The Motivator ® celebrates it’s 25 year anniversary on August 17th, 2021! Under the leadership of Al Vishnevetsky, Tucson’s cleanest and best-equipped personal training studio has evolved from a single-person operation to multiple trainers supporting the fitness needs of a wide variety of clients. Al Vishnevetsky, Woody Kiel, Maggie Zamora, Aris Pessinguia, Emmanuel B Kwaku-Duan, and Oscar are here to assist you in achieving your goals. Please stop by to congratulate Al and meet The Motivator Team. Learn more about The Motivator at motivator.net or by phoning (520) 906-5438.
The Motivator Personal Fitness Training & Rehabilitation earned City Beat News highest ratings and the 2021 Spectrum Award for Service Excellence!
Providing exceptional service consistently is no small task. We are pleased to present The Motivator Personal Fitness Training & Rehabilitation with this recognition. Only a very select group of businesses earn our top ratings and the Spectrum Award. Even fewer are able to earn this recognition in consecutive years. Congratulations to you and your team for such an honorable achievement.
The Award is not a snapshot in time of a single interaction, it is all encompassing. It will not change for the entire year. That is because we take your ENTIRE customer service performance into account. Unlike consumer review sites, your 5 star rating is stable.
The Motivator is taking every precaution to maintain a safe and healthy training environment by sanitizing the facility daily with Ultra-Violet light technology (3 UV lights), and advised our cleaning crew to institute hospital-grade cleaning standards. Hurry back, we miss you and look forward to seeing you soon!
Postponed for now, not forever!
The Eastern Mediterranean Cruise has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Contact Tom Frederick of Cruise One: (520) 749-4069 if you need assistance in cancelling your booking and third-party reservations.
24 Motivator clients and friends just returned from an exciting 9-day cruise on the Baltic Sea with stops in Warnemunde (Germany with excursions to Berlin), Tallinn (Estonia), St. Petersburg (Russia), Helsinki (Finland), and Stockholm (Sweden) bookended by time in Copenhagen (Denmark).
The cruise has been on Big Al Vishnevetsky\’s bucket list for years and he thoroughly enjoyed introducing the group to many sights, sounds, and cultures in the countries we visited, especially Tallinn, Estonia, and St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Baltic Sea cruise was The Motivator\’s second sea cruise with the Hawaiian Island cruise being the first in 2018.
Big Al is already planning another group cruise for January, 2021 on the Mediterranean Sea. Come join us and experience why The Motivator is so much more than a place to work out, we\’re a family!
The Motivator Personal Training and Fitness gym has received the Spectrum Award of Excellence for the fifth year in a row!
City Beat News, who issues the awards, selects those businesses who exceed expectations in customer service. The Motivator retains a five-star rating on Google and Facebook!
In addition to five Spectrum Awards for Excellence, The Motivator has won awards for Best Gym in Tucson, Best Personal Trainer in Tucson, among others.
According to City Beat News:
“The Spectrum Award is given to businesses who have displayed excellence in customer service in their business and industry. To identify top companies City Beat News researches the overall customer satisfaction performance of businesses and business professionals across the US. Our proprietary algorithm distills the information and provides a single unbiased rating for the year.
The Spectrum Award is given to those who earn our highest ratings.”
The Motivator specializes in:
- Personal training
- Injury rehabilitation
- Senior citizen fitness
- Functional fitness
- Sports fitness
- Weight loss
- Nutritional counseling
- Pain relief (Active Release Techniques and boomstick therapy)
FREE consults! Contact Big Al: 520-906-5438, AZ.Motivator@gmail.com
On Sunday, December 16, 2018, the staff and clients of The Motivator Personal Training and Rehabilitation gym gathered to celebrate the holidays – and an important milestone for the gym. Big Al opened his gym to the public four years ago! We’ve posted some pictures below!
Merry Christmas, from The Motivator team!
“Working with Big Al changed my life. I lost 64 pounds in about eighteen months and am healthier and happier than I’ve ever been!” – Sarah, 40
Are you ready to ring in the New Year with a CUSTOMIZED plan for your fitness and health goals?
Ready for your initial consult?
