Jimmy Mitchum graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from ODU and is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Health Fitness Specialist, and by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.As a personal trainer his objectives are to assist you in reaching your goals as quickly and efficiently as possible, and to educate you on fitness as a lifestyle, not just as temporary change. Whether it be training to run a half marathon, preparing for an upcoming sports season, or just wanting to lose 50 pounds to obtain a healthier lifestyle, Jimmy is here to guide you to your specific goal. He has over 7 years of experience working with clients and division 1 athletes doing high intensity metabolic training, Olympic weightlifting, endurance training, core strengthening, endurance training and exercise prescription. He interned at Old Dominion University Strength and conditioning during his final year, working with the Men’s Soccer, Baseball, and Basketball teams as well as having worked with the Women’s Basketball Team.
Random Fact: Jimmy wrestled for First Colonial throughout high school and at James Madison University for 1 year.