Kylee grew up in South Dakota and graduated from Mankato State in 2011. She’s always been passionate about fitness and sports and started competing in Figure Competitions in 2014. She found TITLE Boxing Club while living in Michigan and fell in love helping others accomplish their fitness goals while also attacking their mental struggles. Kylee recently moved back to Minnesota and is excited to make an impact on people’s lives here at TITLE Lakeville.
My personal mantra: Many times life will hit you hard, knock you down, and hurt you. Persevere , Never Give Up, and do your best to get up and KEEP GOING.
My training style is: heart
My why: I have such a passion for fitness and TITLE has challenged me both physically and mentally. It has helped me persevere through so many trials in life over the last few years. I know I am not the only one going through trials. I want to push others past the mental road blocks they are facing so they can realize just how strong they are!
What gives me my fighting spirit: 2020 has been SO challenging for SO many. I see how many people are watching how I react to challenges and this is the year to LEAD BY EXAMPLE! Giving up because of life's challenges is NOT AN OPTION.
Julia grew up in the Twin Cities and played several sports including volleyball, basketball, and Ultimate Frisbee. Julia graduated in May with my Doctorate in Physical Therapy from St. Louis University with the hopes to specialize in neuro and work with patients recovering from traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries. She is an ACE certified fitness instructor and has been teaching fitness classes for two years now. Julia fell in love with boxing during graduate school when she went to a TITLE class as a “stress reliever” and immediately bought a membership and has been boxing ever since! She has a passion for helping others reach their highest potential and will bring this energy to every TITLE class!
My personal mantra: Stay humble, word hard, be kind.
My training style is: Energetic, heart, transforming
My why: TITLE has consistently challenged me, helped me grow physically and mentally, been the best stress reliever, and has provided an amazing support system and community. Boxing is such an empowering workout, no matter what your reason is for being there or what you hope to get out of it. I have a passion for fitness, health, and helping others reach their highest potential, and absolutely love being a trainer for these reasons!
What gives me my fighting spirit: I grew up playing sports year-round, and have always had a driven and competitive spirit. Additionally, I believe that fitness should be something you enjoy and look forward to, and it shouldn't feel like an obligation to stay healthy. It is about finding what makes you feel strong while celebrating every step of progress, and constantly challenging yourself and those around you. Boxing reminds me what I am capable of, on both the bad days and the good!
Retha is a busy mom of 7 boys and 1 granddaughter. She loves helping people reach their goals, hone in on their boxing skills, and pushes them to give their 100% every day. Retha is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer.
My personal mantra: Failure is not falling down, but refusing to get up.
My training style is: Heart
My why: I've faced so many battles in my life, and despite losing so many of them, I've never given up. I want others to have the same empowerment that I've developed over the years.
What gives me my fighting spirit: Breaking the chain of bad health in my family.
Marc has been practicing Muay Thai Kickboxing for over 11 years and dabble a bit in Power Lifting. Marc is also an entrepreneur working with corporate branding, design, and illustrations. Marc also loves dogs.
My personal mantra: It always comes down to what you do, not what others think.
My training style is: Authentic
My why: I enjoy training and seeing changes both physically and mentally in people.
What gives me my fighting spirit: My fighting spirit comes from the urge for self improvement. Even if it's a baby step, it's something I strive for.
Henry grew up in Guatemala and moved to Minnesota 8 years ago. When Henry is not working or working out, he enjoys being outdoors and camping. Henry is currently working on his Personal Training Certification from ACE.
My personal mantra: "Be the hero of your own movie" - Joe Rogan
My training style is: Fun & Energetic
My why: I enjoy the Community at TITLE Boxing Club and I want to help people push past their comfort zone and realize that they are capable of much more.
What gives me my fighting spirit: Being the oldest of four, I want to set the example for my family and friends that fitness is more than looking good, it's about feeling good physically and mentally.
Megan is our Health Enhancement Manager and Trainer at TITLE Boxing Club Lakeville. After struggling with weight the majority of her life, Megan’s passion is to inspire and motivate others to find their happiness through a healthy lifestyle. Megan is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist as well as a Precision Nutrition Coach. Don’t let her kindness deceive you – you will be dripping in sweat at the end of one her classes!
My personal mantra: If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.
My training style is: Heart & Energetic
My why: I’m here for you, cheering you on, making you sweat, and guiding you through your fitness journey. We’re in this fight together!
What gives me my fighting spirit: Fitness is about feeling great both physically and mentally. I was overweight and depressed my entire life up until 5 years ago when I decided to make a lasting change. I lost 70 lbs, overcame depression, and gained a whole new level of self-confidence. Because of that, I am constantly challenging myself because going backwards is not an option.
Abbie started with us as a member shortly after we opened in July of 2014. Abbie spent her first 2 1/2 years with us as a member taking over 500 classes prior to joining our Member Experience Team. She was ready for her next challenge and after a lot of hard work and sweat transitioned from member to trainer. She brings an infectious energy and enthusiasm to her classes. She will crush you with a smile on her face the entire time!
My personal mantra: Never let anyone dull your sparkle.
My training style is: Energetic
My why: I became a trainer because I fell in love with the classes. Now it's my turn to help other people find their love of boxing!
What gives me my fighting spirit: People telling me I can't. It becomes my number one goal to prove them wrong.
Titus grew up in Louisiana and has lived in Minnesota for 11 years. He’s an avid rock climber and enjoys camping, running and parkour. Members know Titus for his unique and challenging core exercises. Titus is an ACE certified personal trainer.
