Joe Thiel - OwnerNFPT Certified Personal Trainer
Joe's extensive background in fitness and his
passion for helping others achieve their physical best have positioned him as one of the most sought after personal trainers in the Springfield area.Fitness Together
is an expansion of his
former company, BodyCare Associates
, allowing him to train more people, empowering them to quickly and efficiently reach their fitness goals regardless of their age or current physical condition.Joe graduated from Bowling Green State University in Ohio with a B.S. in Health and Physical Education, where he accepted a graduate assistantship specializing in exercise physiology and nutrition.While at Bowling Green he taught undergraduate classes, served as assistant director of the Human Performance Laboratory and Cardiac Rehab Program, and directed the Adult Fitness Program.
Joe's experience also includes teaching high school physical education classes and coaching basketball at Canadian Bible College
while completing a Master of Divinity degree at Canadian Theological Seminary
became an assistant manager at The Club Fitness Centers
in Springfield in 1991 and Fitness Director in 1995 before establishing his personal training company, BodyCare Associates
, with his wife, Jill in 2000.
...Besides being a professional member of the American College of Sports Medicine, Joe holds several fitness certifications from nationally recognized agencies ranging from Medical Exercise Specialist (post-rehabilitation exercise) to pre/postnatal training to golf conditioning.