Posted on October 28th, 2012 *Post last modified on March 14th, 2013
The Apex Center offers an innovative personal training program to enhance fitness and lifestyle through results oriented training designed to help you reach your goals.
Please call 303-463-4241 or e-mail us at for more information.
Working with a trainer is one of the quickest, easiest, and most successful ways to improve your heath and fitness. At the Apex Center, we make personal training accessible for people of all ages, fitness levels, and economic statuses. Our fitness professionals are nationally certified, highly experienced, and offer specialized expertise to help you achieve your ultimate health and fitness goals. Training services include one-on-one sessions and group personal training. You can choose a training method, or consult with a trainer to determine the best approach for you.
Kettlebells have been used for centuries in Eastern Europe. They’re great for training the body as a whole with particular emphasis on the core and back muscles. An Apex Center personal trainer can show you how to use them for a challenging and efficient workout. Our professional kettlebell workout will burn fat, increase lean muscle, improve shape, increase range of motion and flexibility, improve conditioning and stamina and help you achieve just about any fitness goal. Kettlebells are exciting, fun and results-producing…perfect for people who are normally bored by exercise!
Prepare to compete in that special event or develop a solid base of fitness. A great time saver, this training develops strength, endurance (both aerobic and anaerobic), flexibility and coordination by challenging multiple muscle groups simultaneously.
Improve your overall fitness level and be able to perform daily tasks with ease. Functional Training will incorporate dynamic movements to help make climbing stairs, carrying a backpack and lifting objects a breeze!
Sports Specific Training:
Looking to improve your running time, increase your cycling endurance, or put more power into your tennis serve? Sports Specific Training will help enhance your performance by focusing on movements specific to certain sports.
Balance and Core Training:
Our trainers can provide programs to improve posture, coordination and decrease risk of injury by focusing on balance and training the abdominal and lower back muscles.
Get support for your fitness prescription and recovery. An Apex trainer can show you safe movement and conditioning activities for your daily routines to make you a healthy, life long exerciser.
Health and Wellness Coaching:
Becoming fit and staying fit can be tough work. Health and Wellness Coaching helps you identify the behaviors you would like to change to bring fitness and wellness into your life. Through a series of face-to-face discussions, you will identify your wellness and fitness concerns as well as goals for overall wellness improvement. Health and Wellness Coaching can be a valuable tool for those who have trouble sticking to fitness or healthy eating lifestyles, people who are intimidated by exercise or work-out activities, and families trying to overhaul living patterns that have contributed to limited exercise, weight-gain or obesity in adults and children.
Senior Integrative Personal Training:
Our Personal Trainers will develop a customized exercise program just for you, based on your needs, goals and limitations. You can expect to:
- Improve joint function and range of motion
- Perform activities without getting tired or having pain.
- Improve your strength, stamina and well-being at any age!
Getting Started with a Personal Trainer
It’s easy! First, you will need to complete the forms in our personal training packet available at Guest Services or the Fitness Desk. Once you have completed and returned the forms to Guest Services, your fitness needs and goals will be assessed. You will then be matched, or can request, the personal trainer that best suits you. Your trainer will be contacting you within 48 hours after you have returned your packet.
Need someone to watch the kids? Check them into the Apex Center child watch for up to 3 hours while you focus on your health and fitness needs. Free for children that are Apex Center pass holders, $4 for residents and $6 for non-residents. Please call Apex Center Guest Services or the Fitness Desk for more information at 303-424-2739 or 303-463-4241.
Apex Center Personal Trainers
Lisa is certified through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America as a personal trainer and has 15 years of experience with specialty populations that include teens to seniors, pre and postpartum women, and fitness. For seasoned athletes, Lisa challenges them to increase the strength, balance and flexibility necessary for their sports. She also teaches Group Exercise classes. Her goal is to take the intimidation factor out of all the machines, free weights, and training methods so you can come in and give yourself a chance to learn how to feel good again. Lisa is available mornings and afternoons.
Nicole has eight years of experience as a Personal Trainer with additional background in many related areas, including nutrition, weight management, fitness, pre/post natal fitness, special populations, sport specific training and triathlons. Clients will benefit from her enthusiasm, friendliness, knowledge and dedication, as well as her emphasis on safe, functional and innovative activities that suit each individual’s needs. Her background includes a wide variety of sports on land, water and ice; her current passions include swimming and triathlons. She is certified through ACE, NASM and AFPA and available evenings Tue., Thu. and Fri., and on weekends.
Jay has been involved in fitness and the personal training industry for over 20 years. He specializes in developing fitness routines that promote weight loss and weight management. Jay has vast experience in “sport specific” training. If you’re looking to improve your power, strength, agility and balance, Jay is your trainer. He is currently working with many adults, figure skaters and young athletes looking to better their overall performance. Jay believes that a fun and functional fitness program will encourage and motivate individuals in continuing the path to a healthier way of life. Jay’s unique training methods will keep you smiling and sweating at the same time. He is certified through the National Endurance Sports Trainers Association and AFAA.
