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Our mission is to develop movement efficiency and transform every body through functional training and education.


  • customized workouts based on ongoing assessment 
  • thoughtful intention in selection of workouts  

  • personal modification for each individual

  • results driven training to optimize human movement


Metrics Fitness Lab AuburIke Stephens Personal Trainer
In my youth, I had an intense struggle with weight and body image and these issues fueled my desire to concentrate on nutrition and fitness. My personal challenges were the drive behind starting Metrics Fitness Lab, a personal training studio that truly focuses on educating, and encouraging clients in their journey toward movement efficiency. This industry fails our community so often by creating more injury on the road to fitness, than improvement to the human structure.  There has to be a shift in perspective, where we prioritize the enhancement of a person's movement, rather than being hyper focused on aesthetics. I am committed to helping clients achieve the results they want, but not at the cost of sacrificing functional movement.
I believe optimal human movement is possible when each person recognizes where they are in the cumulative injury cycle and then actively works on training and recovery. It was the pursuit of knowledge in human biomechanics that led me to the training philosophy of Functional Patterns, and it has revolutionized what I see as true fitness results. My goal is now possible, to help correct muscle imbalances that allow a person to move more freely and ultimately, live their very best life!

Corrective Exercise Specialist; Weightloss Specialist; and NASM Personal Training Certifications


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 Auburn University Student

Majoring in Exercise Science 

Marketing Manager

B.A. Communication

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Auburn University Student

Majoring in Exercise Science

I’m an artist, but I don’t draw. I paint colorful and elaborate landscapes with words and  sculpt strategies that evoke emotional responses so that we have a meaningful connection. I guess it was inevitable that I got my degree in communication. 


You might have guessed, I’m new to fitness. I didn’t grow up in a household that was focused on healthy movement. So a couple of years ago when I was severely struggling with my mobility and weight gain, Metrics felt like an answer to my prayers. No one is more surprised than me about my journey from client to Marketing Manager at a personal training studio, but here I am. It’s a dream to share the incredible work we do in the Lab because I know first hand about its power and benefit, Metrics has saved my life!


The secret’s out, I’m the face behind Metrics' social media and creator of all the in-studio challenges. Drop me a line if there is any content you want to see and join me for your first session! If I can do it, you can definitely do it, and we make it easy with an introductory offer of 5 sessions for $50.


Do you think you have what it takes to make a

meaningful difference in the lives of our clients?

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