Bob Nelson

NASM Certified Personal Trainer, LMT

Bob Nelson

If you are new to exercise, back at it after time off, or training for an upcoming race, Bob will help you get on track. He brings a unique blend of education and experience to his clients. In addition to his personal training certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, he is a Licensed Massage Therapist, holds a Master of Science in Educational Psychology, Road Runners Club of America Certified Running Coach, and Corrective Exercise Specialist. This combination provides the understanding of both the physical and mental challenges of fitness and the “how to” necessary to reach your goals.

Bob brings a thorough understanding of the body to his work with over 15 years working as a massage therapist. His background in psychology sets the foundation for effective communication and support. He believes it is important to have a thorough understanding of his clients’ history and current goals in order to best design a personalized program. Each session emphasizes form and function. Clients appreciate his patience, teaching skills, and humor.

Unique to working with Bob is the option of combining massage and personal training. You can include a few minutes of massage pre or post workout to relieve tension or pain, improve function, and promote recovery. Come in for a stand alone session to address the root causes of imbalances, pain, and dysfunction.

For more information, go to BobFitPDX.com