Jerry Heisig, ACE certified Personal Trainer since 11/1998, joins Barbara Phillips MD., to create Scorpion Strength and Fitness, a multi-discipline fitness facility in Silver Cliff. He excels at functional training, works with all ages and abilities, empowering his clients to reach their goals, while making working out fun. A former certified Drug and Alcohol counselor, he is currently certified as an Addiction Recovery Fitness Specialist, and so is uniquely qualified to work with those in Recovery as well as those with mental health as well as physical health issues. Besides personal training, he holds Group Fitness certification in many class disciplines, from step aerobics to Spinning.
He started his Personal Training career as an independent contractor working at various fitness centers in the Roaring Fork Valley of Western Colorado. He was a certified Drug and Alcohol counselor for Colorado West Mental Health and Wellness. He finally took the position of Fitness Coordinator at the Gym in Basalt, CO until 2014 when he moved his family to Westcliffe, CO. He continued teaching classes ad doing personal training at 2 facilities. He served on the board of Directors of ACF for 3 years, and on the Custer County Chamber of Commerce for 2 years. In April 2018, he moved his training and expertise to Scorpion where we train clients and offers a variety of classes and clinics.