Dan is the president and co-founder of the Functional Aging Institute and a best selling author of Never Grow Old!
With over 20 years experience in the field and having trained over 2,000 clients ranging from age 7 to 94. Dan received his PHD at Purdue University in Kinesiology with a minor in Gerontology. In addition Dan leads a team of 7 trainers at Miracles Fitness which has become an internationally known and visited facility. In addition to being an international speaker on the topic of aging and fitness Dan has also been involved in research on Alzheimers and Parkinsons.
coaching, training, grilling out, camping, being with family and friends, concerts, sports of all sorts
setting a goal for myself and being able to surpass it!
Greatest part about being a trainer:
being able to make a difference in someones life and motivating them to do things they thought they could never do before
What is your definition of exercise?
Being physically active in a way that increases your heart rate.
The sled push!
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Where can we find you when your not working?
With my friends and family, coaching wrestling at Harrison High School, Church, Buffalo Wild Wings
Readers Choice award winner for Best Personal Fitness Trainer in 2013
My favorite type of exercise is high intensity short burst training like HIIT’s or TABATA’s. You can get in a great workout and your heart pumping in a short amount of time! I enjoy spending time outdoors and cooking, but above all love being with my family and friends as much as possible!
When I am not working or getting a workout in myself I like to play golf, hunt, go to concerts, and hang out with my wife and dog.
BS in exercise science, certification CSCS
I am a passionate fitness trainer, holding a degree in applied exercise and health from Purdue University. I am currently a certified trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine and a certified specialist through The Functional Aging Institute. I have had a wide array of training experiences, from high school athletes to seniors, and everything in between. During my work and internships, I have been exposed to the profound needs of the aging population. I am excited about the opportunity to share my observations and experience with an expanding population which can benefit significantly from the inclusion of the right kind of exercise in their daily
My name is Adrienne Westphal and I am from the West Lafayette area. I am married with two small children and a recent Purdue University graduate in May 2017. I have a bachelor’s of science in nutrition, fitness and health, and I am passionate about disease prevention by helping people of all ages focus on making healthy lifestyle changes through nutrition and fitness.