"Find your place and make it okay."
- Jill Rooks
I was invited to one of Jill's Boot Camps a couple of years ago. All I thought was geez, boot camp...some yelling banshee ordering us into push-ups and pull-ups until we dropped. That couldn't have been further from the truth. Instead there was this pixie of a woman with the heart of a lion leading us through things that were both butt-kicking and fun. I can't actually say the hour flew by, but it was an hour worth every minute and second of it.
Two years later and Jill is still my go-to gal for a workout that will give real results whether individually or in a group. She has the natural ability to push and encourage you without calling you a wuss. Instead, she agrees that you could stop where it is challenging, you know how that feels, or push further and see where that takes you. I fall for that approach every time!
Jill is creative in her approach to training, using everything from TRX to hula-hoops. She keeps me true to myself and my goals. Whether you have spent a good portion of your life as a couch spud or you are an athlete looking for better performance and fewer injuries, Jill Rooks is the trainer for you! Please be warned, come prepared to SWEAT!" Dawn Gordon-Perine
Jill Rooks is an outstanding fitness trainer and a warm and enthusiastic professional. I have trained with her for several years and admire the way she constantly increases her knowledge and improves her teaching and exercise techniques.
The health and fitness information Jill provides is grounded in science, not fad and nonsense. She teaches her students balance and models the benefits of healthful nutrition, strength, flexibility and endurance for our bodies, and determination, openness and peace for our minds.
Jill cares about all of her students and inspires them to maximize their potential. She connects with each of them to make them stronger and healthier.
Her new studio, The Energy Lab, is a wonderful place to enjoy challenging and rewarding exercise." Philip M. Gold, M.D.
Thanks for all you are doing for the two of them. Perfect example, Dad slipped off the bed and landed on the floor, Mom called me and we would not have gotten him off the floor without your training for breathing. He is an old dog but still can learn some new tricks. This was critical in being able to get him off the floor." Anonymous
I always look forward to my training sessions with Jill. No matter how I feel when I get together with Jill, I always have a great workout and leave feeling great about the work put into the session. Jill has helped me to focus on areas that have helped move me from a six and half hour Half-Ironman time to a five hour and 20 minute Half-Ironman time. I also achieved a ten hour and fifty-six minute time on my very first Ironman and look forward to my improvement at my second Ironman later this year. Such improvement is due, in large part, to the refined exercises I worked on with Jill. Jill’s knack for finding areas and weaknesses and helping me strengthen them has been a big secret advantage that I have when competing in my age group. Also, Jill’s knowledge and attention to detail when working with me have definitely paid off! Thanks for everything, Jill!" Steve Rozic, Amateur Triathlete
TRX is about 3D training, using your body weight and balance. Jill Rooks is extremely knowledgeable and the master. She is worth the money. We are very careful about who we pay to train us. Jill is worth every penny." Anonymous
Jill has inspired me to continue training with her for the past 3 years. She is a very hands-on trainer who loves teaching and always changes things up. Her motivating attitude keeps me coming back!" Cheryl Carlson
I have worked out with Jill for many years and love her new Energy Lab Fitness studio. I fluctuate greatly in my physical abilities and Jill always can adapt my training to my needs. NEVER does she fail to get a great workout out of me !!! I have a workout partner and Jill tailors our workouts for each of us as individuals even though we train together. After having worked out in many different facilities over the years, I find that Jill " trains" me how to work out safely and with principles of physiology in mind. Jill doesn't just tell you what to do but demonstrates each technique. The Energy Lab classes are small and fun." Lucianna Pesavento
I just wanted to pass on my thanks to Jill for an excellent TRX boot camp training last month. Just about every evening since that day, I have been doing 30 minutes with the TRX, doing the same core exercises that Jill showed me.
It really has helped me during the last few weeks. I just completed the Carlsbad half marathon, which was my first half marathon that I did not have to run with knee braces and I finished 10 minutes faster than my previous record. I have also broken my times for running at 10 and 5 mile intervals and it all has come from building better core strength. The TRX and Jill's coaching really played a lot in those efforts!!" Dave Roberts
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