FitFest

New to working out? Curious about training? We’re here to help.

Join us for this FREE event on Saturday, December 14 | 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Whether you are just starting on your fitness journey, or ready to take things to the next level, reaching your goal is important. Sometimes you need a little help though, and that’s where our fitness experts come in.

Join us on Saturday, December 14 for FitFest, a free fitness event hosted by BodyBusiness Fitness Club. Our certified fitness professionals will offering free half-hour private discussions as well as special small group training workouts. You’ll also have a chance to try assisted stretching with one of our stretching specialists.

FitFest is a FREE event and open to the community. You do not need to be a member to participate.

Got Fitness Questions?

Do any of these sound familiar?

“I’ve never worked out before. How do I start?”
“I’ve had the same fitness routine for years, and it’s just not working for me anymore. Why?”
“I had an injury, and I can’t do the workouts I used to. How do I stay in shape?”
“My schedule is busy and it’s hard to find time to work out. Do you have recommendations?”

Get answers from a certified personal trainer during a free half-hour consultation. You’ll meet one-on-one with a BodyBusiness fitness expert to discuss your exercise needs, goals or concerns you have about using equipment, creating workouts, and incorporating recovery into your fitness program. Together you will define a plan for next steps in your fitness journey and how to make them happen!

This half-hour session will include a Functional Movement Screen (FMS) which measures your strength, mobility, balance, and coordination, so you have a better understanding of your starting point.

Your success is our #1 priority. Sign up now to speak to a trainer at Austin’s #1 gym today.

Small Group Training Workouts

Are you looking to make a change in your fitness routine? Maybe you’ve been committed to your workouts but just aren’t seeing results? Small Group Training at BodyBusiness Fitness Club might be the new challenge you need, and your chance to try a session free returns during FitFest.

Small group training is a workout option that combines the personalized attention of a certified personal trainer at an affordable rate in a fun environment. Join trainers Mark Brown and Rachel Ross for a 30-minute small group session and discover if Small Group Training is the right workout for you.

8:00 a.m.: Tribe FIT with Rachel
8:30 a.m.: Tribe CORE with Rachel
9:00 a.m.: TRX with Mark
9:30 a.m.: Total Body Conditioning with Mark

Assisted Stretching

Regular stretching has been proven to increase mobility and flexibility, help speed recovery and boost athletic performance. We all know it’s an important part of a well-rounded healthy lifestyle, but let’s be real. How many of us are actually taking the time to consistently and effectively stretch?

Feel the difference a professional can make in loosening tight muscles during a free 10-minute assisted stretching session.

Meet the FitFest Personal Trainers

North Austin Personal Trainer Tanner Rhodes
RP Stuart

Certification/Training: ISSA Strength and Conditioning Specialist, lvl II & Corrective Exercise Specialist

Personal Training Since: 2008

Clients who train with me can expect: a mixture of free weights, plyometrics and machines, along with balance and stability exercises to improve their overall well being.

Training Specialties: Power Lifting, Adult Strength Training, Athletic Performance, & Mobility Improvement

North Austin Personal Trainer Tanner Rhodes
Jonathan Zgabay
Jonathan is a native Austinite, born and raised in Balcones, not far from BodyBusiness! He began his career in the Navy and during his six years, he led the complete renovation of eight shipboard fitness centers.
 
After completing his military service, he worked concurrently on his education in exercise science and on developing his practical skills working with clients.
 
Jonathan has worked with competitive athletes, profoundly disabled adults and everything in between. Whether he is creating fitness programs, leading a team or working individually with clients, he brings passion and enthusiasm to his role and always leads by asking how he can be of service. 
North Austin Personal Trainer Tanner Rhodes
Kara Meadows
Certification/Training:  NASM certified personal trainer, NASM fitness nutrition specialist certified 

Personal Training Since: 2014 but more heavily as of 2019 

Clients who train with me can expect:  to be challenged, to be encouraged, and workouts to be purposeful. My hope every every session is that not only will you hit a great workout but that you’ll leave the gym feeling better than you came in that day. Each session will be built on your individual needs and and the goals we set for our time together—after all its about you not me! I will always make an effort to be sincere and make sure my actions reflect my care for you overall health! Every session will look different person to person but my attention to proper form for each exercise will extend across the board! Your safety is my priority! 

Training Specialties: Strength training, circuit training, weight loss & toning, functional fitness, corrective exercise & form technique, mobility improvement

Hobbies/Interests: Painting, outdoor activities (lake, snowboarding, hiking, etc.), weightlifting/CrossFit, and traveling! I love spending quality time with friends, family, and my community. I also go to the dog park with my dog Huntlee a lot and volunteer/serve wherever I can! 

North Austin Personal Trainer Tanner Rhodes
Paul Shaffer

Certification/Training: I’m certified through ACE, and I have Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Sports Science.

Personal Training Since: 2019

Clients who train with me can expect: A individualized workout program that will be effective and enjoyable.

Training Specialties: Squats, Deadlifts and posterior chain focused workouts that combat forward desk posture.

Hobbies/Interests: Weightlifting, reading, listening to podcasts, video games and inventing genius inventions.

Currently Teaching: Rowing classes and Tribe Small Group Training

North Austin Personal Trainer Tanner Rhodes
Paul Kevin Smith

Certification/Training: M.Ed. degree in Kinesiology from U.T. Austin, ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist, ACE Health & Wellness Coach, FMS Functional Movement Screening Level 2, TRX Personal Trainer, Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500, IAYT Yoga Therapist, PhysicalMind Institute Pilates Mat Work Instructor

Personal Training Since: 1991

Clients who train with me can expect: You’ll gain strength and mobility, with an emphasis on functional movements and bodyweight exercises.

Training Specialties: Functional movement screening to identify areas for improving mobility and stability, balance and stability training, post-rehab for musculoskeletal conditions, yoga, Pilates. 

Hobbies/interests: Photography, hiking, music, movies, reading the classics

North Austin Personal Trainer Tanner Rhodes
Sibylle Hohendorf

Certification/Training: ACE Certified Personal Trainer. She has been comprehensively certified in the Pilates Methodology through the internationally recognized company Peak Pilates, where she was trained and certified under second generation master teacher Coleen Glenn.

Personal Trainer since: 2002

Pilates Instructor since: 2003

Clients who train with me can expect: a dedicated, compassionate and detail oriented instructor who will guide her clients safely and effectively. I take your goals and individual needs such as proper alignment, joint health, spinal decompression, core strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination, very seriously. I will challenge you to your fullest potential to help you gain an increased body awareness (which is essential for good posture), perform better in life, look better and feel better!

Hobbies/Interest: My dogs, rescuing stranded marine mammals, snorkeling, hiking, world traveling, Flamenco, workshops in Pilates, Yoga, wellness, fitness, and nutrition.

Sign Up Now to Participate in FitFest

Because FitFest has you meeting one-on-one with trainers, only limited number of spots are available. Sign up now to participate in any – or all – of our special programs.

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