TOP 10 QUESTIONS TO ASK A CANMORE PERSONAL TRAINER BEFORE YOU HIRE THEM
- Are you certified? With what organization?
- What type of clients do you currently train? Are they body builders? Are they trying to lose weight? Are they rehabing? Are they athletes?
- What is your personal training philosophy?
- As a personal trainer, what do you specialize in? Are you yoga based? Are you pilates based? Are you martial arts based? Are you sports medicine based?
- What sports do you like to do?
- How many clients do you currently have?
- How reputable is the gym you are working in?
- How long has the gym been open?
- How many personal trainers work here? (The more the better; the gym is established)
- Can I have a list of references of current or past clients to call?
If you are getting back to exercise after an injury or a long absence, if you want to lose the pounds that have crept on, or if you are an Olympic hopeful, Life Works has a trainer for you. Call the front desk, or stop in and talk to us. We’ll help you find the trainer that suits your needs.
- One on One Training
- Group Training
- Customized Training
- Circuit Programs
- Team Fitness
- Youth Fitness
Neil Fox - Owner & Personal Trainer
Neil is a graduate of McMaster University with a Bachelor of Kinesiology – Hamilton, On (1997) In 2003, he founded Life Works Gym, with the mission to build a fitness facility around quality personal training. He works with a variety of clientele, from the Olympic Athlete to seniors to the extremely injured. Neil is really good at keeping you out of a wheel chair.
Jessie Fox - Personal Trainer
Canmore Personal Trainer Jessie Fox competed in the National Gymnastics Team in China. She was also a part of China's aerobics, martial arts and track and field teams.
Now a personal trainer with a range of athletic experience, she wants to see clients build stronger, healthier bodies, have more self-esteem and greater confidence.
As a personal trainer, spin instructor, group fitness coach Jessie brings a real passion for health and fitness to all her pursuits.
Jessie will work with you to design a balanced plan with all your health components and she will be with you every step of the way to motivate and guide you.
Jessie likes the program to extend a client's limits with a balance, weight work, cardiovascular, core, flexibility and nutritional support.
She will help you achieve your goals safely and effectively and ensure that you maintain proper form and posture for maximum results.
Kate Hurley-Personal Trainer
Kate is a certified personal trainer by Canfit-pro and is an infantry reservist in the Canadian Forces. Kate has been with the military for the past four and a half years and brings with her a different perspective on training and personal fitness. Kate loves being outdoors and spends most of her spare time hiking and kayaking. In 2012, she completed the Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal and hopes to participate in other challenging journeys in the future. In the gym, she enjoys weightlifting and functional training.
Kate loves working with people. She believes that self discipline and drive can help people to the goals that they had never thought possible. She wants to guide people through the world of fitness and inspire them to live the way they want to live. She is eager to help those new to fitness, those who would like a refresher on form and technique, those looking to lose weight and gain strength and those looking to have fun!
She currently lives with her spouse Codey and puppy Nala in Kananaskis.
Chris Riehle- Personal Trainer
Chris' interest in fitness began in high school, after quickly recognizing his passion for his newly discovered lifestyle. Chris understood quickly the benefits that motivation and a little bit of self discipline can bring. After setting himself a goal of gaining some muscle, he ended up adding 50 lbs of lean mass to his 6 foot 2 frame naturally. Once he learned how inspiring and fulfilling training and fitness can be, he replaced his current interest in computer programming for a new career in fitness and nutrition.
Since then, Chris has dedicated himself to helping others in discovering their own greatness and helping them achieve their own goals. He is very eager and passionate about helping people change their lives and is determined to put the work in so you can see your true potential.
Vanessa Plimley-Personal Trainer/Life Coach
Life coaching has been a natural progression from personal training and hiking guiding but also a calling for Vanessa. Her number one reason for doing all that she does, is the study and celebration of the human journey.
Vanessa is a professional life coach trained by the Newfield Network, an accredited school through the International Coaches Federation.
She spends her time between the Canadian Rockies in the town of Canmore, her southern home in Northern Nicaragua, and wherever in the world her work and adventure takes them! Vanessa loves to cook, write, play my guitar, read, putter in the garden, adventure in the outdoors, travel and surf and is totally addicted to audiobooks.
It is her passion and honor to be a part of her clients path, to share the storms as well as the smooth seas, and help others create the life and relationships they want.