Jacob F. | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

Hometown: Cedar Falls, IA 

Education:

  • M.S. Exercise Science 

Certifications:

  • CPT NASM & ACE
  • Health Coach ACE
  • Group Fitness Certified ACE
  • TRX
  • BOSU 

Specialty Areas:

  • Weight Loss
  • Individualized and group training
  • Nutrition
  • Functional movement 

Experience: I have been working in the health and wellness field for more than seven years teaching group exercise, personal training, and health/nutrition coaching.  

Hobbies: I love the hiking, snowboarding, spending time with my dog and grabbing a beer with friends at Big Grove.  

Bio: My passion for overall health and wellness started as a youth athlete and grew throughout the years, including during my own personal struggle after a viral heart condition caused a major weight gain in high school. I enjoy helping others to improve their lifestyle through activity, nutrition and lifestyle changes. I want to help you reach your goals through realistic means that will make it easy for you to maintain and continue to improve!  

Philosophy: “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” -Albert Einstein