“ I can’t say enough about David Ard and the ARD Bodies Fitness culture he represents. I joined Ard Bodies Fitness in 2013 coming in at 220 lbs. and not able to run more than a minute at a time. David Ard took me on a fitness journey accomplishing goals that I thought were impossible. Our first goal shed the weight. I lost 42 lbs. Our next goal was to be able to run like I saw others do on the treadmill at the gym. Not only did I learn to run, I was out winning local 5k runs! My  next goal was to compete in a local Mud Run. Ard Bodies Fitness completed as a team and I won 3rd place. We went back in the gym, trained for another 6 months and I won 1st place at the next Mud Run. No matter what level you’re at or what your fitness goals are David Ard, through his knowledge, encouragement, and a persistence that never lets you down, will get you to your goals. It’s a lot of hARD work and totally worth it. "

Angela Lawrence

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“ Ard Bodies Fitness is the perfect place for any level of fitness. When I started training with David, I could do very little without being winded or in pain. Today, I can do all types of exercises I never thought possible. I used not be able to get off the floor and David taught me how to get up “like a boss”!  Aside from the physical fitness, David provides amazing emotional support to help me push myself outside my comfort zone and achieve greater results.  My life is better in so many ways because of David. ”​
Bridget Pepe, Project Scheduler


“ I am a 33 year old mother of 4, I started training with Dave after I had my first child for a short period seeing how baby #2 came fast and we took a break. Once I started training religiously with Dave the difference I felt with myself was amazing. He is a great motivator who pushes you to your full potential, I did workouts I never thought I could do, I ran a mile without stopping because he made me feel like I could. He makes working out fun and exciting. He teaches you as you train and gives you information to last a life time. As my son got older I put him to train with Dave as well, he was 8 at the time and he looked forward to working out everyday because Dave made it so much fun for him and made him feel good about himself. I highly recommend Ardbodiesfitness to anyone wanting to get fit in a fun atmosphere with a trainer that would meet all your needs. Last thing its because of Dave that I have 4 kids and you can't even tell. ” ​
Mimi Hernandez, Stay at Home Mom


“ The experience I’ve had at Ard Bodies Fitness has been life changing! I sought out a personal trainer a year and a half before my wedding because I wanted to look my absolute best. I had worked out in different gyms throughout college but I never knew exactly what to do and it was always intimidating starting new gyms with new equipment, not knowing how to use it. My first session at Ard Bodies Fitness consisted of Dave performing an intake assessment to gauge what my current physical abilities were. From there, he will create customized circuits to perform throughout the week and rotates these often so his clients don’t get bored. He incorporates both cardio and strength training and is always researching new workouts and routines. Dave does a great job of explaining what muscle groups are being worked and why it’s important to do it the correct way. He also stresses the importance of nutrition and will help you stay accountable and on track. Not only is Dave a great trainer, he becomes a great friend who will also play your preferred playlist and cares about your life and the day you’ve had. ”​
Julia Levesque, Human Resource Consultant


“ I came to ABF after years of being a (very bored) heavy weight-lifting gymrat... and the aches and pains of 21 years as an electric meter reader and long distance running before that. My flexibility was HORRIBLE and I hurt all the time. I cannot describe the DIFFERENCE in my flexibility, the improvement in my balance, and the fun I have learning new things ALL the time, even after over two years. ABF has worked to continue to keep me strong and fit, without further aggravating old injuries, and most of all educating me. I thought I knew it all when I came to ABF... but I was so wrong. ABF will work to create a program tailored to safely meet your fitness goals and needs. "

Ann Flynn


“ My wife talked me into one workout with her so I could meet David and see what she’s been doing. I had no intention of ever coming back. I never worked out in my life and didn’t plan on starting now. I was so impressed with David’s knowledge and passion I became instantly hooked. No matter what your level of fitness is David is able to tailor a workout specific to your needs. He educates and motivates throughout the whole process. I have been training with him for about 9 months. I have lost a bunch of weight and developed muscles I didn’t even know I had. I went from a sedentary person who lived to nap to someone with almost limitless energy. I just turned 40 and am certainly in the best shape of my life. I look forward to progressing even further. Thanks to David at Ard Bodies Fitness. "

Brian Pepe


“ I would highly recommend David at Ard Bodies Fitness! David is an extremely knowledgeable and professional trainer. The cool thing about his approach is that he custom designs your training regimen to specifically fit each person’s capabilities. When that is in place he then brings you along at a pace which insures you’ll make gains while avoiding injury. The gains I made in fitness, core strength and balance were unbelievable and I was easily in the best shape of my life! In fact I used to drive an hour one way each day just to train with him. "

Capt. Sean Rush


" When I turned 30 I decided to get serious about my health and physical fitness. I joined a gym and trained 4-5 days per week. I thought I knew what I was doing and the aches and pains in my joints and back were just part of "training hard."  My fiance introduced me to David and I realized there is more to working out than just pounding weights. At first, I was a little nervous and insecure working out with a male trainer, but I quickly noticed David's professionalism and non-judgmental demeanor. David has helped me understand why we do certain excercises, how it impacts muscle growth, and the importance of proper form. He is an excellent teacher and makes it easy to understand. He reaches you at your level and motivates you to succeed. I have noticed so many gains since beginning my training and look forward to accomplishing my fitness goals. No matter where you start, David can help you get to the finish line. He is competent, knowledgeable, and definitely a craftsman at his trade. Not to mention he is affordable!!  Do something for yourself and begin working on a better healthier you. I would highly recommend Ard Bodies Fitness!! "

Jennifer Saccente, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Intensivist


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