Trainers

Trainers

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Whether you're coming back from an injury, looking to train for an up-coming event, or just looking for a gym to call home, we have many different options for you and your family to reach your full athletic potential.

Darin Rell

Owner / Trainer

With a background as an Exercise Specialist at St. Luke's Rehabilitation institute, Darin decided to start Speciality Training, Inc. in 2002. Since then, he has logged over 30,000 personal training sessions under his belt. In addition to his clinical background, Darin has been a 360 lb. Powerlifter, to a 240 lb. Marathon Runner. This unique life experience allows him to relate to the needs of every individual. With Darin, you can rest assure that you will never do anything that he hasn't done himself.


ACCREDITATIONS
  • Bs. Exercise science
  • Cft-ISSA
  • Owner of Specialty Training since 2002

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Bob Omlin

Trainer / Vice Prsident

Bob has 18 years of Coaching experience. He works with all ages and populations. In addition to being a trainer he is also the Jumps and Combined Events Coach for Eastern Washington Universities Track and Field Team.


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Gabe West

Personal Trainer

I believe in fitness from the inside out. That being said, I bring a holistic approach to training, meaning that I focus on the whole individual rather than just the individual’s physical capabilities. How fit can you truly be if you are mentally and emotionally stressed out from work, relationships, financial stressors etc.? Have you ever noticed how much harder it is to workout after eating junk food or getting a poor night of sleep? All of the aforementioned stressors need to be addressed if you want to be the most vibrant and well-rounded individual you can be, let alone see results in the gym. Training in the gym will add years to your life. Leading a life with a healthy balance of work and play will add life to your years. My training philosophy addresses both pieces of the puzzle—the fitness piece, and the lifestyle piece. My mantra…. Stay humble. Stay hungry. Stay Happy. Looking forward to meeting you!


Accreditations
  • BS Exercise Science
  • NSCA-CPT
  • CF Level 1
  • OKC Certified Kettlebell Instructor

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Quintin Barnard

Ever since I was a little boy, exercise and fitness have always been a huge part of my life due to my love for playing football and baseball. These sports have greatly influence my drive to constantly seek out ways to perform better and excel in games and practices. This passion for fine tuning your body to outperform the other team fueled my decision to go to Eastern Washington University to obtain a degree in Exercises Science. Now, as a personal trainer, I still enjoy fitness and I love assisting others in achieving success in their fitness endeavors. Understandably, everyone is different, not just with strengths, weaknesses or even bodies, but with their end goals. As my client, I can promise you that I will work with you to create a plan that we both agree is safe, effective and and will fit your needs like a well tailored suit. When you rely on me I will be your motivator, your friend, and I’m sure at times when you are working your butt off, your verbal punching bag, but that comes with being your trainer. Working out should be fun! And I will do my absolute best to ensure that each session we have together will be.


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Mikey Shaw

I am a strong believer that fitness is a journey, not a destination. I instill in my clients the appreciation for the process of changing ones life in a healthy direction. The small victories are just as important as the big one. I believe fitness goes way beyond making the body strong. Fitness promotes confidence in the individual. That confidence stems from the strength of character and discipline in takes to make healthy changes, and more importantly, to maintain them. Fitness teaches people to step outside of their comfort zone. Change is uncomfortable. Embracing it encourages a newfound bravery to fight through the challenging experiences we each face throughout our lives. I cannot promise the fitness journey will be an easy one, or that I will drag you by the hand to get you there. However, take those first few steps outside of your comfort zone, and side-by-side I will help you along your journey. NSCA CPT OKC Certified Kettlebell Instructor A.A.S. Health/Fitness Technician 4 Years MMA Experience


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Tracy Falkenthal

Personal Trainer / IFBB Pro Athlete

Tracy Falkenthal started her athletic career by refusing to take the bus to school as a young girl, only to roller skate instead. She worked as an athletic instructor at the YMCA in her teenage years, rowed for Berkeley High School, Boston University, Marin & now with Coeur D'Alene Rowing. In rowing she's won two national championships as well as the World Championships in 2011. Tracy won her IFBB PRO titles in Physique & Figure at Team Universe in July, 2017. Tracy's career path has taken her from Staff Sergeant in the United States Army, to restaurant management, & is now a retired firefighter paramedic of 19 years with Dallas TX and Alameda County Fire Departments. She retired from the fire service without injury 6/2016. Tracy is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer & ACE Certified Health Coach as well as an IFBB PRO Physique athlete. Rarely without a smile, Tracy has a passion and enthusiasm for fitness which is infectious and provides a fun and rewarding atmosphere for her clients. She emphasizes a balanced approach of both proper exercise and carefully planned nutrition to maximize goal achievement. Tracy has 1 son & lives in Idaho with her husband and dog, Tater.


