Who is Matt Crane, aka the HurriCrane? He is a normal, everyday guy trying to make a positive impact on people’s lives in any way he can. He strives every day to live a life of gratitude, humility, and passion to help others. His hope is that people see him as someone they can relate to, identify with, and ultimately be inspired to know they can have what they want in life. He brings passion, motivation, and intensity to each session, but most importantly, seeks to build and maintain relationships that focus on client development in and out of the gym. Matt truly wants a total change of self for his clients and not just a physical transformation. Whatever your goal – weight loss, muscle gain, or to simply achieve a new level of fitness, Matt will help you get there while chasing the bigger goal, improving your life beyond the walls of a gym.
Upon graduation from Mississippi State with a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology, Scott relocated to Birmingham; and ever since, has worked as a Fitness Professional. Over the course of his 11 year career, he has worked with clients with diverse fitness goals. He enjoys incorporating martial arts training into his clients’ fitness routines.
Scott understands the importance of nutrition in achieving fitness goals. He knows diet can help achieve a significant part of an individual’s goals. He customizes nutrition plans that easily fit with his clients’ lifestyles.
Scott believes that variety is an essential part of a fitness regimen. He constantly changes his clients’ workouts to ensure they are always engaging, challenging, and fun. This variety meets his clients’ needs as their fitness levels continuously improve.
Mike’s goal is to help improve his clients’ quality of life by being a teacher, mentor, motivator and a great communicator. Each client is different, and he listens to what his clients’ goals are and creates a plan to help them achieve those goals.
His training style combines the benefits of dynamic training and rehabilitation exercises, producing both increased muscle strength and improvements in body mechanics. Mike also likes to incorporate circuit training to advance clients’ cardiovascular health. Together, these training styles will help you feel and see the changes you are seeking.
He emphasizes the benefits of exercise and how strength, flexibility, functional training and proper nutrition can lead to a better appearance and positive outlook. His goal is to teach safe and effective exercises through great technique and superior form in a fun and enjoyable manner.
Susan Ozier graduated from Auburn with a degree in Exercise Science in 2005. She went on to get her Associates Degree in Nursing and worked as an RN for a few years before having her first child. After becoming a mom she chose to pursue her passion for fitness and has been helping clients reach their health goals ever since.
Susan believes in finding a healthy balance between fitness, nutrition, and having fun. She loves helping her clients find workouts they enjoy while she challenges them to achieve more than they thought possible. Her favorite part of being a personal trainer is watching clients develop a better sense of self confidence as they reach their goals.
By incorporating a wide variety of exercises and approaches, Susan helps make sure clients continue to improve and do not get bored. Whether you desire you lose weight, maintain weight, build muscle, or train for an event Susan has the ability to design a well rounded, fun, and challenging program to suit your needs.
Sam’s philosophy to personal training is never underestimate anyone and always overestimate everyone. With over 15 years of training experience, Sam believes that if you have faith in the person that you’re working with, you can accomplish amazing feats together. Sam doesn’t view training simply as a trainer-client relationship, but rather as a team that works together to achieve a common goal — willing to go the extra mile to help others reach their goals. He utilizes the same techniques that he incorporates into his own training and is readily adaptable to any challenge that presents itself. Sam believes that health is one of the most valuable commodities we have and the better in shape we are in, the healthier and happier we feel.
My goal is to help women feel strong, powerful and confident! Helping you discover a love for yourself starting from the inside out is what it’s all about. It is never too late to be the best version of yourself! Before starting my career as a personal trainer I was as a nutritionist. Being a big foodie, I specialize in creating meal plans catered your specific goals with foods that taste delicious! I help woman discover a healthy balanced lifestyle that works for them. We have one life, invest in your health now or pay for your illness later. Let me help you reach your dream body and health goals!
Upon graduating from the University of Arkansas Little Rock (BS in Health Science) in 2002, he began his career in the fitness industry. After spending 18 years with Lifetime Fitness, Jacob joined the Meta team and has been an amazing addition to the studio. With certifications from the Cooper Institute, NASM, and Ace, Jacob is knowledgeable and experienced.
Jacob brings a unique, diverse, and fun style to his workouts. From 20 years of experience in the industry, he’s worked with a wide range of clients and able to create plans for anyone—from rehabilitation, to high school athletes, to general lifestyle clients and beyond, he delivers an experience tailored to their needs. He believes that consistency is the key! Showing up, putting in the effort and making your health a priority are the keys to success.
Abby graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition Sciences and Dietetics. She then attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham to get her Master’s in Clinical Nutrition.
Abby has experience working with clients of all shapes and sizes. As a registered dietitian, Abby hopes to not only help people lose their weight, but also help them to achieve a new and improved lifestyle that includes good nutrition, exercise and a positive sense of health and well-being.
While primarily providing dietetic advice and support to individuals, Abby is also available for nutrition services such as: Article Writing: Consumer Press Education Health Promotion Lecturing/Teaching Media and Public Relations Mentoring and Coaching Nutrition Education Public Health Nutrition Radio Television