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Total Fitness offers some of the best nationally certified and experienced RI & MA Personal Trainers. We specialize in cardiovascular, strength and conditioning programs, rehabilitation and injury recovery programs, sports specific programs and lifestyle programs.

Many of our Personal Trainers have completed "In-Service" Training from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and are dedicated to helping MS patients increase their overall wellness through fitness.

Whether you’re just beginning or looking to improve athletic performance, our trainers are committed to helping you achieve your health & wellness goals!

Learn more about Total Fitness Clubs Personal Training Services -  fill out our contact form or email us at info@totalfitnessclubs.com.

Walter Medeiros: Personal Training Director

Personal Trainer Director Walter MedeirosCertifications/Degrees: A.C.E., N.S.C.A., FMS, CF-L1
Training Locations: Seekonk Total Fitness
Special Interests: Bodybuilding, Becoming the most fit person I can be

Experience & Philosophy: Walter has been a personal trainer since 2001 & he brings a wealth of sport & fitness experience derived from his time as a track athlete, collegiate football player & coach, bodybuilder & an officer & fitness trainer in the Army. Walter was a perennial recipient of the Army Presidential Fitness Badge. Philosophy: "Giving my clients not only the motivation, but also the knowledge to get fit & stay fit.

 

Stacia Abdow: Certified Personal Trainer

Bristol RI Personal Trainer Sue AdamsCertifications/Degrees: I.S.S.A. 
Training Locations: Dartmouth Total Fitness
Special Interests: CrossFit and Running

Experience & Philosophy: Stacia has worked in the fitness industry since 2006 and became a certified personal trainer early in 2013. She has quickly built herself a wide range client base and following. Her versatile approach and ability to get her clients to their goals makes her a popular choice. Philosophy: "I enjoy helping people become the best version of themselves that they can be."

 

Sue Adams: Certified Personal Trainer

Bristol RI Personal Trainer Sue AdamsCertifications/Degrees: I.S.S.A., N.A.B.F, B.S.
Training Locations: Bristol Total Fitness & Swansea Total Fitness
Special Interests: Running, Travel, Nutrition, Sports

Experience & Philosophy: A certified personal trainer since 1994, her life has always been centered around sports and fitness. She was an all-state athlete in high school, competitive natural body builder & marathoner in her adult lifePhilosophy: "We all have responsibilities & time constraints in our lives. You need a realistic workout regimen that will work for you & keep you healthy & fit!"

 

Greg Annarummo: Certified Personal Trainer

Swansea MA Personal Trainer Greg Annarummo

Certifications/Degrees: N.A.S.M, B.S. Biology, CF-L1
Training Locations: Swansea Total Fitness
Special Interests: Olympic lifting, sport specific training, high intensity training

Experience & Philosophy: Greg is a 2012 graduate of URI and has developed a passion for fitness and weight training throughout his years as a high school and collegiate athlete. Greg played collegiate baseball at the Division 1 level and was a First Team Atlantic 10 All-Conference player. He is energetic and is knowledgeable in sport specific training and looks forward to help train people to reach their goals.

 

Bryna Brooks: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Bryna Brooks

Certifications/Degrees: N.A.S.M
Training Locations: Darmtouth Total Fitness
Special Interests: Tennis, Researching Fitness/Nutrition, Plyometrics

Experience & Philosophy: Bryna started her fitness journey in 2008 as a tennis athlete. In 2015 her passion lead her to get certified in personal training. Bryna enjoys creating fun and challenging programs specific to people’s needs and fitness level. Philosophy “Eating healthy and working out regularly is the key to being healthy overall. To see changes you need to get your body and mind out of their comfort zones.”

 

Abby Cabral: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Adriana Ferns

Certifications/Degrees: A.C.S.M.
Training Locations: Swansea Total Fitness
Special Interests: Designing, Raising Mini Horses, Skiing

Experience & Philosophy: Abby has been a personal trainer since 2001. Being an avid runner for manny years she joined a gym at the age of 33 & never looked back. In 1995 she competed in her first bodybuilding show & won. Abby's philosophy is "Weakness is a choice." Weight training has not only given me physical strength but most importantly mental strength which I incorporate in every aspect of my life.

