Seven Bridges

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Lori Bicek

Education:

  • M.S. Exercise Physiology, Illinois Benedictine University;
  • B.S. Dietetics, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point

Certifications:

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • Licensed and Registered Dietitian
  • Board Certified Sport Nutritionist
  • Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Certified Adult Weight Mngmt
  • Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Certified

Specialties:

  • Weight Loss
  • Nutrition
  • Weight Training – body composition transformation
  • Running

Fitness Philosophy: "Calorie control to lose weight, eat ‘real’ food, weight train for muscle building, cardio for endurance & daily prayer"

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Eric Bishop

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Fitness & Health Promotion, Aurora University
  • Minor in Pre-Med Biology & Business Administration, Aurora University

Certifications:

  • American College of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM-CPT)
  • National Council of Strength & Fitness: Certified Personal Trainer (NCSF-CPT)
  • TRX Group Certified Trainer (GTC)
  • American Heart Association: CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties:

  • Competitive Bodybuilder (Light Heavyweight) & Powerlifter (105KG)
  • Pre & Post-Rehabilitation
  • Functional Exercise
  • Strength-Training
  • Weight Loss
  • General Nutrition
  • Sports Performance
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Carla Day

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Iowa

Certifications:

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
  • TRX Suspension Trainer Certified Instructor
  • American Heart Association: CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties:

  • General Population
  • Strength-Training
  • Circuit Training
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Denise Davern

Education:

  • B.L.A., University of Missouri

Certifications:

  • ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor
  • AMFPT Certified Personal Trainer
  • TRX Certified Instructor

Specialties:

  • Trains all ages and populations
  • Core Stability and Postural Strength
  • Children’s Fitness

Fitness Philosophy: "Exercise should be fun, safe and challenging with proper attention to form and structural alignment"

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Carol Dreiss

Education:

  • B.A. Villanova University
  • National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) Graduate
  • Member, NSCA State Board

Certifications:

  • NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
  • Cancer Exercise Training Institute Certified Specialist

Specialties:

  • Weight Loss
  • Special Population
  • Strength Training

Fitness Philosophy: "Exercise is the true fountain of youth!"

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Ryan Franklin

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physical Therapy, Benedictine University

Certifications:

  • American Council on Exercise: Certified Personal Trainer (ACE-CPT), Orthopedic Exercise Specialist (ACE-OES)
  • Kinesiology Rock Tape Certified
  • American Heart Association: CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties:

  • Balance
  • Posture
  • Functional Exercise
  • Post-Rehabilitation
  • Mobility
  • Plyometrics
  • Strength-Training

Online personal training request

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Jill Galovic

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science, North Central College

Certifications:

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
  • American Heart Association
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties:

  • Strength Training
  • Sports Performance
  • Functional Training
  • Pre & Post-Rehabilitation
  • Special populations
  • Senior populations
  • Athletes-Volleyball
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Kevin Goff

Certifications:

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties:

  • Strength Gain
  • Weight Loss
  • Sports Performance
  • General Nutrition
  • Yoga

Fitness Philosophy: "Be consistent, have fun and make your weaker areas a priority in your training!"

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Dan Johnson

Education:

  • B.S. Exercise and Sport Science/Minor Coaching, Iowa State University

Certifications:

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • TRX & TRX Rip Trainer Certified Instructor

Specialties:

  • Sport Conditioning & Strength Training
  • Kettlebells
  • Boxing

Fitness Philosophy: "Exercise is a difficult habit to establish, but when that habit is created it’s just as hard to break"

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Melanie Kirschten (limited availability)

Education:

  • B.A. Exercise Science/Minor Psychology, North Central College

Certifications:

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Certified Group Exercise Instructor

 

Specialties:
  • Trains all ages and populations
  • Pre/Post-natal

Fitness Philosophy: "The greatest strength is the strength within!"

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Kyle Lam

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne

Certifications:

  • American College of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM-CPT)
  • American Heart Association: CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties:

  • Strength Training
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Becca Lang

Education:

  • B.A Elementary Education, Aurora University
  • National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) Graduate

Certifications:

  • NASM Certified Weight Loss Specialist
  • Cancer Exercise Training Institute Certified Specialist

Specialties:

  • Pre/Post-natal
  • Weight Loss
  • Strength Training

Fitness Philosophy: "Focus on change to achieve the results you strive for!"

