Nicole Golden

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden has been a health/fitness professional since 2014 when she left the field of education to pursue a full-time career in fitness. Nicole holds a Master of Science degree from Concordia University Chicago in Applied Exercise Science with a concentration in Sports Nutrition. She is a NASM Master Trainer, CES, FNS, BCS, CSCS (NSCA) and AFAA certified group fitness instructor. Nicole is a sports nutritionist (CISSN) certified through the International Society of Sports Nutrition. She is the owner of FWF Wellness where she specializes in corrective exercise, nutrition coaching, and training special populations. She has a great deal of experience working with a wide variety of clients including female athletes, cancer survivors, older adults with medical comorbidities, and clients who have undergone bariatric surgery. She also has a special interest in coaching clients in recovery from Substance Use Disorders. Nicole enjoys spending time with her husband and five children when she is not training clients or teaching fitness classes.

Recent Posts

CES Research Study

Rotator Cuff Exercises and Muscle Activity in Workers with Shoulder Pain [Research Article Review]

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Research Review Effects of Selected Rehabilitative Exercises on External Rotator Muscles and Trapezius Muscles of Masonry Workers Study Author Singh, G. K., Srivastava, S., Kumar, M., & Ratnakar, S. Original Citation Singh, G. K., Srivastava, S., ...
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CPT Research Study Workout Plans

Squat Stance: Neutral, Squeeze, and Outward Squat (Article Review)

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Squat mechanics are very highly debated amongst fitness professionals and corrective exercise experts.  Performing an internet search of “squat form” will turn up a plethora of results including focusing most on squat depth and lifting the most weight ...
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Senior Fitness Youth Fitness

Training Considerations for Older & Younger Populations

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Nicole Golden |
A skilled fitness professional should have the capacity to handle a variety of special populations. The needs and training goals of older adults and children differ greatly from those of teens or young and middle adults.
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Weight Loss

Weight Loss Surgery: Considerations for the Fitness Professional

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Weight loss surgery is a common phenomenon, so it's important to be informed about what gastric bypass surgery - and other similar bariatiric procedures - entail for your personal training practice.
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