Traci brings a lifelong love of physical movement and athletics to her training practice. She has over 30 years of experience in sports and fitness. Her love for strength training, powerlifting and weightlifting developed during her 8 years of competing in high school and collegiate track and field specializing in shot put, discus and javelin in high school and college. She reached conference, state and national championships during her career.
Traci attended Morton East H.S. in Cicero, Illinois, graduating with honors in 1989. She attended North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, graduating with honors in 1993 with a B.A. Degree in Psychology.
In 2005 Traci decided to make fitness her career, sharing her experience and passion with others to help them achieve their own personal fitness goals. She started Live Fit Training in 2005, became an AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer in January 2006, and formed Traci Meier, LLC in 2008. In 2011, Traci and Trish O’Neill decided to join forces and combine their love of physical fitness and helping others and created Inspire Fitness.
In 2016, they have affiliated with CrossFit as CrossFit Sona. CrossFit Sona is an expansion of the current offerings of Inspire Fitness
Traci is known by her athletes and peers as a passionate, motivational force, guiding her athletes to push their limits and show them they are capable of much more than they believe!
Certifications & Qualifications
CrossFit CL-1 Certified Trainer
Attitude Nation Weightlifting Level 1 Seminar 2016
AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer
Training the Fascial Lines Certificate 2008
Schwinn Cycling Certified Instructor
TRX Suspension Training Certified Trainer
B.S. Psychology – ’93 North Central College, Naperville IL
CPR Certified – American Red Cross