Elena V. | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa
Elena Volfson


Bettendorf, IA.


  • B.A. Exercise Science (graduating 2021)


  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Specialty Areas: 

  • Strength training
  • Lower back rehab
  • Bodybuilding


  • Lifting for nearly four years and had online personal training clientele prior to joining the CRWC personal training group.
  • Personal Training specializing in geriatrics, balance, strength training, and high intensity 

StrengthFinders Strengths: 

  • Futuristic
  • Competition
  • Relator
  • Focus
  • Significance


  • Study
  • Eat
  • Sleep!


My love for exercise began at a very young age. I grew up with a power-lifting father and a yoga enthusiast mother. I found myself within the fitness industry my first year of high school when I joined my first strength and conditioning course. Since then, my love and passion for exercise and exercise physiology has flourished. My fondness towards fitness has lead me into my career path of choice: wanting to work as a sports medicine physician.

As your personal traininer, I will approach your goals as a life modification where there is persistent improvement. I will incoprorate challenges into our sessions, with the goal of helping you become the best version of yourself. I look forward to working with you!


If you want things you have never had, you must do things you have never done. - Push until it sucks....and then push some more! That is when you will see results. I love to remind my clients that expecting change but changing nothing results in insanity. You will not find anything within your comfort zone.