Training

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Personal Training

Whether you're just starting a wellness program or want to take your workouts to the next level, our certified personal trainers are here to help you achieve your fitness goals. 

Packages and Pricing

Personal Training Packages

Initial Training Package 

This all-inclusive service provides you with an overview of your current fitness levels and helps kickstart your wellness goals. The package includes the following:

  • Initial consultation and fitness assessment (75 minutes)
  • One training session (60 minutes)
  • Dietary analysis (60 minutes)

Fee: $75 (normally $100)

Take 25% off the initial training package from January 6–31. Limit one per customer. Must be used within six months of purchase. 

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Returning Client Package

Clients must purchase and complete the initial training package before purchasing returning client packages.

  • One session: $55 
  • Three sessions: $145 
  • Five sessions: $230 
  • 10 sessions: $440 
  • 20 sessions: $855 

Buddy Training Packages

Have fun and save money by signing up for personal training with your workout buddy!*

Initial Training Buddy Package 

This all-inclusive service provides you with an overview of your current fitness levels and helps kickstart your wellness goals. The package includes the following:

  • Initial consultation and fitness assessment (75 minutes per person)
  • One training session (60 minutes w/ buddy)
  • Dietary analysis (60 minutes per person)

Fee: $135

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Returning Client Buddy Packages 

Clients must purchase and complete the initial training package before purchasing buddy personal training packages.

  • One session: $65 
  • Three sessions: $155 
  • Five sessions: $240 
  • 10 sessions: $450 
  • 20 sessions: $865 

*It is asked that clientele represent themselves as having similar goals.

Personal Training Drop-In Sessions

Personal training drop-in sessions are available to all students who wish to learn more about personal training, exercise tips, or have general exercise questions. No appointment needed. Visit the member services desk for more information.

Winter quarter sessions (January 20–February 7)

  • Mondays | 5–6 p.m.
  • Thursdays | 10–11 a.m.

Fitness Testing

Fitness Testing Services

Living Well offers several services to help you assess your fitness levels. All services are available to all UC Davis faculty, staff and students.

Body Composition

Get an individualized body composition profile from a certified personal trainer.  Each 15-minute session includes an electrical bio-impedance measurement, waist-to-hip ratio measurement, and body mass index (BMI) measurement to help you progress toward your fitness goals. After purchasing your session online, please visit the Living Well office to set up an appointment. 

Winter quarter dates and times:  

  • Tuesday, January 14 from 12–2 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 30from  10 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 12 from 5:30–7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, February 24 from 4–6 p.m.

Fee: $5

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Fitness Assessment

Let our certified personal trainers evaluate your present fitness level and provide you with general guidelines to help reach your goals. This service includes measurements for resting heart rate and blood pressure, height and weight, body composition (using skinfold calipers or bioelectric impedance), cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, and flexibility. After purchasing your session online, please visit the Living Well office to set up an appointment. 

Fee: $50

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Nutrition Consultation

Our nutrition staff is here to help check out your daily diet, review your wellness goals and make recommendations. After purchasing your session online, please visit the Living Well office to set up an appointment. 

Fee: $5

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Custom Fitness Training

What is Custom Fitness Training?

Are you involved with a department or club on campus and interested in creating a fun and interactive environment for your group? Are you a coach looking for new and creative forms of cross-training for your team during the off-season? Our team of group exercise instructors and personal trainers can develop a personalized, safe and fun program for your group whether you need a one-time class or a month-long training program. 

Who Can Benefit

  • Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) and Sport Clubs
  • SPAC student groups
  • Student clubs and organizations
  • Sororities and fraternities
  • Campus departments or offices on a regular basis or as a team-building event
  • Resident advisors for your dorm floor or dorm building
  • Special event coordinators (pre-season training, workshops, conferences, seminars)
  • Teaching assistants: provide “active” office hours

Advantages of Custom Fitness Training

  • Maximize time with efficient, tailored workouts.
  • Create an interactive social and team environment with your group.
  • Cross-training during the off-season.
Fees

UC Davis student group: $60 (ARC) | $70 (off-site)
Non-UC Davis student group: $80 plus day pass fees (ARC) | $100 (off-site)

Registration

To sign up, please return your completed request form at least two weeks prior to the requested date. Custom fitness classes are dependent on both instructor and space availability.

