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ACE certified personal trainer

Billy Salinas lightening bolt

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About Billy

I help people of all bodies and backgrounds build a sustainable and intuitive relationship with movement to improve their physical and mental health.Like most coaches, my career started in a health club setting. There, I was encouraged to sell a “lifestyle” that valued thinness, rewarded disordered eating, and perpetuated a system that discriminated against so many bodies. Over the years, I’ve separated myself from health clubs entirely - my practice is now independent and I’m available for remote coaching nationwide and in-person sessions in Oakland, California.Unlike most coaches, I will not guilt you for deviating from a militant exercise program, encourage you to shrink your body, or deprive your body of food. I coach under the belief that all movement, nourishment, and accountability should come from a place of self-love - not punishment or obligation. 


My favorite exercise

Hikes in the forest.

My favorite quote

"We only control what we don't trust. We can either control ourselves or love ourselves, but we can't do both." -Glennon Doyle

My training philosophy

All movement, nourishment, and accountability should come from a place of self-love - not punishment or obligation.

My training experience

National Academy of Sports Medicine
Personal Training Certification CPT 5

National Academy of Sports Medicine
Personal Training Certification CPT 7

National Academy of Sports Medicine
Corrective Exercise Specialist CES 3

American Council on Exercise
Fitness Nutrition Specialist FNS

Functional Movement Systems
Y Balance Certification

Functional Movement Systems
Functional Movement Screen Certification

ProNatal Fitness
Prenatal and Postnatal Training Specialist (Level 1 and 2)

American Red Cross
Adult and Pediatric First Aid, CPR, AED Certification

Iowa State University
Bachelor of Human Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Core and Balance
  • Strength Training
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Posture
  • TRX
  • Functional Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Corrective Exercise

NCCA Accredited Certifications

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Additional Certifications

FMS Certified, ACE, ProNatal Fitness Pre/Postnatal Certified

Education

Iowa State University, B.S.

Who I Especially Like Working With

Beginners, Disabled, LGBTQIA, Middle-aged, Peri/Post-menopausal, Post-rehab, Pre/post-natal

Medical Conditions Experience

ACL tear, Addiction, ADHD, Alzheimer's, Ankle Injury, Anxiety, Arthritis, Autoimmune Diseases, Back Pain/Issues, Bad Posture, Bone/Joint Injury, Depression, Diabetes, Diastasis Recti, Disordered Eating Recovery, Eating Disorders, Epilepsy, Hamstring Issues, Headaches/Migraines, Hip Pain/Issues, Hypertension, Joint Pain, Knee Pain/Issues, Limited Mobility, Lower Body Pain/Issues, Menopause, Neck Pain, Osteoporosis, Piriformis Syndrome, Plantar fasciitis, Postural Issues, Prediabetes, Pregnancy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sciatica, Shoulder Issues, Stress

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