Marla Scheckman

Saint Charles, IL 60174

I have worked in the fitness industry since 1984, was the morning manager of an aerobic club in Chicago called JAMNASTICS.
Presently, I train people ranging from deconditioned individuals to high performance athletes. My programs are based on each persons personal goals with focus on lifestyle.
I also offer Lifestyle & Weight Management Consulting. In which I have had my own personal struggle with weight and now maintain a significant weight loss for over 32 years.

Verified Cert/Training
IDEA Author/Presenter

About Me


  • BA, Industrial and Systems Engineering, SIU

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Health Coach
Expires: 2023-11-30 08:00:00 UTC
ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
Expires: 2024-05-31 07:00:00 UTC
RRCA - RRCA Certified Coach
Pending Verification

CPR Certified

American Red Cross
Agency Unavailable
Expires: 2021-03-14 08:00:00 UTC
Amerian Heart Association
Agency Unavailable
American Heart Association Heart Saver AED
Expires: 2022-09-01 07:00:00 UTC
American Red Cross
Agency Unavailable
Expires: 2024-08-10 07:00:00 UTC

AED Certified

American Heart Association Heart Saver AED
Expires: 2022-09-01 07:00:00 UTC
American Red Cross
Agency Unavailable
Expires: 2024-08-10 07:00:00 UTC

Liability Insurance

  • Fitness & Wellness Insurance Agency

Marla's Locations

Personal Training Health & Fitness.LLC

Within 25.00 miles of 60174 (Mobile Training Radius)

Additional Information


$0.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash , Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Super Effort-"Raising the Bar" Bartlett Park District
  • St. Charles Chamber of Commerence 2004
  • Norris Center Staff
  • Top Personal Trainer ST Charles 2022

Languages Spoken




6 Ratings

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Jane Cooper on Oct 26, 2010

    Marla Scheckman applies to her work not only the technical knowhow and means to properly combine aerobic and strenght excercises, but also a firsthand understanding of the real callenges of food cravings and weight loss. She brings to each lesson only encouragement, never judgement, and her enthusiasmis contagious. I am overweight--morbidly obese by clinical standards. As such, I would never be comfortable working out in a public setting such as a gym or fitness center. But Marla makes me feel capable. Virtually every week, she pushes me to try new things, and with her help, I do. If she can help someone like me, who has so far to go, imagine how far she can take someone who starts out more fit.

  • by Gian greco on Oct 25, 2010

    i have been with marla for 5 years. she is easy to work with and pushes to places i didn't think i can be push. not only is she my trainer she is a good friend. i would recommend her to anyone looking to make there life better and healthier.

  • by Regina Post on Oct 23, 2010

    Marla is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, energetic and just plain fun to work with. She is a caring individual who truly wants the best for her clients. Her expertise spans a broad range of health and fitness. I whole heartedly recommend Marla to anyone who wants to get (or stay)
    fit, and have fun doing it.

  • by Elisabeth Barrett on Oct 22, 2010

    I started working with Maral Scheckman 3 1/2 years ago; finding Marla for my personal trainer was like discovering a precious treasure (she is priceless !!) Marla is a smart, determined, highly focused individual who is always upbeat and encouraging. Every minute of my individualized training session is focused on the best fitness outcome for me. I am in the best shape of my whole life and I know I could not have come this far without Marla's professional expertise and her enthusiasm. She is patient, but very thorough and she always coaches me to exceed my own exspections. Her assessments and goals for me have always been on target. I would give Marla Schekman my highest recommemation. I respect her decisions and trust her judgement;it just doesn't get any better that that....
    Elizabeth M. Barrett
    ("Speed Racer" )

  • by Peggy Gower on Oct 22, 2010

    I am a clinical psychologist ( and I regularly refer clients to Marla. Physical fitness is a large part of mental health and Marla's approach dovetails nicely with my own. She is personal yet professional and everyone loves her. She has my highest recommendation! Feel free to contact me at the above web address if you want more information.

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