Personal Trainer Meg Brown

 

We are proud to announce that Trainer Meghan Brown recently became a member of Strength Collective. She brings a unique range of skills including a background in nursing as well as pre- and post-natal training fitness certifications. She has a great enthusiasm to her practice. And let’s be clear, if you’re a trainer and you don’t have some kind of enthusiasm for your work, maybe you should rethink this career. Meg believes progress is ALWAYS possible, no matter your age or ability.

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Fitness for Life

In Meg’s words…

I want my clients to have the confidence to run up 3 flights of stairs without getting winded.  To play a fast game of tag with their kids without blowing a knee.  To jump rope without a leaky pelvic floor.  Or maybe to finally be able to do a perfect pushup from the floor!  With focus and guidance, all of these things are within reach.

 
 
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Growing up in an active family, exercise was just something you DID.  I know this is not the case for everyone, and life often gets in the way of good intentions.  I will work with you to find a way to integrate more activity and movement into your daily life.  

Before shifting my focus to fitness, I was an oncology nurse for 9 years.  This background helps me understand the difficulties of living with chronic disease, and how to continue to be active through treatment. 

Also, as a mom to 3, I understand the demands motherhood places on the body and the mind, and I specialize in helping women make the transition from pre-natal to postpartum and beyond.  Once postpartum, you’re always postpartum, so this includes those who had babies long ago!  My small groups are a safe place for women to bond, to push each other and to discover their true strength.

My favorite modalities are strength training and yoga, but I also enjoy running, cross-country skiing, cycling and Crossfit.  I was a member of the UW-Madison rowing team in college, so get ready for some rowing intervals! 

  • NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

  • Pre- and Post-Natal Certified Trainer

  • Certified Yoga Instructor