Training Tips

Meet Trainer Gavin

Club Julian members enjoy FREE personal training with their membership – always. Get to know our knowledgeable team of trainers and schedule an appointment with one today!

Hometown: Cambridge Springs, PA

Education/Degrees:  Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Edinboro University

Certifications: CPR/First Aid, Certified ACSM Exercise Physiologist

Why did you decide to become a personal trainer?

I really enjoyed the training that …

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30 Days to a Faster 5K!

CJ Trainer Mike Salamon, a certified running specialist, recently offered some training tips for more established runners who want to clock in under 30 minutes for 3.1 miles.  Check out what the expert has to say on the subject of a faster 5K!

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5 Tips and Tricks to Maximize Your Treadmill Workout

Taking your workout indoors doesn’t necessarily mean settling for a stopgap cardio workout on the old “dreadmill” until the sun comes out again. So how can you make the treadmill a more enjoyable and beneficial experience? Here are some ideas from Trainer Mike Salamon.

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NEW! Strength Training with Jordan Debuts in January

Club Julian is pleased to be able to offer a new 12-week series entitled “Principles of Programming” with certified personal trainer and powerlifter Jordan Gates. The series will take place on Saturday afternoons beginning January 26th.

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Rethinking Weight Loss with Strength Training

The number one reason why people join a health club is weight loss.  And while an aggressive cardio routine coupled with dietary discipline may still be the fastest path to immediate results, it may not be the most sustainable approach in the long-run.  Many of today’s adult exercisers, especially females over age 30, are discovering …

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Move to Improve! Advice on Starting Your Fitness Journey from Trainer Alex

For many people, especially those new to exercise, the hardest step to take is the first. Club Julian personal trainer Alex K. discusses the new member experience.

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“Train to Gain” Muscle with Club Julian’s Trainer Anthony

Most people who come to Club Julian list weight loss as one of their primary goals. But there are members who want to get bigger. Trainer Anthony weighs in with some training tips to build muscle.

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Trainer Tip: Improve Workout Efficiency with Super Sets

To some, “super sets” sound like an extremely challenging series of strength training exercises. In reality, it’s more about workout efficiency than intensity. Read Trainer Alex’s tips for incorporating super sets into your workout routine to get better results!

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Trainer Tip: Shock Your Muscles by Shaking Up Your Routine

Club Julian personal trainer Anthony O. believes that your strength/muscle-building workout *routine* should be anything but. Here’s how to add a variety of different workouts to your arsenal to empower progress toward your goals.

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