Look Good, Feel Better

TRAINER JEAN KOTTEMANN IS ALL ABOUT QUALITY OF LIFE.

By Lianna Patch

New Orleans Living Magazine livingneworleans.com

As business models go, Jean Kottemann might have hers locked down. “I’m a personal trainer who’s a descendant of the Roman Candy man,” Kottemann says, referring to New Orleans’ long-beloved taffy business, which her brother operates.“He fattens them up, and I slim them down!”she laughs.

“I think that everyone should have feat of strength – something they feel is impossible and that they can’t accomplish, and then work toward accomplishing that.”

Jokes aside, Kottemann began training clients in the1980s, using the Nautilus strength-training
method. At that time, most gyms adhered to the philosophy that in order for a workout routine to be effective, it had to be lengthy. “thirty years later, everybody’s turning my way,” Kottemann says.

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