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About The Fit Lab

We are a team of certified fitness professionals who are motivated to help others find balance in their lives, a passion for fitness and inspire lifestyle change for our clients. At The F.I.T. Lab, we strive to give clients a “personal” training experience that is unique, motivational and innovative while providing an environment that is both challenging and supportive.


As a staff, we believe that there is a fitness activity that can motivate all people and help them achieve physical and mental harmony.  Rather than utilize one method, we choose to use many different types of fitness modalities to give our clients balance and help them reach their fitness goals.  By utilizing components from many fitness models, we will place our own unique footprint on the fitness industry.


Private and Semi-Private Sessions /Group Classes
Work one on one or in a small group with a certified fitness professional. These sessions allow a client to get the personal attention they might need to achieve their goals. All programs are individualized and target specific goals of the individual or small group.


StrengthIN: Group Class

In StrengthIN group classes, Jamie uses a variety of strength training exercises and techniques including High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), circuit training and strength training to enhance your fitness level.

Boot Camp

This high intensity class is suitable for all fitness and ability levels. The class can be catered to the needs of the clients. Whether you are person who is attempting to lose weight or you're a fit individual looking for a great fat shredding, high-intensity workout.

Sunrise Fitness

No cup of coffee can wake you up like a good workout. Sunrise fitness will meet outdoors when weather permits, to enjoy the fresh air, beautiful sunrise, and morning birds, all while working up a sweat with body weight, HIIT, and team exercises.

Chizel Boxing Club

This class uses conventional boxing, Muay Thai and other martial arts striking skills as well as unorthodox combat techniques to provide a high intensity workout.

Elite Athlete Training

This training is designed to help athletes improve their speed, strength, explosiveness, mobility, agility and flexibility. Each athlete is individually assessed and programs are designed to address all areas necessary to help them be the best athlete they can be!

F.I.T. Lab Series

This speciality class series is designed for those clients who would like to improve their knowledge of any training area, modality or fitness area.

Fitness Foundations

This is an introductory class designed to assess each new client. Clients will be assessed for muscular imbalances, flexibility, joint mobility, as well as overall strength and conditioning.

Functional Fitness

This strength-focused class uses body weight and functional exercises to build a strong foundation. As clients master their own body weight, they will be progressively challenged with greater loads.

Metabolic Shred

In 60 minutes, you’ll build muscle, burn fat, and increase your metabolism using HIIT (high intensity interval training) exercises. Each session will be uniquely created to make you sweat.

Kettlebell 101

The kettlebell is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in a gym. Learn how to properly and safely execute one and two handed swings, learn the get up which is a total body exercise, core activation, and more. This class is 60 minutes and includes high intensity movement and kettlebell education.

Semi-Private Training

Workout with friends, family co-workers or join a new group in a fun, supportive environment. Unlike large group classes, our semi-private classes are specifically designed to meet the needs of each particular group.

Transformation Challenges

This holistic program will equip you with the tools to make a permanent lifestyle change. Challenges are 10 weeks and are done with cohorts of 15-30 people. Receive all the professional support that you need to transform your body and life.

Private Personal Training

During one on one personal training sessions, you are the focal point. Each training session is designed to meet your individual needs. Get the exclusive attention that will make you feel like a VIP client.

Women’s Boot Camp

This is a high intensity exercise class designed to improve strength, cardiovascular fitness, torch calories and tone and tighten muscles. Join other women as they push themselves in a supportive, non-judgmental environment.

Women of Strength Class

This class has workouts designed strictly for women! In this class you will focus on all the areas that women struggle with. Workouts will vary every class and you will be given modifications that you can do at home.

StrengthIN: Yoga

StrengthIN Yoga focuses on linking breath to movement. It will allow you to calm your mind, stretch and strengthen your muscles and recognize the mind/body connection. StrengthIN Yoga is appropriate for all yoga experience levels!

Our Team


Owner, The F.I.T. Lab, Co. & Chizel, Inc.

Tyrone, an American Council on Exercise (ACE) certified personal trainer and licensed physical education teacher is a three-time state high school track and field champion, former division I athlete and national track and field competitor.   Tyrone holds two Master’s degrees in Applied Kinesiology and Sports Management from the University of Minnesota. As a trainer, he prides himself in creating cutting edge fitness routines that are based on the pillars of compound and functional movements.  During a career that has spanned over two decades, Tyrone has worked with thousands of clients from ages 7-65+ and excels at designing innovative, individualized programs that can suit any client from elite athletes to everyday working professionals.  Minor continues to stay fit utilizing many types of activities ranging from boxing, sprinting, strength training and other modalities.  At age 40+, Minor maintains a body composition in the single digits and lives by the motto “I can’t teach it, if I don’t live it”.

You can reach Tyrone at thefitlabco@gmail.com or chizelinc@gmail.com.


Certified Yoga Instructor/Certified Personal Trainer

Jamie is a Registered Yoga Teacher, Certified Personal Trainer and owner of StrengthIN, Inc. Her passion for helping others achieve their fitness goals comes from her fundamental belief that strength starts from within – sometimes we just need a little help with finding and developing that strength. She enjoys teaching classes and providing personal training at The F.I.T. Lab where she creatively combines her background in yoga and weight lifting to enhance her client’s physical fitness and mind/body connection.

You can reach Jamie at strengthininc@gmail.com.

