Top 3 Questions I’m Asked When People Find Out I’m a Trainer


The conversations usually start off nice enough. You meet someone new, they ask you what you do and then the questions start coming. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I appreciate people being interested enough to ask beyond, “what do you do?” But seriously when I’m at a party or on vacation, the details of your diet or my workout are the last thing I want to talk about. Here are the top 3 things I’m regularly asked when people find out I’m a trainer.

  1. Oh you’re a trainer! Do you, like, workout every day?

Meet August’s Client of the Month – Laury!


What made you initially choose Nunn’s Performance Training?

Brian and Susie Singer recommended Nunn’s to me.


What have your accomplishments been so far?

My initial goal was to get in better shape and lose weight.  I have accomplished this so far but have more work to do.


How has your success in the gym impacted your daily life?

I feel better physically, as well as eliminated some of my back pain issues that I have had for a number of years.


What are your future fitness goals?

Same as my original goals, continue to get in better shape and lose weight.

Meet July’s Client of the Month – David!

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What made you initially choose Nunn’s Performance Training?

I needed a coach for Special Olympics, and I wanted to continue working out through the year and possibly compete in standard competitions.

What have your accomplishments been so far?

Since joining Nunn’s I have lost approx 20 pounds!  At this year’s Special Olympics competition I took all four gold medals and increased the weight in all my events.

How has your success in the gym impacted your daily life?

In my daily life I have seen an improvement in my stamina.  I also have more energy and feel better about myself.  I am doing better and taking care of my body and slowly making changes in my eating habits.

What are your future fitness goals?

Overall I want to continue improving my health.  I would like to build enough muscle and lose weight so I can look like a body builder.

Sports Injuries Happen – Here’s How To Deal With Them

“Success is not final.  Failure is not fatal.  It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

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It Happens

Let’s say you compete in a sport.  This sport can range from team sports like football, soccer, or basketball to individual sports like wrestling, powerlifting, weightlifting, or fitness.  You really enjoy the camaraderie of your teammates and competitors.  You really like training your ass off to be the very best you can be at your chosen sport.  You also really like the aesthetic, strength, and conditioning improvements that are an added bonus to training for your sport.   You’re passionate about it and have very lofty goals.  It’s part of your identity.

Meet June’s Client of the Month – Machelle!

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What made you initially choose Nunn’s Performance Training?

My friend from church, Amanda Aspling, is basically the marketing and PR head for Nunn’s (HA!)!  I saw all her FB posts and I had already decided I needed to make a lifestyle change.  I made a nutrition change but had not started any workouts/training so I decided to give Nunn’s a shot due to her major enthusiasm and happiness with her results and the trainers.

What have your accomplishments been so far?

I have shed weight and inches and can feel my strength and stamina skyrocketing!!!

How has your success in the gym impacted your daily life?

I feel SO much better in general.  My confidence and esteem are at a high they have not been at in years.  Playing with my son is less straining.  I just feel like I can do so much more and have so much more energy.

Meet May’s Client of the Month – Jason!

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What made you initially choose Nunn’s Performance Training?

I had a friend working out there and he recommended Nunn’s. I was looking to get back in shape and decided to try it out.

What have your accomplishments been so far?

I’ve lost weight, increased my endurance and increased my strength. I also competed in my first power lifting meet in March and hit some new PR’s.

How has your success in the gym impacted your daily life?

I have way more energy to take care of the day to day tasks. I’m less winded chasing my kids around and playing.

What are your future fitness goals?

My goal for next year’s meet is to squat 400, deadlift 430, and bench 240. I also want to keep losing weight and body fat while increasing my strength and endurance.

Meet April’s Client of the Month – Misty!

Misty Cramer

What made you initially choose Nunn’s Performance Training?


Fun and success is why I chose Nunn’s.  I heard about the Fitness Challenge a few years ago and decided to participate.  The tire flipping and other events were so much FUN.  After that, I did the 3 free training sessions. Jason corrected my form on deadlift and squat which helped my knees.  I realized that Jason was more than the average trainer, he had actual credentials.  He has a master’s degree in physical education. His knowledge is evident when he coaches me on injury prevention and how to get stronger. FUN initially got me in the door. The success, continued fun, and community atmosphere keep me here.


What have your accomplishments been so far?


All of my lifts have shown improvement. I’ve competed in local strongman events and powerlifting events.


10 Active Outdoor Activities That You Can Do This Weekend

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August 2014 Nunn’s Canoe Trip

Spring has finally come! Wahoo!! While the weeds start to thrive and other green plants start to poke up from the ground, it’s time to remember what fresh air smells like. Leave your Netflix bingeing for another rainy day; it’s time to get outside! Here are a few ideas to get you moving and out the door.

  1. Gardening. Yeah, those weeds I mentioned above? They’re seriously starting to grow and now is the best time to get at them. Grab your gardening gloves and a trowel and play my personal favorite springtime game: “Is it a weed or a plant that I planted last year and forgot about?”
  2. Hiking. Go to a local or state park and enjoy the smell of the woods and the soft earth underfoot. Challenge yourself to tackle a big hill while you’re taking in your beautiful surroundings. Skip some stones and find a walking stick for good measure.

Meet March’s Client of the Month – Jennifer!

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What made you initially choose Nunn’s Performance Training?

 I was training a lot but doing mainly cardio specific activities.  I wasn’t seeing the results I wanted and some good friends said they had a fantastic trainer that focused on making you stronger.  I came to the 4th of July boot camp and loved the program and knew that I will get the muscle tone I needed if I worked out there.

What have your accomplishments been so far?

My body fat percentage has gone down a lot. I am now in the “high performance athlete” category, which I love. Mainly, it is my overall feeling.  I leave feeling powerful.  I have more energy and endurance in my everyday activity.  When I started back to running and training for the Mini-Marathon as well as the Spartan and Warrior dash, I have found it a lot easier to get through those. 

Thirty Three Random Thoughts, Quotes, and Ramblings

This month marks the 33rd time I’ve made the trip around the sun.  To commemorate it, I figured I’d give you 33 random thoughts, quotes, and ramblings.  Here they are:

1.  We don’t just die once; we actually die three times.

This is more of a philosophical idea than a physiological fact.  I’m not sure where I first read this, but the idea is that when you die you actually die three times.  The first time is when your heart and breathing actually stop.  You are clinically dead.  The second time is when you are seen the last time.  This is usually at the hospital or funeral home.  The third death, the most important one in my opinion, is when your name is spoken the last time.  This is a product of how much influence you had on the world.  Think about this one.  Most people’s names die out within a couple generations, but the one’s who made a big impact are spoken about for centuries.  A big goal of mine is to always leave a lasting, positive impact on the ones around me.