Introducing the Elm City Y Personal Trainers!
Alex Pullen is a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer. He is also bilingual, holding an undergraduate degree in Spanish from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Albertus Magnus College. In addition to being a Tax Assessor for the City of New Haven, Alex is an accomplished marathon runner and member of both the Marathon Maniacs and Shoreline Sharks running clubs. The son of a Yale Police Officer and a registered dietician, Alex was initiated into an active and healthy lifestyle at an early age, playing both high-school football as well as Track and field. His favorite exercises include sprint intervals, squats and leg presses. Alex has run everything from 5k’s up to the 200 Mile Yale to Harvard Ragnar Relay, and looks forward to bringing his knowledge of marathon training and exercise science to the YMCA family.
Andrew Spinnato has over 18 years of Personal Training experience. He is considered by many as the “Trainers Trainer” having instructed many of the areas top fitness professionals. His areas of expertise include Biomechanics, Sports Conditioning, Altering Body Composition and Nutrition. Andrew has trained all different walks of life ranging from professional athletes to the physically handicapped. Through continuing education Andrew has always stayed on the cutting edge of the exercise industry while always taking on the attitude of the more you learn the less you know. Andrew also has a successful career as a martial artist having achieved the level of Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (IBJJF). NASM National Academy of Sports Medicine / RTS 1 & 2 Resistance Training Specialist / ACE American Council of Exercise / MAT Muscle Activation Technique / APEX Nutrition / CPR American Heart Association
To learn more about the program and to register for a session: P 203 78 8887 or talk with a Member Services Team Member when you visit the Y.