Persist Fitness
Persist Fitness

Persist Fitness

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Offers remote services
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Introduction: Hi! I'm Sarah Buckley. I'm a certified personal trainer (CSCS, NSCA) who works with women who want to learn about strength and strength training. I guide women to autonomy in their bodies through strength, movement, grit and grace. I meet you where you are and coach you to your potential in an accepting and focused community.

Hired 7 times

Serves Cincinnati, OH

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4 years in business

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Cash, Credit card, PayPal, Venmo

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Facebook, Instagram

This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and value.

Exceptional 5.0

14 reviews


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Jim R.
Jul 21, 2019

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Sarah has been a life changer for me. She has taken the time to understand me as a person and my physical training needs. She is patient and encouraging. Extremely smart in her craft. I have benefited in body and mind. Hire this person if you want quality, caring, and effective physical training.
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Tom L.
Nov 9, 2018

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Sara is AWESOME!! She is very attentive and shows a significant knowledge of fitness and training.Her attitude and energy definitely inspires during training session.She is one of the best trainers I have ever used.
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Clare R.
Sep 24, 2018
Sarah is a fantastic trainer, careful to lead you in a great and always interesting workout; she is thoughtful about protecting from injury while reaching your personal goals. She’s positive, focuses on overall health, and proper form. A fantastic total body workout and a really fun way to workout a friend!
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Thomas W.
Jul 3, 2020

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Working with Sarah is a delight. She is a true professional and absolutely knows what she's doing. Beyond that, she's a delightful person and is a pleasure to be with. She's terrific!
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Sarah v.
Oct 15, 2018
Sarah is driven, passionate, committed and educated. There is no one else I would recommend when it comes to achieving your personal goals (both in fitness and in life). She will support you and see you through your journey without criticism or judgment. Everyone should have the opportunity to work with Sarah!
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Sarah Buckley


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    Persist Fitness offers a variety of monthly packages and group classes to fit your individual needs. We also have options for remote coaching. Sarah is happy to speak with you for a complimentary 20-minute phone or face-to-face consult to determine what would best suit your lifestyle and help you reach your fitness goals.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    Initially, all new clients are extended a complimentary 20-minute face-to-face or phone consult. It is an opportunity for Sarah and the client to meet in a casual setting and determine whether it will be a good fit. Each Persist Fitness client goes through our Signature Assessment. Our opportunity is to learn where you’ve been, where you are, and where you would like to be in terms of your health and fitness. We listen to your goals and history and discuss health-related concerns from your completed Medical History and Activity Form. Contract and liability waivers are completed and logging of the following baseline measurements: resting heart rate, postural analysis, body circumference, weight, Rate of Perceived Exertion, before photos, and flexibility. This meeting establishes a clear understanding of your health goals, ideal tasks, and springboard for your program design. Follow-up includes correspondence with other members of your healthy living team, as needed, a digital goal sheet, and resource suggestions.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Sarah Buckley is the owner and coach at Persist Fitness. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Sarah has been working in the field for over five years. Sarah also holds various functional training certifications from the Institute of Human Performance. She is CPR/AED, and First Aid certified.

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