Jenny is a graduate of MSU with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. She is passionate about health and fitness and loves helping others learn and meet their goals! She is always setting goals with her clients and for herself. She grew up in sports all through highschool and some intramural activities in college. Once she really learned what strength training can do for one's body and mind, she started training more rigorously and then decided to help others find a similar path.
For Fun: Lift...duh! And other things, shop, beach, read, hike, travel...
Favorite Healthy Snack: Greek yogurt with something crunchy.
Favorite Cheat Meal: ICE CREAM!
As one of the owners of Battle Fitness, Jack strives to keep the club atmosphere good natured and community based. His main goal is to make sure each member feels welcome and part of the Battle Family.
Jack's jokester personality gets people laughing quickly and relieves the stress and nerves of coming to a new gym with a good sequence of "Dad Jokes".
Favorite Cheat Meal: What's cheating?
Favorite Healthy Snack: sauteed veggies with eggs
What does he love about Battle Fitness?: Regardless of their reason for being here, I appreciate that the variety of people and personalities still have the ability to create a community revolving around one thing.
Annemarie is a Leelanau County native that is passionate about helping people with medical restrictions reach their fitness goals. She works with clients that may have chronic disease, orthopedic injuries, and those coming off physical therapy wanting to continue with an exercise program. She specializes in working with cancer patients and teaches the Silver Rebels classes for seniors at Battle Fitness. She approaches all individuals with patience and a positive attitude. Outside of the gym she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 kids cooking, gardening, and enjoying all of the activities that our area has to offer.
For Fun: Read, paddleboard, ski
Favorite Healthy Snack: Nuts, banana, avocado
Favorite Cheat Meal: Nachos with homemade salsa
Bachelors of Science in Health Fitness in Preventive and Rehabilitative Studies 2007 Graduate
NSCA Certified Personal Trainer 2007-Current
CETI Cancer Exercise Specialist 2016-Current
CETI Certified in Human and Biomedical Research 2018-Current
Cowell Family Cancer Center Oncology Fitness Navigator 2016-Current
Co-Founder of the Journey Program™: a free 10-week group exercise program for cancer patients
Meet Our Staff
Lewis obtained his certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He has accumulated a wide variety of information throughout his years of self-training. Lewis has gained his extensive knowledge through numerous evidence based articles, 1000’s of hours of podcasts and several books from well known and successful fitness professionals and doctors. When he was in high school, he participated in football and wrestling, which lead him to the weightroom. Lewis had and continues to have a focus on improving performance on and off the field. Lewis has been self-training ever since. With all the accumulated information Lewis believes that you can improve your life through strength and good nutrition. Whether it be fat loss, sports performance, self esteem, muscle gain, general health, getting “toned” or whatever the goal maybe, he believes it can be achieved! Lewis has proven himself to make gains in the gym, and hopes to help others to achieve their goals.
For Fun: Lifting heavy stuff, hiking, kayaking, swimming, water stuff, reading, learning and hanging with family and friends.
Favorite Healthy Snack: Venison Jerky/sausage (high protein, quality fat and very tasty)
Favorite Cheat Meal: Sushi and brownies (not consumed together.
Alison attended Macomb Community College where she studied web programming. After moving to the Traverse City area in 2013, she discovered a passion for running. She paired that with her passion for cooking and started documenting her journey to hopefully inspire and help others. She has always had a drive for good health food consumption with a strong belief in quality over quantity, which made this even more important after being diagnosed with Celiac. Alison also spends time serving in her church doing tech production for kids’ services and volunteering for other family events.
For Fun: Kayaking, beach, rock hunting, hiking, running, photography, cooking, and baking.
Favorite Healthy Snacks: Veggies and Hummus or peanut butter….and pickles.
Favorite Cheat Meal: Gluten Free Doughnuts!!... and peanut butter.