Meet the Coaching by G | OPEX Oak Park Team


Giulia Isetti, Ph.D., USA Weightlifting Certified Sport Performance Coach, USA Cycling Coach Level II, ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Offerings: Personal Training, Individual Design Coaching, Nutrition Counseling, Online Coaching

If you’re seeking change—I know first-hand that it’s possible. Whether you want to lose weight, be healthier, or beat your fastest marathon time—I can help. I support my clients at every step along their route to personal transformation. I believe in creating change from the inside out.  With a firm, yet gentle style, my clients say I provide support, encouragement, and a welcome dose of humor when they need it. I’m light-hearted, yet serious about helping you achieve your goals and enrich your life. 

More about me:

  • I’ve lost 100+ pounds and changed my life.
  • I have competed in: Olympic weightlifting, cycling, running, triathlon, swimming.
  • I’ve played and coached: basketball, field hockey, running, cycling, swimming, and triathlon.
  • I’m a chef: trained in Italy with Master Chef Maurizio Campolonghi.
  • I have taught: sports nutrition at Dominican University
  • I’ve trained: hundreds of clients. Read their experiences.


  • Ph.D. in Chemistry/Biochemistry
  • USA Weightlifting Certified Sport Performance Coach
  • USA Cycling Level 2 Coach
  • American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer
  • Scientific and Experience Based coaching


  • B.S. Chemistry (emphasis in Biochemistry) May 2001, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.
  • M.S. Chemistry December 2005, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.
  • Ph.D. Chemistry June 2006, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Professional Societies:

  • USA Cycling 1993-
  • USAT 2007-
  • American Chemical Society 2000-
  • Protein Society 2003-2007
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science 2003-2007
  • Association of Women in Science 2006-

But enough about my accomplishments…

Let’s get started on yours…