Michelle Anderson

ACE Certified Personal Trainer

My name is Michelle Anderson. I am a mother of three and an ACE certified personal trainer. My motto is that it is never to late to change your life and achieve your goals. I know what it is like to be 200 pounds and have to work your way back into shape. It is not easy and it is not something that happens overnight but I am here to tell you that it can be done and I will be here to support you in your fitness journey. I will challenge you and push you beyond where you thought you could go!

You can reach Michelle at avariellefitness@gmail.com.










Deandre Mills

ACE Certified Personal Trainer

DeAndre, owner of Acquiesce Fitness is an Ace certified personal trainer who believes, when you look good you feel good and when you feel good, you look even better. DeAndre is dedicated to helping individuals reach their personal goals, to maintain and/or attain physical health, through innovative training. DeAndre specializes in functional training and core strengthening. As a father of three, a teenager and a set of twin toddlers, DeAndre knows first-hand what it takes to balance life, work, fitness, and family. You can reach Deandre at w.deandrem@gmail.com.

Paul Montgomery

ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Paul Montgomery, owner of Pajemo Fitness is an ACE certified personal trainer who specializes in body fat reduction, weight loss and general strength and conditioning. A former high school track and field athlete, Paul not only maintained an active lifestyle during his collegiate years but he has also been able to stay fit while working over a decade in corporate America. Considering his history, Paul understands how difficult it is to balance work and a healthy lifestyle and has seen firsthand what can happen to individuals who do not make their health a priority. Paul has the ability, passion and experience to help you improve your health and fitness and consequently help you develop into the best version of yourself.

You can reach Paul at Paul@pajemofitness.com.



Theresa Behnke (RYT) has her 200-hour power yoga certification, certification to teach yoga sculpt and advanced training certifications. She has taught young children through elderly clients how to be present in the bodies they are in through vinyasa and hatha classes tailored to individual’s needs. With her coaching and teaching background, Theresa has specialized in working with injury rehabilitation and yoga, and she has brought her love of laughter and lightness to her students by mindfully helping them let go of that in their lives that does not serve them. Having battled bulimia and after three knee surgeries on one knee, Theresa is convinced that yoga has literally saved her life: she passes on that life by teaching from a seat of service that seeks to honor those in her classes.You can reach Theresa by coming to a class of hers at The Fit Lab, Inc. or by contacting her at theresatheyogi@gmail.com.


Owner, Competitive Wellness LLC

I graduated with a B.S. in Exercise Science from Dickinson State University in 2012. After Graduation I worked with the DSU football program, facilitating their strength and conditioning program. While in Dickinson I also had the opportunity to work with a Special Olympics Powerlifting Athlete, where my passion for one on one personal training began. In 2013 I moved to the Twin Cities and began my career as a full time personal trainer at LA Fitness. During my two years with the company I developed a passion for helping people reach their goals through strength training.
In 2015 I started Competitive Wellness, with a goal of helping people of all backgrounds reach their goals in fitness. I have worked with clients ranging in age from 9-84, with goals of weight loss, strength increase, athletic development, diabetes prevention and maintenance, and clients that just want to start living a healthier, happier life. I believe that as humans we compete every day to become a better version of ourselves. I am currently pursuing my Masters in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Minnesota. Along with my Masters I am completing an Internship with the U of M Gopher Olympic sports teams. As an athlete I compete in powerlifting. I hold current meet bests of a 765lb squat, 410lb bench, and a 675 deadlift for an 1850 total raw and drug free. Reflexive Performance Reset Certified. Current USPA MN State Chair. Current USPA State Official. Current UPA State Official.

You can reach Doug at doug@competitivewellness.com

Bay Hall

ACE Certified Personal Trainer

My name is Bay I have been training for 10+ years, I am an A.C.E. Certified Personal Trainer and owner of BFITT 413. I have always had an affinity for health & fitness. I first got into weight training at 15 years old and instantly knew this was my calling in life. Throughout the years I have been a student of fitness, reading every article and studying the training routines of the greatest athletes and bodybuilders to ever do it. Before becoming certified, I coached young athletes in both football & basketball where I was able to incorporate a lot of strength and conditioning techniques. My training style is based on what I call the 4 pillars of Personal Training…
Accountability – It is my responsibility to be sure we maximize our time together.
Focus – Knowing what your target is and making sure we are taking the necessary steps to hit that target.
Form – Always using proper form; proper form creates physiques.
Motivation – It’s my responsibility to make sure you get that last rep, you know the one after you’ve quit.
I don’t just teach this lifestyle I live and love this lifestyle. I look forward to working with you.

You can reach Bay at bfitt413@gmail.com

Tracy Yang

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Tracy, a NASM certified personal trainer and owner of Train with Tracy personal training, has been a personal trainer and health coach since 2014. She specializes in weight loss and behavioral/lifestyle coaching. She became a trainer/coach after her own weight loss/fitness journey. Tracy utilizes a holistic approach when it comes to working with clients. She believes that health not only encompasses what you are doing in the gym, but also your everyday life. Her clients enjoy her positive, motivating energy and love that she keeps the workouts tough, yet new and interesting. When Tracy is not working as a fitness professional, she is a professional hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and competitor. She can be found performing all over the Twin Cities metro area and travels nationally to compete. Tracy continues to develop herself as a fitness professional and an artist by seeking continuous education through attending seminars, classes, and obtaining national certifications.Currently, Tracy is working on obtaining certification as a Corrective Exercise Specialist and is attending school for Massage Therapy.

You can reach Tracy at tracyyangfitness@gmail.com

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