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My interest in fitness came later in life. While working with a personal trainer I set fitness goals like completing a triathlon and running a half-marathon. After a long career as a rabbi, I became an ACE (American Council on Exercise) Certified Personal Trainer. I take a particular interest in working with those 55+. I am a certified Functional Aging Specialist through FAI (Functional Aging Institute).
As we grow older, we need not necessarily grow weaker and more frail. Research shows that at any age we can work to maintain and even improve our levels of physical fitness. The focus is on mobility (keeping our body moving as it should), balance, and strength. The ultimate goal is to be able to carry out the activities of daily living with energy and confidence so that we can remain independent long into our senior years.
I have extensive experience working with those over 55 (and into their 90s) and am familiar with the various conditions that accompany us as we grow older. I have come back from injuries and surgeries and understand the struggles of trying to successfully regain previous abilities. My years as a rabbi have given me a greater sense of empathy, a listening ear, and an appreciation and respect for others and their experiences.
I look forward to working with you to be stronger and more independent as we make our way into the “years of wisdom” ahead. I firmly believe in the positive benefits fitness brings to all areas of our lives. Are you ready to make a change?
Amy Nieman has been working in the fitness industry for many years and has had the opportunity to work with a variety of individuals, at different stages of their fitness journey. As an ACE certified Medical Exercise Specialist, Amy has worked in the cardiac rehab setting, with collegiate athletes and for the last 15 years with the senior population. Amy has worked closely with physical and occupational therapists and is able to help clients transition from therapy programs to long term exercise program.
Amy has a strong commitment to helping clients feel more confident with movement, gain the benefits of exercise and maintain independence.
Jeremy has been very active since an early age--running around the neighborhood and playing sports. In high school, he decided that I wanted to have a career in the athletic/fitness field. He decided to become a personal trainer. Jeremy graduated from Tri-C with a degree in Sports and Exercise studies in 2017. In 2021, he was certified through ISSA as a Fitness Coach, Personal Trainer, and Strength and Conditioning Specialist. During his time at Tri-C, he had the opportunity to work with older adults (including some family members), learning about their wants and needs.
Jeremy writes: "My main goal as a personal trainer is to help every client I come across exceed their challenges and expectations so that they can live a happier, healthier lifestyle with more freedom."
Way back when I was in my twenties, as I began my professional career in mental health, I noticed I was slowly gaining weight. Like many people, my desk job led to a sedentary lifestyle. I started running a few miles a day. My only goal was to “drop a few pounds.” It didn’t take long to fall in love with running. As I grew older, running took a toll on my body. It seems like I spent more time recovering from injuries than time running. I consulted personal trainers, physical therapists, fellow runners, and anyone who would listen to me complain about my injuries. I was never truly satisfied with their feedback. So, at age 61, I went back to school. I enrolled in the exercise physiology program at Cincinnati State. I learned the importance of including strength, stability, and mobility training in my workout routine. It changed my life.
At 64, I want to help folks like me. We do not have to passively accept that our bodies will decline as we grow older. We don’t have to live with “aches and pains .”We don’t have to give up our active lifestyle due to lack of mobility. Exercise is the closest thing we have to a “magic pill” to reverse the effects of aging. I am an ACE-certified personal trainer. I am also a NASM-certified corrective exercise specialist. My philosophy is to assist you in achieving your fitness goals. I keep it simple, fun, and, most of all, effective.
I look forward to working with you.