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Looking for the Best Personal Training in Omaha?


Our Mission

At Kennedy Fitness it is our mission to assist our individual and corporate clients in achieving a more optimal level of health and wellness.  We strive to accomplish this by teaching proper exercise techniques, encouraging healthy nutritional habits, and providing the inspiration and accountability necessary to motivate our clients to achieve their goals.


Workout at Our Gym, Your Home…Or Business!

At Kennedy Fitness we specialize in one-on-one personal training, and in the development and implementation of on-site Employee Wellness Programs.  Whether you’re an individual in need of a caring and knowledgeable Certified Personal Trainer, or a CEO who wants to reduce healthcare costs, boost morale, and show your staff you really care, we’ve got you covered!

Visit us at Elkhorn’s Common Ground (1701 Veterans Dr. Elkhorn, NE  68022).

No membership? We’ll get you in for free!

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Meet the Best Trainers in Omaha!


Steph Penington: Nutritional Therapy Consultant

Steph is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Performance Enhancement Specialist, Recognized Pilates Mat Instructor, and a Nutritional Therapy Consultant. Steph graduated from UNL with dual degrees in Therapeutic Recreation and Human Development & the Family. Steph has been training with Kennedy Fitness since 2010.


Erin Quinn: Women's Fitness Specialist

Erin is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Weight Loss Specialist, Women’s Fitness Specialist, and Senior Fitness Specialist. Erin graduated from Creighton University, and has been training with Kennedy Fitness since 2014.


Vicki Vandergriend: Group Personal Training Specialist

Vicki is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Fitness Nutrition Specialist and Group Personal Training Specialist. Vicki has also earned her Bachelor’s in education from the University of Nebraska, and a Masters degree from George Mason University. A USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach, and 3x Ironman tri-athlete herself, Vicki has been in the fitness industry since 2009 and joined Kennedy Fitness in 2018.


Brady Oakey: Certified Personal Trainer

Brady is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and a graduate of BYU-I, where he earned a Bachelor’s in Exercise Physiology. Brady began training in 2015 and joined Kennedy Fitness in 2019.

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Lisa Russell: Corporate Wellness Coordinator

Lisa is an AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor. Lisa graduated from East Central University and has been teaching a variety of group fitness formats since 2005.  Kennedy Fitness welcomed Lisa as our new Corporate Wellness Coordinator in 2019.


This Could Be You: Our Next Great Trainer!

Are you a Certified Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor? Would you like to work with clients at our Elkhorn facility, in the privacy of their homes, or assist with our Employee Wellness Programs at various businesses around Omaha? Are you willing to work the “primetime” morning and evening appointments that our clients almost always desire?

Send your resume to and we’ll send you an application today!

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Are you an employer? We offer on-site training, plus a collection of over 400 on-line videos to improve employee health, morale, productivity and profitability!

Not Only Do We Have the Best Trainers in Omaha…

We Have the Happiest Clients Too!

“So far I’ve lost 8 lbs., 5.5% body-fat, and a little over 9.25″ total…I’ve lost over 2.5″ in my hips, and a little over 1″ on each thigh. Finally I can wear those skinny jeans that I’ve wanted to wear for so long!”
— Melanie J., Omaha
“I was amazed at how much knowledge they had about fitness and nutrition. They not only worked with me in the gym, helping me learn new techniques to tone up and lose weight but they also helped me learn how to incorporate a healthier diet into my new lifestyle. I could not be happier with my results!”
— Sarah M., Omaha

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