Certifications/ Highlights

  • Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Personal Trainer Certification

  • APEX Certification

  • Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Certification Level I and II



Barbara Decelle is a Fitness Coach at Healthplex. She grew up in Queens, NY. After high school, she moved to Long Island. When she joined her first gym at 17, Barbara began to notice how working out and proper nutrition affected her own muscle development. She got her first certification in personal training at age 18.

Barbara believes that “women can maintain a healthy body after having children.” After giving birth to her own two daughters, she competed in three body building competitions and took first place in each. She joined the Healthplex team in 2006. Currently, she specializes in conditioning, strength, functional training, and nutrition. Barbara’s experiences allows her to work with all age groups and fitness levels.