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Providing you with over 40 years of experience! 

The owners and Personal Trainers of Reach, Don Larkin and Charlene Hinish, are both fitness, wellness, and athletic coaching veterans.  With a total of more than 40 years combined experience, Don, Charlene, and their team believe in making your training a fun experience, rather than a monotonous chore.

Don Larkin and Charlene Hinish standing back to back in their gym

Don Larkin

Don earned his bachelor of science degree in Exercise Science from the California University of Pennsylvania.  He is a USA Triathlon Level 2 Coach, National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer, and USA Triathlon Certified Official.

In addition to the occasional multisport endurance race, Don stays active riding his triathlon and mountain bikes, and swimming with a Masters swimming group.  He also enjoys cooking, travel, and doing home remodeling projects.

Certifications & Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Wellness and Fitness Concentration, California University of PA
  • USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach
  • USA Triathlon Certified Official
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Personal Trainer
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer
  • TRX Suspension Training Qualified

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Charlene Hinish

With a lifelong desire to help people be well, Charlene Hinish found the perfect fit for her second career in the health and wellness industry and chose to pursue her certifications in personal training and health and wellness coaching after her own personal journey towards better fitness and wellbeing. Wanting others to feel good on the inside as well as the outside, Charlene ventured into the fitness industry in 2003 as a Les Mills Body Combat instructor and received her ACE Personal Training Certification in 2005.  Later in 2005, for her 40th birthday, she participated in her first of many sprint triathlons.  Charlene holds certifications through the American Council on Exercise (ACE), the Functional Aging Institute (FAI), WellCoaches and TRX.  She is also a Narrative Coach Enhanced Practitioner and has extensive continuing education in nutrition.  Charlene acquired her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Juniata College.

Certifications & Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Juniata College
  • American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Training Certification 2005
  • Functional Aging Institute (FAI) Certified
  • WellCoaches
  • TRX Suspension Training Qualified
  • Les Mills Body Combat instructor 2003

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Brian Reed

Brian’s passion for exercise and fitness began in high school where he played basketball. From then on, he knew he wanted to help others excel in exercise by having them move better, feel better, and live better. Brian received his bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology Exercise Science from Pennsylvania State University in 2011. After college, Brian honed his skills teaching multiple large group fitness classes as well as teaching Pilates on Reformers. From there, he worked as a Physical Therapy Aide where he worked with medical professionals to progress patients through exercise treatment programs. Recently he has trained individuals with a range of capacities in private and semi-private training sessions. In his spare time Brian enjoys playing in basketball leagues, slow pitch softball, tennis, and spending time with friends and family.

Certifications & Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University
  • NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • Functional Movement Screen Level 1 Certified through Functional Movement Systems

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