Personal Trainers are available to Burns Recreation Center members for a minimal fee. All Personal Trainers are AFAA (Aerobic & Fitness Association of America), ACE (American Council of Exercise), NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) or NCSF (National Council on Strength & Fitness) certified.
Benefits of a Personal Trainer
Personal trainers provide motivation and individualized workout plans that will help you achieve your fitness goals.
- Increased muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility
- Stress reduction and mood elevation
- Reduced risk of injury
- Improved aerobic capacity
- Weight loss (increase in lean muscle mass)
- Improved self-esteem
- Better sleep
- Overall improved quality of life
Register for Personal Training
To register for Personal Training please contact Jeff at Jeffrey.Palmer@lmu.edu or call him at 310-338-3031
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Jeff has been in the fitness industry for over 10 years. He is a proud LMU alum that has helped thousands of people reach their health and fitness goals in the greater Los Angeles area. Jeff understands the difficulty that can come with changing your lifestyle, as he himself lost over 127lbs at the age of 14.
It is his goal to make becoming a healthier person not only something that is realistic and attainable, but fun!
Mike is a true fitness enthusiast. He has been an avid marathon runner for years and brings his knowledge and passion for the sport to the Burns Recreation Center.
If you are looking for a high energy trainer that will ramp up your endurance, Mike is your guy!
Michael's passion for health and fitness developed largely in high school where he participated in wrestling, cross country and track for 4 years. He began searching for a new outlet after graduation, and discovered one of his biggest passions – competitive bodybuilding. "I've always had a smaller frame, but I found that with positive encouragement and a desire to shape the best version of my own physique I was able to win first place in the lightweight category in my first show."
He's since developed a strong passion for nutrition and strength training, and can't wait to help you reach your goals!
"Fitness is a world that I have grown to love, and I believe it can improve our lives in so many ways." Sam has been a competitive athlete her whole life, and hopes to bring that same passion and energy to her trainings. She strongly believes that working out should be a fun and stress-free activity. She wants to help everyone find something about fitness they can enjoy, whether it be the accomplishment they feel afterward, or the fact that there is always something new to discover about themselves. "I can't wait to help you on your journey!"
Living healthy is truly a way of life for Amanda. These last few years, she's fallen in love with weightlifting. It allowed her to feel healthy and confident with herself. She struggled for years with dieting and trying to find an exercise routine that gave her the results she wanted. Weightlifting turned her life around, and inspired her to become a fitness professional so she could share her love of fitness with others to help them enhance their lives as she did. "I am dedicated to helping others navigate their own fitness journeys so that they can become healthier, stronger and more confident!"
Paulina is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), as well as a certified indoor cycling instructor (Spinning®). Additionally, this fitness go-getter will be completing a 200-hour yoga teacher training in fall 2018. She's played competitive sports such as soccer, cross country, ski racing, swimming, lacrosse, gymnastics, softball, and horseback riding for most of her life. "Since I can remember, I've had a passion for improving the overall mind, body, and spirit in not only myself, but others as well." She's found in her experiences that by moving the body through safe and meaningful movements, humans can create more fulfilling lives for themselves.
Susanne is an AFAA certified personal trainer with tremendous fitness knowledge. Through years of athletic competition, she has learned the benefits of exercise for full mobility in order to live a healthy, balanced life.
Susanne is excited to work with you to create a fitness plan based on your needs and goals!
Jacob is an ACE certified personal trainer with over 3 years of experience. Jacob has exerience working at multiple health clubs including Equinox. He is a former Division I athlete that specializes in working with athletes, strength training and working with sensitive clientelle. Jacob has a true passion for health and wellness and wants to see his clients meet their fitness goals.