Personal Training

Personal training is a safe, effective and individualized approach to fitness. Our professional training staff is committed to helping each individual achieve his or her personal health/fitness, post-rehabilitation, and/or sport-specific goals through the utilization and application of sound training principles. All our trainers possess certification from a National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredited organization, or a National Board of Fitness Examiners (NBFE) affiliate. While each applies his or her own unique approach to training based upon personal philosophy, education and experience, all personal trainers adhere to the fitness guidelines set forth by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Moreover, all fitness training staff are required to possess Emergency Response Certification in First Aid, CPR and AED.

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  • Free Fitness Assessments

    Free Fitness Assessments

    FIU Wellness & Recreation Center-MMC (WRC) is now offering free Fitness Assessments!

    The Wellness & Recreation Center will now be offering open hours for walk-in fitness assessments. Come by anytime during the scheduled open hours for a fitness assessment or information on personal training services at the WRC. Clients will be seen on a first come first serve basis. Please note that the forms below are REQUIRED for a fitness assessment. 
    If you are not able to come during the open hours, please fill out the request form for a fitness assessment appointment. 

    Fitness Assessment Registration Form

    **Please complete the form above and you will be contacted to confirm your appointment with in 3 business days. 

    Location: All fitness assessments will take place at the FIU-MMC Wellness & Recreation Center.

    Measurements Taken:

    Height and Weight
    Resting Heart Rate and Blood Pressure
    Body Composition (Body Mass Index, Waist Measurements, Body Fat via BIA)
    Muscular Strength and Endurance Testing (Grip Strength, Push-up, and Plank)
    Cardiorespiratory Fitness/Estimated VO2max (Step Test or 12-minute Run Test)
    Flexibility Tests
    Overhead Squat Test

    To Prepare for the Assessment:

    Please wear comfortable clothing for exercise (t-shirt, shorts, and sneakers).
    Avoid exercise or strenuous physical activity the day of the consultation.
    Avoid food & tobacco 4 hours before the consultation.
    Avoid caffeine & alcohol 24 hours before the consultation.
    Drink an adequate but not excessive amount of water over the 24 hour period prior to the consultation to ensure normal hydration.

    Cancellations:

    Please be on time for the assessment. Your trainer will wait no more than 10 minutes after your scheduled appointment time.
    If you are running late or need to cancel last minute, please attempt to contact your trainer directly or call the Wellness & Recreation Center front desk (305) 348-2951 to have your trainer notified.
    If you fail to show up to your appointment without notification, you will not be granted another appointment until the following semester.

    ***One free fitness assessment per person/per semester. Failure to attend assessment appointment will result in forfeiture of ability to schedule an assessment for the remainder of the semester.

Begin Working with a Personal Trainer Today

Starting Summer B 2018, you must be a WRC member in order to take part in any personal training sessions. 
  • Review Our Staff: When selecting a trainer, it is important to make sure that he or she can meet your training needs and is someone with whom you are comfortable. We will ensure that your schedule matches with our trainers availability. Please take a moment to Meet Our Trainers by clicking the link above. You can select a specific trainer during registration, or indicate no preference. 
  • Review Personal Training Rates & Packages: We offer three different types of training: one-on-one sessions, partner sessions, and group sessions. Sessions are sold in packages ranging from 2 to 32 sessions. We attempt to keep rates as competitive and affordable as possible. Please review the rates and packages below before submitting a trainer request form.
  • Submit a Trainer Request Form:You will receive an email from our Graduate Assistant, Ashley Allen with your trainer assignment within 2-3 business days. Payment is due at the time of or prior to the initial consultation.
  • Initial Consultation and Fitness Assessment (required of all new clients): Once you receive your trainer assignment email, your trainer will schedule a time to meet with you to review your medical and fitness history with you and conduct a fitness assessment. The results obtained from the assessment will assist the trainer in understanding your current physical fitness level and needs. Your trainer will review your goals and develop a personalized fitness program based on assessment outcomes. 