My personal mantra: Don't try to be someone you're not, always be yourself!
My training style is: Energetic
My why: I like that the training at TITLE Boxing Club is uniquely different from the big box gyms in my area. I wanted to gain experience as a trainer in a large, energetic group setting.
What gives me my fighting spirit: I lost my mom to a car accident when I was fifteen, I fight because I know she is watching me from above and I want to make her proud.
Tate is the General Manager and Head Trainer at TITLE Lakeville. Tate holds one of the top fitness certifications as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as well as a certification as a Nutrition and Wellness Consultant. Tate is known for his high energy, passion, and high motivation throughout every class which stems from his passion to impact lives through a one-of-a-kind experience.
My personal mantra: "I can't" is not an option. Believe in YOURSELF and you WILL accomplish your goals.
My training style is: Transforming
My why: I love getting the opportunity to make a positive impact on our members lives every day! Our members will often say to me, "I need to mentally prepare myself for your class because I know you are going to challenge me." That is a challenge I accept every day and I'm going to give each and every member the same effort they give me!
What gives me my fighting spirit: I'm one of the most competitive people on earth and strive to be the best at everything I set my mind to. That starts with trying to be the best husband and father to my three kids. My family means the world to me.
Marcus is a MMA and kickboxing fighter. Marcus is passionate about helping people achieve their goals in a fun yet intense environment. He may need to work on his singing skills, yet Marcus’ energy and enthusiasm will keep you entertained and moving throughout class.
My personal mantra: Never look back, keep moving forward and take it one step at a time.
My training style is: Heart & Energetic
My why: To become a great trainer and to inspire members and others.
What gives me my fighting spirit: The people that have doubted me throughout my life, they give me my motivation.
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Tate Wheeler is a 12-year veteran in the fitness industry. He served many roles including master level personal trainer and fitness director in the non-profit health club industry for 7 years prior to the transition to TITLE Boxing Club. Prior to his fitness career beginning Tate was a two sport athlete (football and wrestling) at St. Cloud State University. He has a bachelor’s degree in sports management and holds one of the top fitness certifications as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Tate also holds a certification as a Nutrition and Wellness Consultant. He has always had a passion for boxing and has been implementing 1-on-1 boxing training into his and his clients workout routines for 8 years prior to starting as General Manger at this location.
Tate takes pride in setting the bar high for his staff team to live out TITLE Lakeville’s Core Purpose daily: We have a passion to impact lives through a one-of-a-kind EXPERIENCE.
Tate and his wife (Bridget) are passionate about healthy eating and living. They strive to instill those healthy lifestyle choices into their three children (Turner, Maddox, and Diem).
Carol: Breast Cancer Fighter & Survivor
Thursday December 27, 2018
Carol, a Breast Cancer Surviver, uses TITLE’s workout hitting the heavy bag as a way to control the fear of a cancer recurrence. At age 55, she has attended over 850 classes, and lost 40 LBS at since when starting her journey at TITLE Boxing Club. [embed]https://youtu.be/D25PHQestBU[/embed] As a Breast Cancer Survivor, how do you feel TITLE helped with your recovery physically, emotionally and mentally? TITLE helped me get my mind straight. Breast cancer survivors often fear the recurrence of cancer but you can’t live your life in fear. When those thoughts come in to my head I hit that bag so hard to kick cancer in the ass. All the positivity brought on by the trainers and the focus on goals keeps me grounded. What made you take a chance to try TITLE? What made me even try TITLE was a small bag on a stand at my previous workout...
I’ve heard the classes are intense; do I need to be in great shape to do the workouts?
It doesn’t matter if you haven’t worked out in a while or have never boxed before, you can finish the workout feeling great! You’ll see that everyone goes at their own pace, but believe us that once you’re here, you’ll be inspired to give it your very best!
I don’t want to get hit; is this a contact workout?
No—not ever! Each person in class has their own heavy bag to workout on, plus their own space to move around the bag. Trust us, you won’t even realize anyone else is in the class because you’ll be so focused on the workout! And, rest easy, we never allow sparring or fighting at TITLE Boxing Club.
What makes TITLE different than other fitness studios?
Boxing is a great workout, perhaps one of the most challenging of all sports, and we want to bring you the intensity of the training, minus the impact. We’ll teach you how to roll with the punches by pushing you further than you thought possible.
I’m new to boxing; will someone show me the basics?
You bet! All of our classes are taught by instructors who will show you the ropes from the beginning. We’ll help you wrap your hands and walk you through the basic fundamentals. Everyone in class is at a different level, so take a deep breath and go at your own pace!
Can I bring my children with me?
We do not offer childcare services at TITLE Boxing Club. However, children over the age of eight are welcome to work out with you here and join as a member! Ask us about our Family Membership options.
What do I need to bring to class? How early do I need to arrive?
Hand wraps are essential for your protection and mandatory for class. You can bring your own or buy them here. We’ll have gloves for you to borrow your first time, and you might want to bring a bottle of water and towel! Plan on arriving 20 minutes early so we can get you settled and wrap your hands.
I’ve never hit anything before. Will I hurt myself?
For a beginner, the most important thing is to learn the proper form. The good news is that we’ll teach you! As you progress, you’ll be able to throw several variations of punches from different positions and develop your own punching technique to fit your style. People are usually surprised at how much they love hitting the heavy bag!