Personal Training

We are proud to add Personal Training to the Rec Sports Fitness Program. Our personal trainers are ready to create an exercise program to meet your fitness needs. Personal training is for everyone from the youngest to the oldest, to the beginners to the advance. If you need some extra motivation, or need help putting a weekly work out together, or just want to learn something new, we can help. All Personal Trainers are certified in CPR/AED and are certified PTs. You may ask yourself, why exercise is important to me and what the benefits are. Exercise can benefit you in many ways by:

-Improves your mood.
-Relieves stress.
-Prevents chronic diseases, high blood pressure, cholesterol, resting heart rate, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and different types of cancer.
-Helps you manage your weight.
-Boosts your energy level.
-Promotes better sleep.
-Can be socially fun. What are you waiting for?

Contact 227-2519 for more information today!

Cost per Six Sessions (Minimum required)
Student Members - $145
Faculty/Staff - $195
Community Members - $225

Cost per Buddy Training Session (per person cost)
Student Members - $17.50
F/S and Community Members - $21

Minimum of six training sessions.


Meet NMU REC Sport's Personal Trainers





Mind Body Soul Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor Jacqueline Gutenkunst not only connects with the body but also the mind and her spirit! High Energy call her firecracker, she will make you love to train and leave you wanting more! With having over three years of experience teaching Buts and Guts & Bootcamp, she is up to date with the latest workouts and training tips. With her HIGH intensity workouts from intermediate to advance she can make any workout fun and enjoyable always leaving you laughing. Her main goal is to have you connect with your well being, and too always have confidence in yourself when entering and gaining more confidence when leaving.




Andrew is currently a sophomore at NMU pursuing a degree in Sports Science. He has been an employee within the Rec Sports Department for the last year. Andrew has acquired his ACE Personal Trainer certification and has become the newest addition to the Rec Sports fitness training staff. Andrew is also a certified Lifeguard through the American Red Cross along with certifications in CPR, First Aid, and AED. In 2015, Andrew’s 4x800m team took 5th in the MITCA D2 Team State Finals and 22nd in the MHSAA LP D2 State Finals. Andrew also received the MHSAA Scholar Athlete Award. He recently finished his second Triathlon.




My name is Brandon T. and I am a Nursing Student at NMU.  I've worked for the Rec Sports Department teaching fitness classes and training clients for over two years, and have roughly ten years of experience in the fitness industry. I am a 2x World Champion in Powerlifting with several World records. I currently compete in Olympic Weightlifting for the US Olympic Training Site at Northern. My philosophy of fitness revolves around circuit based training. I believe that it is the best way to burn calories and develop muscular endurance.  Feel free to drop into my class and introduce yourself!




To sign up call 906-227-2519 or stop by
Rec Sports Office
PEIF 126