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Our founder

YANIQUE NEWMAN, Founder of Be Unique Functional Fitness, LLC., is excited to begin this new journey, along with her clients. Read her biography below to learn a littler bit more about her.

Yanique Newman, M.S., NASM-CPT

Founder of Be Unique Functional Fitness, LLC.

Brooklyn College, M.S. Kinesiology and Sports Management

City College of New York, B.S. Psychology

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  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

  • NASM Youth Exercise Specialist

  • Certified Kettlebell Concept Lifting Instructor-Level 1

  • Certified Precision Nutrition Coach-Level 1

  • Certified TRX Suspension Trainer

  • American Red Cross CPR/AED certified

  • Premier Skills Certified Phase 1 Community Soccer Coach

  • U.S. Soccer Federation F License

Fitness has always been a part of Yanique's life. An avid athlete, her passion for sports led her to pursue a career in fitness as a Personal Trainer. She played four years of collegiate soccer where she developed great leadership, while achieving many athletic accomplishments. She ended her collegiate career not only as a captain, but also as 2nd in the Nation in goals per game, Conference Player of the Year, and was her college's leader in goals scored for her career, season and a game.

Yanique has a desire to help clients reach their health and fitness goals through appropriate cardiovascular, flexibility and resistance training. Her enthusiasm, athletic abilities and passion towards fitness and sports allows her to plan fun and effective individualized programs. She offers a variety of engaging activities to keep you motivated.

Yanique has worked in a variety of settings, as a trainer and coach, with a diverse clientele. This has given her a perspective of the rehabilitative and strength demands of athletes. Having trained people with spinal cord, back, shoulder, hip, and knee injuries, she has a broad perspective of the way the body may break down and most importantly, what it takes to restore it to a high level of function.

If you are interested in training with our Founder, Yanique, send us an email or give us a call to schedule a free consultation appointment!

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