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For my latest session with Maxwell it was unusually hot and because this is "personal" training Maxwell was able to modify my training in a way that was strenuous but appropriate for both me the heat. He watched me carefully to see that I drank enough water and rested when I needed to -...
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Anisa was very professional and helpful. I think we will get along very well
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Jacqueline has over 25 years of experience as a certified health and fitness professional and utilizes movement as treatment, to guide her clients suffering from injuries and chronic disease towards a healthier life by designing programs that not only help alleviate the symptoms of chronic health conditions, but prevent them from occurring altogether. She specializes in exercise program development and exercise training mature adults, active agers, and seniors (40 to 97+ years) to achieve and maintain optimal function, health, and fitness.
She launched Fitness & Function in 2003. Since then she has expanded her team and added aditional highly qualified personal trainers and licensed physical therapists, and extended the service area to be able to reach and help more individuals with high quality health and fitness training.
Jacqueline has served as a Subject Matter Expert on the Exam Editing Committee for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Trainer and the (ACE) Medical Exercise Specialist exams.
She is the first fitness professional in Oregon to receive certification as a FallProof Balance and Mobility Specialist Instructor from California State University - Fullerton, Gerokinesiology Department, and is an authorized provider for the Stay Well At Home Program also developed by CSU. Jacqueline was sponsored by the Oregon Health Authority and received her Stepping On Workshop Leader certification providing her with skills and knowledge to help Oregon seniors stay independent by preventing falls and injuries.
Jacqueline has been a frequent speaker promoting the benefits of exercise to senior groups and related organizations such as the 2017 Annual State of Oregon Long-Term Care Ombudsman meeting, the 2016 launching of Viva Village NW, 2015 Western Regional Geriatrics Care Manager's Conference, THPRD Health Fairs and quarterly wellness series seminars, Lake Oswego Adult Center, Rose Schnitzer Manor and other local assisted living and independent living facilities, and for the NW Bicycle Safety Council.
She is also an American Heart Association Heartsaver instructor and provided instruction in AHA Heartsaver First aid, CPR, AED training for the American Council on Exercise, and instructed classes for the American Heart Association-Headquarters in Dallas TX.
Jacqueline developed the term 'Home Fitness Care', a unique service for older adults that provides therapeutic exercise and interventions on an on-going basis with the goal of remaining functionally independent or mobile so that the senior can stay at the home of their choice for as long as possible.
Jacqueline has been an active volunteer for the NW Bicycle Safety Council over 10 years and serves on the Executive Board as the Fitness Expert. She has served as the Treasurer and sat on the Advisory Board. Jacqueline has also made several TV appearances on the Cycology Today show for her expertise in health and fitness.
Certified Health Coach ACE June 2018
Certified Delay The Disease Parkinson’s Exercise instructor (OhioHealth) (October 2017)
Certified Exercise Physiologist (American College of Sports Medicine)(since 1993)
Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer (American College of Sports Medicine and American Cancer Society ACSM/ACS) (August 2010)
Gold Certified Medical Exercise Specialist (American Council on Exercise)(2015)
Gold Certified Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist (American Council on Exercise)(since 2007)
Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (American Council on Exercise)(2007)
Certified Personal Trainer (American Council on Exercise)(since 1992)
Certified AHA Heartsaver Instructor (American Heart Association) and American Heart Association National Center employee also teaching for AHA HeartQuarter
Certified FallProof™ Balance and Mobility Specialist Instructor (July 2011) from California State University-Fullerton, Gerokinesiology Department-Center for Successful Aging.
Stepping On Falls Prevention Workshop Leader (February 2014) (Oregon Health Authority)
TRX Sports Medicine Qualified Instructor(April 2014)
TRX Suspension Training Qualified Instructor (April 2013)
AASDN Certified Nutrition Specialist (American Academy of Sports Dieticians and Nutritionists)(2009)
ANWA Certified Nordic Walking Instructor-Advanced Level (February 2015)
Recognized IDEA Master Personal Trainer IDEA Health & Fitness Association (since 2004)
AA Gerontology (PCC)
Awards and recognition
Jacqueline received honorable mention in the 2002 NuStep Pinnacle Award for developing older adult programs that go above and beyond the standard wellness programs offered. In 2003 her Falls Prevention Training workshop was accepted by Oregon Department of Human Services for continued education credits for adult foster home providers.
In 1997 she received the "Support Personnel Award" from the Greater Boston Federal Executive Board in recognition and appreciation for outstanding contributions to the federal government.
Matt Spadola became an Ace Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach with the ultimate goal to help people live a healthier, happier lifestyle. He provides friendly and low-pressure service, always aiming to give you the highest quality workout and motivation that ultimately leads to your success. Before starting on your workout journey together, you'll receive a free fitness consultation to help Matt understand your fitness goals, history and any previous speedbumps. Matt is outgoing and easy to talk to, with a smile that never quits and a focus on your fitness growth. Whether it's strength, speed and agility or general health maintenance, Matt will work with you to create a customized fitness program with your goals in mind.
I’m a working mom and wife and understand the difficulties of making yourself a priority in a hectic and chaotic life. Being able to share my expertise with people in similar situations regardless of age, fitness level or gender is very important to me! I work with clients with many different goals, from weight loss to muscle and strength building, to people that don't know how to properly feed their bodies for maximum results.
I am passionate about helping people reach their health and fitness goals and getting my clients to do things they never thought possible. Education on exercise and diet is important and watching people create new habits from our work together is my ultimate goal!
Common questions about personal training
How much does a personal trainer cost in Portland?
Personal trainers in Portland start at $49 per session. Nationwide, personal trainers cost between $49-$164 per session.
What impacts the cost of working with a Personal Trainer inPortland ?
Session Location: Surprisingly, session costs are lower when the personal trainer travels to the client&... Show More
How do I find a personal trainer in Portland ?
Here is all you need to know to find the right personal trainer in Portland !
Certifications and Expertise: Most people in Portland choose personal training when they want to lose weight, be healthier, get stronger, or feel better. Your personal trainer must have an excellent understanding of human anatomy, physiolog... Show More
Who is personal training for?
Personal training is for just about EVERYONE! Here are the most common:
Beginners: Whether you are a total beginner or it’s been a while since you laced up the sneakers, working with a personal trainer is the best way to get a personalized workout plan, stay motivated and get results - all while staying safe! &n... Show More
What is In-Home Personal Training?
In-home personal training means that the trainer will travel to you - at home, in your building gym, at work or a local park. Work out on your terms, where you are the most comfortable. Here are some of the benefits of in-home personal training:
You Choose the Environment: In-home personal training is designed to allow you... Show More
Is a personal trainer worth it?
Deciding if hiring a personal trainer is ''worth it'' comes down to these four factors:
Results: Working with a skilled personal trainer is the fastest way to achieve results. Period. Your personal trainer will assess your current level, create customized training plans, choreograph every moment of the workout to ens... Show More
How do I become a personal trainer in Portland ?
Here’s how to becoming a great personal trainer in Portland!
Certification: The best personal training certification programs require a personal trainer to complete courses in anatomy, physiology, nutrition, and exercise science. All trainers on Fyt are certified via an NCCA accredited organization which compl... Show More
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