Kirk Henske is from Perry MI, and he is the Court One Athletic Clubs Personal Training and Group-X manager. He has been Personal Training for 7 years. He is a AFPA certified Personal Trainer and AFPA certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant. He also holds a Kinesiology/ Exercise Science degree from Lansing Community College. He started at the Lansing YMCA’s where he helped develop youth fitness programs for elementary schools, and their summer camps to inspire kids to live a healthy life. He is a former strength and conditioning coach for the Holt Ice Hockey program. He now works mostly in weight-loss and rehabilitation. His mission is to be a Leader of innovation and effective solutions that improves the quality of life and health through the essential tools of fitness, nutrition, and massage therapies. To provide progressive education and necessary supports to ensure life changing success, to promote healthy decisions that result in an inspired life, and to respond to clients and their individually goals. Specializes in: Rehabilitation, Weight loss, FMT Taping, Youth and Athletic Conditioning.
Antonio Cruz is Court One’s only bilingual certified personal trainer. Antonio’s passion for fitness began 10 years ago, and developed through teaching Zumba all around the state of Michigan, as well as here at Court One. Antonio specializes in individual and small group training for those interested in increasing core endurance, weight loss and where modifications are necessary due to limited physical abilities. Antonio works with all of his clients to help them develop a healthier lifestyle through activity, nutrition and commitment.
Paul Gagnier grew up in East Lansing, Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelorof Science degree in Kinesiology with a focus on Exercise Physiology and an additional major in History, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Media and Information. He is a Certified Personal Trainer with a Specialization in Weight Management through the American Council on Exercise and loves pursuing a career helping people better themselves. During his undergraduate studies Paul was a 4-year rower for Michigan State Crew and became an assistant coach during graduate school. He also interned at a physical therapy clinic during his senior year and worked at the University Club of Michigan State University as a personal trainer and group exercise instructor for two years before coming to Court One Athletic Clubs to train. Paul has experience training a wide variety of clients, from young children to elderly adults, as well as people with special needs. In his free time, Paul enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, travelling, and sports.
Katie is a NASM Certified personal trainer, weight loss specialist, nutrition, and wellness coach with a passion to help people live a healthier lifestyle!
Katie will provide you with tools, guidance, support, education, and accountability that you need to become successful and will work with you to create a program designed around your individual goals, abilities, needs, and lifestyle.
To help you achieve success, her programs will incorporate strategies to improve overall fitness, nutrition, and mindset to allow you to develop healthier habits overtime and create results that last.
Katie specifically works with women looking to lose the excess body fat and anyone who would like to become more active to improve overall strength and health.
Contact coach Katie T to schedule your FREE consultation, today!
We understand how hard it can be to get up in the morning and make your way to the gym. We also understand the importance of making that trip. We pride ourselves on offering an atmosphere conducive to being healthy. New members can meet with and essentially interview a Court One personal trainer for free after joining. A lot of people are not familiar with workout facilities at the time of joining and we want to make that first experience a good one. During the initial meeting our certified personal trainer can help walk you through the facility and teach you about some of the equipment and best practices. If you choose you can then set up a personal training session where the trainer will begin to work with you on a tailored plan for your overall health and wellness.
We are providing a 30-day fitness package because we want everyone to feel more
confident in the gym and healthier than ever before! Our trainers are highly qualified and ready to help you reach YOUR goals!
Here is everything included in the 30 day package:
Functional training may lead to better muscular balance and joint stability, possibly decreasing the number of injuries sustained in an individual’s performance in a sport. The benefits may arise from the use of training that emphasizes the body’s natural ability to move in six degrees of freedom. In comparison, though machines appears to be safer to use, they restrict movements to a single plane of motion, which is an unnatural form of movement for the body and may potentially lead to faulty movement patterns or injury. In 2009 Spennewyn conducted research, published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research which compared functional training to fixed variable training techniques, this was considered the first research of its type comparing the two methods of strength training.
Results of the study showed very substantial gains and benefits in the functional training group over fixed training equipment. Functional users had a 58% greater increase in strength over the fixed-form group. Their improvements in balance were 196% higher over fixed and reported an overall decrease in joint pain by 30%
Our personal trainers will help you achieve faster results by creating a more efficient workout. Creating a workout unique to your body and your individual health and fitness goals.
Every person is different, the diet that worked for somone else might not be the one for you. Working with a Court One personal trainer can insure you get a program tailored to your needs and one that fits your goals.
Learn proper technique and form. If you’re not exercising the right way, it can actually hurt more than it helps. By applying proper technique you’re maintaining safety and also getting the maximum benefit from your workout.
Setting and maintaining appropriate goals. Our trainers will be there to support you in your health goals. Insuring support and accountability each week. Many people never acheive results merley becuase they are accountable to only themselves. A personal trainer should be that person that helps push you through your workout and praise you for your accomplishments.
Nutirional guidance is another benefit of a persoanl trainer. Many trainers have extensive information on nutrition and how different foods affect your mind and body. Please run your routine by a personal trainer to see if your current lifestyle or work out plan is actually helping.