Greenbush YMCA Personal Trainers

Personal training is a great program here at the YMCA. Our motivated and talented trainers will help you get back on track or reach your wellness goal! The Capital District would like to introduce you to the Greenbush YMCA Personal Trainers!

Angelina

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”

Background

Angelina has always been an active individual. In undergrad, she studied Human Biology to better understand how the body functions during exercise and recovery. She utilizes her knowledge of the human body in conjunction with her National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) certification to help people meet the goals they set for themselves.

Certifications

  • Master’s Degree in Sports Management/Athletic Administration
  • Fascial Movement Taping (FMT) Basic Kinesiology Taping Certification
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • CPR, AED and First Aid Certified

Specialties

Ask Angelina for help with injury prevention, strength training and overall health and wellness.


Jennifer

Consistency is the key! You don’t have to be extreme…you just need to be consistent.

Background

Jenn can provide screenings for movement dysfunction and asymmetries to assist in fitness performance while managing injury risk via the Functional Movement Screen (FMS). She’s also a certified nutrition coach through Precision Nutrition, and an ACSM certified Exercise Physiologist and Summa Cum Laude graduate of Liberty University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Promotion.

Certifications

  • ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • Pn1: Precision Nutrition
  • FMSC: Functional Movement Systems
  • YMCA: Strength and Conditioning
  • Certified Boot Camp Challenge Instructor

Specialties

Ask Jenn for help to become both confident and competent in your knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform your own exercise routine.


Benjamin

“Improvement inside the gym leads to improvement outside the gym!”

Background

Since Ben started his fitness journey, he has been eager to learn and practice the most effective ways of training and optimal nutrition. In recent years, he earned a variety of certifications through the American Fitness Professionals & Associates. He continues to research and expand his knowledge in
the fitness and health industry. Ben is enthusiastic about helping his clients reach their health and fitness goals. He is goal oriented and strives to help his clients get the results they want.

Certifications

  • AFPA Certified Personal Trainer
  • AFPA Sports Nutrition

Specialties

Ask Benjamin about bodybuilding, weight loss, injury prevention, and sports nutrition.


Rebecca

Background

A distance runner herself, Rebecca quickly learned the importance of adding strength training into her own workout routine. She is passionate about showing all ages of clientele the importance of resistance training to help prevent age-related muscle loss, keep bones strong, promote mobility and overall physical and mental health. Rebecca is looking forward to working with members on lifting weights properly and helping members feel more confident in all aspects of strength training while promoting the importance of MOVEMENT for longevity.

Certifications

  • Certified in CPR, AED, and fist aid
  • Certified NASM Personal Trainer
  • Certified NASM Senior Fitness Specialist

Specialties

Ask Rebecca about:

  • Resistance Training
  • Strength Training
  • Distance Running

Lauren

Background

Being a dancer for the majority of her life, Lauren has always been fascinated with the human body and how it moves. After struggling with countless injuries herself, she obtained her A.S in Exercise Science in an attempt to further her understanding of her own body. While doing this, she fell in love with health and wellness and became a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer to help others progress on their health journeys. Lauren strives to teach clients correct form and technique to prevent injuries and build confidence in the gym, while creating a warm and positive environment for clients to discover a love for their health.

Certifications

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Certified Group Exercise Instructor
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties

Ask Lauren about:

  • Movement Correction
  • Strength Training
  • Dancers

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