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About Duane Whittaker

Duane Whittaker – Certified Personal Trainer

Duane has a desire to help others reach their personal health and fitness goals. He has always had a passion for fitness but has taken the next step to turn his hobby into a career. He believes that mastering the basics allow you to learn and execute advanced exercises safely and effectively. Duane is confident in motivating and educating you, and designing a simple efficient program for you that can achieve lasting results. In his current role as a certified personal trainer at Fit for Change – Be Fit for Life, located in the Southside of Minneapolis, he enjoys pushing clients to be their best by setting an example in his own personal fitness. He practices what he preaches, and expects his clients to follow suit.

Associates Degree: Health and Fitness

Certified Personal Trainer: American Council on Exercise
Specialized Certification: Functional Training
CPR Certified: Red Cross

32 Years of Military Service: US Air Force

I look forward to meeting with you so we can begin to reach your health and fitness goals.

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"I started working out with Duane when in my late 50's I realized I had lost a lot of strength. At first I couldn't even do one push up on my knees, but within just a few months, I was up to doing 12-15 of them with much less effort. Duane is very encouraging and is good at tailoring routines for whatever your needs are. He's also got a great sense of humor and is fun and very inspiring to work with. He's got me doing things now that there was no way I could do them when I first started out. I would highly recommend him."

"“Thanks for everything over the past three years. We have come a long way and you were definitely instrumental in changing my life in many ways. I have learned a lot about myself and being consistent and being patient in what I am trying to accomplish has helped. Unlike a lot of people, this change in my life will be a life-long change. You came along at a perfect time and hey, you even got me to join a gym which I said I would never do. And you even changed my eating habits which is something many people cannot believe. I hope you consider me one of your success stories. So, the time has come that I need to venture out on my own and see how I do, but it’s you who gave me the tools and confidence to do that. I am forever grateful for your friendship.” 




$25 per 30-minute session
$50 per 1-hour session
Semi-private sessions and Group sessions — call for rate options


4801 4th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Please enter on the 48th Street side of the building.

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Duane Whittaker
Certified Personal Trainer
Fit For Change, Be Fit For Life
4801 4th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55419



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