BS, NPTI-CPT | Owner, Fitness Professional
Andersonville Personal Trainer
AboutTed Fournier began his fitness career as an Andersonville personal trainer with Orange Shoe in 2012. Ted is a graduate of UConn with a bachelor’s degree in Finance (2006) and is a Certified Personal Trainer through NPTI (2012). His dedication to health and fitness began after a tremendous recovery from multiple traumatic injuries received in a 2007 car accident. Ted believes that everyone should have an opportunity to live a fun, healthy, and fit lifestyle, whether they are disabled or an athlete. He enjoys helping clients find a way to fall in love with fitness and believes workouts should be approached with excitement and serve as an escape from daily tasks. Ted is drawn to the challenge of developing goal-oriented programs for clients of all background and fitness levels.
Q&AQ: Why did you become a personal trainer?
A: To help people from all backgrounds live better by learning to enjoy fitness
Q: What has been one of your favorite client experiences?
A: Working with a client who was told they required immediate knee surgery avoid the surgery and become pain-free for three years and counting.
Q: What is your proudest physical achievement?
A: Improving from being told I’d walk with a cane the rest of my life to competing at the top level of fitness classes around the city, without my peers being aware of my physical limitations and past injuries.
Q: Why do you love Orange Shoe?
A: I hold our service in such high regard that if I left the fitness industry, there would be no other place I’d choose to be trained than Orange Shoe.