About Us

Personal Training Institute™ is a unique organization offering customized one-on-one fitness and nutrition programs to individuals looking to improve their overall health and general lifestyle.

We established our concept in 1987 when co-founders Evelyn Knapp M.S. and Carol Kur M.S.R.D. started a personalized strength training and weight loss facility. Our program which includes training which targets muscle strength and optimal nutrition can achieve better results than training or nutrition alone.

Relying on a combination of custom-tailored strength training workout sessions, cardio training, nutrition counseling, motivation techniques and best in the business exercise equipment, our programs offered great success to participants from first time exercisers to advanced athletes. This became the foundation for what is now the Personal Training Institute franchise of exercise and nutrition centers backed by a skilled staff of certified personal trainers, nutritionists and business professionals.

Our Mission is focused on results: to educate, motivate and direct our clients to obtain optimal health and well-being through a lifetime of balanced fitness and nutrition. We work as a team with positive focused energy to transform desired goals into reality.

We want you to know about the benefits of being a Personal Training Institute client. We begin with a free Health Assessment and Trial Workout. Before your workout begins your PTI personal trainer will evaluate your medical information and goals and will conduct a body fat analysis using a Tanita scale. This will provide a baseline of information. You will warm up using cardio equipment and then move to a 30 minute strength training workout assessing your fitness capabilities as well as your limitations. You will be guided and coached through our PTI specific training protocol and gain knowledge on how this equipment along with a personal trainer and a nutritionist can give you maximum results in a time efficient and safe environment.

We are dedicated to reach beyond the expectations of all the lives we touch giving them physical and personal fulfillment.