Personal Trainers

Alexys

My name is Alexys Thiemann. I began dancing, gymnastics and figure skating when I was young and continued with those practices until early high school. Once I entered my undergraduate studies at UC Davis I became a ballet barre class instructor, where I fused the movement background I had from…

Alisa

I’m a 3rd year Biological Sciences major who somehow ended up in California despite being born and raised in Massachusetts. Although I hope to pursue physical therapy in the future, I figured that personal training would allow me to help people while I work…

Austin

I have been involved in sports and athletics for most of my life. I stand 6' 8'' tall and have played basketball from the age of six and through high school. Once attending UC Davis, I decided to try out a sport that I previously had never heard of: rowing. Joining the Men's Rowing team on…

Brandon

Hi, I’m Brandon Coyle. Born and raised in the Bay Area, I currently attend UC Davis as an undergraduate studying Managerial Economics. I have participated in a wide variety of sports throughout my life including flag football, boxing, soccer, baseball, track & field, and tennis. When I…

Brei

I’m a Minnesota girl who ended up in California during a 12-year career in journalism. I grew up playing soccer, hockey and running track. I played college hockey at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. After I moved to Sacramento I found another outlet to play competitive sports. I played four…

Edith

I am a third-year student majoring in Clinical Nutrition. I was born in Los Angeles but grew up in a small town in Guatemala. During my time living in Guatemala, I did countless hikes, participated in marathons and I was also part of different soccer, basketball, and…

Harry

I grew up in the SF bay area and hold a bachelor's degree from UC Davis. Although I've always had a reasonably active lifestyle, I came to athletics as a young adult. My interests have been diverse – with periods devoted to yoga, mindfulness practice, weightlifting, and in recent years…

Johnny

My name is Johnny Le and I grew up not too far from Davis in Elk Grove. I am currently a 4th-year Biological Sciences major with an interest in exercise physiology. I have been active for most of my life, but it really seemed to take off during my high school…

Melissa

My name is Melissa Garcia Galvan and I am currently studying Clinical Nutrition and working towards pursuing a career in physical therapy. Before coming to Davis I lived in a small town located in the Eastern Sierras of California called Mammoth Lakes. Throughout my life I have been…

Ngoc

My name is Ngoc Nguyen and I’m originally from Vietnam. When I was 9 I moved to the United States and have lived here ever since. I first became seriously interested in the weight training 4 years ago, and it has become a large part of my life. My interest in…

Nicole

Hey there! I’m Nicole, a UC Davis alumni with a passion for all things health and fitness. My fitness background is varied - I grew up playing multiple sports, competed in powerlifting during high school, then turned to yoga, cross training and gymnastics, earned my degree in…

Olivia

I’m going into my fifth year here at UC Davis majoring in Human Development. I’m from San Luis Obispo where I grew up training with my dad who used his specialization in kickboxing and jiu-jitsu to train UFC fighters after his professional boxing career. Outside of MMA, I was…

Rachel

My name is Rachel Rose Saenz, and I am currently a 4th year here at UC Davis studying Clinical Nutrition with a minor in Exercise Biology. I am originally from Oakland, CA and transferred here from Merritt College last year. I grew up athletic playing many sports, but the only one I…

Stephen

I was born and raised in Santa Clarita, CA- about 45 minutes North of Los Angeles. I was extremely overweight for the majority of my childhood and teenage years. However, I never let my weight stop me from being active and doing things such as skiing, playing football,…

Sulyn

Hi! My name is Sulyn Harvey.  I was born in Wuhan, China and moved to Los Angeles, California when I was just one year old.  Being active and competing in sports have always been a huge part of my life. My favorite sports growing up were soccer, water polo, and swim. Moving to Davis…

Tim

I come from a loving family of 5 that resides in Los Angeles, CA. I grew up loving sports and as I got older it translated to exercise and personal training. The interest started to grow from having football workouts of my own,…

Tommy

Hi, my name is Tommy Tran. When I was younger I struggled with my weight. Although I wrestled throughout high school, my otherwise sedentary lifestyle and poor dietary choices caused me to become overweight. Eventually, my unhealthy lifestyle began to take a toll on me. It was at the point that…