Coach Jen

Jen Day is USAW Level 1 Certified, a Certified Eleiko Strength Coach, CrossFit Level 1 Certified, CrossFit Football certified, and studied Physical Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Jen also has a BS in Political Science from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and is pursuing a graduate degree in Political Science. She has been involved in CrossFit since 2009, when she started as a client at CrossFit Omaha. Previous to CrossFit, Jen was a gymnast for ten years and also participated in endurance sports, including marathons and triathlons. She gained a great deal of knowledge on human performance and nutrition while at UNO, CrossFit Omaha and as an athlete, and has always had a passion for researching performance and physiology related topics.

Jen currently coaches all Artis Barbell classes, is president of the Nebraska LWC, is a USAW Club Coach, and participates in weightlifting as an athlete as well.

Since beginning CrossFit and weightlifting, Jen has gained a passion for Strength and Conditioning and nutrition. She loves coaching athletes of all kinds, but has a particular interest in increasing the population of women in the weightlifting, CrossFit, and strength and conditioning communities. She has two children and has maintained her fitness through both of her pregnancies, including strength training and CrossFitting through her entire second pregnancy.

You can contact Jen at artisbarbell@gmail.com.

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