Online personal training request

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Laurie Lasseter

Education:

  • B.S. Northwestern University
  • M.S. Cornell University

Certifications:

  • RRCA Distance Running Coach
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Sport Conditioning Specialist & Group Fitness Instructor
  • Postural Restoration Institute – Pelvis Restoration Certified
  • TRX Certified Instructor

Specialties:

  • Completed 30+ marathons (Six Star Finisher, 3 Boston’s)
  • Trains all ages, levels and populations
  • Endurance athletes – 5K, 10K, Marathons
    • Strength training, injury prevention & recovery

Fitness Philosophy: "Strengthening the body is the best defense against injury & aging"

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Bethanie Lochman

Education:

  • M.S. Exercise Science/Human Services, Concordia University Chicago

Certifications:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties:

  • Trains all ages, levels and populations
  • Pre/Post Natal

Fitness Philosophy: "Always find time to add exercise to your daily grind. No matter how long the workout, you will gain and boost your energy to keep you happy and healthy!"

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Sharon McGuire

Education:

  • Associates Degree, NAIT Canada
  • Anatomy/Physiology Coursework, College of DuPage

Certifications:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), Level 1 Golf Fitness Specialist
  • TRX Certified Instructor

Specialties:

  • Over 20 years’ experience in Fitness Industry
  • Trains all ages and populations
  • Golf Conditioning and Small Group Training

Fitness Philosophy: "Learn mind-muscle connection to achieve optimum performance"

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Tim Murphy

Education:

  • B.S. Community Health, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse

Certifications:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Golf Fitness Specialist & Senior Fitness Specialist
  • Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) , Level 1 Golf Fitness Specialist

Specialties:

  • Golf Conditioning
  • Core and bodyweight training
  • Improving mobility and stability

Fitness Philosophy: "If you keep training the same way, you'll keep playing the same way."

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Doug Petty

Certifications:

  • AFAA Certified Personal Trainer
  • TRX & TRX Rip Trainer Certified Instructor

Specialties:

  • 30+ years' experience in fitness industry
  • Boxing Training
    • Former amateur boxer and Chicago Golden Gloves Trainer
  • Weight Loss
  • Strength Training
    • Former collegiate and semi-pro football player

Fitness Philosophy: "It's not going to happen, unless you make it happen!"

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Angie Ruggiero

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, North Central College

Certifications:

  • American Council on Exercise: Certified Personal Trainer (ACE-CPT)
  • TRX Rip Trainer Certified
  • American Heart Association: CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties:

  • Pre & Post-Rehabilitation
  • Sports Performance
  • Weight Loss
  • Special populations
  • Senior populations

Online personal training request

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Kim Sayers

Education:

  • Masters of Science in Physical Education, Chicago State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training & Exercise Science

Certifications:

  • Teaching Certification K-12 Physical Education, North Central College
  • American Heart Association: Certified Instructor, CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties:

  • Sports Performance
  • Special Populations
  • Introduction to Swimming
  • Youth & Teen Training
  • Pre & Post-Rehabilitation 

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Rachel Schneider

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Minor in Exercise Science, Illinois Wesleyan University

Certifications:

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)
  • Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)
  • American Heart Association: CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties:

  • Pre & Post-Rehabilitation
  • Functional Training
  • Sports Performance & Conditioning
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Scott Snitchler

Education:

  • Associates in Science, Community College of the Air Force

Certifications:

  • National Personal Training Institute: Certified Personal Trainer (NPTI-CPT), Certified Nutritional Consultant
  • Certified Boxing Instructor
  • American Heart Association: CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties:

  • Strength-Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Mobility & Stability
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Emily Spencer

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, North Park University

Certifications:

  • American Council on Exercise: Certified Personal Trainer (ACE-CPT), Health Coach Certification (ACE-HCC)
  • American Heart Association: CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Specialties:

  • Lifestyle modification
  • Weight Loss
  • Circuit Training
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Carol Lynne Teteak, MS

Education:

  • B.A. University of Iowa
  • M.S. Exercise Science, California University of Pennsylvania

Certifications:

  • NASM Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • TRX Certified Instructor

Specialties:

  • Sport Performance & Injury Prevention
  • Functional Training

Fitness Philosophy: "Train SMART so you can DO MORE!"

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Connie Truesdale

Education:

  • B.S., Illinois State University

Certifications:

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Certified Orthopedic Exercise Specialist
  • Z-Health Certified Joint Mobility Specialist
  • Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson’s Certified Instructor
  • Delay the Disease for Parkinson’s Certified Instructor
  • Free Motion & Keiser Cycle Certified Instructor

Specialties:

  • Pre- & Post-Rehabilitation for joint replacement or injury
  • Movement disorders & special populations
  • General exercise & strength training

Fitness Philosophy: "Adding fitness into our daily lives increases our ability to live longer, be healthier and accomplish goals in all aspects of our lives"

Online personal training request

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Laurie Ward

Education:

  • B.A. Business Administration, University of Iowa

Certifications:

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor
  • TRX Certified Instructor

Specialties:

  • Trains all ages and populations
  • Small Group Training

Fitness Philosophy: "Find something at the fitness center that you enjoy doing…then exercise won’t feel like such a chore."