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  • Shane Caito, Manager, Professional Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 9 Years

    Credentials

    • B.S. Exercise Physiology - Plymouth State University,
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist - National Strength and Conditioning Association
    • Red Cross First-Aid
    • CPR

    Shane was born and raised in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, and was interested in physical fitness from an early age. He had always wanted to play sports, but was unable to compete in anything other than recreational games until high school. Instead, he became interested with how to best prepare his body to play sports when that time came in. He became very appreciative of how exercise can have such a positive effect of not only longterm physical wellness but also psychological help. He loves and respects fitness because it is one of the few things in life that we can control ourselves. Being able to work with an individual in a client-trainer relationship is an extremely rewarding experience. To guide someone who has taken the responsibility to actively improve their own health through exercise, though it may seem to them a daunting task, is a great privilege.

    in my free time I like to
    hike, ski, canoe, and engage in any other activity that involves sweat and friends. I am interested in studying history at a very amateur level (feel free to ask me for any fun history facts during a mid-training session break) and spending time picking up hair in my apartment left by my dog, Bruce.

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  • Keith Boucher, Lead Trainer; Professional Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 11 Years

    Credentials

    • Bachelors in Communications - University of Arkansas
    • AS. Physical Therapist Assistant - NE Institute of Technology
    • Corrective Exercise Specialist - National Academy of Sports Medicine
    • Performance Enhancement Specialist - National Academy of Sports Medicine
    • Golf Fitness Specialist - National Academy of Sports Medicine

    Keith got into training mostly in response to recovering from a knee injury that he sustained from following poor fitness advice and programing. He took it upon myself to learn as much as he could about not only the foundational strength and conditioning work but also about how the body's stabilizers work in conjunction. Then, he started putting that knowledge into practice. The reason he loves fitness& training is because it is so practical. Anything you want to do in life from walking around the park, to playing a round golf or a pick-up game of basketball with your friends, to a firefighter carrying a person out of a building can all translate back to fitness training. To Keith, the difference between training and working out is training is exercise done with a purpose.

    in my free time I like to
    train (myself), I am always working on staying as strong as possible, athletic, and agile. I also do a good deal of self study. keeping up with new protocols, or a new exercise. evaluate them see how to apply them and when applicable. I also like to hang out with my family, play golf, cook and read.

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  • Julie Gastall, Professional Virtual Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 5 Years

    Credentials

    • Bachelors in Exercise Science - University of Rhode Island
    • Certified Personal Trainer - American Council of Exercise
    • Certified Medical Exercise Specialist - American Council of Exercise
    • Certified Precision Nutrition Instructor
    • Precision Nutrition Certified

    Julie grew up in Somerset, MA and went on to attend the University of Rhode Island to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. During her internship at the Mackal Fitness and Wellness Center, Julie created a 10- week strength training program for female students. Julie was responsible for creating the program, running training sessions, and providing support to each participant on nutrition and mindfulness. Julie also assisted the Head Fitness and Wellness Specialist in training club sports teams and members of the wellness center. This experience fueled her passion for helping others and inspired her to pursue her additional certifications. These certifications allow Julie to help assist a diverse population to the best of her abilities.

    in my free time I like to
    stay active by spending time outdoors with my dog Duke, hiking with family and friends and applying new training methods and exercises to my own routine to stay up to date on the latest exercise research and trends. I also love cooking for my family and friends and trying new foods and recipes!

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  • Tommy Farry, Professional Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 1 Year

    Credentials

    • Bachelors in Sustainability - St. John Fisher University
    • Bachelors in Business Management - St. John Fisher University
    • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
    • Working toward Certified Personal Trainer- NASM

    I grew up outside of Syracuse, NY. As the oldest in a set of identical triplets, I spent a lot of time playing multiple sports and staying active with my two brothers. I focused on lacrosse and strength training throughout high school, and went on to play for three years at St. John Fisher University. By my senior year I had become more passionate about strength and conditioning than lacrosse, and shifted my focus to CrossFit in my last year of school. I fell in love with the sport and community, and have been a competitive athlete myself ever since! After experiencing the amazing positivity and strength exercise (both mental and physical) can bring into one’s life, I wanted to help others realize the benefits themselves and share what I’ve learned through personal training.

    in my free time I like to
    train hard myself and be outside - trail running, exploring, and practicing yoga and meditation. I plan on getting more serious about surfing now that I’m by the coast!