Services & Costs

  • Bodyfat Assessments

    InBody Composition: Our new InBody scale brings you the easiest, quickest, and most precise BIA body composition analysis in the world! This state of the art scale measures your fat, muscle, and water levels in less than a minute. Plus, we will create a personalized profile for you and allow you to return within the semester to get a reading a to help you reach your fitness goals. Curious? Learn More.

    **Cost:
    Student: $25
    WRC Member: $30

    **Cost is included in the price of personal training packages of 6 sessions or more.

    To Prepare for the Assessment:

    Please wear light, comfortable clothing for exercise (t-shirt, shorts, and sneakers).
    Avoid exercise or strenuous physical activity 6-12 hours prior to the assessment.
    Avoid food & tobacco 4 hours before the assessment.
    Avoid caffeine & alcohol 24 hours before the assessment.
    Avoid showering or using a sauna before the assessment. 
    Avoid using lotion or ointment on your hands or feet the day of the assessment.
    Drink an adequate but not excessive amount of water over the 24 hour period prior to the assessment.
    Please use the bathroom before the assessment.


    To schedule an appointment, email Lindsey Meeks (lmeek002@fiu.edu

  • Fit Kit Package

    Fit Kit: A fitness assessment, two personal training sessions, and a metabolic test.

    PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to conduct Metabolic Testing until the WRC Expansion opens in Fall 2017. 

    Cost:
    Student – $75 ($55 without MET test)
    REC Member – $95 ($75 without MET test)

  • 1:1 Training Sessions Costs
    Student (all sessions 1 hour) WRC Member (all sessions 1 hour)

    2 sessions = $65
    4 sessions = $125
    8 sessions = $220
    10 sessions = $255
    12 sessions = $285
    16 sessions = $365

    32 sessions = $680

    2 sessions = $85
    4 sessions = $135
    8 sessions = $230
    10 sessions = $265
    12 sessions = $295
    16 sessions = $380

    32 sessions = $700

    *Payment can be made by credit card or ONE card.

    *Cash cannot be accepted.

    *Sessions expire 1 year from date of purchase.

    *Session packages of 6 or more include InBody Assessment.

  • Partner Training Sessions Costs
    Student & Partner (all sessions 1 hour)
    (includes pre-assessment)
    WRC Member & Partner (all sessions 1 hour)
    (includes pre-assessment)

    2 sessions = $32 ea.
    4 sessions = $60 ea.
    8 sessions = $110 ea.
    10 sessions = $130 ea.
    12 sessions = $150 ea.
    16 sessions = $190 ea.

    32 sessions = $350 ea.

    2 sessions = $35 ea.
    4 sessions = $70 ea.
    8 sessions = $120 ea.
    10 sessions = $155 ea.
    12 sessions = $160 ea.
    16 sessions = $200 ea.

    32 sessions = $370 ea.

    (*2 people at the same time; sessions must be done together at the same time)

    *Payment can be made by credit card or ONE card.

    *Sessions expire 1 year from date of purchase.

    *Partners do not need to make purchase of sessions at the same time. 

    *Session packages of 6 or more include InBody Assessment.

  • Nutrition Counseling

    Nutrition Counseling

    While it is within the scope of practice for our personal trainers to give basic nutritional advice (macronutrient levels and daily intake goals), individuals wanting a more in-depth look at micronutrient intake and/or guidance on nutritional deficiencies should consider scheduling a Nutrition Counseling appointment with the Health Living Program (wellness@fiu.edu). 

Required Paperwork

To prepare for your initial consultation with your personal trainer and/or your free fitness assessment, please download, print, and fill out all of the forms below.

You MUST bring the completed forms with you for your initial consultation. 

PAR-Q

Health History Questionnaire

Informed Consent

Physician's ClearanceIMPORTANT NOTE: You ONLY need to complete the physician's clearance IF you answer "YES" to one or more of the questions on the PAR-Q & You Form!

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Contact

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11290 SW 12th St.
RC 101
Miami, FL 33199
305-348-2575
camprec@fiu.edu

Hours of Operation

WRC-MMC

Monday – Thursday: 6:30 am – 9:00pm
Friday:  6:30 am – 7:00pm
Saturday:  noon - 6:00pm
Sunday: noon - 6:00pm

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