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Faith Stephan

Personal Trainer
Tri-Lakes YMCA

Degrees and Certifications:

  • American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer
  • USATF Certified Level 1 Coach
  • S of Agriculture Science Emphasis in Animal Science

Areas I Specialize In:

  • Running, Endurance training, Sprints, Pole Vault, Strength and Conditioning

My Training Philosophy:

  • I believe in training to people’s goals while exploring each individual’s balance of flexibility, mobility, stability, strength and cardiovascular efficiency. Training the body to move functionally and efficient through those areas will help people to accomplish their goals and feel better while doing it. Along the way people will gain knowledge and set habits in place to a healthier lifestyle.

Interests and Achievements:

  • In 2016 I competed in the Olympic Marathon Trials. I have also had the privilege of competing at the Boston Marathon, Chicago Marathon and many others throughout the years. In college I competed in NCAA Division 1 pole vault and sprints. Since 2011 I have enjoyed coaching pole vault at the high school level. I have great college experience in strength and conditioning and was nominated an NCAA National Strength and Conditioning All-American in 2010. I also enjoy spending time with my family, dogs, and love horseback riding when I get the chance.
Faith Stephan
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