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  • Greg Sterner, Licensed Physical Therapist and Owner

    Years of Experience

    • 25 Years

    Credentials

    • Licensed Physical Therpist (BS in Health Sciences Northeastern University)
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
    • Certified Personal Trainer (American Council on Exercise)
    • Certified Nutrition Specialist (American Academy of Sport Dietitians and Nutritionist)
    • McKenzie MDT Certified
    • FMS Certified

    Ever since Greg Sterner was in high school, he knew he wanted to help people get fit, strong and stay that way. Greg decided to pursue his passion and graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy. For the past twenty years he has been helping people get in the best shape of their lives as a certified personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and a Nutrition Specialist through the American Academy of Sports Dietitians and Nutritionists (AASDN). In addition, Greg has also been helping people overcome injuries and obstacles to fitness as a Physical Therapist, with his elite certification as a McKenzie Certified Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment Clinician, as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Greg was eager to take his knowledge and experience helping people one step further, and in 2009 opened Fitness Together Point Loma, a one-on-one private personal training studio in the heart of Point Loma at Liberty Station. Now with the success of Fitness Together in Point Loma, The Sterners' have been able to realize of dream of operating a second location in Rancho Bernardo. Fitness Together specializes in one-on-one workouts with your personal trainer in a private training suite, where clients can work on individual goals and where trainers are sensitive to special conditions, such as injuries. In addition to changing the lives of his clients, Greg has volunteered and spoken to senior groups on such topics as arthritis and physical training. He has also co-presented seminars in La Jolla and Aspen, CO on sports performance training for athletes in all realms of sports. Greg also is a proud member of the San Diego Rotary while helping to mentor students interested in a health profession career.

    in my free time I like to
    Spend time with my daughters and wife in the great San Diego outdoors. We love to go hiking, spend time at the beach and traveling in the U.S. and abroad. I also love surfing, running and weight training. Reading and attending live concerts are also a nice luxury.

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  • Carlos Pena, General Manager of Fitness & Wellness/Certified Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 6 Years

    Credentials

    • BS in Kinesiology, Exercise Science and Health Science (CSU San Marcos)
    • NASM-CES (Corrective Exercise Specialist)
    • Balanced Habits Nutrition Coach
    • FRC-Ms (Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist)
    • NASM-SFS (Senior Fitness Specialist)
    • Living.Fit- Certified Kettlebell Expert

    Pain has been a constant variable on my mind ever since elementary school. I suffered from chronic lower back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, and ankle pain. This never ending increasing pain led me to aspire to understand as much as I could about the human body from an early age, especially while obtaining my bachelors in Kinesiology. Regardless of what your perfect balance of fitness factors are, I believe the only non-negotiables’ are effort and persistence. I strive to create authentic, meaningful relationships with my clients and view myself as more of a teacher than a trainer. I want you to walk away with the confidence that you can train yourself without the overwhelming struggle required to understand the complex underpinning mechanisms required to make practical decisions. So let me save you years worth of struggle and time and lets create a purposeful results driven program designed 100% for you!

    in my free time I like to
    Be an awesome father and loving husband. I live for quality time with loved ones, going on adventures, hikes, and anything in the great outdoors. I have a deep curiosity and desire to learn as much as possible related to self improvement, life, the human body, philosophy and psychology.

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  • Heather Bauer, Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 9 Years

    Credentials

    • B.S Degree in Community Health
    • Minor in Therapeutic Recreation
    • (St. Cloud State University, Minnesota)
    • Balanced Habits Life Nutrition Program, Certified Food Coach

    Growing up back in Minnesota our weather was not like California, so I really had to make the most of being active outdoors when I could! I was involved with sports, biking, skateboarding and rollerblading became one of my favorite. Like most people, as I got older, life gets in the way..especially when I went to college. Through my experiences with learning how important our health is, I found my real passion for leading a healthy lifestyle. I love being a part of others health and wellness journey and helping my clients through their struggles and to reach their goals, so they can feel better about themselves and to know that they are not alone. Whether it is helping clients lose weight, gain muscle or helping with aches and pains, I aspire to create an environment where people are getting fit while having fun! To stay motivated through all of life's struggles and to learn how to take care of their bodies.

    in my free time I like to
    Spend time outdoors rollerblading, hiking or going on walks with my husband. I'm obsessed with my cats and they can do no wrong! I like going to concerts and sporting events, especially football and baseball. I continue to learn more about being the best trainer I can be

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here’s how it works

complimentary

signature fit evaluation

A complimentary signature process where we learn about your goals, health history, and take you through a mini workout so we have the information we need to begin building your customized program.

full body assessment

A comprehensive fitness assessment to collect baseline metrics that will help us track your progress.

personal training session

Meet your trainer in your private suite (or virtually) for your 1:1 session to begin your completely customized workout program.

progress checks

A comprehensive assessment every 6 weeks so we can celebrate your progress and set new goals.

WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING...

  • I started working out after having breast cancer and heading to osteoporosis. My primary goal with FT was to increase bone density. I now have normal bone density.

  • Friendly people who care about helping you achieve your goals. FT helped me prepare to hike the Appalachian Trail at age 65. If you have the will, FT will show you the way.

  • I have been working out at FT for a couple of years and it has made a dramatic difference in my health. I no longer need hip surgery and I am able to dance and hike again.

  • The high quality training and nutrition advice at Fitness Together has helped me reach my fitness goals. I’ve lost 20 pounds and have a BMI of 22.8!