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Cortney Raubenstine

ACE Personal Trainer

MECHANICSBURG, PA

ACE Profiles |  Cortney Raubenstine

Growing up I was always thin and even had a hard time gaining weight. Since I was thin already, I never put much thought into exercise or being healthy. That is until I went off to college. The first girl I befriended had ran track in high school and was very fit. The one day I went to the gym with her and it was a total wake up call. I could barely run a mile and barely do 10 crunches. It opened my eyes to realize that just because your thin doesn't make you fit.

I worked out regularly throughout college, but didn't know much of what I was doing. After college is when I became bored with my workouts and I wasn't seeing results. I asked a guy friend who was knowledgable to teach me how to strength train. After a couple months I began to see results and was getting stronger. I loved every moment of exercising and pushing myself and it became my passion.

I began to really educate myself on fitness and healthy eating and it became a lifestyle for me. People started coming to me for advice and I would train some friends for fun and that's when it hit me; I said to myself "this is what I should be doing with my life." So a few months later, I was an ACE certified personal trainer and began my new career journey. There is no greater feeling then to help people become healthier and more active. It's such a rewarding job and i'm so blessed to be able to spread my passion to others.

I think it's so important for people to understand it doesn't matter your shape or size, you can do anything you put your mind to. I hope to inspire my clients and others by leading by example. I believe that when it comes to a healthy lifestyle it's all about balance. Eat healthy most of the time, exercise, get enough sleep, relax etc... but still enjoy life. That means you'll indulge in your favorite deserts and miss workouts occasionally and that's okay! Every person should find what works for them because we're all different. The most important thing is making those things a part of your daily routine. We're only given one body, so we need to take care of it the best we can!

 

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