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Personal training in Franklin, NC
has never been more accessible...


75% of the people who exercise are not getting the results they want.

But out of the 25% of the people getting results...

90% are working with a personal trainer




Mark Villanti

Certified Training Director

CrossFit L-2 | ISSA Certified Personal Trainer | ISSA Certified Fitness Nutrition

Mark Villanti is our Personal Training Director and also Membership/Personal Training Sales Associate. He has a passion for fitness and has been with FHF now for 3 years. He is a former Combat Veteran and has multiple certifications in training and Crossfit. He has a passion for fitness and helping people reach their full potential in health and wellness.

Jamie O’Donoghue

Certified Personal Trainer

ACE Certified Personal Training certification, IFA Group Exercise Certified

Jamie is certified and has nine years of experience teaching Group Exercise: Step Aerobics, Barbell, Water Aerobics, and Zumba. She is certified in CPR/AED. She also has seven years of experience teaching Kindergarten through fourth grade Physical Education. Jamie wants to inspire and teach people how to live a healthy lifestyle through physical activity. She is passionate about motivating people to achieve their fitness goals. Jamie is married and has one son.

EDUCATION: Masters of Art in Teaching with a concentration in Physical Education from Western Carolina University, Bachelors of Science in Human Development from the University of Tennessee

Lauren Villanti

Certified Personal Trainer/RD

Lauren Villanti, RD, LD is a registered dietitian and certified personal fitness trainer. She obtained a B.S. in nutrition & dietetics from Western Carolina University. Lauren also gained her practical experience through the Dietetic Internship with the Georgia Department of Public Health. Lauren has a strong love for fitness and prides herself on representing fitness and nutrition with passion and purpose. Growing up playing sports and being active has shaped the person she is today, and she knew early on she wanted to be a professional in the health and fitness industry to use her passion to help others.

Matt Harlfinger

Certified Personal Trainer

Matt is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sport Medicine. He has a combined 10 years of training experience with 8 years of that time being at Western Carolina University where he served as the Assistant Track and Field Coach. His additional experience comes from club sport coaching as well as a year spent at Velocity Sports Performance where he led Adult Fitness Groups, Sports Camps and Clinics, and Youth Classes.

Matt has his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and his Master’s in Physical Education and is currently teaching Health and Wellness at Southwestern Community College. He has a strong desire to help others reach their full potential and is excited to have the opportunity to make an impact in this community.

Michelle Libasci

Certified Personal Trainer/Massage Therapist

Michelle is both a certified personal trainer and a licensed massage therapist who loves bringing relief and results to her clients both through massage therapy and by helping them achieve their fitness goals. Michelle’s training and experience in both fields gives her a thorough understanding of how the human body works and how to customize a training program to fit each individuals needs. She would love to help you realize and achieve your full potential!

Hobbies: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Dance, Travel, Healthy Cooking

Jon Lyon

Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Jon Lyon has been training for over 10 years. He loves people and exercise. His passion is helping clients reach goals they would never make on their own. Most of his experience is working with athletes at the high school, college and professional level. However, his experience also includes helping clients with nutrition plans, weight loss, body sculpting, injury recovery, mobility and balance training with an age range of 6 to 88. Jon is married and lives with his wife and son in Dillard, GA.

Education: BA Furman University, MACE DTS, MABS DTS, NSCA CPT, CF L2, CF Kids, CF Strong Man, CF Powerlifting, CF Mobility

Hobbies: Hiking, White Water Sports, Grilling Healthy Food, Martial Arts, Power Lifting, Biking, and Basketball.

Matt Impagliatelli

Certified Personal Trainer

The name is Matthew Impagliatelli, but most people simplify that to just “Impag”. I’m 23 years young – a WCU graduate with a BS in Nutrition and Dietetics; 100% plant-based human; elite Obstacle Course Racer; and a new Personal Trainer at Franklin Health and Fitness!

Certified through the American Aerobic Association International (AAAI) and firm believer in results for everyone. Interested in simply losing weight? Interested in building big and strong muscles but also being able to run fast and far? Interested in running Obstacle Course Races for fun or even competition? Then feel free to call, text, email, or find me around the gym (even if I’m in the middle of my own workout) and let’s chat a little bit about getting you started on your very own fitness adventure!


Get your session
one on one, in a group setting, or even in our heated pool.

Here is a list of what we offer
for personal training:

Private Personal Training

Full Hour & Half Hour sessions available

FHF Group Personal Training

Small Group, Team Training

CrossFit FHF

Available 5 days/week

Aqua Personal Training

Low impact training in our heated salt-water pool


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