Optimal Fitness and Hollistic health By Dr Phil.
Optimal Fitness and Hollistic health By Dr Phil.

Optimal Fitness and Hollistic health By Dr Phil.

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Introduction: **Won top Trainer in Philadelphia, by PHL 17 for 2018 and 2019!! ** Check out digital certificate below! (((recognized as top 5 in Philly check out image below)) (first image) With over 20 years of experience I can help you feel your best,eliminate inflammation and enhance you overall health. do you suffer from RA, fibromyalgia, Parkinson's? osteopenia? any chronic condition I can help. my approach is far beyond a workout. as a certified hollistic life and nutrition coach , master wellness coach , sleep science coach, brain fitness coach and stress managemenr coach I look at your lifestyle from a 360 degree view. stress is often a leading factor in almost any weight gain scenario and overall well being. I coach you on strategies to implement to optimize sleep, minimize and manage stress have a holistic life! I also offer stand alone sessions on wellness coaching separate from the actually exercising. eliminate postural dysfunction enhance wellness reduce inflammation reduce body fat gain muscle and balance reduce or eliminate joint pain enhance sleep manage stress and more!! I look at you as a whole person.. holism! I have earned a PhD in exercise science and medical fitness. I specialize in special cases such as osteoporosis, arthritis, senior frailty, fibromyalgia, ra,stroke and more. I have a studio conveniently located at 5th and spring garden and I offer in home training I analyze your posture, correct your body alignment ,build up your core strength and overall strength. Train with a doctor of exercise science and a 4 x master trainer. be-well-philly/2010/12/20/will-you-workout-on-christmas-day/

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Hired 210 times

Serves Philadelphia, PA

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Ben S.

Health and Wellness Coaching

As a busy father in my 40s looking to loose weight (and having tried unsuccessfully for years) on a whim I decided to hire a trainer. Phil was exactly what I needed. He was able to analyze my eating habits and provide recommendations on diet as well as a training program. During our virtual workouts and in general he kept me accountable and provided just the right amount of motivation. Whenever I had questions he was quick to respond and provide guidance. As I encountered difficulty he suggested alternatives and we made adjustments as needed. Fast forward and I'm happy to report I've reached my initial goal, gained a deeper understanding of nutrition and physical fitness, and I've also acquired some healthy & delicious "go to" meals for my busy life, to boot. It turned out I had many of the pieces already but he brought everything into focus as a cohesive plan and made it actionable for me. Thank you, Phil!
Oct 8, 2020
Shawn Z.

Personal Training

Dr. Phil is great. He is extremely knowledgeable about fitness and nutrition. I have been working with him for about a week now and I am feeling great. Hiring him was one of the best decisions I’ve made in a long time. I am always looking forward to our next session. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a personal trainer that truly cares about your fitness and health goals. Dr. Phil is the best.
May 22, 2020
Alice C.

Personal Training

Phil is the only personal trainer I had who actually drove to my gym because that's where I was going to work out, and listened to my goals and did a full assessment to see what's causing my problems (goal is to move with pain and ease) and had me do targeted exercises. I also liked how he would send homework to do in between sessions. Finally, Phil is very honest and forthright. Highly recommend!
Jul 16, 2021
Sean K.

Personal Training

I’ve been working with Dr. Phil to help my 85 year old father maximize his mobility after a fall and rehab. So far everything has gone very well and he has been extremely accommodating.
Optimal Fitness and Hollistic health By Dr Phil.'s reply
thank you Sean!!
Jun 16, 2021
Kait a.

Personal Training

I've been training with Phil for a few weeks now and he's been nothing short of accommodating, encouraging, and kind since the day I first spoke to him. He is very focused on my health and comfortability while also making sure that our sessions are as productive as possible. I would highly recommend training with Phil and I can't wait to continue working with him!
Optimal Fitness and Hollistic health By Dr Phil.'s reply
Kait I appreciate the kind words!
May 24, 2021
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Philippe Nicolaou


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

    I charge $65 per hour. If the client asks for me there are discounts.

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

    First I assess them , looking for muscle imbalances. I tailor the assessment based on their needs and goals. If flexibility is their goal I test for that.

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

    My Education is as follows: PhD Fitness Training and Medical Fitness/Post Rehab. Fitness Institute of Technology. NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Master Personal Trainer, Nutrition Coach, Corrective Exercise Specialist, Senior, Youth and Women's Fitness Specialsit. Weight Loss Specialist. Group X. ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association ) Master Personal Trainer. Nutrition Specialist. Corrective Exercise Specialist. Rehab/Exercise Therapy.  Powerlifting Trainer. Women's, senior, youth fitness specialist. DNA Based fitness programming specialist. BodyBuilding Specialist. Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Senior Fitness Specialist. IFPA (International Fitness Professionals Association. Master Personal Trainer. Sports Medicine Trainer/Medical Fitness Trainer. Nutrition coach. Low Back Disorder Trainer. Corrective Exercise Specialist. Strength and Conditioning Specialist. BodyBuilding Specialist.  NESTA (National Sports Trainers Association) Master Personal Trainer. Sports Injury Trainer. Nutrition Coach. Biomechanis Specialsit. Kettlebell Trainer.  Lifestyle Weight Management Coach. Heart Rate Training Specialist. Metabolic Training Specialist.  Spencer Instutute of Wellness Coaching. Certified Master Wellness Coach. Sleep Science Coach. Stress Management Coach. Brain Fitness Coach. Hollistic Life Coach National Posture Insitute Posture Specialist. Resistance Training Specialist. 

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