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  • Albert Flottmeyer, Professional Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 4 Years

    Credentials

    • Bachelors in Kinesiology-University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
    • Certified Personal Trainer-National Academy of Sports Medicine
    • CPR & AED
    • Corrective Exercise Specialization-National Academy of Sports Medicine (pending)

    Growing up in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Albert had an interest in activity ever since he was able to walk. From constantly playing outside, to competing in multiple sports, to exercising on his own, he’s developed a love for how to improve the body to add healthy years to one's life in the most efficient/fun/sustainable manner possible. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee majoring in Kinesiology and minoring in Nutrition & Psychology. During his time at UWM’s fitness center, he had jobs as a Fitness Attendant, Group Fitness Instructor, Intern, Program Assistant, and Personal Trainer. After college he had the goal of continuing his fitness journey where he knew no one. This goal came into fruition here in Rhode Island at FT. His drive comes from contributing to people, and the best way that he wanted to accomplish this was through fitness.

    in my free time I like to
    read (balancing fiction & non-fiction), watch movies (from action to rom-com), exercise (enjoy trying new challenges), cook, and learn cool hobbies/habits! The most room for improvement comes from cooking. Some random facts: I love people, visiting different coffee shops, grilling, wearing swim trunks, and much more.

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  • Zach Pinault, Professional Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 1 Year

    Credentials

    • Bachelors in Kinesiology - University of Rhode Island
    • Red Cross First Aid
    • CPR
    • Certified Personal Trainer - In Progress

    Zach was raised in Smithfield RI, he started playing football at a young age, which led him to begin weight lifting in middle school. This allowed him to develop a passion for exercise and weight training. Later, he attended the University of Rhode Island where he continued his football career and majored in Kinesiology. This combination solidified his passion for physical fitness as he began to focus on athletic training, power lifting as well as strength and conditioning. Recently graduating with a B.S in Kinesiology, he continues to gain knowledge and experience as a personal trainer. Incorporating his diverse skill set he hopes to inspire others to improve their health and wellbeing through movement.

    in my free time I like to
    go on hikes with my dog, fish, and hang out on the beach.

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  • Anamaria Salemi, Professional Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 13 Years

    Credentials

    • Master of Fine Arts – Cranbrook Academy
    • Certified Personal Trainer – National Council on Strength and Fitness
    • Registered Yoga Teacher – Yoga Alliance (USA), Ananda Yoga (Nepal)
    • Sports Nutrition Specialist – NCSF
    • Indoor Cycling Instructor - AFAA
    • Zumba Instructor – Zumba Fitness

    Annamaria’s interest in fitness began as a cheerleader in High School and later as a ballet student in New York City. She has always maintained an interest in the way disciplined physical movements benefit the body and mind. For many years Annamaria held positions as a Teacher, Coordinator and Fitness Outreach Facilitator. In these capacities she developed programs from ideas to completion. In 2007 Annamaria moved to Florida and became a Certified Personal Trainer, training and managing a gym for a National Chain. During this time, she traveled to Nepal to study Yoga to compliment her fitness routines by adding mindful stretching and relaxation techniques. When she returned to the USA she taught Yoga at the University of Miami for 4 years, often as an instructor to College Athletes and Medical Professionals at the University. In 2021 Annamaria returned to the Northeast and settled in Providence Rhode Island.

    in my free time I like to
    resistance train, cycle long distances and ride my motorcycle. I am an enthusiastic NFL and Motorsports fan, that said, I enjoy live theater and art galleries. Coming from multi-ethnic NYC I can usually be found eating and cooking with my family and friends when I am not working out.

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  • Molly Phillips, Professional Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 4 Years

    Credentials

    • B.S. in Exercise Science - Simmons University
    • Certified Personal Trainer - National Academy of Sports Medicine

    Molly is from Cranston, RI and fitness has been a part of her life since she was just a little girl! She played basketball year round since she was 6 years old. She would play year round starting with AAU, then the school season, and back to AAU again. After graduating high school she played two years of college basketball at Rhode Island College and finished her last two years at Simmons University. College basketball was a whole different level of basketball than she was used to and that’s when she fell in love with the strength and conditioning aspect. Being in the weight room with her teammates helped them to be closer through encouraging each other to get that next lift. She helped her teammates reach their fitness goals so it was natural to help other people reach their goals after she graduated.

    in my free time I like to
    go on long hikes-the more challenging the better! I also spend a lot of my time with my family. As a family we have weekly dinners, we watch football together, or we just hang out!

