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Chas Hilger, MA, CPT
Trainer


Philosophy
Fitness is a life journey. Fitness cannot be obtained overnight or with a "magic" pill. It takes time and dedication with the realization that we are all unique needing different tools and motivations to get us to our personal goals. Moreover, since I understand that fitness is a life journey and not a sprint; I believe in helping our clients make sustainable "life style" changes rather than "quick fixes" or fad diets that end up becoming a detriment to their physical and mental health.

 

Education
Master of Arts in Organizational Management (4.0 GPA)
Bachelor of Science in Business and Criminal Justice (3.92 GPA-Summa Cum Laude)
Diploma from Northwestern University in Police Staff and Command

 

Certifications
National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer
Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Certified Group Exercise Instructor
NASM Weight Loss Specialist
NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist
NASM Senior Fitness Specialist
TRX Suspension Trainer
TRX Group Trainer
Red Cross Shallow Water Lifeguard
Schwinn Power Cycling
Les Mills SPRINT & RPM
Silver Sneakers Classic
Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED

 

Awards
January 2018 - 24 Hour Fitness Region 101 (400+ instructors) Group Exercise Instructor of the Month.

 

Hobbies & Interest
Travel, hiking, biking, weight training, functional training, and nutrition.