THE BODY FIRM TEAM…..

WILL….

  • Motivate & push you

  • Customize a program to fit your goals

  • Ensure you use correct form & technique

  • Make you proud of yourself!

IS…

  • Dedicated to making you healthier with a better quality of life

  • Professional

  • Certified

  • Caring

  • Knowledgeable,

  • Non-judgmental

  • Fun

PROVIDES.…

  • A one-on-one approach for training

  • A partnership in your quest for a better you

  • Life-changing personal training for a wide range of ages and physical abilities

  • A supportive community

  • Variety in your work-out

  • Accountability!

DOUG & TORI THOMPSON
DOUG & TORI THOMPSONOWNERS/PERSONAL TRAINERS
“Power Couple” Doug and Tori Thompson are passionate about helping others in reaching their individual fitness goals! Doug’s career as a personal trainer, nutritionist and business owner expands over 20 years. In 2007 he opened The Body Firm Personal Training Studio in Ahwatukee. Along with his wife, Tori, Doug currently manages The Body Firm, and is the head personal trainer. As an Arizona State University alumnus, Doug holds a B.S. in Exercise Science and has earned the following certifications:

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) – Personal Trainer
American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Personal Trainer
American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultant
American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) – Level 1
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) – Fitness Professional Level 2
Power Plate Level 1
Functional Movement Systems Level 1
Tori’s lengthy history in fitness and health includes 20 years as a group exercise trainer as well as health club sales and management.
Tori’s certifications include American Council on Exercise (ACE) and American Sports Fitness Association (ASFA).
Tori leads several groups annually toward their weight loss goals via the Body Firm’s Weight Loss Challenges.

JUDY HACKER
JUDY HACKERPERSONAL TRAINER
Active in fitness from a very young age, Judy enjoys many activities including hiking and biking. However, her love is running; she ran her first 5K at the age of five! Always training for something, Judy has completed multiple half and full marathons.

As a registered nurse for more than 30 years, Judy has worked in many areas of health care. Her passion is assisting people to live their healthiest life. Judy especially feels that aerobic fitness is of the utmost importance for each of us. “Your heart,” she says “is the most important muscle in your body.”

Originally certified as a personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Judy also has experience as a Fitness Nutrition Specialist and Health Coach. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Public Administration. She is currently working to obtain additional certification through the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

Judy was a personal trainer at The Body Frim from 2010 to 2015 and left after the sudden death of a family member. She returned to the Body Firm in 2019, happy to be working with many previous clients as well as looking forward to meeting new clients.

Through her experiences as a registered nurse and the sudden loss of a loved one, Judy has seen the fragility of life. She is passionate about helping people to feel their best and reminding them that it’s not just how you look on the outside, but how you look on the inside. Wherever you are in life is the perfect place to start improving your health!

SANDY JOHNSON
SANDY JOHNSONPERSONAL TRAINER
Sandy has been in the health and fitness industry for nearly 40 years and has been a personal trainer at the Body Firm since its opening in 2007.
Sandy teaches and lives fitness with energy and enthusiasm. Her fun approach and focus on proper technique and alignment has helped mold her into a knowledgable and sought-after fitness professional. Sandy’s certification includes American Council on Exercise (ACE) for Personal Trainer and several certifications for aerobic dance and group fitness instruction. She also has competed in bodybuilding competitions. Sandy has a passion to coach and empower others to enrich their quality of life through exercise, nutrition and mind-body awareness.
BENNY RODRIGUEZ
BENNY RODRIGUEZPERSONAL TRAINER
With more than three decades of public interaction and customer service, Benny has been active in sports/fitness his entire life and has been training formally for over ten years. Originally certified as a Personal Trainer by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFA), Benny is also certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a Personal Trainer. He believes that exercise and proper nutrition are the keys to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. He feels it is important to find a personal trainer you are comfortable with and whose primary focus is helping you meet your fitness goals. Benny also believes that obtaining one’s fitness goals is a team effort and knows the Body Firm is the type of facility dedicated to delivering safe, effective workouts. Benny assists clients in meeting their goals through focused workouts aimed at improving posture, strength, and endurance while keeping in mind that the client should have an environment that is fun and supportive.
CHARLENE SMITH
CHARLENE SMITHPERSONAL TRAINER/MARKETING & PR
Charlene has incorporated physical fitness throughout her life from playing on a girls’ softball team as a 10-year old to training for half and full marathons as an adult.

Charlene feels that as we age, it’s even more important to remain active so that we can maintain our independence, functional mobility, stability, and greater health for daily living.

As a Body Firm client for three years, Charlene was thrilled when owners Doug and Tori asked her to join their team in 2017.

Charlene works hard to make training a motivating and rewarding experience by empowering clients with knowledge, skills, support, and resources to assist and inspire them on their journey to a healthier life. She says she likes to put the “FUN” in functional training!

Treating her personal trainer role as a partnership with clients, she is passionate about helping others reach their fitness goals and feel their best. She also enjoys keeping the Body Firm “family” informed through newsletters and social media, as well as planning activities to create a community of like-minded individuals.

Certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a personal trainer, Charlene also has a bachelor of science degree in Marketing/Journalism and a masters degree in Organizational Management.