Mary Frances Walters
Certification Level: NASM-PT, Licensed Massage Therapist
Personality: Relaxed & Ready
Availability: Early evening, Evening
Hometown: Fish Creek, Wisconsin
Years training: Year 12
Health and Wellness Specialties: Pre-post Natal, Orthopedic Rehab, Weight Managment, Toning, Diabetes
Sports Training: Bootcamp, Tennis, Teen Sports Training, Kettlebells, Football, Hockey, Baseball/Softball, Running, Cycling, Water, Marathon Training, Triathlon Training, Boxing, Dance, Tennis, Mountain Climbing
Bio: Hi, my name is Mary Walters. I am originally from Fish Creek, WI. where I grew up no stranger to physical labor, bailing hay and picking cherries. I am the youngest of three very athletic children who have all turned fitness into a career. My brother is the head golf professional at Oneida County Club in Green Bay, and my sister is a Physical Education teacher in Janesville. I was a three sport athlete in high school and then went on to play college volleyball right here at UWSP. At UWSP I earned a Bachelor’s in Health Promotion/Wellness with an emphasis in personal training and facility management. I also have a minor in coaching and I am a licensed massage therapist. After I graduated I took a position as a personal trainer and massage therapist in Green Bay where I spent 4.5 years before returning to Stevens Point to join the Adventure 212 team.
Training Philosophy: … LIVE WELL….LAUGH OFTEN….and always remember … LIFE IS TOO SHORT
The Reason I Became a Personal Trainer: My passion in life is to help people achieve personal wellness in whatever capacity that may be. My goal is to always have my clients leave me feeling better than when they came in, and to always be able to put a smile on their face.
Why I'm So Passionate about Fitness: I have been into fitness my whole life and I was a athlete growing up. I couldn’t imagine myself doing anything else. Fitness has allowed me to combine my love of people with my love of health.
My Approach to Training People: I believe that there are many ways that people can be successful when it comes to fitness. There is no one set plan that is meant for everyone. You need to fine what works best for you!
The Most Important Aspect of Fitness: You need to do what makes you feel good. Maybe it’s weights, cardio, yoga or a combination of everything. I don’t believe that there is a right or wrong way to be fit. As long as you are trying we can always find ways to improve.
Success Stories: I have had many success stories in my career. They range from 100lb weight loss, general fitness for people that were always scared to even step foot into a gym, to helping rehab patients regain strength and movement. I feel that you can always find success in every situation; whether it be big or small.