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Personal Trainers

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Nici

Amanda
Graduation Year: 2014
Major: Finance-Management and Leadership, Minor in Film Studies
Fitness Certification & Training: ACE-Personal Trainer, Kettlebell Concepts Level 1 Training, Mad Dogg Athletics-Spinning Instructor
Training Specialty: Bodyweight Plyometric Training, Outdoor Workouts, Circuit Training

Personal Wellness: Amanda believes in striking a balance in every aspect of life and experiencing everything at least once. Her fitness motivation stems from constantly switching up workouts like heavy lifting, running, and yoga to advance her mind and body.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Andrew
Graduation Year: 2015
Major: Finance
Fitness Certification & Training: ACE-Personal Trainer, Spring 2013 ACE Prep Course Personal Trainer Program
Training Specialty: Strength Training and Weight Loss

Personal Wellness: Andrew has a passion for strength training. He enjoys focusing on functional strength and powerlifting movements such as squat, deadlift, and bench press.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Austin

Austin
Graduation Year: 2014
Major: Finance, Accounting, Math
Fitness Certification & Training: AFAA-Personal Trainer
Training Specialty: Strength and Hypertrophy Training

Personal Wellness: “The best days are the chest days.” ~ Austin Brown—Austin loves high volume, high frequency training, with a little bit of music and a protein shake.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Ciara
Graduation Year: 2015
Major: Nursing
Fitness Certification & Training: ACE-Personal Trainer, Spring 2013 ACE Prep Course Personal Trainer Program
Training Specialty: Circuit Training, Strength and Conditioning

Personal wellness: As a nursing student, avid runner, and former athlete, Ciara strives to live a life dedicated to health and fitness. She believes that fitness is not limited to exercise; it is a wholesome lifestyle that has physical, mental, and nutritional components.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Cody
Graduation Year: 2015
Major: Economics, Mathematics
Fitness Certification & Training: ACE-Personal Trainer, Spring 2013 ACE Prep Course Personal Trainer Program
Training Specialties: Strength Training, Power-lifting

Personal Wellness: Cody follows a Power-lifting exercise schedule and enjoys cross training with cycling, rowing, running and swimming. He also practices healthy eating as part of overall wellness.

 

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

DJ
Graduation Year: 2015
Major: Communications
Fitness Certification & Training: ACE-Personal Trainer, Spring 2013 ACE Prep Course Personal Trainer Program
Training Specialty: Strength Training, Circuit Training, Weight loss

Personal Wellness: DJ believes that a proper combination of weight training and cardio is essential to overall fitness. He constantly incorporates different dynamic exercises into his workouts to keep them fresh and challenging.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Katherine
Graduation Year: 2015
Major: Accounting and Finance, Minor in History
Fitness Certification & Training: ACE-Personal Trainer, Spring 2013 ACE Prep Course Personal Trainer Program
Training Specialty: Circuit Training, Full-Body Training

Personal Wellness: Katherine believes fitness involves a balance in all aspects of life, from the gym to the table.  She enjoys incorporating different types of circuit training, distance running, and conditioning into her daily routine.

 

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Leah
Graduation Year: 2015
Major: Psychology
Fitness Certification & Training: ACSM-Personal Trainer
Training Specialty: Circuit Training, Small Group Fitness, Running

Personal Wellness: Leah loves all kinds of exercise, and currently she is focusing on marathon running and cycling. She also enjoys weight lifting or any activities that involve being outside.

 

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Matt
Graduation Year: 2015
Major: Finance
Fitness Certifications: AFAA-Personal Trainer
Training Specialty: Strength Training, Plyometric Training

Personal Wellness: Matt enjoys competing athletically and this is reflected in the way he exercises. He focuses largely on increasing strength and explosiveness as well as practicing a generally fit lifestyle. 

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Megan

Graduation Year: 2013 (B.S. in Health Promotion and Education, Option in Exercise and Health from Oklahoma State University)
Campus Position: Graduate Assistant, Fitness
Pursuing M.B.A., 1st Year
Fitness Certification & Training: ACE-Personal Trainer
Training Specialty: Circuit Training, High-Intensity Interval Training, Weight-Loss

Personal Wellness: Megan abides by the motto that any progress is good progress and in her training style she incorporates the idea that exercise is medicine. On a daily basis, she maintains a positive attitude and adheres to a healthy lifestyle by reminding herself that how you do anything is how you do everything. In her spare time, Megan enjoys running around the Res and participating in yoga classes.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Meghan
Graduation Year: 2014
Major: Nursing
Fitness Certification & Training: ACE-Personal Trainer, Fall 2013 ACE Prep Course Personal Trainer Program

Training Specialty: Circuit Training, Strength and Conditioning

Personal Wellness: As a nursing student and former athlete, Meghan loves working out and leading a healthy lifestyle. She can always be found in the gym or watching “the biggest loser” when she’s not busy. Meghan particularly enjoys interval training coupled with strength conditioning.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Nici
Graduation Year: 2014
Major: Communications
Fitness Certification & Training: AFAA-Personal Trainer, Mad Dogg Athletics-Spinning Instructor
Training Specialty: Circuit Training, Strength Training

Personal Wellness: Nici likes to exercise using interval training and circuit training. Whether it is in the spin room, on a treadmill, or with weights, she sees the importance of bringing the heart rate up and back down again. It makes for a fun and never boring workout! Her favorite classes to take are Spin and BCX.

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Ryan
Graduation Year: 2015
Major: Communications
Fitness Certification & Training: AFAA-Personal Trainer
Training Specialty: Circuit Training

Personal Wellness: Ryan highly enjoys distance running and dynamic circuit strength training keep things interesting! Body weight training is her specialty, but by no means her limit!

 

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

Taylor
Graduation Year: 2016
Major: Finance and Information Systems
Fitness Certification & Training: ACE-Personal Trainer, Spring 2013 ACE Prep Course Personal Trainer Program
Training Specialty: Strength Training

Personal Wellness: Taylor is an active weightlifter who aims to improve his mind and body every day. His mantra is: “What the mind can conceive, the body can achieve.”

 

BC Rec Personal Trainer - Colin

TJ
Graduation Year: 2016
Major: Finance and Information Systems
Fitness Certification & Training: ACE-Personal Trainer, ACE Prep Course Personal Trainer Program
Training Specialty: Strength Training, Plyometric Training, Full-Body and Circuit/Interval Training

Personal Wellness: TJ has always been active, playing and training for sports. He became a trainer to motivate, inspire, and educate others about the benefits of exercising and living a healthy lifestyle. He ultimately aims to improve the quality of life of those whom he interacts with. His mantra is: “Emphasize the positive qualities in yourself, others, and life experiences because you are what you do. Remember fitness is 100% mental, your body wont go where your mind wont push it.”