- Personal Training
- Group Fitness
- Indoor Cycle
- Boot Camp
I've been at Storms Fitness for 8+ years and have conducted 1,000's of fitness classes. I have recently added Personal Training to the list. My clients of all ages (18 to 88) and fitness levels have come to expect the following from my Personal Training sessions and follow-up:
POSITIVELY MOTIVATIONAL: You will be surprised how much fun you can have while working out!
GOAL ORIENTED: Your goals are my goals!
COMMITTED TO VARIETY: I will keep you interested by tapping into a vast array of exercises!
I have a limited number of sessions available and would love to talk to you about your unique fitness goals and how we can work together to achieve them!
Greetings! I began my fitness career later in life, shortly after running my first marathon at age 40. Up until then I was in the field of finance and accounting, and an involved community member raising my three children. I had been active my entire life, playing soccer, lacrosse, tennis, swimming and skiing so moving into the field of fitness training was a natural transition.
I developed a passion for helping others reach their fitness goals after I began training other runners for races, from 5k’s to marathons. In 2005, I became a Certified Personal Trainer and worked in a brand new, state of the art, fitness facility in Memphis, TN. It was there that my love for supporting, teaching and guiding clients of all ages and fitness levels was solidified. In 2006, I became a Certified Group Fitness Instructor and brought my commitment and enthusiasm to the group fitness arena. I then became a certified Les Mills’ Instructor in Body Pump in 2007. I currently teach indoor cycling, Pilates/core and instruct at various locations in the Concord area.
As a wellness and fitness coach, I enjoy creating plans for both individuals and small groups, working hard to make you, the client, feel safe, successful and able to pursue the activities you enjoy. My goal is to work with what you love to do, encourage you to try new activities, and strengthen you physically, mentally and emotionally enabling you to reach your goals.
I work with all ages and fitness levels-from the individual coming back from a fitness hiatus or injury, to a competitive or recreational athlete who has specific goals in mind, to a young adult looking for support to develop healthy fitness habits.
Over the past 9 years, I have continued to pursue my avocation of running by completing 19 marathons and numerous other races, including 6 triathlons. I have coached and continue to officiate soccer, lacrosse and field hockey. I look forward to working with members here at Storms and am happy to answer any questions you may have!
Fitness and health has been a cornerstone of my personal life since I was young. I grew up in a very active household where my sisters and I were encouraged to take on hobbies that had us outside and moving.
After starting college and moving to Vermont, I quickly found a passion for lifting and strength training. I have always loved pushing my body to perform at a high level and strength training gave me that outlet. Knowing that a healthy diet would only add to my fitness level and improve my performance, I took on a biology major and learned the finer details of proper nutrition as well as human anatomy and the science of movement.
For the last five years, I have developed a powerful strength training routine; aimed at muscle development and toning. I enjoy working with clients who are looking to make lifestyle changes to improve their overall health and fitness. I aim to build training routines that build strength and change fat to muscle body ratios for clients at any level of fitness; whether just starting out or a longtime gym goer looking for a new routine. I can also offer nutritional advice to support the training and help you work towards your fitness performance and healthy lifestyle goals.
Being a personal trainer is not just a job. It’s a lifestyle.
To stay at our best, we need to move and strengthen our bodies regularly.
My classes and sessions touch on all areas of muscular wellness including, strength, mobility, stability, and flexibility.
For some, the journey towards a healthier mind and body may seem insurmountable, but when you take it one small step at a time, you can, and will get there! I am here to help you along the way.
This is the only body we get, so we need to keep it tuned up to last us for the long haul. Whether you want to take your strength and fitness to the next level, or you are just starting out, I can help you get there with smart training, and plenty of encouragement!
I struggled with health problems as a child, which ultimately led me to embrace fitness at a very young age. I quickly recognized the importance of taking care of the body by keeping it strong, flexible and healthy.
Growing up in Brazil, I trained in a variety of forms of martial arts, which later led to a passion for parkour, which I practiced around my city of Belo Horizonte.
I have experience working with clients of all ages and fitness levels. Being a trainer is incredibly rewarding, and my favorite part of training is seeing people reach fitness goals they never thought possible.
ACE-CPT, BS in Exercise Science
I have been working the fitness industry for 3 years, and have been weight lifting for 8 years. I played baseball for the majority of my childhood and into high school, but my real passion was wrestling. It taught me how to break my limiting thoughts as well as what hard work and discipline can do to shift your life. I played rugby and college and graduated from Keene State with a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. I specialize in sports-specific training and injury prevention.
Arlene enjoys the friendship, spirit, and support of personal training and small group fitness. A lifelong fitness enthusiast, Arlene understands the challenges many people face in finding time for fitness. Arlene can help you design a fitness plan to accommodate your busy life. Her biggest thrill is helping fitness friends reduce their numbers-blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar!
Certified Personal Trainer with the National Council on Strength and Fitness Aerobics Instructor, BCBS CPR/AED, American Red Cross Practical Pilates, AFAA Nutrition and Weight Loss, NCSF Athletic Fitness for Children, NCSF TRX Suspension Training
Arlene lives in Hopkinton with her husband George and their three children. In addition to Storms Fitness, Arlene also enjoys her fitness adventures with apm fitness and teaching at New England College. She loves to spend time with her family, especially in the great outdoors. Arlene can also be found on the sidelines coaching her children’s sports teams.
ACE Certified Personal Trainer
Maris Recently retired after 40 years as an Occupational Therapist specializing in orthopedics and neurology rehabilitation. Upon retirement she became both a certified personal trainer and a certified yoga instructor. She loves to use her yoga classes to help individuals with restrictive movement enjoy the beauty and therapeutic benefits of yoga. Her personalized training programs reflect your goals, fitness level and pace.
Maris loves being active, and her interests include hiking, biking swimming, woodworking and XC skiing. She recently completed hiking all 48 of the White Mountain 4000-footers.
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