanding MyoFacial Release (foam roller and other forms)
  • Nutrition for Special Populations: Nutrient Timing for Optimal Performance

2011

  • Baby Boomer Boot Camp
  • Strength Training Past 50
  • Diet, Exercise, and Weight Control After 50

2010

  • ACE Functional Training Course
  • Functional Training – Training for everyday living TABATA, Kettlebell, with Bob Budai of Function Strength Training (Novi, Michigan)

2009

  • Obstacle Course WorkoutBoot Camp Workout DrillsBoot Camp Games for Grownups
  • Extreme Interval Training: Designing Cardio Programs
  • Lifestyle Management: Nutrition for Professionals AASDN Certification Course

2008

  • A Dozen New Training Techniques
  • New School Strength Training
  • Boot Camp Workout
  • Agility Stability, and Mobility Agility Ladder Workout

2007

  • Implementing Weight Managements Programs: Integrating Exercise, Diet, and Behavioral Change
  • Exercise and the Knee: Designing Practical Programs
  • Exercise and the Lower Back: Exercise for Chronic Disabilities
  • Strength Ball Workout: Implementing Practical Programs
  • Understanding Program Progressions: Making Fitness a Career

 

Home Study Programs/Certifications

  • Strength Training Past 50: Home study program – 2009
  • Lifestyle Management: Nutrition for Professionals
  • Complete Conditioning for Golf – 2010

 

Books: Self Study (books I have read and reference often)

  • ACE Personal Training Manual
  • ACE Group Fitness Instruction Manual
  • Human Anatomy Marieb Mallatt 3rd editionAtlas of Human Anatomy Frank H. Netter M.D.
  • Strength Training Anatomy Frederic Delivier
  • You on a Diet: The Owners Manual for Waist Management  Michael Roizen M.D. and Mahmet Oz M.D.
  • Fit Not Fat at 40+ For Women Editors of Prevention Health Books
  • Effective Strength Training Douglas Brooks, Human Kenetics
  • Nutrition for Professionals – 8th edition Dr. Jane Pentz and Lifestyle Management Associates.
  • Clean Eating Magazine
  • IDEA Fitness Journal
  • Nutrition for Professionals Textbook – Dr. Jane Pentz with Greg Salgueiro and Sara Hauber
  • Complete Conditioning for Golf Book and DVD – Pete Draovitch & Ralph Simpson

 

Awards/Accomplishments

  • Livingston County and Oakland County Firefighter Challenge Certificate of Appreciation
  • Sylvania OH Triathlon: All Woman’s (Aug 2010 Finisher)
  • Climb Detroit: American Lung Association 70 Floor Vertical Climb (2007 1st Age/Gender, 2008 1st Age/Gender, 2009 3rd Age/Gender)
  • Niagara Half Marathon (Oct 2007 Finisher)
  • 15K John Rogucki Memorial Kensington Challenge (2007, finisher)
  • Big House Big Heart: 5K- Ann Arbor Stadium Run (2007, finisher)
  • Spring Snowman 5K (2007, 3rd Age/Gender)
  • 30th Annual Howell Melon Fest: 10K (2007, 3rd place Age/Gender)Dinosaur Dash 5K Walk (2002th Place by Age/Gender)
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