Des Moines' Premier
Personal Training &
1-on-1 Coaching

Fitness, Nutrition and
Accountability that actually works.

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We offer private, semi-private and small group personal training programs.


    Private and personal setting between you and your personal trainer. Click the title above to learn more about our One-on-One personal training programs.


    Know someone that has similar goals as yourself? Bring them with and work out with a friend! Click the title above to learn more about our semi-private personal training programs.


    Completely lost when it comes to food?  Don’t worry… we got you covered! Click the title above to learn more about our Nutrition coaching.

From The Desktop Of Merle Hay Fitness Personal Training In Des Moines Iowa:

Dear Future Success Story,

My name is T.J. Brooks, Personal Trainer and Owner of Merle Hay Fitness Personal Training.  Over the past few years I have been following my passion to help others reach their goals and get healthy.

Having worked with both women and men, my experiences have shaped my views and approach towards health and fitness from all angles. Allowing me to help each individual make a long-lasting change, by providing professional guidance and support.

Walking into the gym for the first time can be intimidating when your uncertain of what to expect. Our friendly, easy-going approach creates a fun, positive atmosphere and comfortable place to workout. Need reassurance? Come and see for yourself!

Committed to your success,
- TJ Brooks

Why Choose Merle Hay Fitness Personal Training?

Look Better, Feel Better, Perform Better.

  • Reach Your Goals Faster

    Studies have clearly shown that people who work with a Personal Trainer will achieve up to 80% better results three times faster than on their own. Use my Proven System, Professional Guidance and Educational Process to help get you there.

  • Look Amazing and Feel Better

    Instantly boost your energy, increase muscle, strength and flexibility. Start being more productive by getting strong and healthy.

  • Motivation and Support

    Motivation is the biggest factor to why people decide to invest in Personal Training. Get the accountability, support family and unlimited motivation you need to stay focused and be successful.

  • Burn Fat, Build Confidence and Have Fun Doing It

    Maximize your potential and see long lasting results. Get MORE Results with LESS Work. Start working towards your goals, feel accomplished and start living a more active lifestyle.

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