Jill Larson



Jill is originally from Lakeville Minnesota and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by trade. She has over 10 years experience in counseling working with individuals who struggle with mental health diagnosis. In 2013, she saw the Crossfit Games on T.V. but felt that she could not “do what they do.” Weighing in around 300lbs, she decided to put her fears behind her and pursue her dream of living a healthier and more active lifestyle.  With an extensive athletic background, she dove right in to learn everything about nutrition, strength and conditioning and powerlifting.  Jill is passionate about working with all clients and their unique goals. “I have worked with Olympic Athletes to clients that are looking to change their lifestyle.  She also enjoys working with clients who are post-rehabilitation protocol, aging populations, Military families and our Military Wounded Warriors.

Certifications, Experience, Honors

  • Crossfit Level 2-Trainer

  • Crossfit Scaling for Athletes

  • Crossfit Program Design

  • Crossfit Judges Certification

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine-Certified Personal Trainer

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine-Fitness Nutrition Certification

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine-Behavioral Change Certification

  • StrongFirst Kettlebell L1

  • American Heart Association AED/CPR/First Aid

  • Master of Clinical Social Work- Licensed Clinical Social Worker

What is your athletic background? Any notable accomplishments?

Jill was a three sport collegiate athlete competing in Ice Hockey, Soccer and Track and Field. As a starting goaltender, she helped her team to a NCAA Conference Championship in ice hockey. That same year, she placed 2nd in Javelin at the NCAA Conference Final. Following college, she went on to pursue training in martial arts achieving her Black Belt in Taekwondo and Hapkido.

What’s your Favorite Workout?

It has to be DT. Anything with a barbell is my jam.  I may even say Grace!

When you’re not Crossfiting you’re

Watching Crossfit videos obsessively on Instagram or Facebook. I also enjoy music, reading, movies and an occasional treat of salty tater tots.

 Contact Jill at jugglerjill@gmail.com

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