The F.I.T. Lab is a health and fitness company that provides a safe, non-judgmental, familial environment for clients, while simultaneously providing entrepreneurial opportunities for small, women-owned, and BIPOC business professionals.

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Meet The Team


We are currently looking for enthusiastic, knowledgable and dedicated instructors and trainers to join our staff.


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 age 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 Martial Arts, sprinting, strength training and other modalities.  At age 50+, 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 or


Jamie is a Registered Yoga Teacher, Certified Personal Trainer and owner of StrengthIN Consulting. 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


Michelle is an ACE certified personal trainer, a licensed physical education teacher and owner of Avarielle Fitness. She has her masters in Developmental Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota. She is also certified in Tabata and TRX training. Michelle’s passion is not only to train women to be healthier and stronger, but to also educate them on age is just a number. Being a 40+ mother of three and gaining over 70 lbs with each of them, she knows the struggles that women face taking care of their families along with dealing with everyday life! She enjoys teaching classes that help women to become stronger and feel empowered. She will push you beyond where you thought you could ever go, and be right there with you to celebrate your successes! Her motto is “transform yourself”, so that you can be the best you that you can be!

You can reach Michelle at


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 for 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


Shamarah is a certified STRONG by Zumba and Group Exercise instructor. Her passion for helping women achieve their fitness goals and live healthier lifestyles comes from her own personal life journey. Shamarah is married with four children and has experienced health challenges such as high blood pressure and obesity. Shamarah understands the challenges women experience while balancing family and everyday life! She had to take the first step and say, “I am ready to change my life in order to save my life”, making a commitment to herself to change her diet and exercise. She has lost over 40 lbs. with her lifestyle changes and no longer has high blood pressure. She also has her Master’s of Science in Human Resources Management from the University of Concordia. Shamarah believes that “The struggle you are in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow and the rest of your life”. She will encourage you to stay committed to the process and help you reach your fitness goals and aspirations.

You can reach Shamarah at

Whitney Cantrell

Welcome! I am ready to help women use their unique skills and power to achieve their fitness goals. My deep background in education and training makes me uniquely qualified to program and teach women how to build strength. My philosophy is “Come as you are, start where you’re at. Each woman knows their body best!”

I am a heart-centered trainer who is laid back and compassionately supportive. We WILL see progress in our time together! I believe and have the training so that we can move you from where you are now to where you want to go.

REAL women, REAL life, BEING well!

You can reach Whitney at or 612.275.3338