 

Andy Calise: Certified Personal Trainer, Fitness Consultant

Bristol RI Personal Trainer Andy Calise

Certifications/Degrees/Other: Staff Sergeant U.S. Marine Corps, A.C.E., FMS
Training Locations: Bristol Total Fitness
Special Interests: Athletic Conditioning, Functional Training

Experience & Philosophy: 
As an infantry Sergeant & counterterrorism specialist, Andy has trained & led Marines on missions around the world. Becoming a personal trainer in 2007, he has helped clients of all ages & abilities increase their physical capacity & improve their lifestyles. Philosophy: "When properly motivated & given sound guidance, people realize they’re capable of much more than they ever realized.”

 

Dawn Casella: Certified Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor at Mind Body Studios

Bristol RI Personal Trainer Dawn Casella

Certifications/Degrees: A.C.S.M, Power Pilates, TRX, BS Exercise Science
Training Locations: Bristol Total Fitness & Pilates Studio @ BTF
Special Interests: Pilates

Experience & Philosophy: Dawn has been in the fitness industry since 2002, working in a club & teaching group exercise classes. Graduating in 2006 with a BS in Exercise Science, Dawn became Power Pilates certified & Personal Training certified. Philosophy: "I am an advocate of eating a 100% natural diet & believe that if you eat a healthy diet & exercise everything else will fall into place."

 

Dawn Cetrone: Certified Personal Trainer

Bristol RI Personal Trainer Dawn Casella

Certifications/Degrees: A.C.E
Training Locations: Dartmouth Total Fitness
Special Interests: Interval Training, Dance and Senior Fitness

Experience & Philosophy: Dawn began her fitness career in 1996, with a passion for fitness & helping others. She became ACE & AFAA Group Fitness certified in 2002. A trainer for all levels, she incorporates core functional training, strength & balance exercises. Philosophy: "Every day is a new day & that even the smallest changes you make in your life can lead to larger changes over time making you healthier & happier."

 

Adriana Ferns: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Adriana Ferns

Certifications/Degrees: N.C.S.F., TRX
Training Locations: Bristol Total Fitness
Special Interests: Surfing, Snow Blading, Trail Running

Experience & Philosophy: Adriana has been a personal trainer since 2010. Philosophy... "I am a true believer that anyone can change their lifestyle and become healthy, happy and fit if you want it bad enough. Nothing in life that is worth anything comes easy. My favorite quote: Breaks are for cars not people!”

 

Julie Fostin: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Adriana Ferns

Certifications/Degrees: A.F.A.A.
Training Locations: Dartmouth Total Fitness
Special Interests: Running, Group Fitness, Social Media

Experience & Philosophy:
Julie's love for fitness gave her the drive to get Group Fitness Certified in 2004 & AFAA Personal Trainer Certified in 2009. Julie has great passion for fitness and loves to coach her clients of all ages to build a strong foundation for a healthier lifestyle. Philosophy: "Through the use of motivation, accountability, consistency & the proper nutrition everyone can achieve their fitness goals.”

 

Jodi Garie: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Adriana FernsCertifications Degrees: B.S. Exercise Science, AAAI/ISMA, TPI - CGFI 
Training Locations: Dartmouth Total Fitness
Special Interests: Golf, Functional Training, Injury Prevention, Hiking with her dog

Experience & Philosophy: Jodi's 30 year career started in sports medicine/spine & rehabilitation. She ventured into corporate wellness & golf fitness. Jodi is a Master Trainer geared toward functional training, balance & flexibility. Her rehab knowledge allows her to educate clients with individual techniques & routines. Philosophy: "Master your core strength for it's your center and balance of every movement".

