Kristal Skjonhaug

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About Kristal

My passion of loving to help other people, led me into becoming a personal trainer. One of my first bodybuilding coach/personal trainer when I was a teenager really inspired me. He changed my life and outlook towards fitness for the better. And I hope I can positively affect your life as well! This is my "why". 


As a bodybuilder, I understand the struggles of weight fluctuation, diffculties when it comes to food choices, and also the struggles with mental health issues; while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle.


However, the fitness industry is missing a big component. 


There is so much MORE with weight loss/weight gain. People tend to not address the underlying mental wellness issue, in the context of fitness. If you are looking for a non traditional personal trainer, who can understand your hardships, while guiding you to work on your physical/mental/personal goals - you are at the right page. 


Every individual is different, when it comes to diet, training, supplements, and even recovery protocols. To me, the benefit of a cookie cutter program is subpar.


As your trainer, I will factor in everything, including your personality, preferances, genetic, and mental well being - in order for the maximum adherence to a healthy lifestyle. Because being able to stick to a plan/being consistent is what will bring the results. 


I'm a huge adocate of living a health, happy life. To me, if you are "healthy", but you feel like you are missing out on the joy to life... That's simply not a way to live. Vice versa. 


No matter what your goals are, I am here to help! 


-Types of training: Bodybuilding, Strength training, Weight loss/weight gain, cardiovascular training, flexibility drills, Boxing, HIIT


My favorite exercise

As a bodybuilder, I prefer isolation exercises. Higher reps/maximum contraction with tension

My training philosophy

Going to the gym or “clean eating” for 1 day won’t make you a fitness saint. The same principle applies when it comes to not being on track with fitness as well. One day won’t make it or break it.

My training experience

I have a background of boxing, figure skating, and swimming. Currently I am focusing more on bodybuilding

Areas of Expertise

  • Core and Balance
  • Nutrition
  • Strength Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Boxing
  • Muscular Definition
  • Muscle Gain
  • Posture
  • Sports Performance Training

NCCA Accredited Certifications

NASM Certified Personal Trainer
AFAA Certified Personal Trainer

Education

Kinesiology, Nutritional Science

Who I Especially Like Working With

Beginners, Bodybuilders, Models, Overweight/ Obese, Pre/post-natal, Seniors, Student-athletes, Women, Youth

Medical Conditions Experience

Addiction, ADHD, Anxiety, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Depression, Diabetes, Obesity, Stress

I love training with Kristal so much! Unlike other big box gym’s personal trainers, she cares about what you do outside the gym too! She helps me understand the importance of eating whole foods and how it can affect your body chemistry positively.

Sarah L.

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