Meet Liz, Your FRC Grand Rapids Stretching And Mobility Coach

August 30, 2023 | Grand Rapids

Meet Liz, Your FRC Grand Rapids Stretching And Mobility Coach

Meet Liz Wallinga, a beacon of dedication and expertise in the field of exercise science. As a certified personal trainer and a specialist in mobility and stretching in Grand Rapids, Liz’s unique and inspiring journey is all about one thing: helping individuals integrate exercise into their lifestyle and enjoy the process. Let’s delve into her captivating journey and see how she can revolutionize your fitness routine.

Background: From East to West Michigan

Liz’s story began on the East side of Michigan, where she grew up. She was an academic and athlete and loved by her peers, but she knew there was more to life than high school. Eventually, Liz leaped and went to college on the West side of Michigan at Grand Valley State University. The next four years marked a significant chapter in her life, fueling her passion for clinical exercise science.

Pursuing Clinical Exercise Science

Liz spent four years at the university honing her skills and understanding of clinical exercise science. This academic endeavor provided her with a comprehensive understanding of the human body, its movements, and the importance of exercise in maintaining health.

Internship: Learning Holistic Approaches

Liz’s thirst for knowledge led her to intern at i’move in Spring Lake for two summers. This experience exposed her to a more holistic approach to treating joints and movements, a perspective she would carry into her professional life. Her internship also exposed her to various ministries and community services. This makes Liz so interested in what we do at Motive; the blending of personal training and rehabilitation is right up her alley.

Becoming a Personal Trainer

Inspired by her experiences, Liz decided to become a personal trainer. She earned her certification with the American College of Sports Medicine, marking an important milestone in her career. However, Liz didn’t stop there. She’s also certified in Functional Range Conditioning and holds a mobility certification and the Functional Range Assessment (FRA) certification.

Liz’s Mission: Integrating Exercise & Movement

Liz’s mission is to guide individuals in embracing exercise and movement as a part of their daily life. She understands the challenges that come with this change, but she also believes in the transformative benefits it brings. Her goal is not just to train, but to inspire and motivate.

”My mission is to help you integrate exercise and movement into your lifestyle to bring about lasting change and to make the process enjoyable.” - Liz Wallinga, Lead Trainer at Motive Training Grand Rapids.

Stretching Grand Rapids: Liz’s Unique Approach in Grand Rapids

liz wallinga at Motive Training Grand Rapids

Liz’s approach to fitness is unique and compelling. Her emphasis on stretching has made her a sought-after mobility coach in Grand Rapids. She believes in the power of stretching and mobility exercises to improve overall physical health and performance. By offering personalized stretching routines tailored to each individual’s needs and fitness goals, Liz can help you achieve greater flexibility, reduced risk of injury, and improved athletic performance.

Advancing Mobility

Liz also focuses on advancing her clients’ mobility. She employs a variety of exercises and techniques to improve joint flexibility, muscle strength, and overall movement quality. You’ll find her in Motive Training Grand Rapids, where she employs all sorts of stretching and training strategies. For instance, Liz is a master at improving hip and shoulder mobility. Liz encourages her clients to pray for strength and progress in their mobility journey.

Working With Liz: A Journey To Better Health

Join Liz’s training sessions and experience more than just a workout. It’s a journey towards better health, improved mobility, and a deeper understanding of your body. With Liz, you can expect:

  1. Personalized Exercise Programs
  2. Hands-On Stretching & Coaching
  3. Mobility Enhancement Exercises
  4. Core Strengthening Workouts
  5. Ongoing Support & Motivation

But don’t just take our word for it; see what Liz had to see in our most recent reel on Instagram.

Conclusion: Your Path to Wellness Starts Here

Liz is more than a personal trainer. She is a guide, a motivator, and a partner on your journey to better health. So why wait? Start your journey with Liz today, visit her training center, and experience the benefits of improving your mobility and strength at Motive Training Grand Rapids.

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