Take it from this Type 1 diabetic: “Being active helps me feel empowered that I can do anything even though I have diabetes.” QC personal trainer Aryn Lloyd shares wisdom and inspiration.
Let’s Move Quad Cities fitness bloggers, Aryn and Cody are certified personal trainers with Rock Valley Health. They will offer helpful, insightful and actionable fitness tips every month to our readers!
Aryn Lloyd is a Health Coach for Rock Valley Health. She holds a degree from the University of Iowa in Health Promotion and has experience as a Certified Health Education Specialist and personal trainer. She has led many chronic disease programs including the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program. She lives with Type 1 Diabetes and enjoys running, cycling, yoga, and being active with her family. Native to the Quad Cities, Aryn lives in Davenport with her husband, Ben and their two daughters, Britta and Klara.
Cody Lichthardt is a Performance Enhancement Specialist at Quad City Sport Performance and a Certified Personal Trainer at Rock Valley Health. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Recreation, Sport and Tourism and received his personal training certification from NETA (National Exercise Trainers Association). Cody experienced the benefits of training and proper nutrition and now works to help others gain these same benefits.
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