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Laura has over 30 years of experience working as a coach, personal trainer, educator,

public speaker and entrepreneur. She has a BS in Education and Health Education

from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and holds certifications in personal training,

senior fitness, Pilates, and online personal training.  
Laura is also co-owner of BLR Investments, and manages their portfolio

of rental properties in the northern Illinois area. 
Laura has produced over 100 workout videos on YouTube and runs two online workout membership sites, Get Fit Done Team Fitness Challenge and Body Basics, where she motivates people with customized fitness programming, gamified workout and nutrition challenges, and silly banter.  (Humor is one of her non-negotiables in life.) 
She has worked with kids, elite athletes, seniors, and everyone in between. She has trained people with severe health considerations including Progressive MS, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Glaucoma, T2 Diabetes, Parkinson's, and Amputation, and is a pro at working around pain and mobility challenges and supporting clients’ physical therapy programming. She has also

helped hundreds of clients in the 40+ age group regain strength and mobility

with her uniquely designed signature programming. 
She puts the personal in personal training, designing programs using fundamental movement patterns as the basis, but customizing every single exercise to meet each client

where they are, and applying just the right amount of progressive overload

(“push”) mixed with friendly (or sassy) support.  
She strives for safe, efficient, effective workouts that you don’t hate! 
She loves helping clients succeed, whether that means "I can see my abs!" or

“I can do 15 push-ups in a row,” or "my back doesn't hurt when I do gardening anymore!" but what she loves most is that moment it clicks that everything they do is now easier….  

When clients feel better, sleep better, like how they look, and

feel like they've regained their health! 
Laura is a keen observer and a dedicated coach.  She promises to help you

reach your goals in a safe and effective program if you promise

you're ready to make the changes necessary to achieve success! 

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