Ben Van MaleVerified
Ben brings over 10 years of progressive experience in training, coaching and business. He has developed a deep understanding about working with a diverse group of people, while spending a majority of his career in Coaching, Human Resources and Customer Service. He is a certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise and holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Business.
Recently, Ben has become an ACE VIVOBAREFOOT Master Trainer and has added even more drills and knowledge to his toolbox of running expertise. He has also received his Newton Natural Running Coach certification and wants to help clients run naturally and injury free. He also holds USA Track & Field certifications in Distance, Jumps, and Sprinting that help to complement his ACE Personal Training accreditation. Like in his personal life, he thrives on diversity and appreciates the challenges of a varied client base.
Ben didn’t plan to be a Personal Trainer or Running Coach. He did know since a teenager and as a competitive athlete that he wanted to be a Coach. Ben’s philosophies and abundant skills have been learned through one-on-one relationships with coaches, colleagues, athletes and Personal Training clients. Through all of his experiences and skills, Ben has discovered that being a Coach and Personal Trainer is his destiny.
Ben loves to share his passion by encouraging others to reach higher limits and find happiness in everyday life. He believes that through fitness, people can find fulfillment in their lives, increase their energy and reach their goals. He enjoys the variety of working with a diverse group of clients. He challenges them to find their own path to success and that everyone deserves to be unique.
Ben is an avid runner, cyclist and triathlete competing in a variety of competitive events since he was a youngster and holds personal records of 4:29 for the mile, 16:00 for the 5K and 2:48 for the marathon. Most recently he ha
Areas of Expertise
- Core and Balance
- Strength Training
- Functional Training
- Sports Performance Training
- Cardiovascular Conditioning
- Cross Training
NCCA Accredited Certifications
Who I Especially Like Working With
Men, Post-rehab, Rehab, Seniors, Student-athletes, Women, Youth