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What to expect when you train with me

You can expect personalized, responsive, courteous, & prompt service! I make a point of considering your individual needs!

My favorite client story is

From Ashley Young: I am a 35-year-old happily married mother to 3! My whole life I have tried to eat right and stay fit. All you mothers out there know how difficult it can be to lose the "baby weight", so I took up running and have been doing it for the past 2 1/2 years. I saw some improvement, however not as much as I really wanted or was hoping for in 2 yrs. time. I thought I was taking care of myself , but I still had a "muffin top". Then one day my friend told me about Marlene. I called her right away and began my 1/2 hour 3 days a week training sessions immediately. I started in May and have been with her since and haven't looked back. Working out with her has improved my strength, my balance, the tone to my muscles (people I don't know compliment me on my arms), my confidence, & my eating habits. Marlene is like an encyclopedia with plethora of information about nutrition. I am not yet where I want to be for my fitness level, but I know Marlene will get me there. She knows my goals, she knows my weaknesses and strengths and she challenges me to do my best & for that I am grateful. Ashley Young :)

Rates

$25.00 per session 1/2 hour
$40.00 per hour 1 day per week
$30.00 per hour 2 days per week

Availability

Monday 6 am-8 am & 2 pm-8 pm
Tuesday 6 am-8 am & 1 pm-8 pm
Wednesday 6 am-8 am & 2 pm-8 pm
Thursday 6 am-8 am & 1 pm-8 pm
Friday 6 am-8 am & 2 pm-8 pm
Saturday 6 am-1 pm
Sunday 6 am-noon

Languages spoken

English

Specialties

functional training, health fitness, personal training, strength and conditioning training, weight loss training

Photos

  • Marlene Harris Strength And Conditioning Trainer Mesa, arizona
  • Marlene Harris Strength And Conditioning Trainer Mesa, arizona
  • Marlene Harris Strength And Conditioning Trainer Mesa, arizona

Philosophy

My approach to fitness is a blend: variety & fun, cleverly concealing a foundation of solid training principles geared to generate results!

My favorite exercise is

Lunge with dumb bell curl to overhead press; it provides full body conditioning, plus core stabilization.

Training Since

1997

Gender

Female

Certifications

NASM, NSCA, CSCS

My favorite quote is

You can't out train your nutrition!

Experience

Experience, continuing education, caring, and just plain fun are the cornerstones of my approach to fitness & weight management. My diverse background of exercise & martial arts practice, teaching experience, & academic study have contributed to many success stories these areas. My academic work includes psychology, exercise physiology, nutrition, kinesiology, & honor's research in the psychological factors affecting immune function & chronic pain conditions. After an extended academic journey, I graduated with honors from ASU with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (2007). This education prepared me for my certification with the National Strength & Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (continuously certified since 2008). My martial arts training includes Japanese sword (since 1994), bo staff, Shaolin Kenpo karate, & Modern Arnis. I hold rank in each & teaching certificates in both Japanese sword & Modern Arnis, & successfully completed the International Sports Sciences Association's Specialist in Martial Arts Conditioning certification. Prior to my adventures in personal training, I taught cardio-kickboxing and a martial arts/fitness mix to small groups for over 10 years. My approach to fitness & health improvement is a blend of variety, progression, & fun, cleverly concealing a foundation of solid training principles geared to generate results & help you enjoy the journey there!