Personal Trainers

MacDonald Island Park personal training packages are delivered by a dynamic and diverse team of certified personal trainers who can tailor programs to meet your specific fitness goals. Our trainers are experienced to work with a range of ages and abilities with specialists, from pre-post natal training, weight loss transformations, rehabilitative conditioning and sport-specific athletic development.  

Whatever your goal or fitness level, we can help! 

  • Lana Pike
      • Lana’s passion for health and fitness started at a young age, but her desire for a career in the field started in 2012 when she pursued the Physical Education degree at Keyano College. During her studies, Lana competed in bodybuilding competitions and discovered a strong interest in body mechanics and physical movement.  In 2015, she decided to pursue personal training and sports athletics with dreams of owning her own small business, instead of transferring to the University of Alberta to complete her BA. In November 2016 Lana started her business ‘Fit Balanced Lifestyle’ and has been successfully running it since. In the last 4 years Lana has worked with hundreds of one on one clients, group fitness clients, and she has trained athletes ranging from novice to high performance university level in over half a dozen different sports. In 2019 Lana was proudly honoured to be awarded with Best of YMM #1 Personal Trainer.
      • Certifications: ISSA Certified Personal TrainerISSA Certified Strength & Conditioning CoachISSA Certified Fitness Nutrition SpecialistISSA Elite Trainer
      • Specialty: Weight loss, fitness lifestyle, sport specific strength & conditioning, mobility and flexibility
  • Jeff Ingram
      • Originally from Winnipeg, Jeff has an extensive background in a variety of sports including Basketball, Football, Track and Field, Powerlifting, Strongman, and 20 years of competing in the Highland Games as well as brief stints as an actor and professional wrestler. He retired from Strength Sports in 2014 to pursue physique competition, doing his first show at age 47 and three shows since including a top ten placing at Nationals in 2018. He’s been a personal trainer since 1995, and believes every goal is worthwhile and almost anything can be achieved with patience, persistence and progression.
      • Certifications: CanFitPro Certified Personal Trainer and Member (current)Freak Fitness Affiliate Coach (Freak Xtreme performance) certified 2015Freak Fitness Freak Physique Systems Coach certified 2016, Red Cross First Aid Level 2 certified (current)Society of Weight-training Injury Specialist (SWIS) Symposium 2018, Vertical Diet/Powerlifting Seminar (Stan Efferding) (2018)
      • Specialty: Weight loss, fitness lifestyle and body composition, bodybuilding and physique competition training, sport and athletic strength and conditioning 
  • Sherrell Knapton   
      • Sherrell’s love for fitness started early in life when she was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 14, and Cancer at the age of 16. At this time in her life that she realized the importance of taking care of your body through proper fitness and nutrition. Through participating in different sports and competing in marathons, training became a huge part of her life. In 2015 she decided to obtain her Personal Training diploma. Drawing motivation from her health issues and past personal injuries, she is committed to helping other people understand the importance of a healthy active lifestyle and guide them towards achieving their goals. She always looking to learn and push herself in and attempt to help her clients achieve any and all goals ranging from weight loss to performance training.
      • Certifications: Elevated Learning Academy- Personal Training Diploma, ACE – Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Chronic Pain SpecialistFirst Aid/CPR
      • Specialty: Olympic lifting, Endurance Athletes, Group Training, Weight loss, Body Building
  • Lynne Sears
      • Lynne was born in Scotland and moved to Fort McMurray at 9 years old. She still remembers watching her brother play rugby for the Knights RFC down at MacDonald Island Park Lynne’s fitness journey began after the birth of the oldest of her two kids. From CrossFit beginnings, she quickly developed a love of strength sports. Wanting to improve her fitness and share her knowledge with others, Lynne decided to undertake the NAIT PFTR diploma while raising two young kids and training at the HPTC for her first powerlifting competition. Now Lynne can be found training and competing in Strongman/woman, Grip Sport, Powerlifting, and participating in Rugby practices. She hopes to qualify for the 2023 World Champion ship for Grip Sport at the Olympia in Florida!
      • Certifications: NAIT Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma, CSEP Certified Personal Trainer, OrangeTheory Fit Certificate, Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED Level C
      • Specialty: Sport performance strength & conditioning, power lifting
  • Tricia MacKinnon
      • Tricia MacKinnon was born and raised in a small town in Newfoundland. She travelled to and from Fort McMurray for 6 years starting in 2011 before deciding to permanently call it her home. Her love for fitness started when she joined a gym in 2016. It became an amazing avenue for relieving stress, meeting new friends and gaining confidence in herself and life. Tricia is certified as a Spin Instructor, Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer and trains in Martial Arts. When she is not working on her fitness, you can find her being a busy mom to her two beautiful children, dogs and her family.
      • Certifications: ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, ISSA Specialist in Group Fitness, ISSA Nutritionist, ISSA Elite Trainer, Intensive Oranj Cycle Instructor Certificate
      • Specialty: High intensity training, group training, strength and conditioning, beginners

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