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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Campus Recreation

Meet the Trainers

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/campusrec/fitness/trainers.html

 Brittany

Certifications: AFAA Personal Trainer; NETA Group Exercise Instructor

Personal Training Philosophy: I believe that everyone can enjoy exercising, you just need to find something you enjoy doing so that you forward to being active.

Favorite Exercises: Squats and Lunges

Inspirational Quote: Never forget why you started.

About Brittany: I am a senior majoring in Exercise Science and minoring in Sports Medicine.  I played basketball at MSU, Mankato and still enjoy playing but love doing things that allow me to be active outdoors.  I love spending time with you friends, family, and playing with my dogs.

 

Carly

Certifications: AFAA Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor; NETA Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor; ACE Group Exercise Instructor; E-RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher); CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist)

Personal Training Philosophy: I believe it is important to meet people where they are at and take small confident steps in the direction of their goal that will enable them to be successful. 

Favorite Exercises: lunges

Inspirational Quote: "Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Gandhi

About Carly: I am the Program Coordinator for Fitness, Wellness and Special Programs in the Office of Campus Recreation.  I have been a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, yoga instructor, and pilates instructor for many years.  In my free time I enjoy exercising, running, practicing yoga, reading, spending time with my family and friends.

 

Christian

 

Claire

 

Jake

 

Jenna

 

Jessica

Certifications: AFAA Personal Trainer; AFAA Group Fitness Instructor

Personal Training Philosophy: You can do whatever you set your mind to.

Favorite Exercise: Any strength exercise using the TRX.

Inspirational Quote: Don't fall back on what's behind you, spring forward to what's ahead.

About Jessica: I am from a small town in South Dakota.  I am majoring in Exercise Science and Dietetics.  I am outgoing, active, and love to help others.

 

Logan

Certifications: NETA Personal Trainer; NETA Group Exercise Instructor

Personal Training Philosophy: Fitness is not about being better than someone else...it's about being better than you used to be.

Favorite Exercises: Front Squat

Inspirational Quote: The only wall you need to conquer is the one you built in your mind.

About Logan: I am a Dietetics major, who has a strong interest in physical fitness.  I enjoy weight lifting and H.I.I.T. style workouts.  I have worked with individuals whose goals have included weight loss, body building, and toning.  I love working with people who are highly motivated to reach their goals.

 

Nate

 

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