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GreatWorks Fitness is solely owned and operated by Wendolynn L. Allen and located in New Orleans, LA.




Certified Personal Trainer

Ms. Wendolynn Allen was Certified by The National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT) in 1997, Wendolynn regularly undergoes continuing education curriculum to ensure that she stays abreast of any new findings in the fitness industry.

Wendolynn began weight training at the age of thirteen and recalls instantly falling in love with the sport.  Her love is crowned by numerous accolades as a competitive Bodybuilder and Powerlifter, which includes a listing in the top 20 list of USAPL female lifters in 2001, 2002, and 2003.


Certified USA Track & Field Coach

A former member of the University of Texas at Austin Track & Field Team and four year letter winner, Wendolynn has been certified by the USA Track & Field Association as a Level 1 Coach since 2003 and has hands-on experience coaching at the University level as an Assistant Track & Field Coach at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas.  Wendolynn has also coached on the middle school/high school level as co-Head Coach at Austin Waldorf School and Assistant Coach with the Austin Striders Track Club.   In 2008 Wendolynn relocated to New Orleans, LA where she has coached Track &Field at Ben Franklin High School and Lusher Middle & High Schools as well as Assistant Strength & Condiditoning Coach at The University of New Orleans.

Wendolynn's expertise falls in the events of the Shot Put and Discus but she is available and educated to conduct private lessons in all Track & Field Events as well as many other sports.  With her extensive personal training background, Wendolynn specializes in Strength & Conditioning as it pertains to the overall athlete.


Certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant

Certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) in 1999 and the National Association of Sports Nutrition (NASN) in 2000, Wendolynn is excited to be able to offer sound nutritional advise that leads individuals on the path to making better dietary choices for themselves and their families.

Wendolynn has compiled two basic nutrition manuals to further assist individuals and their families in making better choices:


    The A, B, C's of Sports Nutrition                   $12.99

    The A, B, C's of Sports Nutrition for Kids        $5.99


Neither of these compilations are original works, but are a combination of material obtained from various highly respected nutrition sources.  Each copy is properly documented for references.