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Tammi Saunders


Tammi Saunders TrainerMeet Tammi!

Tammi comes to us from the great state of Iowa. The heartland is where she started her love affair with fitness as an athlete in 2013 after a long hiatus. When she started her journey, she could never have imagined that is where it would lead. She smoked heavily, was extremely un-fit, and wasn’t even sure that Crossfit was for her. She shares that back then she couldn’t do a single pull-up, push-up, or run 200 meters without having to stop.

She started small, coming 3 days a week at first. But by the end of her first year she was attending class 6 days a week. It’s safe to say she was hooked. Not only was she getting stronger, faster and fitter, she was getting mentally tougher and began to look at life in a different way as she developed a new mindset. She took on more challenges, and was less afraid to do new things. She got comfortable being uncomfortable. She adopted a “ do hard shit “ mentality that translated into every area of her life.

Her journey came full circle in the fall of 2018 when she merged her love of Crossfit with her desire to help others by attending the CF-L1 Trainer Course. Soon after, she was shadowing other coaches, gaining knowledge and confidence, and began coaching her own classes.

Now, whether she is in her role as a Life Coach, working out alongside fellow athletes, or “aggressively encouraging” members of her classes one thing is certain: she inspires people to embrace their fitness journey. She has never forgotten what it’s like to be new, unsure, and apprehensive and she has a knack for making people feel welcome and at ease. She is genuinely ridiculously passionate about helping people discover a version of themselves they didn’t know existed!

Tammi Saunders Crossfit North Phoenix At HardWodder One Trainer
Certifications / Qualifications

Burgener Weightlifting Level 1 Trainer
ISSA Certified Personal Trainer

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
CrossFit Dumbbells Certificate
CrossFit Lesson Planning Certificate
CrossFit Programming Certificate
CrossFit Scaling Certificate
CrossFit Spot The Flaw Certificate

Life Coach Since 2016

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