The reason you choose to join a fitness center could be that you are looking to get in shape, lose weight, improve your athletic ability or just feel good about your health. Regardless of your reasons for stepping into the gym, you can definitely see better results with a trainer. A personal trainer’s job is to help you stay motivated and teach you the proper way to move your body for the maximum benefit.

If you are self motivated, you may think that hiring a personal trainer at The Foundry is just a waste of money, but before you decide that you don’t need anyone to help you, please read the article below:

It is no doubt that paying someone to help you work out seems like an outdated practice in an age where anyone can download a free fitness app in seconds…

Meet The Foundry Trainers

Lisa Giglio

Personal Trainer / Nutritionist
Lisa holds a masters in exercise science and sports nutrition and is a certified personal trainer, health coach, strength and conditioning specialist, tactical strength and conditioning specialist and sports nutritionist. Lisa has been in the health and fitness industry for over 10 years and has experience working with clients towards a variety of goals including: Fueling for performance, healthy eating, muscle building, fat loss, pre/post natal fitness, injury prevention/recovery and sport/performance specific goals.  Lisa believes that staying fit and fueling for performance doesn’t have to be a chore if you can find the right motivation and an approach that works for you!

Michäel Kohler

Personal Trainer
Michäel is a certified personal trainer and sports nutritionist and comes with an extensive background. With 7 years experience as a Hospital Corpsman in the Navy, having served alongside both Sailors and Marines, his background in medicine, health and wellness, and physical training adds a unique vision on physical fitness and overall bodily function inside and out. Michäel is currently adding to his list of certifications as he pursues exercise therapy, corrective exercise, and tactical strength and conditioning specialist. His motivation is found through working with clients directly and in group settings to reach their goals through his key components of teamwork, commitment, and communication.

Lawrence Daise

Personal Trainer
Lawrence is a St. Helena Island, SC native and Certified Personal Trainer. After years of struggling with childhood obesity he began studying sports medicine and training in a high school strength and conditioning class. Since then he has spent year after year in the gym to not only work on his training but to help others build confidence in their own training along the way. Returning to South Carolina following 5 years of active duty service in the Navy, he decided to combine his passion for serving others with his passion for fitness. Now as a CPT he’s looking forward to helping others develop and reach goals for their fitness journey. Whether to build strength, muscle, endurance or to lose fat Lawrence believes that with faith and hard work no fitness goal is too large, often prioritizing his clients goals as his own. He also believes that all you need to reach yours is a safe, effective, and fun training program. Through 1on1 or small group sessions you can train with Lawrence as he works to guide you to your goals.

Trevor Wilson

Personal Trainer
Trevor has a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and is a certified personal trainer from the national academy of sports medicine. His passion for fitness is fueled from his experience when he lost 130 pounds in 8 months. With over 5 years of coaching experience he has an expertise in post rehab clientele and those with special exercise restrictions like overweight or orthopedic issues. He believes that goal setting is essential to getting the most out of your workout.

Kallan Fitzgerald

Personal Trainer
Kallan is a Certified Personal Trainer, Nutritionist, Health Coach, and Transformation Specialist. She has been in the health and fitness scene for over 8 years and certified for over 3 years. Kallan understands the habits and skills it takes to nourish the body and achieve sustainable results such as fat loss, muscle building, and proper recovery utilizing nonrestrictive approaches. She is currently adding to her list of certifications as she pursues Women’s Coaching Specialist and Corrective Exercise Specialist. Kallan’s passion and motivation is to help women become the best versions of themselves and have a goal to improve through progress over perfection. Health and Fitness is not a one-size-fits-all. You deserve to have your own unique approach to get you to your goals. If you have commitment, honesty, and effort, you’re already on the path to success.

Julia Parrish

Personal Trainer
My name is Julia Love-Parrish. My husband is in the USMC and we have 4 children. I graduated from Weight Statue University In 2015 with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, focusing on cancer patients. I am certified as a Cancer Exercise Specialist and a Personal trainer. I have a passion for CrossFit and trying just about any sport. If I am not chasing my kids around, you will see me at the gym.

Josh Lilley

Personal Trainer
Josh is a former Marine and new trainer. His experience in fitness goes back to his childhood growing up in West Virginia when he trained for local sports. He focused on wrestling which became an asset later in life when he became a mixed martial arts fighter. He likes working with every client but is very interested in working with young athletes looking for an athletic edge on their sports team.

Kristen Kollar

Personal Trainer
Kristen’s passion is to push her clients toward their goals one step at a time. She has been a personal trainer for 6 yrs and has seven certifications, while continuing her education to help clients achieve the best result possible with both one on one training and group classes. She specializes in personal training, exercise therapy, fitness nutrition, senior fitness, strength & conditioning, body building and physique and bikini coaching. Kristen also has an Associate’s of Psychology and is working towards a Bachelor’s with an emphasis on Life Coaching.

Why Work with a Trainer?

Working with a personal trainer is a great way to get in shape and break through plateaus. Even if you are in good shape, a trainer will push harder than you will push yourself or give you new ideas and workouts. Call us or send us a message if you would like to schedule a consultation with one of our certified personal trainers at The Foundry.

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