ABOUT US

Fitness, Flexibility, and Movement Experts

We are a holistically focused fitness facility that offers exercise, flexibility, nutrition and pain management therapies designed to prioritize helping you live your life to its full potential.

 

Our mission is to deeply and positively improve the quality of life in individuals seeking a more intelligent approach to their wellness.

 

Our core values are to create a COMMUNITY of like-minded individuals focused on loving life to its fullest.

To create BALANCE between hralth/wellness goals and lifestyle.

To be SCIENCE-BASED with our cutting edge understanding of health.

To deeply impact the lives of our clients through consistent HABIT CHANGE.

  • Holistic Approach

  • Assessment Based

  • World Class Instruction

  • Upscale Facility

  • Hybrid Online/In-Person Coaching

CREATE AND MAINTAIN LONG-TERM HEALTH

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MEET THE STAFF

Nate Furlong, cCES, cPT, cMT

@TrainerNate

Over the past twelve years, Nate has been studying health and fitness and the role it plays on the human body. He has a degree in Health Fitness in Preventative and Rehabilitative Programs from Central Michigan University; and certifications in Massage Therapy, Personal Training, Clinical Exercise, Cycle instruction and ViPR systems. He is also certified golf professional through the prestigious Titleist Performance Institute. He has managed fitness programs and specialized with human metabolism and corrective exercise. He is a triathlete, run and cycle form analyst, and works in performance enhancement, rehabilitative exercise, program writing and lifestyle management.

 

Golf/Sports Performance
Nate has coached golfers for Michigan State, Bucknell University, the University of Michigan and Florida state. He also coaches professional golfers and has acted as a consultant for Eastern Michigan University for golf programming. Currently, Nate is the associate editor of Health and Wellness for The Mulligan golf magazine.

 

Consulting
Nate is a regular consultant for the National Academy of sports Medicine and is often called upon to help review and refine procedures for testing trainers world wide. His expertise has helped advance and elevate the standard of the of personal training.

 

Specialties
He is most known for his ability to combine massage therapy and an in-depth knowledge of human anatomy and physiology to help fix painful joints, get dramatic weight loss and restore function to the root systems of the body. With several years experience in cardiology and physical therapy, Nate is equipped to handle complex training situations.


Ian Johnson, CPT, GFS

Ian Johnson is a Master Trainer and is certified through National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a personal trainer and golf fitness specialist. His fitness journey began after 5 years of working on the road and in-hospital as an EMT. His work gave him an up-close and personal look at what happens to an individual who neglects their he
lth for long periods of time. This experience, coupled with Ian’s love for people sparked a passionate interest in the search for new ways to positively impact lives.  As a trainer, Ian specializes in strength gain, fat loss and navigating difficult issues with the body. He studies corrective exercise on a regular basis and has been hailed as one of the premier up and coming fitness professionals.


Kelsey Lernowich, FST stretch/massage therapist

Kelsey is the most accomplished bodyworker in Michigan. With several years of stretch/massage therapy under her belt,  she is one of a very small handful of people with her unique approach to
stretching. Kelsey has helped countless juniors get to college teams and countless passionate golfers lower their handicaps.


Jeff Siegel

Jeff is a legend in the training industry and is well known and respected by trainers throughout Michigan. He brings over 25 years of experience in personal training, trainer development, trainer management and program design. His training style can best be described as a combination of science meets stand up comedy. Specialties include injury rehab, exercise for seniors, weight loss, post bariatric surgery and body transformation.

Jeff’s certifications include ACE, NASM-CPT and CES (corrective exercise specialist), NSCA and Peak Pilates.

Bob Percey, PGA

Bob Percey has been instrumental in the development of the game of golf. A veteran of the game himself, Bob has seen it all and comes at golf with a no-bull approach. He is the Founder, President, and Director of Instruction for the Inner Circle of Golf. Bob graduated from Central Michigan University where he was a four-year collegiate golfer. He has been a PGA member for over 25 years and served on the Michigan PGA Section Tournament Committee.

Bob is privileged to have worked with instructors such as: Jack Grout, Gardner Dickinson, Jim McLean, Henry Young, and Dr. Rick Jensen. He has playing experience on both the PGA and Nike Tours, as well as PGA Section events. Playing at these levels has given him the extra knowledge to help take people to their highest level of learning.

Bob was recently nominated as one of the Top-100 Golf Instructors in the country, and voted by his peers as the 2006 Michigan Teacher of the Year. He was in the 1st graduating class of Dr. Rick Jensen’s Certified Golf Coaches Association.



“I had a shoulder impingement and was having a serious problem with shoulder pain with any kind of presses.  Overhead presses, bench press, pushups, burpees. I went to physical therapy and they got me to the point where I could sleep through the night but any kind of load would make it hurt again. Coach recommended I come check out Nate. it’s been about a month and a half and now I’m pretty much PRing my overhead work and I’m out of pain.”

-Ryan

I have been working with well fit life twice weekly for six weeks. I’m almost 72 years old and I started training to remedy the loss of upper body strength and flexibility over the past few years. benefits of my training include a noticeable increase in flexibility along with more strength, endurance and better balance. Yard work certainly is easier now. An additional bonus has been golf like 10 extra yards on the driver and almost 10 with each iron. I highly recommend Well Fit Life. Training is fun, especially with an engaged trainer who switches up routines and makes new ones frequently. Everyone I know over 50 would benefit from this style of training. Wish I had found WFL sooner.

-Jerry 

I can honestly say that Nate at Well Fit Life is the most knowledgeable mobility/strength specialist I’ve ever worked with – and that’s after I spent over 6 years in the training business myself. His wealth of knowledge goes well beyond anything you can accrue through simple certifications. He’s really poured himself into this career, and it shows. If you need any kind of help in your fitness journey, go here.

Update, hit a 40lb PR on clean and jerk today (215-255). Not bad after a week of 10 minute exercises!

-Ryan C

I had knee pain for several years that made it difficult to walk up stairs and even get in and out of a chair. I saw Ian for a couple of weeks and already I was able to walk without pain. Thank you so much for your help!

-Wesson

“After working with Ian for only a couple of months he asked me how I was feeling. I told him good. What I forgot to mention that day is that I no longer ached every day. My body feels good, my joints feel strong and pain free. A feeling I hadn’t experienced in a very long time”

-Tina W

We specialize in pain management, fitness and sports performance.

We follow the science of exercise, period. We research exercise, nutrition and behavioral science to stay up to date on the best ways to make the changes his clients want to see. No gimmicks, no fluff. Because we believe the best way to change the body is from the inside out, all advice revolves around the science of forcing your hormones, genes, enzymes, etc. to shift for the better with exercise and nutrition.

Stretch and Massage Therapy

Conventional massage therapy is designed to help you feel relaxed. While we offer that, our focus on stretch therapy gets deeper and more effective than any massage you’ve ever experienced. Loosening up connective tissue will aid the body’s ability to heal.

Postural Therapy

Everybody’s posture is getting worse and we have the answer. Rotations across joints can cause serious pains. By doing a small menu of simple exercises every day, you can get rid of this pain. Our method has a 94% success rate for getting rid of pain without surgery or medications.

Movement and Personal Training

First we clear your movement, then we add fitness. Many times well-meaning personal trainers try to add fitness to a body that’s too dysfunctional to move well. By simply taking a few weeks to clear up good movement, your fitness can go beyond your previous peak. Try us to experience the difference.

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