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RIVER VALLEY RUNNING TEAM FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why join a running team?
What is included in being part of the running team?
When and where does the team meet?
If I’ve never run before can I still join the team?
I’m a brand new runner; can I train for a full or half-marathon?
Can I use the childcare and go outside to run with the team?
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The TRX Suspension Trainer is the original, best-in-class workout system that leverages gravity and your bodyweight to perform hundreds of exercises. You’re in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise – because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance.
Small group personal training adds cammaradarie, support, accountability and fun to your workout. Working in small groups allows you to get the personal attention you need for proper form while paying a lower price than individual sessions. Grab a group of like minded individuals and form your own small group or join one of the existing groups.
Our Private Personal Training Studio allows you to complete your workout without any distractions.
Individualized pilates personal training will improve your form, clarify principals and can be assist with physical rehabilitation, pain reduction, muscle/joint function and athletic training.
Junior Fitness is a training program designed for 12 and 13 year old members to help them understand more about exercise and safety. Junior members, age 12 and 13, who would like to use the upstairs fitness equipment are required by insurance regulations to take this training class. The Junior Fitness program is also a great option for 14-18 year old members new to the weight training to gain an understanding of how to use the equipment safely and effectively. Participants are given a 20 page booklet that includes three sample workouts
An assessment of your current fitness level is a great start to any fitness program. We will measure your body composition to determine your BMI and body fat percentage. If desired, we can also test your muscular strength, endurance, flexibility and postural analysis to be used in determining what type of fitness program would be most beneficial for you. A baseline assessment can be used to track your progress and plan your exercise program accordingly.
Fitness Assessments will be completed by a certified personal trainer.
Our goal is for you to be comfortable and confident using all of the equipment. We will show you how to use cardio machines, weight machines and a few additional tools and to have a plan in place when you come to the gym.
Personal Trainer Bret Blackman will be on in the gym to oversee this introduction to tumbling and wrestling program. This program is designed for boys and girls ages 3-5. Bret will coach youth on the basics of tumbling, balance, coordination, body control, sportsmanship and most importantly, FUN. The program will be held in the gym at River Valley Athletic Club. This is a great way to introduce kids to gymnastics and wrestling concepts.
The golf performance program is designed around developing the golf swing, with exercises that will build strength, power and flexibility. This golf-specific training program will also feature corrective techniques, thus targeting injury prevention and physical endurance. Add distance and precision to your game and be ready to perform at your best.
Personal Trainer Bret Blackman will be on the fitness floor to oversee youth strength training. This program is designed for youth ages 14–18 and those 12-13 years old who have completed the Junior Fitness Program. Bret will provide assistance with form and programming to those using the fitness floor strength equipment. Sample workouts will be provided. This is a great opportunity for teens to work out under the supervision of a certified personal trainer. Come any time during the time frame to complete your workout. Sign Up at River Valley Front Desk.
Certified Personal Trainer (NASM & NETA)
Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Specialty Certifications in Bosu, Step, Kettlebells, Mat Pilates, and TRX Suspension Training.
16 Years of Experience
Laura’s passion for teaching and training is unequivocal as is the desire to share it with others. Exercise is about more than developing strong muscles; exercise invokes the help of everything from your smallest cell in your brain to build your mental and physical strength. Though movement our systems are stimulated and strengthened, improving the tone and quality of our overall well-being. Exercise does not come in a one size fits all package, each person has their ideal routine that makes them fulfilled. Exercise should be fun as well as challenging with the long-term goal of improving your health and happiness.
B.A. Education, Luther College
Hamline University, graduate work
Certified Pilates Instructor
Cherlyn has expanded her training by receiving specialized certifications in Pilates for golf, qi gong and is a certified breast cancer exercise specialist. Cherlyn’s passion for Pilates is unequivocal as is her desire to share it with others. Cherlyn’s expertise will assist clients who are looking to improve performance in sports/activities, people that have incurred injuries or are experiencing over use issues and are looking for a different way t use their bodies and people who are interested in improving strength, flexibility, mindful movement and over all wellness. Cherlyn’s training style is nurturing and demanding, compassionate and driven. Pilates can be modified to meet any fitness ability, age group or activity level. Experience Pilates on the mat in group classes or in personal training sessions in our private Pilates studio using the reformer, cadillac, Pilates chair and many other specialized Pilates apparatus.
Robert Korluka is a graduate of Winona State University with a degree in Exercise Science. As an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist,
Robert also works at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute rehabbing individuals with spinal cord injuries and other various neurological conditions.
Bachelor of Science Degree, St. Cloud State University
Certified Personal Trainer (NASM)
AAS Degree Personal Training, St. Paul College
High School Strength and Conditioning Coach Specialist (IYCA-) In process
Olympic Lift Instructor (IYCA) In process
Bret has a passion for personal health and fitness. He recognizes the amazing benefits that a focus on activity adds to our quality of life. He also understands that life gets in the way and it’s not easy out there to maintain the necessary level of health and wellness on our own. We need trusted coaches in the most important areas of our lives in order to see our greatest gains. He noticed during times in his own life that he was at his greatest level of health and performance when he had a coach guiding, motivating, and holding him accountable. Now he can do that for you!
Bret provides years of experience and understanding of the body’s physical abilities at every stage in life. He spent the early years as an active youth athlete and continued his athletic focus into college training as a wrestler at St. Cloud State University. After school he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy where he began shifting his passion to coaching and training others. He has nearly 30 years of coaching and training experience at the youth and high school level and now serves as a personal training coach connecting with all ages and genders in a multitude of areas.
First time and Returning Health Seekers / Overall Fitness and Wellness / Nutrition / Strength-Agility-Power-Endurance / Coordination-Balance-Flexibility / Injury Prevention / Body Fat-Weight Loss and Management / Athlete Development and Performance / Youth Muscle and Fitness Development