Melissa Young lives in Port Dover ON, with husband Jeff and daughter Lille along with their four dogs and one cat. She has a background in business having graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Information Technology and Design. Prior to owning her own business, Melissa worked in the banking and insurance industries. After giving birth to her daughter in 2011, Melissa new that it was time for a lifestyle change and hired a personal trainer. Within a year she was training on her own in her basement gym. Her friends and family took notice and started asking for her help, so after a few months of training her friends and family, she enrolled in the Personal Training Certification through CanFitPro and was officially certified. Over the course of the next few months, Melissa made the transition from working for State Farm Insurance to launching Forever Young Family Fitness.
Since then, she has worked with hundreds of clients through personal training, skype training, group classes, and most recently in 2018, through her online fitness challenge groups which sometimes draw up to 70 participants at a time.
Melissa has a true passion for the health and fitness industry. She prides herself in helping clients succeed and meet their goals with using realistic expectations and the middle ground approach. She understands that everyone's lifestyle is different and there is no "one fits all" approach. Each program is tailored to the specific individual.
Melissa is a certified personal trainer with CanfitPro, a qualified TRX instructor, a Healthly Eating and Weight Loss Coach and most recently received her certification in the level 1 Precision Nutrition. She prides herself in always learning and researching in order to provide her clients with the best possible programs.