 

Grant Hajder: Certified Personal Trainer

Certifications Degrees: N.S.C.A
Training Locations: Swansea Total Fitness
Special Interests: Golf, Tinkering, Construction, Spending time with family 

Experience & Philosophy: Grant's training philosophy is a combination of his education and personal experience. He has had the privilege of working with professionals in the industry; from P.E. doctors at Bridgewater State University, bodybuilding experts, and health & fitness instructors. Philosophy: “I am here to encourage and help every person make gains and accomplish their goals, big or small."

 

Peter Holland: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Adriana Ferns

Certifications/Degrees: AFAA
Training Locations: Bristol Total Fitness
Special Interests: Nutrition, Obstacle Course Races, and Sailboat Racing.

Experience & Philosophy: Health and fitness has been Peter's passion and lifestyle for most of his life, and now it's his career path. Peter received his AFAA personal training certification in 2014. He also has a B.S. in business management and marketing. Philosophy: "Is to have balance and symmetry, if we train properly we can eliminate weaknesses, prevent pain and injury, and improve the way we look and feel."

 

Tammy Kappes: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Adriana FernsCertifications Degrees: AFAA, TRX 
Training Locations: Seekonk Total Fitness
Special Interests: Functional Training, Group Training, Kettlebells

Experience & Philosophy: Tammy began her fitness career after losing over 100 lbs with diet and exercise. She became AFAA Group Fitness certified in 2011 & AFAA Personal Training certified in 2012. Tammy's love for fitness drives her to help others accomplish their health & exercise goals. Philosophy: "I believe that strength comes from weakness and our bodies are capable of far more than what we think."

 

William Lemieux: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Adriana FernsCertifications Degrees: A.S.F.A., FMS
Training Locations: Bristol Total Fitness
Special Interests: Hiking, Bike riding, Endurance & Cardiovascular Training

Experience & Philosophy: William became a certified personal trainer in 2016. He has been active in the RI Army National Guard for 22 years. William has always enjoyed fitness, that enjoyment drove him to become certified through MTTI. His passion is to help others achieve health and wellness goals. Philosophy: “A goal without a plan is just a wish. The result of your training will be shown by your effort.”

 

Erica Morency: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Adriana FernsCertifications Degrees: I.S.S.A., Holistic Health & Nutrition Consultant
Training Locations: Dartmouth Total Fitness
Special Interests: Running, Research & Learning About Fitness, Alternative Medicine

Experience & Philosophy: Since 2003 Erica has personally been involved in bodybuilding & figure competitions, powerlifting, competitively running & now just being the healthiest person she can be. Erica's passion is working with a diverse group of clients, showing them how to live a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Philosophy: "If you are willing to do what it takes then I can help you achieve your goals."

 

Lizzie Newton: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Adriana Ferns

Certifications/Degrees: AFAA
Training Locations: Seekonk Total Fitness
Special Interests: Running, High Intensity Training, Nutrition and New Workouts

Experience & Philosophy: Lizzie's passion for running and weightlifting drove her to pursue her Group Power Certification in 2013 & AFFA Personal Trainer Certification in 2014. Lizzie loves motivating people to become stronger & more confident. She enjoys a more personal approach to fitness. Philosophy: “Fit does not have a deadline; it is a journey that requires guidance, knowledge, nutrition & consistency.”

 

Tomas O'Brien: Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Adriana Ferns

Certifications/Degrees: N.C.A.A., C.S.C.S., TRX Master Trainer, B.A.B.A. Coach
Training Locations: Seekonk Total Fitness
Special Interests: Boxing, Soccer, Brazilian jui- jitsu, Rock Climbing

Experience & Philosophy: Tomas started his career as a professional soccer player. Due to a career ending injury, Tom transitioned into personal training. His passion for sports led him to achieve a Master’s Degree in Sports Science. Philosophy: Tom believes that when it comes to an individual's training there is never a one size fits all approach. Each individual's needs are unique, and he treats their program as such.

