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Bob Beahm
Fitness Coordinator, Personal Training & Assessments

Cassell Fitness Center

Recreational Sports & Fitness 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016 United States

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Personal Training at American University is available to all students, faculty/staff, and Rec Fit members. Now is the time to reach your health and fitness goals. Personal Training offers multiple benefits including personalized programs and nationally recognized certified Personal Trainers to ensure safe and effective exercise programs and flexible training options to fit your schedule.

Visit Cassell or Jacobs Fitness Center to sign up or get started now by requesting a Personal Trainer. For questions about the training program, please contact Bob Beahm:

Personal Training Packages

There are a variety of services and packages to meet your needs. New clients begin by purchasing a Fitness Assessment. After the assessment, our standard sessions are 60 minutes. 30-minute sessions are available if you are pressed for time or have a busy schedule. If you want to work out with a friend or a group of friends, our Buddy or Small Group Training packages are a great way to save money and add accountability for one another. Buddy Training sessions are for 2 people and our Small Group Training package is for a group of 3-6 people.

Standard sessions run 60 minutes. 

Fitness Assessment: $35.00
Single Session: $80.00
Three Sessions: $225.00
Five Sessions: $350.00
Ten Sessions: $650.00
Fifteen Sessions: $885.00

Are you pressed for time? 30-minute sessions are great for anyone with a busy schedule or for folks who want less day-to-day instruction.

Three Sessions: $120.00
Five Sessions: $185.00
Ten Sessions: $335.00

Working out with a friend or co-worker is a great way to save money and add accountability. Sessions are for 2 people.

Three Sessions: $255.00
Five Sessions: $400.00
Ten Sessions: $750.00
Fifteen Sessions: $1,035.00

Grab your friends and join us for small group training. If you have a group of 3-6 individuals who would like to work out with a personal trainer, small group training is for you!

Five Sessions: $450.00

Additional Fitness Services

Fitness Assessment: $35.00
Series of measurements to help determine various components of physical fitness. Includes heart rate, body composition, blood pressure, flexibility, and cardio & muscular endurance testings.

Body Composition Test: $12.00
We use the skinfold technique to determine the percentage of lean mass and fat mass that comprise your body.

Meet the trainers

Bob received a Bachelor's in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and a Master's in Health and Fitness from the University of Pittsburgh. Bob is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a certified strength and conditioning Specialist. He is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist through American Council of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

Maddy is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). She is currently working toward earning her BS/MS in Health Promotion at American University and also works as a fitness leader at Cassell Fitness Center. Maddy played volleyball and soccer in high school and was also captain of her cross country team. She is currently focusing on full-body strength training and enjoys running in the occasional 5K race with friends. She relies on Chance the Rapper to help her power through her workouts and loves to refuel with sweet potatoes and peanut butter post-workout. 

Jesse is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He received his Bachelor's in Health and Exercise Science from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. He has specialties in group personal training and sports performance training. He is a Native Washingtonian who has coached Football and Track & Field on many levels. He enjoys playing basketball and flag football. His favorite band to workout to is Rage Against the Machine.

Lauren joined AU in Fall 2017. Lauren's main position on campus is serving as the Fitness Coordinator of Wellness & Special Events.

Jack is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). He is a current student at American University studying Public Relations and Strategic Communications with a minor in Marketing. In high school, Jack was captain of his lacrosse team and led his team to two state championships. Currently, Jack's training is a mix of strength training and body building. During his training sessions, Jack listens to German rap to help keep him focused on his lifts. After his workouts Jack recovers with a protein shake and Rice Krispies cereal.

Brady is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He received a Bachelor's in Psychology from Ohio University in Athens, OH. He is currently pursuing his Master's in Health Promotion Management here at AU. Brady also serves as the Health Fitness Supervisor at Cassell Fitness Center.

Adam is a Certified Personal Trainer through American Council of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He is currently working on his Bachelor degree in Biology and plans to attend Medical School after graduation. Adam also works as a Fitness Leader for RecFit. In 8th grade he started studying and competing in Taekwondo. He is a first degree black belt with experience in other martial arts such as Jiu-Jitsu, Krav Maga, and Muay Thai. His experience with martial arts led him to his full body strength regimen at the gym. He enjoys hard rock playlists like Metallica at the gym and going to Terrace Dining Hall after a workout to recover.

Allie received a Bachelor's in Health, Physical Education & Exercise Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master's in Health Promotion & Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), a Level 1 Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting, a Certified Health Fitness Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and a Certified Health Coach through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Allie has experience working with a wide variety of populations through many different fitness domains including weight loss, strength and conditioning, injury prevention, wellness coaching, and endurance training. Allie has been involved in many team sports throughout her life including basketball, field hockey, and soccer. She currently enjoys running, Crossfit-style workouts, and yoga. After a workout, she likes to refuel with anything she can put peanut butter on. 

Ashley is certified through Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). She has been Personal Training at American University since 2014.  

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