About The Training Room

The Training Room was established in 1999 to give the Jersey Shore community a more effective alternative to the large box gym.

When you step into the Training Room, you have no worries because your program will be completely mapped out and done for you!

Weather you choose from our group strength and conditioning, semi-private or private training, you will be under the watchful eye of two of the most highly qualified coaches in the state of NJ.

Uncle Mike and The Milkman were the first to bring Kettlebell training and CrossFit to the state of NJ.

After several years of evolution, they decided to drop the CrossFit affiliate and bring their members a more “user friendly” system that works for just about every level of fitness and physical ability.

The Training Room is mostly known for its ability to get amazing results from such adverse population of members including professional athletes to business men/women and grandparents.

Just a few of the certs we hold:

  • Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) by the NATA 1990
  • Russian Kettlebell Challenge: RKC I 2003
  • Russian Kettlebell Challenge: RKC 2 2005
  • CrossFit Level 1 2005

  • Certified Natural Trainer (CNT) 2007
  • IKFF Certified Kettlebell Teacher (CKT) 2008
  • IKFF Certified Kettlebell Teacher (CKT 2) 2009
  • CPPS Certified Physical Preparation Specialist 2014

Meet Our Team

Mike Stehle
Mike StehleATC, IKFF 2
“Uncle Mike” is Co-owner of the Training Room and has a deep background in Sports Medicine, injury prevention, and the strength and conditioning and well being of all populations and levels of fitness. Mike has been working in the fitness trenches for over 25 years, has a BS in Physical Education and Athletic Training from Kean University and has also been the Athletic Trainer for Freehold High School since 1990. Mike is has been a contributor to Men’s Fitness Website for the past several years and is considered to be one of the most highly regarded strength coaches and kettlebell training experts there is. Mike was just recently made director of kettlebells under the CPPS Certification run by World renown strength coaches James Smith and Joe DeFranco.
Jim Milkowski
Jim MilkowskiCNT, IKFF 2
“The Milkman” is Co-owner of The Training Room and has a very extensive background in all areas of fitness including body weight, kettlebell , and endurance training. Jim has a BS in Exercise Science from Springfield College and is a master at designing highly effective and efficient fitness programs for all ages and fitness abilities. Jim has been working hard in the fitness trenches for over 25 years is well known for his ability to get amazing results from his hundreds of clients. Jim is a highly competitive endurance athlete as well and certainly practices what he preaches.