The Training Den
Trainers And Instructors
Trainers And Instructors
Nicole has 20 years of experience in the health and wellness industry. She started her love affair with movement at a young age as a gymnast. Her interest grew and she competed in swimming, soccer, volleyball and basketball while in school. Later years competed in triathlons and half marathons. While in college, Nicole worked in orthopedics and neurology. This gave her the opportunity to apply her book knowledge & turn into practical training and experience.
Nicole has coached gymnastics as well as managed large gyms and physician’s offices. Her knowledge is very broad and holds 28 accredited certifications in her field, making her a master of her craft with over 38,000 hours of training under her belt. In those years, Nicole has mentored 12 trainers and trained multiple high end clients, athletes and disabilities like Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Sclerosis. When Nicole lived in Florida, she trained the mayor of her city as well as was featured in print for her training skills. Her dedication to her work in rehabilitation and corrective exercise has allowed Nicole to build relationships with some of Denver's best physicians and chiropractors.
Nicole is very good at helping people overcome their limitations. She listens and provides practical experience to help people meet their goals. Nicole provides not only excellent care to her clients but is able to help clients meet their goals with evidence based training. Nicole opened The Training Den in 2018 after moving to Colorado. There, she has created a safe, clean space for people to grow, heal and transform. Her knowledge has allowed her to cultivate a positive atmosphere in her studio. Her trainers are professional and have an excellent knowledge of biomechanics, nutrition, weight loss and corrective exercise.
She loves the physical challenge of training and her most recent passion is handstands. "When my world felt upside down the only thing that made me feel right side up was to be upside down with it".
Certified Personal Trainer NASM
Corrective Exercise Specialist NASM
Fitness Nutritionist NASM
Functional Range and Conditioning Mechanics Specialist FRCMS
Group Exercise Fitour
Jacob received his Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Science from Angelo State University. There he played Rugby and firmly established his passion for helping people through fitness. His many years in athletics growing up inspired him to pursue a career in fitness. Knowing Jacob's science background and understanding of what it takes to define an athletes technique and hone in their unique skills he tested for and earned the title of Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. During his time working for 24 Hour Fitness in Denver he achieved his Master Trainer accreditation. Jacob is thrilled to continue building his career and enhancing his education at The Training Den!
Jacob's many years in athletics have taught him what it takes to improve performance as an athlete. His careful observation of his clients and educated programming stand out here at The Den. His commitment to helping his clients not only achieve their fitness goals but also help them better understand their individual biomechanics so that pain and injury can be prevented. Jacob exceeds expectations of personal trainers by diligently tracking his clients progress and meticulously observing their physiology. Jacob understands that each individual has unique goals that he takes into careful consideration. Every client's program is methodically implemented to move each person closer to their goals.
As an author, a personal trainer in Denver and Chicago, and podcast host, Michael Moody has helped personal training clients achieve new fitness heights and incredible health transformations over the last 16 years. He also produces the wellness podcast "The Elements of Being" and has been featured on NBC, WGN Radio, and PBS. Michael's qualifications include Certified Weight Loss Specialist, Certified Behavior Change Specialist, and Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist. With over 18,000 hours of one-on-one personal training sessions, Michael is your guide to sustainable and optimal health.
Producer and Host of the Podcast "The Elements of Being"
Ines is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and has worked in the Health & Wellness field for over 7 years. She has a bachelor's degree in Health Behavior Science, a master's in Health promotion, and is currently working towards a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Her training style focuses on functional training and injury prevention to ensure that her clients are healthy and can continue doing what they love, long-term. She also has extensive experience in helping clients learn the basics, achieve fitness goals, and weight loss. In addition to training individuals one-on-one, she has taught a variety of fitness classes, including Exercise & Conditioning, Bodypump, Trampoline fitness, HIIT, Bootcamp, Capoeira, and Pilates. Ines has been an avid practitioner of Acroyoga for over 4 years and a climber for a couple of years, and loves learning and trying new things. These experiences have made her well-versed in sport-specific training. In addition to her fitness experience, Ines has worked in research; in women's health, family planning/contraception, and cancer survivorship.
Throughout a lifetime of sports activity, Cliff became interested in maximizing his personal results and potential by learning and applying scientific research to training, conditioning and nutrition. With some success in running and triathlon events, Cliff found a passion to teach
others and provide support navigating new information and research available. For the past 10 years he has dedicated his professional life to sharing his knowledge and experience with others to achieve their individual and collective goals.
Cliff holds certifications through ACE and NASM as a Certified Personal Trainer and has provided over 12,000 hours of personal training. Cliff specializes in endurance athletes to include performance enhancement, ski and snowboard conditioning as well as providing
corrective exercise/pain management as well as weight loss and behavior change coaching. Cliff creates a personal connection with all his clients in order to cater an approach to meet your individual goals. Cliff is available to help create short term conditioning programs or guide you through longterm lifestyle changes.
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