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Susan Gilmore

ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312-2002

Susan entered the fitness field in 1980 as a group fitness instructor and in 1992 added personal training to the mix. Since 2003, Susan has conducted exercise programs for cancer survivors at Life with Cancer, while maintaining a heavy schedule of exercise programming with private clients. Susan has published trade journal articles on the value of fitness and wellness. For more than three decades Susan trained private in-home clients and conducted fitness classes for Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) and other organizations in Northern Virginia. She is the former Swim Coach for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA for which she was twice honored by the Washington Post as Metropolitan Swim Coach of the Year. Check out her other blog: Stay Fit with Susan at; and her web site Exercise for Cancer Survivors at

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, Exercise Science, California University of Pennsylvania

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Advanced Health + Fitness Specialist
ACE - Group Fitness Instructor
ACE - Personal Trainer
ACSM - ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer
NASM - Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)
NASM - Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)

CPR Certified

American Heart Association

AED Certified

American Heart Association

Additional Information


$90.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Personal Checks

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Master Trainer Bender Method of Core Training; 2 time Washington Post All Met Coach of the Year for Mens Swimming

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