Alex Mellema

Alex is a personal trainer at the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids. She has a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Michigan State University. At MSU, Alex worked with the football team where she learned a comprehensive amount of information on strength training and sports conditioning. She is an ACE certified personal trainer, group exercise instructor, and is certified in TRX. Alex believes that the most rewarding part of working in fitness and wellness is helping people not only reach their goals, but exceed them. She enjoys working with all types of goals from running a 5k for the first time to working on sport specific skills. Assisting others to live a healthier lifestyle is what motivates her. She believes exercise should be fun, functional and individualized!