During your initial consult, we will:
- Identify your health goals and any physical limitations
- Discuss your current/past experience with fitness
- Review basic nutrition
- Tour the gym
- Create a customized plan just for you!
BONUS: once you decide to train with us, you can bring a workout partner at no additional cost!
Ready to change your life? Schedule your consult today! Call Big Al: 520-906-5438 or email: AZ.Motivator@gmail.com
The Motivator Personal Training and Rehabilitation gym. Elite trainers, private gym, public results – and the most affordable personal training rates in town.
Why trust us with your fitness goals?
- Voted Best Gym / Best Personal Trainer in Tucson
- Recognized by BBB for outstanding customer service
- NO monthly membership fees
- Specialities include: personal training, rehabilitation, functional fitness, sports fitness, senior fitness, weight loss
- CUSTOMIZED fitness plans
- Nutrition counseling
- Pain relief management though active release techniques and boomstick therapy
- Co-owned by a pit bull named Oscar, who works at the gym, too!
Feel free to check out our clients’ success stories!
Seven Tips For Eating Healthy on Thanksgiving
For the health conscious, holidays can pose a daunting challenge. How do you enjoy time with your families – usually around the dinner table – without undoing all the progress you’ve made towards your fitness and health goals?
Fortunately, we have some ideas to help you survive the holiday, enjoy some good food, and stay on track!
Eat before the main meal.
Food before the food? Yes! A healthy snack or small meal eaten before the main meal can help curb your appetite for the calorie-laden food being served. A handful of nuts provide protein and whole fruit can provide a pop of sweetness and fiber, or go ahead and eat your normal chicken salad or protein shake. You’re more likely to watch what you eat, if you’re not starving. Note: if you choose to have fruit, ensure you eat fresh fruit and not dried, which can have added sugar!
Drink your water!
You hear this often, and it’s just as important during the holidays, if not more so. It’s possible to mistake thirst for hunger or to simply lose focus on certain goals when surrounded by the activity family gatherings attract. Drink a glass of water a short time before eating, and make sure you’re remembering to drink your normal amount of water throughout the day.
Serve yourself. Allowing someone else to fill up your plate can automatically position you to eat more than you planned. Craving the dish you only eat once a year? Create a sampler plate of smaller-than-usual portions. This way, you can satisfy your taste buds without going overboard.
Track your food.
It sounds simple, but often, the activity around the holidays and open trays of sweets can distract us from how much we’re eating. A nibble here, a nibble cookie, full dinner … and suddenly, you’re at a few thousand calories. A simple way to avoid this is to track what you’re eating as you eat it.
Stick to your normal schedule.
Maintain your healthy routine of meal planning, working out, and regular sleep as much as possible. Keeping structure in your holidays will ensure you’re not reaching for food out of excessive hunger, boredom, or lack of sleep.
Don’t drink your calories.
The holidays are booby-trapped with sugary, calorie heavy drinks such as peppermint mochas, eggnog, wine and beer. Allow yourself a serving of something you love and limit the rest of your beverages to water and spritzers.
Bring a healthy side dish and snacks.
If you’re headed out of town or to someone else’s house for dinner, bring your favorite healthy side dish. Also remember to bring the type of snacks you’d eat on a non-holiday, so you’re not overly tempted to swap a piece of pie for your mid-afternoon apple!
We hope you’ve found our holiday eating tips useful!
Have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving from The Motivator Personal Training and Rehabilitation team!
Elite personal training at affordable prices. Voted the Best Gym / Best Personal Trainer in Tucson. We specialize in: personal training, senior citizen fitness, rehabilitation fitness, functional fitness and sports fitness. FREE fitness consultations! Call: 520-906-5438, email AZ.Motivator@gmail.com, or drop by our location: 7831 E. Wrightstown Road, Tucson 85715
Big Al is leading a group of Motivator clients and friends on a Baltic Sea adventure in June 2019! The cruise will set sail on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from Copenhagen, Denmark and travel to St. Petersburg, Russia with ports of call in Berlin, Tallinn, Helsinki, and Stockholm. Cruise arrangements are being handled by Cruise One. Contact Tom Frederick at (520) 749-4069, (800) 749-4069 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The cruise has been on Al’s bucket list for years and now it can be on yours too!