Personal Training

Russell Luce


Russell is a Certified Personal Trainer through Can-Fit Pro. He has a Degree from Brandon University in Physical Education and a Minor in Psychology. This year he is the personal trainer for the Brandon University women’s basketball team.

When Russell is not training in the gym, he is always looking for active challenges to try out. Russell has completed a 10 km race, half marathon, and is hoping to complete a full marathon in the future. He has done a triathlon in Clear Lake and the Mud Run in Dauphin. In the winter he snowboards, snowshoes, and enjoys the challenge of winter running.

Russell knows that each individual is different when it comes to health and fitness and is determined to find ways to make each client accomplish their goals. This can mean; losing weight, increasing muscle size, becoming faster or more powerful, increasing balance and flexibility or just overall strengthening of muscles.

It is Russell’s mission to motivate, encourage, and educate all his clients so they can meet their fitness goals; to make the training sessions effective and time manageable, while creating safe, and injury free programs that give maximal results.

204-727-5456 ext 203



Melissa Coates 


Melissa was born and raised in Brandon, MB.  She got her Bachelor of Physical Education Degree from Brandon University, and then went on to become certified through Can-Fit Pro.  Can-Fit Pro certified since 2013, Melissa has worked with many individuals with different fitness goals.  Whether it be building muscle mass, losing weight, or increasing flexibility and/or range of motion.  She also has a certification in YogaFit, and is Schwinn cycling certified.

In her free time Melissa enjoys, running, cycling, hiking, and playing soccer.  She has completed 3 mud runs, a triathlon, and a 10 km race.  Her personal fitness goals are to build muscle mass, continue doing mud runs, eventually be able to do an Olympic length Triathlon, and also complete a half marathon.  She also hopes to take up paddle boarding as a new summer sport.

Melissa’s goals as a personal trainer are to continue increasing her education and pass on new knowledge and information to clients.  She is dedicated to helping clients reach their personal goals in a safe and fun atmosphere.  She truly believes that everyone should be incorporating healthy lifestyle practices every day.

204-727-5456 ext 111


Personal Training Fees & Options

Getting Started Package

This five-hour training program includes your initial consultation and fitness assessment, three one-on-one personal training sessions, and a workout program specifically designed to suit your needs and help you reach your fitness goals. The Getting Started Package is perfect for members that are new to exercise and want guidance in how to best utilize their time spent at the gym. The package can also be used by more experienced members that are looking for new ideas to add to their current workout regime. This package is open to new personal training clients only.
Members: $200.00, Non-Members: $225.00

Package Description Cost
Program Design Have a program designed based on your personal needs & schedule. Members $80.00
Non-Members: $90.00

Personal Training

Have a qualified trainer assist you in maximizing your workout time for the best results.
  • 1 Session – Members: $50.00, Non-Members $55.00

  • 5 Sessions (pre-paid) – Members: $225.00, Non-Members: $250.00

  • 10 Sessions (pre-paid) – Members: $435.00, Non-Members: $475.00

  • Small Group Training (2 – 5 people) –  $45 per person, per session.
    *Register  at 
    204-727-5456, ext 111

 Nutrition Consultation Have a nutritional plan designed based on your body type, physical activity level, and personal goals.  Members: $100.00, Non-Members: $125.00
 Nutrition Follow Up A follow up to the nutritional consultation; track progress and re-evaluate your current meal plan.   Members: $45.00, Non-Members: $50.00
 Body Composition  Analysis of body composition using skinfold techniques and body type classification.   Members: $45.00, Non-Members: $50.00

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