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ACE certified personal trainer

About Timothy

Looking to Modify Your Lifestyle? Are you stressed, exhausted, misunderstood, and do not feel as if you have enough time in the day for yourself? We offer: A low-stress environment Customized lifestyle modification programs Community of like-minded individuals who serve as supportive guides I am a health coach, but really I'm the change agent who accompanies others on the road towards wellbeing. The Italian phrase Cent'Anni ("chin don"), when used in the context of toasting to a person's health means "May you live 100 years". Although we cannot guarantee you that kind of longevity- when you enter our community you will experience a world that is rich in empathy, free of judgment, and grounded in holistic principles. Our goal is to "unite your human spirit with a can do attitude".

My favorite client story

One of my most inspiring clients was a young man who had cerebal palsy since the age of 2. He had a never-say-can't- do attitude with fierce determination to complete the programs I designed for him. He went on to become a fellow employee at the Rec Center I trained at.

My favorite exercise

The kettlebell swing to overhead press as a nice multi-joint exercise.

My favorite quote

“Everyone is my teacher. Some I seek. Some I subconsciously attract. Often I learn simply by observing others. Some may be completely unaware that I’m learning from them, yet I bow deeply in gratitude.”

? Eric Allen

My training philosophy

To serve and inspire clients to do the best they can with what they have in each moment, to make this world a better place to live for themselves and others.

My training experience

I have been an active personal trainer since 2014 and have worked with clients as young as 14 and old as 86. My clients ranged from being apparently healthy with no pre-existing medical conditions to clients with multiple medical issues. Each client (with their own inspiring story) has challenged me to become a better trainer as well as enriched my experience as a human being.

Areas of Expertise

  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Kettlebells
  • TRX
  • Functional Training
  • Myofascial Release
  • Stress Reduction
  • Wellness
  • Core and Balance
  • Strength Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Posture
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning

NCCA Accredited Certifications

ace certification ACE Certified Personal Trainer
ace certification ACE Certified Health Coach

Additional Certifications

TRX Certified Suspension Trainer, CPR/AED, Start Certified Boot Camp Instructor


BA in Criminal Justice from the University of Illinois at Chicago, AAS in Fire Science from Moraine Valley Community College

Who I Especially Like Working With

Beginners, Disabled, Men, Middle-aged, Overweight/ Obese, Post-rehab, Seniors, Women, Youth

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