Hele Strong

HEALTH & HUMAN PERFORMANCE

SERVICES

*VIRTUAL TRAINING COMING SOON!

Sports Performance

Individual sports specific strength and conditioning is becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. An athlete with the proper strength and mobility not only gives them a step up on the competition but is a key factor in preventing injury. Additionally, not all sports tap into the same metabolic systems. When training athletes, I take into account their age, skill level, lifestyle, medical history, and the varying cardiac systems used in their sport.

Personal Training

With over 10 years of experience in the athletic and fitness industry, I’ve seen all types of goals, fitness levels, and training modalities. Upon our first meeting, I take you through a quick (non-scary) health and movement assessment. From there we get one complementary session to ensure a good fit for the both of us- the more I see you move, the more I’ll know the effectiveness of different exercises for you. Keeping the goal of a seamless integration of wellness into our lives, personal training is offered in 3 different package sizes and 2 types of monthly memberships.

Adaptive Fitness

Wellness for all. I truly love working with special populations and am both humbled and inspired by all my clients. Physical fitness safely incorporated into your daily routine can be beneficial whether training for a sailing competition or just looking to increase strength and mobility in everyday life. I have experience working with chronic diseases and injuries such as Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord fractures,  Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, cancer survivors, amputees, cardiac patients, and stroke victims.

Fitness is not the a one size fits all and is defined differently by each  person.
Whether you’re a full time athlete, parent, student, or working full time, we can integrate health and wellness into your life safely and efficiently.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

EDUCATION
Concordia University Chicago: Phd Health and Human Performance
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine: Post- Professional Certificate of Pain Medicine
University of Illinois Chicago MS in Exercise Physiology
University of Northern Colorado BS in Kinesiology + Biological Studies
Honors: Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program: Biomechanics and Human Kinetics

CERTIFICATIONS
National Strength and Conditioning Association:
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist CSCS, Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator TSACF,
Certified Special Population Specialist CSPS, Certified Personal Trainer, CPT
American College of Sports Medicine
Certified Exercise Physiologist C-EP, Cancer Exercise Trainer CCET
ADDITIONAL
USA Olympic Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach, StrongFirst Kettlebell L1,
TriggerPoint Myofascial/Active Release Therapy, Pre and Post Natal, TRX, ViPR, Animal Flow

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION CONTRIBUTIONS
Effects of exercise on acute doxorubicin-induced skeletal muscle dysfunction. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 48: 1468-73, 2016. Mentor: Dr. David Hydock
Single-Leg Dynamic Stability in Fit, Young Adults: Lower Extremity Strength and Core Strength as Predictors. Presented at the 2013 Rocky Mountain ASB Regional Meeting, Estes Park, CO, April 2013. Mentor: Dr. Gary Heise

ATHLETICS 
Wrestling: 2 x Fargo Jr. National All-American, Hawaii National Team Captain, Hawaii State Champion, 2x state placer
Judo Hawaii State Champion, 3x state placer

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