 

Dave Parker: Certified Personal Trainer, Fitness Consultant 

Dartmouth MA Personal Trainer Dave Parker

Certifications/Degrees:  B.S. Exercise Science, A.C.E., FMS 
Training Locations:  Bristol Total Fitness & Dartmouth Total Fitness
Special Interests:  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts

Experience & Philosophy: Dave has been a personal trainer since 2001 working with people of all ages and abilities acheive their goals and overcome their obstacles. Dave's interests include Mixed Martial Arts and Braizilian Jiu-jitsu which he has trained and competed in since 2004. Philosophy: "Do something for yourself every day that you're proud of and that brings you one step closer to your goals."

 

Tony Quintanilha: Certified Personal Trainer 

Dartmouth MA Personal Trainer Dave Parker

Certifications/Degrees: N.A.F.B
Training Locations:  Swansea Total Fitness
Special Interests: Weight Training, Learning & Teaching about Fitness & Nutrition

Experience & Philosophy: Tony has been a personal trainer since 2015I believe that bettering yourself inside the gym transcends into bettering yourself in life outside the gym. Training philosophy: “It’s not about what you get. It’s about who you’re becoming. Become the strongest version of yourself.”

 

Chris Raymond: Certified Personal Trainer 

Dartmouth MA Personal Trainer Dave Parker

Certifications/Degrees:  B.S. Kineisology, C.S.C.S.
Training Locations:  Seekonk Total Fitness
Special Interests:  Human Performance, Weight Management, Mobility Training

Experience & Philosophy: Chris has been a personal trainer since 2010He has worked with many athletes over the years including lacrosse, soccer, hockey, and football players. Chris's success as a coach is due to creating a friendly and motivating enivornment as well as never giving up on his client's goals. Philosophy: "first know your limits, then defy them."

 

Laurie Roderick: Certified Personal Trainer 

Seekonk Total Fitness Trainer Laurie Roderick

Certifications/Degrees: N.E.S.T.A., USA Powerlifting State Referee
Training Locations:  Seekonk Total Fitness
Special Interests:  Strength Training, Cycling, Kettle Bells, Charity Events

Experience & Philosophy: Laurie has been a personal trainer since 2004. After overcoming a back injury several years ago, she went on to compete in powerlifting events. Laurie stays motivated by seeing results in her clients and changes they've made through fitness. Philosophy: "Fitness keeps you going, improves your quality of life no matter what brings you down. Your stronger and better than you think you are"

 

James Simmons: Certified Personal Trainer 

Dartmouth MA Personal Trainer James Simmons

Certifications/Degrees: I.S.S.A
Training Locations:  Dartmouth Total Fitness
Special Interests: Running, BJJ, MMA, Muay Thai

Experience & Philosophy: James became a certified personal trainer in 2010 & D.S.W. certified 2013. Since becoming a trainer he has has built a wide range of long standing clients from children, senior citizens, Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian jiu-jitsu champions. Philosophy: "Fitness success isn't some secret combination of exercises or trendy diet. Intensity and consistency are what it really boils down to".

 

Michael Tiberio: Certified Personal Trainer 

Dartmouth MA Personal Trainer Mike Tiberio

Certifications/Degrees: A.C.E.
Training Locations:  Dartmouth Total Fitness
Special Interests: Powerlifting, Corrective Exercise, Acting & Writing

Experience & Philosophy: Mike has been certified since 2013. He has a BA in Psychology, and is in school for his Master's Degree. Mike understands the connection between physical and psychological well-being. Philosophy: There will always be someone in the gym who is stronger than you are. Your job isn't to be like them. Your job is to focus on improving your own performance, and achieving your own goals.

 

Erin Ward: Certified Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor at Mind Body Studios 

Bristol Personal Trainer Erin Ward

Certifications/Degrees: I.S.S.A, P.M.A.
Training Locations: Bristol Total Fitness & Pilates Studio @ BTF
Special Interests: Running, Weight-training, Reading, Cooking

Experience & Philosophy: Erin certified in 1999 & Pilates certified in 2002, she believes resistance training, with a functional component, a balanced body through proper alignment, & clean eating are key components in achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Philosophy: "I believe in adapting exercises to a client’s ability and needs-exercise programs are not one-size fits all."