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Meet J & D

 

bio_douglas_200x300Douglas Sheppard, CPT, RKC

      Doug has been helping people reach their fitness goals since 1991. Doug is currently a certified personal trainer with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American Council of Exercise (ACE), and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is certified as a kettlebell instructor through the Russian Kettlebell Certification (RKC). He is a level 1 and small group instructor with the TRX suspension system, a Dynamic Variable Resistance Training (DVRT) certified coach, and a certified professional in the Functional Movement Screen system (FMS). Doug is certified with Precision Nutrition as a level 1 coach. The International Dance and Exercise Association (IDEA) awarded Doug the distinction of “Master Trainer” in 2005.  In 2015 Doug was selected from hundreds of trainers nationally and awarded 3rd place in the Men’s Health Next Top Trainer competition. As a competitive bodybuilder he reached a pinnacle in his amateur career when he won the 1998 Junior National Championships as a light-heavy weight. Doug has trained professionals of the NFL, USTA, and PGA. He currently is the Nevada state director for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He has been a featured speaker for the Professional Fitness Institute in Las Vegas a division of Pinnacle Career Institute. In 2015, Doug fulfilled a lifelong dream and opened the J & D Fitness Personal Training Studio in Las Vegas.

Douglas Sheppard
     Doug and his wife, Judy, relocated to Las Vegas in 2003. In a brief period they were able to establish J & D Fitness Group as the leading personal training company in Southern Nevada. Doug has been featured on TV, radio, and in news articles several times as an expert in the fitness industry. Doug owes much of his success in personal training to his educational background and years of experience. As a seasoned personal trainer Doug lives by the mantra that it’s not what you know, but rather, what you can coach.

 


 

bio_tiffany_200x300Tiffany Rankin

Tiffany joined J & D Fitness in March 2017 as the operations manager. Tiffany is the lynchpin that keeps everything together and running smoothly at the studio. Tiffany handles everything outside of the training sessions. She manages all studio promotions, special events, scheduling of workouts, and new member sales.











 

bio_sean_200x300Sean Lettero, CPT


Sean joined the J & D Fitness team in January 2015. Sean is a certified personal trainer with the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). Sean is a Dynamic Variable Resistance Training (DVRT) certified master instructor. Sean’s responsibilities at the studio include administering and coaching private & semi-private training programs.









 

bio_joey_200x300Joey BenShimon, CPT

Joey joined the J & D Fitness team in May 2015. Joey is a certified personal trainer with the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is a Dynamic Variable Resistance Training DVRT) certified coach. Joey brings his passion of fitness and combative sports to the J & D Fitness team. Joey handles administering and coaching private and semi-private training programs at the studio.











 

bio_jenny_200x300Jenny Karren, CPT

Jenny joined the J & D Fitness team in January 2017. She is certified as a personal trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She also has her Bachelor of Science in Health Education with an emphasis in Holistic Health. She is a RYT yoga instructor. She began her fitness journey as a runner, competing in high school cross country and track events. A self-proclaimed trail junkie, she continues to compete monthly in local and national trail races. She administers both small group & private training sessions at the studio.











 

J & D Fitness
4180 South Fort Apache Rd,
Las Vegas, NV 89147
702-892-0400