Connie Bechtel

Connie Bechtel has been in the health and fitness field for over 15 years. She has a Master’s degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with a concentration in Performance Enhancement. She has numerous personal training and group exercise certifications, including: National Strength and Conditioning Association- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS), National Academy of Sports Medicine- Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES), National Association of Speed and Explosion (NASE), Human Kinetics Advance Sports Nutrition, Functional Movement Specialist (FMS), TRX Force Level 3 Instructor, Zumba, Madd Dog Spinning and USA Boxing.

Connie has been involved in fitness since a young age and competed as a collegiate athlete in field hockey, and as an amateur and professional boxer. She is currently working for the U.S. Marine Corps as a tactical strength and conditioning specialist and has worked with a variety of clientele, from the “average fitness seeker” to professional athletes. She has always been a firm believer in making health and fitness a lifestyle, not just a hobby.

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” -Mahatma Gandhi

My Articles:

Killer Core Beginner Workout

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A strong core is the basis of all effective functional movement. A weak core is a fundamental problem that leads to inefficient movement and eventually to injury. The most important aspect of any training program, whether it’s for an athlete or a 60 year old woman - or someone who wants...

Fun, Fast and Fat Burning Workout

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It’s been said before that if you want to LOOK like an athlete, you have to train like an athlete. If you want to be lean, be strong, and function powerfully then you need to train like those who are. Speed, Agility and Quickness, or SAQ, drills are some of...

Get Envy-licious Legs and Booty

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J-Lo, Beyoncé, Sofia Vergara, and Jessica Alba - what do they all have in common? A rear view that leaves an exclamation point! While part of their great assets can be chalked up to genetic gifts, the other part comes from training and hard work. What is the best way...