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  • Danielle Marino, Professional Personal Trainer

    Years of Experience

    • 18 Years

    Credentials

    • BS Public Health Education & Communications - Rhode Island College
    • Certified Personal Trainer - National Academy of Sports Medicine
    • Corrective Exercise Specialist - National Academy of Sports Medicine
    • Functional Training Specialist - American Council on Exercise
    • Human Movement Science Specialist - Brookbush Institute
    • Silver Sneakers Certified
    • TRX Certified
    • Group Exercise Certified
    • Child Abuse & Prevention Certified

    Danielle is a life-long Rhode Islander with a tremendous love for science and how the body works. Danielle has been actively involved in athletic facilities and community centers, either exercising herself or helping others through education and coaching, since she was eighteen years old. She thoroughly enjoys helping her community find ways to exercise, stay active, and eat healthy while on a budget. Her passion for community has also inspired her to volunteer her time and experience in delivering prevention education for sexual violence and abuse. Danielle has experience in corporate wellness performing health screenings and delivering health education, as a one-to-one and group instructor providing functional strength training, and as a weight loss consultant to assist others in achieving their weight loss goals. Danielle values all aspects of health and wellness, starting with nutrition and physical health, while including mental, spiritual and emotional health.

    in my free time I like to
    paddle board, hike, climb anything, travel, and seek new adventures. I enjoy meeting new people, reading, studying, dancing, and practicing her ASL and Spanish communication skills. I also like creating things like paintings and pottery, and enjoy being physically active as well as being intellectually inspired, having a genuine appreciation for everyone and everything in life. My ongoing lifetime goal is to learn at least one new thing each and every day.

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  • Laura Kilcline, Licensed & Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist

    Years of Experience

    • 6 Years

    Credentials

    • Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RD)
    • Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist (LDN), State of RI
    • MS, Nutrition & Food Science - University of Rhode Island
    • BS, Dietetics - University of New Hampshire

    Growing up I played every sport in the book, with ice hockey being my main sport! I also developed an interest in nutrition from my parents- who are avid cooks and owned a grocery store when I was growing up. I pursued a career in nutrition and I’ve been a Registered Dietitian for over 4 years and absolutely love what I do! I started training at FT in 2017 as a former athlete in desperate need of a new fitness routine. I now love strength training and still train with the awesome trainers! After connecting with FT clients and holding several nutrition seminars at FT, I was inspired to start my own nutrition practice. I help active adults crush their goals with a nutrition program that maximizes their training results & improves their quality of life. Schedule a free 30-minute consultation if you’re interested in working with me on your nutrition goals! I accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, HSA accounts, and offer flexible private pay options. Follow me on Instagram @balanced.fueling

    in my free time I like to
    cook, strength training, or listening to reggae! Other favorite activities include skiing, golf, spending time near/in the water, along with backyard fire-pits and beer! I live in Warwick with my husband and our German Shepherd, Jasper.

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here’s how it works

complimentary

signature fit evaluation

A complimentary signature process where we learn about your goals, health history, and take you through a mini workout so we have the information we need to begin building your customized program.

full body assessment

A comprehensive fitness assessment to collect baseline metrics that will help us track your progress.

personal training session

Meet your trainer in your private suite (or virtually) for your 1:1 session to begin your completely customized workout program.

progress checks

A comprehensive assessment every 6 weeks so we can celebrate your progress and set new goals.

WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING...

  • I am amazed at how awesome my virtual workouts have been working out. I meet twice a week and have a pretty small area for my workout. Every time I end my session, I am drenched!!! The exercises that the trainers comes up with are incredible! I love it! I feel safe working out in my home and much less stressed.

  • The trainers are all equally great in their unique approaches in work outs . Scheduling is flexible and accommodating . Gym is spotless and well equipped. Virtual workouts are great too.

  • Excellent, professional trainers. They change things up frequently, adapt to your personal needs (or injuries), and are even, friendly and knowledgeable. It's easy to train on line if that's what you want, and Michael (the owner) is friendly, accommodating and professional.

  • Great trainers; very responsive and receptive owner who’s constantly looking to update and improve things; small, clean, well-kept facility; friendly, upbeat environment - feels like family. Nutritionist services available. Aerobic machines and workout equipment available for use when gym is open if they are not in use for training sessions. They’ve done a super job with virtual training during the pandemic.