Accredidations

Tracy Falkenthal, IFBB Pro Athlete

Owner of Tracy's Body Werks LLC

ACE Personal Trainer T174743

ACE Health Coach W49316

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Cindy Bourgoin

Personal Trainer

I am passionate about helping my clients achieve optimal health, and believe that when the body is given the best nutrients and appropriate exercise, we can have a life of vim and vigor, able to do the things we want! I recognize that each person is unique and different with regards to age, gender, and physical limitations, among others. I enjoy the challenge of finding the exercise prescription that best fits each individual given their unique circumstances. I know that quality nutrition is essential to achieving our best, and I teach lifestyle habits that support an active lifestyle. I motivate my clients to succeed in their personal goals. I am the trainer/nutrition specialist who will be in your corner leading you, encouraging you, and holding you accountable for what you tell me you want. I look forward to helping you. Be Health-Minded!


ACCREDITATIONS
  • CPT-NSCA, AASDN Nutrition Specialist
  • Certified Spinning Instructor
  • A.A.S. Health/ Fitness Technician
  • B.A.  Psychology/Dance

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Amy Black

Personal Trainer / Group Fitness Trainer

Execute, Educate, Empower are the three essential elements of training with me, which will get you the results you desire. I will put my time and expertise into listening to your history and goals to create your personal roadmap. Since life is constantly changing, our conversation will remain open and your roadmap may change from time to time. I will require you to execute your personal plan in the gym and at home. I will educate you about proper exercise and lifestyle management empowering you to become the best version of you possible. There is no easy fix, no magic pill, only consistency and commitment to your goals. I will ask you to step out of your box, learn how to be comfortable being uncomfortable one step at a time. With me, you will earn the results you deserve, and you won’t spend one day being sorry. For over 20 years my life has revolved around improving people’s lives and becoming the best trainer and fitness instructor I could be in order to best serve my clients. I’ve honed my skill, continued to study the science, and practiced what I preached every day, which resulted in the privilege of becoming a full-time firefighter for six years in Madison, WI. I would still be there today if I wouldn’t have met my husband in 2007 and decided he was worth following to Spokane in 2010. Although my goals have changed depending on what life throws at me, through it all, the one constant that has kept me grounded is my commitment to living healthy and fit. Make the choice now to let it be the constant in your life.


Accredidations

·         B.A. Exercise Science – Hamline University, St. Paul, MN 1996

·         NSCA CPT & CSCS – Certified Personal Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Specialist 1997 & 2004

·         Certified TRX Instructor

·         Certified AKC & Art of Strength Kettlebell and Battling ropes instructor

·         Certified Les Mills Instructor for RPM, BodyPump, BodyFlow, GRIT, BodyCombat

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Michelle Chaney

Personal Trainer

I believe that every day is an opportunity to get better. That may be in the area of fitness or nutrition, or it may be spiritual, relationships, communication skills, time management,meditation, or any other area. I believe in small sustainable changes that build on each other creating a foundation fora new healthier lifestyle. I believe that fitness and nutrition should serve the future version of you.


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Tyler Giffing

Hello, my name is Tyler Giffing! Exercise is everything to me. At a young age, I took on the role as my Mom’s personal Cheerleader. I encouraged her and motivated her on as she completed various races (Half-Marathons, Marathons, and 5X IronWOMAN). I love cheering for my Mom because she always has a smile on her face, and with all the hooting and hollering, she would push a lil’ harder. Always made me feel like I had a little part to do with that. With my passion for fitness, I attended Arizona State University and obtained my Exercise Science degree. Shortly after, I earned my American College of Sports Medicine certificate and pursued Personal Training. I love coaching and have an immense desire to help people. I want to help find the very best YOU, challenge you to overcome barriers, and lead you to be your best physical SELF. My motto: DREAM…ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE! I’m here to help, and I would love to help you become the best you.


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