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About Olivia

I’m a Certified Personal Trainer through WITS (World Instructor Training School). As of 2020 I became TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) Certified Level 1 to help local golfers improve their swing. I have been group instructing and personal training since 2017. Most of my background is in strength training. I grew up playing multiple sports including soccer, volleyball and tennis. I'm the eldest of seven kids. Before I started training I taught preschool ages 2-4 years. I am originally from a small town in Michigan and reside in Indianapolis with my husband, our dogs and cat. 


My favorite client story

I have worked with a client who has neuropathy for almost a year. Walking and getting up and down is a daily struggle for this client. After a couple months of exercising said client finally perfected their squat to the bench WITH WEIGHT!! To some this may not seem like much, but for someone who has to use a cane or anything nearby for balance, this is huge. I have never seen a client so happy before. It has been one of the most memorable moments in my training career.

My favorite exercise

I don't have one particular favorite exercise. I do greatly enjoy core workouts though. Back when I trained in a corporate gym my core classes were widely known because I like to push clients hard when it comes to training your abs.

My favorite quote

"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again."

My training philosophy

I believe in making fitness a lifestyle that can be fun and rewarding. Let's make muscles, not excuses!

My training experience

I started off in a corporate gym teaching group fitness classes to members. After a couple years I started loosing focus on why I became a trainer. I greatly enjoy being able to help my clients accomplish their goals which is why I decided to start my own training business called Zero Excuses Training. I still teach a few group classes every week, but I enjoy one on one personal training much more.

Areas of Expertise

  • Core and Balance
  • Strength Training
  • Flexibility and Mobility

NCCA Accredited Certifications

WITS Certified Personal Trainer

Education

Associates Degree in Liberal Arts

Who I Especially Like Working With

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

Medical Conditions Experience

ACL tear, Ankle Injury, Arthritis, Artificial Hips, Artificial Knees, Asthma, Back Pain/Issues, Bad Posture, Cerebral Palsy, Crohn's Disease, Diabetes, Hamstring Issues, Headaches/Migraines, Hearing Impaired (Deaf), High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Hip Pain/Issues, Hip Replacement, Knee Pain/Issues, Limited Mobility, Lower Body Pain/Issues, Neck Pain, Neuropathy, Obesity, Parkinson's Disease, Plantar fasciitis, Rotator Cuff Issues, Scoliosis, Shoulder Issues, Tennis Elbow

Olivia is the BEST! She is patient and kind, and makes working out fun.

Jean M.

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