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Brenda Canning: Brenda,
a graduate from the University of New Hampshire, is an AFAA Certified
Personal Trainer with over 12 years experience. She trained for 3 years
with the US Olympic Field Hockey Tam, where she competed in the 1996
Summer Olympics and competed and traveled all over the world. Since
athletics have always been part of her life, she has learned to live
a healthy, balanced lifestyle, combining strength, cardiovascular exercise,
flexibility and nutrition to her everyday routine.
Brenda's specialties include: Sport Specific Training, Active Isolated Stretching, Nutritional and Weight Management Programming, Boot Camp, Balance and Functional Training, and Training individuals
with lower back, knee and hip problems. Brenda can help individualize a program
that work for you, along with motivation and meal management, she can help you
reach your short-term and long-term fitness goals for a happier, healthier life.
Tammy Bryant: Personal Trainer certified by the International Sports Science Association, ISSA. With 12 years of experience under her belt, Tammy has helped many clients achieve their fitness goals.
Tammy was an athlete who has participated in gymnastics, softball, volleyball, track and fitness training. She currently coaches softball in the local area for youth, high school and traveling levels. Tammy specialize in Strength Training, Youth Fitness, Senior Fitness, Injury Prevention, Sports Specific Training, PNF Stretching, Boot Camp, Plyometric Training, Speed Training, Bosu Integrated Balance Training, Sports Nutrition, Nutrition and Weight Management Programs.
Tammy is currently studying Alternative Health and Wellness Programs
Tammy believes that exercise enhances every aspect of physical and mental well being. That is why she works hard to encourage her clients through their tough challenges, as they achieve a more positive life style change to meet there fitness goals.
Nicole Cook: Nicole was born and raised in Oregon, moved to Florida in 2012, and is now happily residing right here on the beautiful island of Anna Maria. She spends her working hours helping people to create their best selves through health and fitness.
In high school, she was a part of a high level competitive State Champion Cheerleading team, and in addition was awarded the individual State Champion Cheerleader for Oregon, 1999! She was also a State competitor in track and field in various events. She went on to cheer in college as well. Coaching athletics has been a passion since the age of 20, where she began coaching toddler-5 year old gymnastics, and High School-level Cheerleading.
Nicole became a Nail technician and adopted a very sedentary lifestyle, over a period of 5 years, she gained almost 50 pounds of fat. "I know what it's like to feel uncomfortable in your own skin, I was miserable." After a couple years of yo-yo-ing weight loss and gain, she decided to become truly dedicated to her goals, and lost 48 pounds! She has kept it off for over 8 years! It wasn't long after that, she decided to help others do the same.
NASM certified for her first 4 years of personal training, she has over 6 years experience. She is currently certified with AFFA for group instruction, and Schwinn certified for Cycle. Nicole loves helping to educate all walks of life to live healthier, through weight loss, strength, corrective/healing, and class instruction.
In her personal time, her own fitness includes, daily foam rolling/trigger pointing, CrossFit, Personal Training (with PT Colin), Yoga, sprinting, swimming, tumbling, dancing and various movement skills.
Her other passions/talents are in Art (sketching, clay, painting, crafts), and Music (vocals). Nicole is a mother of two small dogs, which are enjoying living on AMI as much as she is!