Our personal trainers

Jarkko Mäkinen
Contact: jarkkomail@gmail.com
Education: PhD in Educational Sciences, Coaching Specialist Qualification
Backround: I work for the national Olympic Committee as a Youth Olympic Coach. Besides competition oriented coaching, I am specialised on stretching, functional training, power training and endurance training. When I work as a Personal Trainer, I always aim at finding the best possible solution for the individual. I believe that the best results will be achieved, when the excercises feel both useful and convenient.
Expertise: learning, motivation, top sport, testing, gym training, body-weight training, nutrition and well being.

Ville Suominen
Contact: villesuom@gmail.com / 040-753 8435 (call weekdays at 10.00-12.00 or 19.00-21.00)
Education: Coaching degree
Backround: Professional athlete for 10 years (road cycling). Since 2013 working as a professional coach in Finland and USA). My clients are track runners, football players, referees, hockey players, fitness athletes.
Expertise: Plyometrics, strength training

Jani Rantala
Contact: koutsinkujeet@gmail.com / 045-8872238 / homepage: http://www.koutsinkujeet.fi / booking calendar: http://www.vello.fi/koutsinkujeet
Education: I have been educated in Trainer4you, where I graduated gym instructor and personal trainer. Right now I’m working on a Bachelor of Health Sciences, major in sports medicine.
Backround: The gym is familiar to me for 14 years. I fell in love with the sporty lifestyle and better body image. I want offer this same mindset for you and teach step by step maintainable lifestyle change, which carries on even if you had a bad day.
Expertise: New point of interest for me is connection of diseases, exercising, nutrition and mental health. I’m studying these things in my Bachelor’s degree.

Anni Toivanen
Contact: anni@uittamonkuntosali.fi / 0504323280
Education: Trainer4You Personal Trainer, nationally certified Swim Teacher, Spartan Gear Kettlebell – and Mobility trainer. I’m currently finalizing my studies to become a sports advisor at Kisakallio sports institute as an entrepreneurs apprenticeship.
Backround: I started to working as a swimteacher through my competition swimming background ten years ago. From there I have gradually shifted to train in different froms of excersizing on the dry land. At the age of 12 my former swimming coach took us to to the gym to do off season training, and that’s when I fell for it. I wasn’t naturally very sporty as a child, so training at the gym felt like the correct form of excersinign for me.
Expertise: I will gladly get you started with training at the gym or make excersizing a part of your life in general. Let’s find some motivation and new ideas for your training togehter and achieve a better healthier wellbeing for you! We can develop your muscles or swimming technique together while having fun doing so!

Anna Lilja
Contact: aiklil@utu.fi
Education: Master of Social Sciences, FAF Foundation, FAF Gym Instructor, FAF Personal Trainer, Äitiysliikunta akatemia Work out during pregnancy and motherhood level 1, Les Mills BodyBalance instructor, synchronized skating coach level 1 and figure skating coach level 1.
Backround: I work as group fitness instructor and personal trainer. I have also worked as synchronized skating coach. I started to train at gym 10 years ago. Exercise has always been my passion and I like to help you to find joy of it too.
Expertise: Lifestyle changes, weight loss, nutrition, muscle growth, mobility.