Sarah Ostroski has worked as a personal trainer for over 18 years. She is an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) nationally certified Exercise Physiologist. Sarah has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Eastern University and a Master of Science in Kinesiology: Integrative Exercise Physiology from Temple University. She is also ACSM Exercise is Medicine Level 2 certified and holds an SCW certification in Nutrition, Hormones and Metabolism.
Paired with her extensive educational background, Sarah is also an adjunct professor in the Kinesiology department at Eastern University. She teaches courses such as strength training, concepts of fitness, and the physiology of exercise and aging.
Sarah has spent the last 16 years working with a diverse client base. Her training experience is strongest among pre through post-menopausal women. Simultaneously, Sarah has assisted a multitude of female and male clients in improving, maintaining, and enjoying a life of wellness. She has helped clients in a number of areas including but not limited to: weight loss and maintenance, muscular strength training, understanding and implementation of life changes, nutritional and hormonal balance, injury prevention and recovery, sports conditioning, and recovery and maintenance of physical illness.
While teaching at Eastern University, Sarah has had the unique opportunity to provide long term health education to large groups of the student body. She spent the last 3 years working in Eastern University's Life Fitness Program, where she has structured comprehensive exercise programs for groups ranging from 9 through 25 students at one time. Each group was bodied with students ranging from those having no exercise experience to elite athletes, many suffering from physical and physiological limitations. Sarah evaluated each student individually, assessing their health and fitness status, and worked endlessly to provide each with a customized program to improve their health and reach their goals.
Sarah has worked with clients suffering from a diverse pool of physical limitations. She has trained and coached clients with joint limitations, metabolic disorders, cardiovascular diseases, sports injuries, decreased cognitive functioning, and more.
Sarah has been in the fitness industry for most of her life. As a child, she danced in the styles of tap, jazz and ballet. She also studied Yoga and Pilates to complement her dancing experience.
Sarah has also been an avid runner, and has participated in multiple races including: Miles for Matheny 5K, Rocky Run 5K, Rugged Maniac 5K Mud Run, The Midland Run 15k, 10 Mile Men’s Health Urbanathlon Relay, The Philadelphia Marathon (26.2 Miles), and various other racing events.
Since retiring from running, she joined the Trixies Pixies professional bodybuilding sports team and began competing in the bikini and figure divisions within the NPC. While with the Pixies, Sarah has worked closely with IFBB professional fitness athlete, Dr. Tracey Greenwood, who mentored her for over 8 years both academically and within the gym.
Sarah also enjoys hiking. Over the last 12 years, she has hiked to the Mauna Kea observatories on the Big Island of Hawaii, Haleakala Volcano in Maui and Rim to Rim across the Grand Canyon. She spends her recreational time hiking state and national American parks with her husband and two children.
Sarah is confident that she is qualified and ready to provide you with a diverse personal training and wellness program. She is equipped and excited to guide you down your path toward health and wellness.