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Topo Fitness is owned by Deanna Nelson , an RN with a degree in Exercise Science. Deanna is a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, Level 2 USA Weightlifting Coach, ACSM Inclusive Fitness Trainer.  

She has been coaching and providing personal training services for over 27 years.  In her earlier career she served as an exercise physiologist for the BNSF Railroad where she focused on strength and conditioning of employees to aid in worksite injury prevention. Before opening a gym she managed a rural ambulance service and worked in the critical access hospital setting for 19 years. She is passionate about coaching individuals living with diabetes, cardiovascular and  pulmonary conditions. Topo Fitness was created out of a desire to help our rural community members use strength and fitness training as a way to attack back against chronic disease, illness, and depression. Deanna's favorite saying is "Can't Never Could". She is passionate about teaching beginners that they "CAN" and that there is an athlete hidden in each of us. 



Barbell with Weights

Functional Fitness

Strength & Conditioning

Olympic Weightlifting

1:1 Personal Coaching

Competition and Race Prep

Cardiac Bridge Care

Karchut Barbell Club


Sliced Beef

Nutrition Coaching

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