Fitness Essentials


Fitness Essentials professionals recognize that each individual's exercise and rehabilitation philosophies, objectives and behaviors are different. These differences are acknowledged and incorporated through the development of personalized programs and services.

We offer the following services:
  • Personal Training
  • Fitness Assessments
  • Nutrition Assessments
  • Personal Yoga



Personal Training The program begins with a comprehensive personal interview designed to help you set program goals and evaluate your current lifestyle habits. A thorough health history is reviewed and Fitness Essentials professionals work in conjunction with the medical community to conduct medical screenings and fitness assessments depending upon individual needs. Fitness Assessments Fitness Assessments include a series of tests that assess the following fitness components:
  • Cardiovascular endurance (sub-maximal stress test or maximal stress test when indicated)
  • Flexibility
  • Body composition
  • Muscular endurance
  • Muscular strength
  • Functional testing
  • Balance

The results of this assessment, along with goal setting and lifestyle evaluation serve as the foundation of the personal training program.
Nutrition Assessment A health, exercise and nutrition history is taken during an interview with our nutrition consultant and is followed by an assessment (percent body fat analysis, waist/hip ratio, BMI, circumference measurements) review of diet information and review of client nutrition goals.


Program Guidelines/Policies/Procedures In order to maximize the quality of personal training, the following guidelines/policies/procedures have been developed. Health History 1. To begin your training program with Fitness Essentials, an initial Health History Form must be completed. This Health History Form provides us with the following information:
  • Current and prior health history
  • Nutritional history
  • Exercise history
  • Goal statement

2. After a review of the above information, risk for cardiovascular complications are assessed and stratified.
3. Depending upon the above assessment, either a completed fitness assessment and/or a physician-supervised stress test will be recommended prior to beginning an exercise program with Fitness Essentials.
  • Results of prior testing and/or a physician consent form may be accepted

Scheduling of Appointments The program is designed to provide flexible scheduling for our clients. All appointments are scheduled directly with your personal trainer and/or nutrition consultant.

Frequency and consistency of the exercise program/nutrition consult is essential to obtaining the desired personal goals. Scheduled appointments should be a priority to achieve the maximum benefit from this program.

Appointment Cancellation/Change/Late Policy In order to accommodate all of our clients, we ask for your consideration regarding appointment cancellations and/or rescheduling. Advanced notice allows for better availability of instructor/nutrition consultant.

Clients are kindly requested to cancel at least 24 hours in advance. Clients will be charged for sessions that are not cancelled with 24 hours notice. This advance notice enables our instructors/consultants to best serve all our clients.
  • Individual workout sessions are designed not to exceed a 50-minute time period
  • We request a client be dressed and ready for exercise at the designated time of his/her scheduled appointment
  • Without prior notification, a client who arrives 15 minutes late for a scheduled appointment will be considered a no-show
  • In the event of instructor tardiness, the client will have the option to complete the remaining session time or receive a complimentary follow-up session

Fitness Essentials, LLC
317 South Dallas Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15208


Contact Us
(p) 412.519.8471
(e) bfitness2@gmail


Our Locations
The Pittsburgh Athletic Association - Personal Training
The Pittsburgh Golf Club - Personal Training
In-Home - Personal Training

 
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