Chris Akard - CLC, CPT

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Chris Akard (CLC, CPT), Life Coach / Weight Loss & Fitness Coach

Chris Akard has been a health & fitness professional for 35 years. His fitness certifications include ACE, IDEA, AFFA, and Titlelist Performance Institute (TPI). He is also life coach certified. Akard was an on-air fitness expert on KTVK News Channel 3 for eighteen years. He launched corporate wellness programs for Bashas’ family of supermarkets, Cox Communications, Hickman’s Eggs, and KTVK-3TV. The Chris Akard private fitness studio has been in operation for 25 years.

Chris has a wife and a twelve year old daughter. He enjoys trail running, strength
training, family time and golfing with friends.

Chris has worked with several Christian Counseling Services clients over the past 10

Helping others steward their bodies is his passion as a Christian, he believes it’s
important to show up as the best version of ourselves to fulfill God’s amazing purpose for us.

He is excited for our Christian Counseling Services Online Wellness Coaching program. This 12-week plan is for variety of people. Anyone looking to improve their health, gain energy, self confidence, achieve lasting weight-loss, and receive additional support with depression and anxiety. Chris will work with you to identify your goals, body type, and health considerations. Through a customized smartphone app, Chris will create a program that meets you where you are physically, spiritually, and emotionally.

You will have an initial Zoom coaching session, followed with bi-weekly coaching calls to encourage, educate, and keep you on track.

Chris will design specified exercises that you can perform at your local gym or even in
your own home. Last, he will provide you with a nutritional plan that fits your level of
food interest and ability.

You can sign-up right on this website. Chris will help you to see the exciting vision and move towards that fit and healthy you.

His private studio is also available and is located in north Scottsdale (near Kierland)

5216 E Waltann Ln Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Feel free to contact Chris at  480 941 0211  or  to discuss your needs.

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