Fitness for baby boomers and seniors


Here’s what others are saying:

Barry has been my trainer many years. As an eye surgeon, my hands are my life. Barry is always consciousness when designing my exercise programs to ensure the safety of my hands and my overall health; as he always says, it’s all about risk/reward. Barry is constantly changing and adjusting my programs based on my objectives and any obstacles that I may encounter, so that I can succeed with all my short and long term goals.

– Dr. A.

I’ve been working with Barry for about 15 years and he has always provided a great balance for my fitness interests: triathlons, boot camps, yoga, Masters Swim programs. I’ve been injured, had a few surgeries and even a kid.

Through all the fitness challenges, Barry has been irreplaceable. I count on him to provide a compliment to my other workouts and craft a regime that will support my current fitness interest.  Barry comes to each session with a plan and when warranted, he can adjust “on the fly” to accommodate my needs.  There is no gym intimidation here: he’s personable and friendly, and he makes fitness approachable and fun.

– Dawn H.

I have only the highest praise for Barry and his style of personal training. Barry is personally engaging, highly committed to the needs of his clients and extremely knowledgeable about all areas of fitness. I am especially appreciative of his attentiveness to proper form and his ability to keep me challenged and motivated. He is tough when needed and yet knows when I need to take it down a notch, such as after an illness or injury. I have worked with a number of trainers over the years. Barry is by far the best!

– Carla L.

Twelve years ago, I attended a symposium on middle aged and older women’s health. A discussion about the value of weight training grabbed me. Realizing that I needed guidance and doubting I could be self-motivated, I sought referrals for a personal trainer. How fortunate that one of them led me to Barry! It’s now been twelve<em> years since I’ve worked with Barry. I don’t think anyone else could have motivated me–and kept me committed–this long.  Barry requires that I set goals, probes about why I’ve set them, and then helps me get there. He is extremely knowledgeable, creative and flexible in arranging workouts that accomplish the task without becoming too routine. He really stays focused and is attentive to everything I’m doing. He’s always raising the bar and is confident that I can keep working harder.

– Naomi S.

Barry has been my trainer for years. Two years ago I shattered my arm in a bike accident. Barry worked with my injury in a diligent and caring manner. Less than two years later I can now arm curl 30 lbs. more than 10 times in a row.  My surgeon says my recovery has been miraculous. Barry and his strategic work in bringing back my strength and flexibility was key in my healing and surprising my surgeon with the progress I made and the functionality of my arm.

– Neal S.

I started working with Barry a few months after I retired at age 60. He’s had unlimited patience and during the five years that we’ve been working together he has enabled me to be go on a number of hiking trips in the national parks wearing a backpack.  He has also helped me recover from three difficult surgeries, working under doctor’s orders and working with my physical therapists to speed the recoveries along. He always has an eye on the practical – how does any particular exercise he recommends help me live better from day to day, be it in gardening, travel, hiking, etc.  He also has an uncanny ability for recognizing where pain during exercising may be originating and modifying the exercise in a small way to allow me to continue without pain.

– Dave P.

It is hard to envision a trainer who would be better for me than Barry. Before I started training with Barry I thought that my exercise routine was fine. However, I’ve now learned that what I was doing on my own wasn’t very effective. Now I’m gaining more strength, adding more flexibility and also burning off some of the extra fat.  After just a few months working out with Barry my relatives couldn’t get over the improvement in my appearance, especially posture. And, he’s helped me get my weight down to where I want it.  I came to Barry with a herniated disc and he has worked with my physical therapist to tailor my program for what I should and should not be doing.  He’s so careful and so amazingly knowledgeable that I’m not likely to hurt myself under his direction. I can wholeheartedly recommend Barry.

  – Marcia V.



Important: The information on this site is not intended to treat or diagnose any injuries, illness or any type of acute or chronic conditions. Always consult your physician before starting any exercise program or any type of treatment for any type of health condition.