Jessica Gjertsen BSc. NSCA-CSCS
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Functional Movement Specialist (Level 2)
Poliquin Biosignature Practitioner
Jessica completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Nutritional Science & Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology from the University of Connecticut. She began her College career at the University of Memphis where she was awarded “Freshman of the Year” in the sport of Soccer. She still holds the record for “Most goals scored in a single season”. She then transferred to Connecticut where she played soccer for the Division 1 Huskies, eventually leading them to a second place national finish. As a student athlete discovered her love for Strength & Conditioning, she also has a great knowledge of injury prevention, joint health, holistic nutrition, and enjoys helping clients increase their strength and fitness to achieve their goals.
Jessica also is a road cyclist, mountain biker and gravel-grinder. She travels often and enjoys seeing the world while riding her two wheels.
A few fun facts are:
Favourite food (good or bad!!) – Anything French
Favourite sport – Soccer and Riding bikes
Favourite workout song – Silence
Favourite place to visit – the Rocky Mountains or Arizona
Favourite outdoor workout in Collingwood area – 3 stage mountain biking
Favourite exercise – Deadlifts and chin ups