Scott McLain established Five Star Fitness Boot Camps in 2004 in Columbus, Ohio-He received his Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology and his Master’s degree in sport management from The Ohio State University. A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Scott is a two time finalist for IDEA’s International Personal Trainer of the Year. He is an international presenter, a published author and has contributed his expertise to publications such as, SHAPE, HER’s Muscle & Fitness, and Cosmo. He is passionate about Ohio State Football, Columbus Bluejacket Hockey, weight training and snow skiing. Scott resides in Chicago’s Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhood.
“Nothing gives me more personal satisfaction than helping someone make health and fitness their #1 priority. Helping people get into the best shape of their lives is what Five Star Fitness Boot Camps are all about!”
Meredith joined the McLain Active Team in 2014. She has worked with time crunched executives, busy stay-at-home moms and has led fitness boot camps. Also known as the “Workout Queen,” Meredith been passionate about fitness for as long as she can remember. Always participating in the latest workout trends, she pulls from all her experiences and expertise to push people to meet their fitness goals. With that, Meredith understands the mental and emotional components of a healthy lifestyle and is passionate about helping people achieve body and mind well-being. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in psychology then went on to earn two masters degrees in social work and child development and is certified as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. A Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council of Exercise, Meredith has helped people reach their goals in one-on-one, small group, and large group settings. She loves promoting all aspects of health and wellness and understands the importance of the healthy body and healthy mind connection. When Meredith is taking a break from helping people reach their physical, mental, and emotional goals, she loves to cook, travel, and do creative crafts.
“Fitness is all about mind/body wellness which go hand in hand. You push yourself physically…you feel the satisfaction and accomplishment physically, mentally and emotionally. Fitness is powerful and life changing!”
Our team of Fitness Pros is key to your success. The McLain Active Team is men and women with a passionate desire to help others succeed. Take a look at our Team biographies and you’ll meet a group of degreed, certified and passionate fitness professionals. Is it any wonder our clients see results?
Passionately wanting to help people get into the best shape of their lives, Scott McLain has leveraged two decades worth experience into Chicago’s premier private training program. Leading some of the nation’s largest fitness programs combined with helping more than 2000 people get into the best shape of their lives through his Five Star Fitness Boot Camps, Scott has crafted Chicago’s ultimate private fitness training experience- McLainActive Personal Fitness. Whether you are a C-level executives, a stay- at-home-mom or a weekend warrior. Together, we will get you into the best shape of your life.
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