Freshen Up This FALL with Erin Kershaw, M.S., ACSM-HFS!
With the start of fall coming this month, think about freshening up your fitness program. Change is good for the body and mind. We get used to our routine; Our body stops responding to our fitness program and our mind becomes bored.
Have you been enjoying the out of doors lately? Maybe participating in more aerobic exercise and fun in the sun? After age 40 we all lose muscle mass each and every year if we don’t regularly STRENGTH TRAIN. Not building and maintaining muscle could be one of the biggest wellness mistakes. Make it a goal to start strength training this month...research show benefits in as little as two session per week. Meet with a certified trainer and design a safe, fun, effective strength program to fit your schedule. The Edge At Ascutney Mountain Resort offers a FREE Personal Training Session with every NEW membership. Have you used your complimentary session already but are in need of another jumpstart? Bring in 3-non perishable food items in November and receive 10% off all personal training packages!
As the seasons change, take a look at your wellness program, make some changes and keep your body functional, mobile and strong!
Kim Jacobs, Corporate Wellness Director
TRAIN WITH ERIN KERSHAW, M.S., ACSM HFS
M.S., Exercise Science (CAAHEP), East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, 2012
Concentration: Strength and Conditioning
Thesis: The Psychological, Sociological and Physiological Effects of Group Exercise Verses Individual Exercise on Recreationally Active Collegiate Females
B.A., Sociology, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, 2010
Minors: Spanish, Public Relations
American College of Sports Medicine Health Fitness Specialist
AFAA Primary Group Fitness Instructor
I.C.E. Livestrong Cycling Instructor
YogaFit Level 1 Instructor
American Red Cross CPR, AED, First Aid
Often described as an “outdoor nut,” Erin is always up for an adventure, especially if it involves nature. When she is not coaching or training, Erin can usually be found exploring the mountains of New England, whether it be skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, camping, or hiking with her incorrigible but adorable black lab. Erin also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, anything sports related, volunteering, traveling, cooking, listening to live music, reading, and dancing with her well-known two left feet.
Erin is an American College of Sports Medicine Health Fitness Specialist with a passion for helping others to move, feel and perform better through intrinsic exercise and various types of functional movement. Erin lives by the mantra “progression not perfection, is what counts,” which coincides with her training philosophy, which is to train functionally, increase mobility, and to move often. In all aspects of life, including training, Erin holds a firm belief that it is vitally important to “do what you love and love what you do!”
"From my experience having Erin as a personal trainer, this I believe: She is somebody who sincerely wants to help you meet your goals. She becomes invested in you and she will help you develop and refine your goals if need be. Erin is genuinely concerned about you as a person to the point that you follow through as you do not want to disappoint her. She is bright, articulate, and very knowledgeable about fitness and health strategies. She knows how to reach just the right balance of pushing, encouraging, and refining. She develops programs for you to use for life and for living. She loves being a personal trainer, she loves working with people of all ages, shapes, sizes and abilities, and she enjoys sharing her expertise so it can make a difference in you as you want. You can feel it, you can believe it, and you surely will benefit from her greatly."