TEAM STATEMENT

In 1976, it all began here. The iconic celebrity fitness scene. The serious, no non-sense workout. The commitment to always remain a true gym, not a resort. A place where great shape is an authentic passion. Where you belong among friends. Where everyone's star, and you have the power to lift yourself to greatness. This is World Gym.

 Certifications: NFPT Personal Trainer

 Experience: Weight Training, CrossFit, HIIT, BootCamp, Tabata, Jump Rope, Gymnastics, and Dance

 Secret Power: Spanish Speaking

Chris is a National Federation of Professional Trainer’s (NFPT) accredited personal fitness trainer and commercial model. He has experience teaching and instructing various types of fitness classes including weight training, CrossFit, HIIT, Bootcamp, Tabata, jump rope, gymnastics, and dance. With his wide variety of experience, he has all the necessary tools to help others achieve their fitness goals. He is currently a student at Brigham Young University studying pre-med physical therapy. Chris is a second-generation native Spanish speaker and enjoys training non-English speaking clients.

 Experience: Powerlifting, Olympic Lifting, HIIT, CrossFit, and Functional Movement Training

 Specialitie(s): Weight Loss

 Specialitie(s): Nutritional Habits

Martin is an enthusiastic and committed personal trainer. If you are looking for someone to help you achieve your goals in a timely manner, he is your man! He has a background in various types of training including Powerlifting, Olympic lifting, HIIT, CrossFit and Functional Movement Training. He also has knowledge and experience helping people with weight loss and establishing healthy nutritional habits; both of which are an important part of a healthy lifestyle. In addition, he also has knowledge concerning designing programs to help with Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Osteoporosis. He enjoys playing sports and the outdoors. He is from Montreal, Canada and his favorite sport is obviously hockey! Martin graduated from BYU-Idaho in Exercise Physiology and currently works at the University as an adjunct professor teaching Anatomy and Physiology. Later this year he will start his Master’s in Kinesiology. He and his wife, Paige, enjoy being active, cooking together, and Latin dance.

 Certifications: ISSA Personal Trainer

 Specialitie(s): Health & Fitness

 Secret Power: Soccer

Heidi is from a small town in Washington called Moses Lake. In this little town, she learned big things. She learned how to be dedicated, determined, hard working, trustworthy, and how to make her own fun because you have to in a small town! She fell in love with sports and music at a very young age which has shaped her into who she is today. She played Soccer and was ranked first team all-league as a goalie. College soccer was an option, but she turned it down to start towards a career at BYU-Idaho. Exercise has become her passion and is now certified as an ISSA personal trainer. She hopes to help others achieve their goals of living a healthy and happy life! Her favorite quote “It’s never too late to become what you might have been.” - George Eliot

 Specialitie(s): Nutrition

 Experience: 15+ Years

 Specialitie(s): Strength Training

Annette has a lifelong passion for health and fitness and a desire to stay physically active. She has a firm belief in incorporating all areas of fitness into her life. She understands the importance of good nutrition and the role it plays in establishing and maintaining overall health and quality of life. This passion has led her to pursue becoming a certified personal trainer. She received her certification through the National Council on Strength and Fitness. She enjoys sharing this passion with others and will work hard to continue broadening her understanding and knowledge. Annette began strength training 15 years ago and gives credit to her husband, Dale, for encouraging her to add that very important aspect of physical fitness into her life. They have been married for 31 years and have 5 children and 7 grandchildren. In addition to being an avid participant in exercise, Annette enjoys cooking, singing, quilting, reading, gardening, fishing with Dale, and most of all, spending quality time with her family.

 Experience: 5+ Years

 Certifications: ISSA Personal Trainer

 Specialitie(s): Strength Training

Scott is a Rexburg native. He is the oldest of four children and has three sisters. He was raised on a dairy farm and taught a strong work ethic from early on. Scott loved playing barn basketball with his uncles and was on the Ririe High School Basketball team. He also participated in track, cross-country, and football; served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Miami, Florida. Scott graduated from Weber State University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. He met his wife, Marie, there and they have been married 19 years. They have three daughters and a son; ages sixteen through seven. Scott was formerly employed with the Department of Juvenile Corrections for seventeen years. Scott has always enjoyed fitness and is certified as an ISSA personal trainer. He has been dependable strength training for nine years. He has additional education work through American Fitness Professionals and has been employed with Atain for over 5 years. Scott enjoys being a personal trainer because of those individuals he trains and seeing them achieve their fitness goals.

 Specialitie(s): Fitness Assessments

 Specialitie(s): Workout Strategy

 Secret Power: Always Helpful

​Aric has a passion for fitness. He is currently studying at BYU-Idaho has been with World Gym for the last year. As a training manager, he specializes in fitness assessments and developing a workout strategy for you. He starts by working with your goals to build a better you. Then he will begin pairing your goals with your current fitness level. This allows the development of an effective fitness plan to achieve the results you want. He is able to pair you with a program and trainer to meet your needs, your busy schedule and your personality. All of this comes into play when you are looking at making a lifestyle change. You can usually find Aric helping members around the gym. Don’t be afraid to ask Aric advice on using the equipment or if you are using it correctly. He enjoys being in the gym and seeing the progress clients are making. He loves to answer questions or teaching members how to use the fitness equipment so they maximize its effectiveness. When Aric isn’t in the gym he enjoys spending time with his family and in the outdoors. He spends his free time snowboarding, archery, hiking, and swimming to name a few.