Personal Fitness Training

 Personal Fitness Training That Fits Your Life

Optimizing Your Function, Health, Fitness and Performance

Beginning an exercise program to improve your function, health and fitness can be overwhelming especially when you have a specific goal and even more so when you have medical a condition you are concerned about. Our health and fitness professionals are specialist in the field and can help you sort out what is important and where to startWe help you set short and long-term goals, choose a healthy lifestyle plan, and design and allocate appropriate and safe levels of physical activity and exercise to improve our client’s functionality by restoring function, improving health, favorably modify risk factors and thus reduce development of chronic medical conditions.

Our exercise physiologist and medical exercise specialists develop and deliver specific and complimentary clinical exercise programs as well as pre- and post-rehabilitation and often work with healthcare teams. We design and implement comprehensive programs aimed at preventing disease, better manage and treat medical condition(s), and optimizing health outcomes.

Appropriate pre-screening and assessments helps clarify your path to success; it is necessary in the development of the initial exercise plan and to design a targeted and progressive health and fitness program aimed to help you reach your wellness goal(s).

We provide wellness services exclusively in the comfort and convenience of our client’s home and even a local park (with Nordic Walking or TRX training).

Your pathway to wellness begins with choosing the right health and fitness professional as your personal trainer. The most appropriate trainer has the credentials and expertise in training individuals with a similar health and fitness status as yourself. Our certified personal trainers have advanced fitness certifications such as Exercise Physiologists, Medical Exercise Specialist and have extensive experience in exercise training individuals with often complex medical conditions such as: diabetes (Type I and II), osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Sciatica, stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, joint replacements, cancer, frailty, balance and mobility disorders, fibromyalgia, amputations, obesity, peripheral neuropathies, and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD and PVD). We follow recommendations provided by your health care provider.

Weight loss, weight management, diabetes intervention and prevention

We provide clients with a safe and effective personalized exercise training program designed to prevent, better manage diabetes, and treat diabetes by providing you with effective exercises that reduce blood glucose levels and A1C, stimulate body fat loss and body weight loss. Our Certified Diabetes Educator can help you navigate through the challenges of blood glucose self management so that you are better able to manage and control the disease.

Women’s fitness and wellness

We help women rebuild and optimize strength, endurance, optimize bone health, lose weight, and manage a healthy body composition. We provide targeted exercise training to reduce menopausal symptoms, reduce risk for osteopenia and osteoporosis and other chronic medical conditions. When you have been diagnosed with osteoporosis, we design a safe an effective exercise program that not only targets weak areas that stimulates bone building, and focus on rebuilding muscle strength in those areas to support the skeletal system and thus prevent fracture. Targeted exercise training programs will increase the basal metabolic rate, we help choose foods that take more energy to digest, we develop a physical activity plan to help women through the menopause transition period to avoid undesirable changes in body weight and increase in abdominal fat.

Position Stand on Nutritional Supplements

“It is outside the defined scope of practice of fitness professional to recommend, prescribe, sell, or supply nutritional supplements to clients, or diagnose a medical condition that may require additional supplementation.”

“Supplements are not regulated or standardized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a substance labeled “natural” does not mean it is safe. There may be negative side effects associated with supplements and they may also contain other substances not listed on the label. “(ACSM)

Fitness & Function LLC does not sell nutritional supplementation. We do not recommend our clients to purchase nutritional supplements and advise clients to follow the information provided under the food guide pyramid (MyPlate) or food guide pyramid for older adults. We recommend clients work in conjunction with a qualified registered dietician (R.D.) or health care provider/medical doctor to ensure safety and effectiveness for using nutritional supplement products.