BS, CES, CPT, CEO
Valorie holds two BS degrees, one in Food and Nutrition and one in Dietetics, with minors in Corporate and Community Fitness and Athletic Coaching from Minnesota State University. She is a Master Trainer for the American Council on Exercise and SURGE. Valorie holds multiple certifications through ACE, NASM and NSCA. She is an internationally recognized and sought after speaker and educator on many health and fitness topics. In 2015, she was awarded the coveted Personal Fitness Professional Personal Trainer of the Year Award.
As a personal trainer, Valorie exhibits a motivating hands-on training style. She enjoys the professional challenge of providing people with real world solutions to real world problems. She finds great joy in helping clients become pain free in their movement and activities of daily life and recreational interests. Valorie has numerous experiences with positive outcomes working with those who have experienced a loss in their mobility due to injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents, or from frozen shoulders or knee surgeries, and those who suffer from various diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis, Breast Cancer, Parkinson’s and Diabetes.
Valorie also enjoys working with athletes. As a competitive athlete in practically every sport (yes, you name it, she has conquered it) she is in a unique poistion to train most any athlete. She has competed in and helped others achieve amazing results in Triathlons, Half Marathons, Marathons, competitive and recreational Road Races, Cycling, Golf, Tennis, Gymnastics, Swimming, Soccer, Body Building, and Polo.
For her personal enjoyment and challenge, Valorie competes in 5K’s, 10K’s, Half Marathons, and is a successful Sprint Triathlete. Some of her accomplishments include winning her age group at the Indian Trail Sprint Triathlon in 2008; placing second in her age group in the Coliseum Rock and Roll Sprint Triathlon (2009); placing second in her age group at the West Point Lake Triathlon (2009); Top 15 age group finisher in the Iron Girl Sprint Triathlon in Georgia (2008 and 2009); winning the 2010 Life Time Fitness Indoor Triathlon Open Female Division and second in Mad Haeer Super Sprint (2012).
It is her love of fitness that keeps her excited about her career, and her competitive nature that pushes her to continuously challenge herself to be the best she can be. Ultimately, if you have the true desire to become a better you, Valorie can assist you. The combination of her ability to educate, motivate and lead by example is what makes her special.