About Me

Being an athlete has always been an integral part of my life, and as time goes on, I realize that participating in sports at multiple levels of my life requires not only that I learn the skills for the sport, but also the importance of caring for the body that helps me perform my best. I've learned... more less
Profession
Expertise
Degrees
BA Exercise Science, Trinity Christian College
Years Experience
5-6 years
ACE - Personal Trainer
Verified
American Heart Association
American Heart Association
Hoffman Insurance

Rita's Locations

Fitness Pointe - Trainer/Instructor
9950 S. Calumet Avenue, Munster, IN 46321

Additional Information

Rate
$47.00 / hr
Subject to rates of Fitness Pointe facility
Payment Methods
Cash, Personal Checks, Cashier's Check
Awards & Accomplishments
Female Athlete of the Year (2007); Trinity Christian College
NCCAC All American Track & Field (2007)
Illinois Marathon- Urbana, IL (2009)
Mini-Indy 1/2 Marathon, Indianapolis, IN (2004)
Lake Shore Half Marathon-Chicago, IL (2005)
Several 5k Placement Awards (2005-present)
Heritage Haul 1/2 Marathon, South Holland, IL (2012)
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Gender
Female
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Client Reviews/Comments

5 reviews
P Medellin
On May 17, 2015
I was apprehensive about hiring a trainer, but after having knee surgery, I needed some help. Rita is a trainer at Fitness Pointe, Munster, IN, who makes an effort to meet the members when she is on the floor. She is always available. After having a conversation about my health goals, Rita made some suggestions. I followed these suggestions but decided I wanted more. Thus, the training began. Rita customized a program for me. She knew what I wanted to improve upon and that is what we worked on. Her workouts were rigorous, varied, and designed to build strength. To motivate me, Rita provided articles to read, she encouraged nutritional changes, and checked my food journal regularly. She measured me at the beginning of our training commitment, in the middle, and at the end. I had weight loss and also lost inches. :) Rita was professional. She was always on time and flexible in the scheduling if adjustments needed to be made. Rita builds a relationship with her clients. She is an attentive listener that is soft spoken but firm in her commitment to achieve your fitness goals. I would highly recommend Rita for your trainer.
Kolandra Carpenter
On Mar 11, 2012
I feel that Rita makes a customized workout just for you. It is not going to be easy but she makes sure to whip me into shape. I am just one month in and I am feeling fantastic and looking forward to great results. She makes me feel as tough and empowered not just over my weight but my life choices. She is fun and I look forward to many more "burns" with her!!
Cheryl Walker
On Feb 25, 2011
Rita is absolute the best! She has great techniques, is an excellent instructor and motivates you to continue when you think you can’t go on. She mixes it up and adjusts workouts to progressively build strength and endurance. I’ve seen great improvement in my muscle tone, weight, and overall wellbeing! I never thought that I’d enjoy working out but low and behold…I look forward to Rita’s visits! This is by far one of the best investments that I’ve ever made for myself.
Annette Robinson
On Jan 19, 2011
There is never a dull training day. Rita takes HOME personal training and really makes it PERSONAL. Every session is unique and well planned for me. She makes something that I need to do into something that I look forward to doing.... most of the times!?!?
Catalina Bickerstaff
On Dec 20, 2010
Great trainer! We’ve been working together for about three months. Helped me realized that it’s possible to work out at home and helped me find my strengths. Worked on my resistance; learned a lot of different exercises. I am very happy with her.

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