Cooper Fitness Center is now open at 50% capacity in accordance with state and local guidelines. Regular hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 5:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

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In addition to the preventive measures we have already taken and in the event of a known COVID-19 exposure, Cooper Aerobics Center follows the guidelines set by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the state of Texas.

James Silvester

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Professional Fitness Trainer

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Abilene Christian University

ADVANCED CERTIFICATES

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine: Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • The Cooper Institute: Advanced Physical Fitness Specialist & Biomechanics of Resistance Training
  • Functional Movement Screen: Level I & II
  • Acceleration Training, Power Plate: Level I
  • TRX Suspension Training: Level I
  • Athletes’ Performance: Mentorship Phase I
  • Gray Institute: Lumbar & Thoracic Function
  • Intro to Kettlebell Training
  • Aging Athlete
  • Human Function 101

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

  • Strength Conditioning & Training for Active & Mature Adults
  • Sports Performance Conditioning & Training
  • Youth Athletic Development
  • Pre- and Post-Injury Exercise Intervention & Training
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning & Training
  • Special Population: Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase IV
  • Weight Management

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Completed Warrior Obstacle Course
  • Cowtown Half Marathon, 2016
  • Dallas Half Marathon, 2015
  • Top 5% Finisher in the Tough Mudder Military-Style Obstacle Course Race, 2011
  • Started at Cooper Fitness Center, 2006
  • Sprinter on 2005 Division II National Champion Track Team, Abilene Christian University
  • Rising Star of the Year, Larry North Fitness, 2005

To schedule a personal training session, call James at 682.429.3026 or email.