Magen Caplinger

I'm a mom of two sweet boys with a passion for helping other moms stay fit and healthy during and after pregnancy, helping folks return to exercise after injury and helping anyone get started on their fitness journey!

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Calling all mommas and mommas to be!!! The amount of information on exercise and nutrition regarding trying to conceive (TTC), expecting a little one, or recovering post-partum from any delivery, can be varied, biased, and most overwhelming. As a newer mom myself (I have a 2 year old and 6 month old), I know how…

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Bio & Schedule

Training Availability:

Monday | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday | 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Wednesday | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thursday |  7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Friday | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Weekends By Request

Small Group Training Sessions:

Sessions schedule coming soon! Working on prenatal and postpartum small groups!


Training Location

acac Albemarle Square, Downtown, Pantops, and Crozet

Training emphasis

  • Pre and Post Natal clients returning to or starting exercise
  • Making exercise a part of life for all ages and fitness levels
  • Athletic interval workouts for toning and fitness
  • TRX and kettlebells
  • Functional fitness training
  • Sport-specific training for young athletes


  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist
  • ACE Certified Health Coach
  • Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Group Exercise Instructor
  • Les Mills BODYPUMP, CX Worx, and GRIT
  • TRX Suspension Training Instructor
  • Kettlebell Concepts Level 1


  • BS in Exercise Science, University of Virginia
  • MS in Exercise Physiology, (Concentration in Nutrition and Exercise) James Madison University


  • Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor since 2004
  • acac team member since 2009
  • Personal Training Director at acac Downtown
  • Former Kinesiology and Exercise Science faculty member at James Madison University
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer Prep Course Instructor


Sports and anything outside, UVA athletics and the Washington Redskins, spending free time at the beach with family, spending time doing anything with my 2 boys!!