Laka's effectiveness is largely related to her passion for health and well-being! She is able to empathetically see the full picture of her clients and help them navigate the challenges of a busy life in order to achieve their goals. With over 15 years of experience in the nutrition and fitness industry, Laka has a wealth of knowledge on how nutrition, physical activity, and stress management are all related.
Graduating from the University of Missouri - Columbia with a B.S. in medical dietetics and fitness and nutrition, Laka then went onto obtain her M.S. in Clinical Nutrition and American Council on Exercise personal training certification. She has gained a wide range of experience from a variety of settings including fitness centers, acute and long-term care hospitals, a military hospital, and a University.
Outside of her work responsibilities, Laka mentors dietetic interns from several universities, has given guest lectures at the University of Missouri’s College of Nursing, co-hosted Your Health Matters (a local broadcast radio show), and has served as Director at Large of the Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
What to Expect
Client's can expect a thorough initial assessment, nutrition plan if required, and regular feedback and communication in the style and frequency the client prefers.
Training philosophy: Get to know the client and the factors they affect their ability to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Use that information along with the client's input to develop a winning plan.
Client Success Story
Weight loss, strength gains, lower cholesterol, improve blood sugar, diabetes prevention. I have also helped women improve their nutrition to help their pregnancy outcomes.
- Bodyweight Training
- Circuit Training
- Functional Training
- High Intensity
- Personal Training
- Strength And Conditioning
- Trail Running
I Can Help You Accomplish
- Weight Loss
- Weight Gain
- Firming And Toning
- Increase Muscle Strength
- Forest Park
- 5595 Grand
- St. Louis , MO 63136
- Fuel Fitness
- 7901 Clayton Rd
- Clayton, MO 63117
- Shaw Park
- 27 S Brentwood
- Clayton, MO 63105
I can travel within 15 miles of zip code 63105
|Sunday||6am - 2pm|
|Monday||6am - 9am and 11am - 12pm|
|Tuesday||6am - 9am and 11am - 12pm|
|Wednesday||11am - 12pm and 4pm - 9pm|
|Thursday||6am - 10am, 11am - 12pm, and 4pm - 9pm|
|Friday||6am - 10am, 11am - 12pm, and 4pm - 9pm|
|Saturday||6am - 2pm|
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