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Meet The Trainer
Nathan is a veteran in the fitness industry with over 25+ years of experience. He has always had a passion for sports. In high school he was a three sport athlete (football, basketball & baseball) and went on to be a collegiate athlete at Bethel and played football, baseball and even track for a year. Nathan graduated from Bethel University and holds 2 bachelor degrees, Kinesiology with minors in Health & Coaching, and his second degree was his K-12 Teaching license in Health & Physical Education. Nathan brings a wide variety of experiences which include time spent in both Minnesota and California. He has worked in many types of settings throughout his career, from schools where he taught and coached to personal training studios as well as small and big health clubs.
Nathan (Coach Appleby) spent many years teaching and coaching at both Roseville and Forest Lake schools. Currently he is coaching at teaching in the Chisago Lakes School District. He has coached multiple sports including basketball, football, baseball and track, for more than 25 seasons.
His style of training encompasses core strengthening, flexibility and weight training combined with functional body movements in a metabolic conditioning format. One size does not fit all but Nathan is here to inspire and motivate each client to be their best and healthiest they can be. He can work with the client who wants weight-loss, general fitness or the athlete. Nathan can take the person just beginning their fitness journey to someone needing to change things up or be guided through more advanced techniques.
Nathan and his family of 6 live right here in the community. He is excited to be here and bring his experiences to the WCC and community! His mission is to motivate and inspire health and wellness to as many as he can.
Not sure if a Personal Trainer is right for you?
If you are unsure if a personal trainer is right for you, let's meet the trainer! Please contact us at email@example.com to set up a time to meet.
This will not be a sales meeting, the trainer will walk you through your fitness goals, give you an idea of what the training will look like, and then ultimately it will be up to you to decide.
How To Get Started
Stop by the check-in desk during WCC hours to get registered and paid. Once you've completed that, our personal trainer will reach out to you with dates and times that work for you.
45 minute sessions, ages 14+
- 1 Session - $65
- 3 Sessions - $180
- 6 Sessions - $342
- 12 Sessions - $660
Buddy (2 people)
- 3 Sessions - $90/Person
- 6 Sessions - $171/Person
- 12 Sessions - $330/Person
These rates apply to everyone - WCC Members and non-members, in-district and out-of-district. Same rate applies to all.
What does personal training entail? Why should I have a personal trainer?
Do you want to hire a personal trainer to help you get in shape, but wonder if you should spend the money? Working with a trainer can push your fitness level forward much more quickly than working out on your own.
Here are seven reasons why hiring a skilled personal trainer is a great investment:
1. Trainers provide accountability & motivation
Do you want to face your trainer and tell them that you didn’t work out yesterday? Sure, you can get this accountability from a dedicated friend who works out with you, but this is the trainer’s job. He or she has a vested interest in seeing that you complete your workouts.
Also, if you’re paying a trainer, do you really want to slack off and feel like you aren’t getting the most for your money? Money spent is good motivation to work out.
2. Trainers provide expertise
A good personal trainer will watch closely to ensure that you are doing the exercises properly to maximize your result and target the intended muscle group. Consistently doing an exercise incorrectly can lead to injury.
3. A trainer will push you just enough
A trainer will push you harder than you will push yourself, but keep you from rushing ahead too quickly.
Expert trainers know alternative exercises if you have difficulty with one or if you have an injury to work around. Sometimes a modified version of an exercise is necessary, depending on your fitness level. A good trainer will expertly shape an exercise for you.
4. A trainer helps you identify and reach goals
Together, you will create a set of attainable goals. He or she will help you attain them throughout your training and provide encouragement when discouragement tries to set in.
5. A trainer will personalize your workout
Quality trainers know how to customize a workout based on your individual strengths, weaknesses and goals.
6. Trainers can reduce the possibility of injury
An injury can derail a workout program and cause so much discouragement that you could lose momentum and determination to continue. A good trainer will help you to do exercises properly so that you won’t injure yourself.
7. No judgment
Each and every person has a different reason to workout. Your fitness level and goal will be fine-tuned to fit your body and what works best for you. The only negative you'll be seeing are the pounds and inches!