It is our mission to motivate, educate and empower you!
We understand the challenges of health and fitness. It can be a daunting task, leaving you struggling to find the time, motivation and knowledge of exercise and nutrition. Then of course there are the health clubs often an intimidating and impersonal environment for anyone.
Russell is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) and a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT). He was a star sprinter at Uniondale High School leading his team to state competitions all throughout high school. His career in health and fitness started 8 years ago with one of the largest fitness club chains in Arizona; his passion for helping others reach their goals led Russell to start his own company, Fitness First Personal Training.
One of Russell’s greatest success stories is helping a client to lose 138 pounds in 13 months. With his clients determination to reach their goal and Russell’s focus on progressively adjusting all aspects of the training program they were able to achieve amazing results. Russell doesn’t believe in quick fixes! It takes dedication and hard work to reach your goals.
Along with helping clients lose weight, Russell also helps clients improve sports performance and increase general fitness. He will give you the accountability and motivation to reach your goals, whatever they may be!
- Over 10 years of experience
- NASM Certified Personal Trainer (#1422176)
- NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist (#1388997)
- NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist (#1454717)
- NASM Golf Fitness Specialist (#1446230)
- NASM Customized Integrated Injury Prevention Program (#1381464)
- dotFit Fit Pro
- Exerspy Coach
Crystal started her career in fitness earning her degree in Exercise Science and Health. She was a multi-sport athlete through high school and a collegiate track and field athlete. Fitness has always been a part of her life and now it is her mission to help other people reach their health and fitness goals. With overweight and obesity rates climbing rapidly (by 2030 86.3% of our population is predicted to be overweight), Crystal aims to educate her clients on how to live a healthy lifestyle.
She is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a corrective exercise specialist and a certified personal trainer. Most recently, she completed an advanced specialization: NASM’s Solution to Weight Management; that has provided her with advanced knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully work with individuals to lose, maintain or gain weight.
Crystal works with a wide range of clientele, but mainly focuses on weight loss, young athletes, general fitness and corrective exercise. She utilizes NASM’s OPT (optimum performance training) model the industry’s first and only comprehensive training program based on current scientific research that provides undisputed results specific to individual needs and goals. Crystal asks, If you don’t start today when will you?
- Over 8 years of experience
- B.A. in Exercise Science & Health
- NASM Certified Personal Trainer (#1438056)
- NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (#1377120)
- NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist (#1454650)
- NASM Women’s Fitness Specialist (#1456440)
- dotFit Fit Pro
- Exerspy Coach
- Collegiate long and triple jumper