Wendy Larkin Personal Training
Customized Exercise for Continued Recovery
With a focus on individualized training, Wendy Larkin will tailor exercise programs to fit your unique needs. Whether it is recovery from illness, strength deficits after injury or holistic lifestyle coaching, Wendy will guide you in a complete wellness program.
Wendy Larkin is a Certified Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist (MES-A) with the Medical Exercise Training Institute. She will develop safe and effective exercise programs for cardiovascular, neurological, metabolic and musculoskeletal disorders after discharge from physical therapy or chiropractic care.
1 out of 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. As a Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist, Wendy will create individualized exercise programs depending on your needs and treatments received. This will help minimize treatment side effects, correct range of motion and muscle imbalances, minimize pain and increase your energy.
There are more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. People of all ages, sexes and races have arthritis, and it is the leading cause of disability in the United States. As an Arthritis Fitness Specialist through the Medfit Education Foundation, Wendy provides safe programming to prevent further joint damage and focuses on flexibility and strengthening the joints.
Wendy creates training programs tailored to your personal goals. Whether you want to build strength, increase core stability, improve cardio performance, or activity-specific training, she can provide exercises unique to you.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more than 795,000 people experience a stroke every year in the United States; 610,000 of which are first-time strokes. Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds and it is a leading cause of long-term disability (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).Certified through the Medfit Education Foundation, Wendy uses a neuro-centric (brain-based) approach to assess and train to further aid in the recovery after a stroke.
As a Master Nutrition Coach with Precision Nutrition and a coach with the Functional Nutrition Alliance, Wendy provides education as well as lifestyle management coaching. Combining a complete nutrition assessment with your fitness or health goals, you can optimize your results and wellness.
Stretch & Myofacial Release
For tight muscles, aches, and pains, Wendy will work with you on stretching and myofacial release techniques to provide relief.
Wendy Larkin is a Certified Personal Trainer, Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist, Cancer Exercise Specialist, Stroke Recovery Fitness Specialist, Arthritis Fitness Specialist, Menopause Fitness Specialist and Master Nutrition Coach.
After leaving a successful career in finance to start her family, Wendy discovered her affinity for fitness through practicing martial arts. By combining her analytical skills with a deep knowledge of the musculoskeletal system, Wendy has become known for her ability to identify imbalances and weaknesses to create individualized programs.
While working with clients facing medical challenges, Wendy realized the need for additional expertise to provide appropriate conditioning for those individuals. Focusing her education to address those needs and over 20 years of training experience, Wendy effectively coaches a wide variety of clientele.
Wendy's credentials include: National Academy of Sports Medicine - CPT, CES, PES, FNS, MMACS, Precision Nutrition - Level 2 Master Coach, Functional Nutrition Alliance - Functional Nutrition Coach, Medical Exercise Training Institute - Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist (MES-A), CETI Cancer Exercise Training Institute - Cancer Exercise Specialist, Medfit Education Foundation - Stroke Recovery Fitness Specialist, Menopause Fitness Specialist and Arthritis Fitness Specialist, Evidenced Based Fitness Academy - Level 1 Barefoot Training and Level 2 BarefootRx Specialist.