Joel Bertram


I love working with my clients to achieve healthier lifestyles and to reach their maximum abilities. I have been a Personal Trainer for 7 years and have worked at the Downtown YMCA for the past 11 years. My goal is to teach my clients how to exercise safely,effectively and with the proper nutrition so they have all the information they need to succeed.


  • TRX® Suspension Training
  • Kettlebells
  • BOSU® Integrated Balance Training
  • New Leaf® Metabolic Assessment
  • Flexibility Training
  • Youth Training
  • Functional Program Design
  • Core Training
  • Boot Camp 

Education & Experience

  • B.S., Sports Studies, Health and Wellness – Northwestern College
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certified
  • National Exercise Trainer’s Association Certified Personal Trainer
  • Free Motion Group and Personal Training Certified
  • Biomechanics I & II Trainer