Hi! I’m Robyn, your NJ personal trainer
I’m a NJ personal trainer, holistic health coach, nutrition nerd, and mama on a mission to educate and empower women through fitness and food. Whether your goal is to complete an obstacle course race, keep up with your kiddos, or anything in between, I can guide you there. My objective is to help you shift your habits and feel healthy, confident, and totally badass.
Thanks to my fitness enthusiast mother, exercise and nutrition have been a huge part of my life since childhood. With a license plate that said IWORKOUT and a body that proved her worthy of it, my mom was the epitome of perfect health at the time. So I was shocked when she lost a breast cancer battle in 2001.
Several years later, I was introduced to the concept of food as medicine. Immediately, I thought of my mother. I thought of her obsession with diet coke, butter sprays, and 8 calorie-per-ounce frozen yogurt, rather than whole foods. I wondered just how many chemicals she was ingesting daily, all in the pursuit of “good health.” And I remember thinking, how is there no acknowledgment of the role that diet and lifestyle play when it comes to illness? That’s what drove me to obtain a health coach certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2013.
I went on to fulfill what I knew was one of my mom’s own dreams by obtaining dual certifications in personal training. I studied with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the industry’s most well-respected accrediting body, and the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA). Upon completion I began training clients one-on-one at a New York City boutique gym and taught bootcamp classes on Long Island. As a native New Yorker, there were never any plans to become a NJ personal trainer, but as it turns out, relocating to Long Valley was one of the best moves for our family.
This isn’t just my job. This is my passion, surpassed only by the three loves of my life: my husband, Jeff, and our two boys, Luke and Aiden. When I’m not spending time with them or training clients, you can probably find me working out, reading up on the latest exercise and nutrition theories, binging on Sex In The City, or writing about fitness. I’ve been quoted in publications including Fit Fab Fun and Aaptiv, and have written for fitness websites and organizations including Fitness Goals and WOD Media.