Charla has been a Certified Fitness Instructor for 9 years and holds multiple certifications through the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America. Her background also includes Yoga and Kick-box training. Charla works with all fitness levels and needs, and designs personal training programs based on each individual’s needs and goals. She’ll help you work within your own abilities to challenge your body and reach your goals. Charla is available at a variety of times during the week and on weekends.
Jack is a Colorado native that loves training a broad range of clientèle, specifically seniors, teens, and clients with sports specific needs. As a NETA (National Exercise Trainers Association) certified trainer, he has over ten years of fitness experience, six of which have been as a personal trainer. He believes winning is not just gaining strength alone, but rather overcoming one’s total physical needs. Accomplishing this can be obtained by designing a specialized training program that meets individual needs. The result is an overall feeling of great achievement. Jack is available most days and evenings.
Janeen Haller-Abernethy, Personal Trainer/Life Style Coach
Janeen combines her passions for supporting people and encouraging fitness as a personal trainer with a Health and Wellness Coaching focus. She is certified through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America with specialized training on youth fitness. Janeen assists clients in using behavior modification techniques to achieve fitness, healthy eating, disease management, and other wellness goals. She has many years of experience coaching and instructing children, adults, and families. She is available by appointment weekdays and weekends.
Amy has been in the fitness industry since 1995. She is a nationally certified (ACE and AFAA) personal trainer and group exercise instructor, teaching yoga, Pilates, kickboxing, sports conditioning, functional fitness and aerobics. She has experience training clients with injuries and post rehab work. She is also is a licensed massage therapist.
Amy has a great deal of expertise designing programs for athletes in many disciplines. She enjoys mountain biking, yoga, snowboarding, rollerblading, rock climbing and hiking. She has appeared on television and in the newspaper as a fitness expert and has competed in triathlons, fitness and bodybuilding.
She states, “It is my passion to teach other people understand their bodies, be healthy, and feel great. We take care of our bodies and stay fit so that we can enjoy all that life has to offer.”
A former semi-professional cyclist, Tyler shares his training and nutritional knowledge with clients, as well as his belief in motivation and education for achieving fitness goals. Besides training alongside the best youth cyclists in the nation, Tyler has also designed successful exercise regimens for endurance athletes and bodybuilders alike. Tyler is a nationally certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise who can help you to increase core strength, stability, coordination, muscle development, and sport specific performance. His training methods provide variety, challenge and fun.
Joelle believes that maintaining balance in all areas of life is key to ‘being well’, and she uses an untraditional, holistic approach to access fitness and wellness. She has been coaching clients to create lifestyle changes for over 10 years, and for much of this time worked with clients to increase their physical fitness and mind/body connection. She specializes in helping people make positive change in all areas of their well-being- exercise, healthy eating and stress reduction. Joelle is a professionally certified coach, trainer and instructor through the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), the National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA) and Wellcoaches Corporation. Joelle teaches yoga, senior fitness, relaxation techniques and mindful hiking. She is available a variety of days and times.
Martin has been coaching athletes, instructing group fitness classes, and personal training fitness enthusiasts for over 30 years. His clients have encompassed world class athletes to weekend warriors and preschool fun and fitness to senior aquatic fitness groups. Martin’s fitness philosophy is to listen to his clients, clarify their goals, guide them safely toward those goals, and provide support as well as insight on each individual’s path to better fitness. Although well rounded in many areas of fitness, Martin specializes in improving low back discomfort and core strength, stability and balance, fitness for those over fifty, and post rehabilitation fitness. Martin is an ACSM, ACE, and NSCF certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, and Advance Health and Fitness Specialist.
As a native Coloradoan, Dustin has had a lifetime of enjoyment and involvement with outdoor activities. At Colorado State University, he studied Health and Exercise Science and since then, he has shared his knowledge and passion to help many others move toward more fit and active lifestyles. Working with clients as a personal trainer, Dustin helps them identify and meet their fitness challenges and goals, while bringing his own expertise and enthusiasm to the mix.
As the world of fitness evolves, Andrew maintains a balance between “cutting edge” and truly effective exercises. With over 15 years in the fitness industry, Andrew initially began helping people reach their goals by teaching kettlebell classes after achieving a certification. Andrew has trained a wide array of clients, and he keeps these two beliefs in mind: 1) In order for you to reach and maintain your goals, you have to really want it. 2) Take care of your body; it’s the only one you have to live in! His background includes “fun”ctional training, strengthening training, and body fat loss. He is currently certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and would love to take you to the next (higher) level!