Appearances, Publications, and Press Releases

Personal Trainer, Nutrition Specialist, Speaker, Writer

Personal Trainer, Nutrition Specialist, Speaker, Writer

 Holly Kouvo is a certified personal trainer and aerobics instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)Holly has taught aerobics at various clubs for over 20 years and has been working as a personal trainer since 2001. In addition, she’s a certified nutrition specialist with American Academy of Sports Dietitians and Nutritionists (AASDN).

Holly started her own personal training company when, after 18 years in the high-tech industry, she decided to change careers and pursue her passion: helping people fit fitness into their lives. She also coaches people on eating better and enjoys watching her clients experience the benefits of doing both. Holly has great success working with clients who want to lose a lot of weight, including triple digits. Her constant motivation and goal setting is what gets clients to their ultimate weight-loss goal and keeps them there.

Holly is a member of IDEA Fitness, and the Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce. She has been featured in IDEA Fitness Journal, Sudbury Town Crier, The MetroWest Daily News, The Stow Paper, The Groton Herald, and The Westford Eagle.

Holly has published articles in several national magazines, including American Fitness and IDEA Fitness Journal, and she has been a regular contributor to the Body/Fitness pillar on Eons.com, their sister website RealForMe.com, and Wholeliving.com. She released her first exercise DVD called “Total Body Workout…Just Easy on The Knees™” in the fall of 2006. In addition, she had a weekly radio spot—”Holly’s Helpful Hints”-on Career/Life Radio (WNRI.com) for 2 1/2 years. She speaks regularly on topics pertaining to health, fitness, nutrition, and weight loss.

Radio

  • Holly’s Helpful Hints Weekly Radio Spot …… Career/Life Balance Radio, WNRI.com, January 2008 – March 2010  Click Here for samples.

Television

  • Business Matters………………………………….Acton TV, December 2016
  • Healthy Life Styles………………………………….Life Issues TV, February 2015
  • Kids Fit & Fun Camp, Emerson Hospital Integrated Health & Wellness Center Class ……Fitchburg Access TV – Weekly Wellness Program, April 2012
  • Subtle Changes for Weight Loss ……… Fitchburg Access TV – Weekly Wellness Program, August 2011
  • Walk your way to better health! ……. Chelmsford Telemedia – Health Styles program, March 2009

DVD Releases

  • Total Body Workout … Just Easy on the Knees with Holly Kouvo,  Release 2006

Book Releases

  • Fitting Fitness In for Weight Loss and Healthy Living, Published 2016

On Line Videos

Speaking Engagements

Speaker Highlight Videos

  • Mastermind Member Panel ……………………………… Functional Aging Summit, June, 2017
  • The Best Weight Loss Tools……………………………… Weight Loss Summit, April, 2017
  • Fitting Fitness In over the Holiday Season ………… Women’s Holiday Success Series, Mighty Married Moms, November 2016
  • Brains and Balance …………………………………… Female Brain Summit, October, 2016
  • Brains and Balance …………………………………… Massachusetts Council on Aging Annual Conference, October, 2016
  • Five Ways to Fit Fitness into Your Busy Life! …….. National Speakers Association, April 2016
  • Fusion Fitness Exercise ………..New England Librarians Association Annual Conference, October 2014
  • 5 Simple Exercises to Increase Your Strength Today. …..Town of Weston, Council on Aging, January 2014
  • Home Exercise – Doing a little with a lot.  ……. MACEP Conference, April 2013
  • How to Eat to Speed Your Metabolism. …….Town of Acton “Wellness and You” day, April 2013
  • How to Fit Fitness into Your Busy Life?……… Emerson Hospital Diabetes Educational Support Group,  November 2012
  • How to Eat to Speed Your Metabolism……..Acton/Boxborough Rotary Club, October 2012
  • How to Fit Fitness into Your Busy Life ….. Women’s ToolBox Conference, Wakefield, MA  October 2011
  • Why Weight til January ….. Cisco Corporation,  Boxborough, MA  September 2011
  • How to achieve Successful Permanent Weight Loss …….  Westford Rotary Club March 2010, Acton Rotary Club May 2010, Sudbury Rotary Club, July 2010
  • Nutrition for Permanent Weight Loss ……. All Canadian Fitness, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, April 2010
  • Nutrition Needs, Overtraining & Burn Out ……. Bromfield Middle School Health Day, Harvard, MA  June 2010
  • Hydration, Energy Drinks & Boot Camp  ……. Bromfield Middle School Health Day, Harvard, MA  June 2010
  • Affective Exercise and Nutrition for Weight Loss ..….. New England Librarians Association Annual Conference, October, 2010
  • Hydration, Energy Drinks & Bootcamp …… Hale Middle School, Stow, MA  December 2009
  • Nutrition & Fitness …… Center School Elementary School, Stow, MA  November 2009
  • Nutrition & Fitness  …… Center School Elementary School, Stow, MA  December 2008
  • Nutrition & Fitness  …… Center School Elementary School, Stow, MA  October 2007

Newspaper

  • Shaping Up in 2010 (New Years Resolution article) ……. The Beacon, January 7, 2010
  • Fit to Work (Q&A article) ……. The Beacon-Villager, December 24, 2009
  • Looking for a few good losers (Biggest Loser Contest Winner) ……. Metrowest Daily News, March 25, 2008
  • Stow Trainer Fits Fitness In ……. The Stow Paper, January 19, 2007

Magazines

  • A Perfect Fit (a client success story) ……. IDEA Fitness Journal, June 2009
  • Career Metamorphosis ……. IDEA Fitness Journal, July 2004

Publications

  • For client strength training, do you focus more on loaded movement or on fixed, machine-based weights?  …….IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade,  November-December 2016
  • What business book are you reading and how has it impacted your business? …..IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade, April 2016
  • What’s the best piece of fitness industry advice you’ve ever received? …………IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade, May 2015
  • How do you manage your clients and leads? ……..IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade, June 2014
  • Do you regularly analyze your competition? Why or why not? If so, how do you do it? …… IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade, June 2013
  • When You Log It, You Lose It! ….. Wholeliving.com, March 2012
  • Resolution Rescue  …… More.com, February 2012
  • Fresh vs Frozen? How To Choose Your Fruits & Vegetables ……Wholeliving.com, August 2012
  • What is more effective at helping to smooth out fascia—a softball, a hard foam roller or a soft foam roller with bumps or nubs on it? …… IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade, October 2012
  • Start Your Year in Balance ……Everywoman.com, December 2011
  • Running on the Treadmill or Outside…What’s the difference? ……. Yahoo.com, October 2011
  • Functional Training? Who Needs It?  ……. Yahoo Shine Online Magazine, July 2011
  • Portion Distortion ………. More.com, April 2011
  • What to do if a client comes to you complaining of carpal tunnel issues? ……IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade, January 2011
  • Why Early Morning Exercise Boot Camps Work! ……. Action Unlimited, March 20, 2010
  • How often do you raise rates? …….. IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade, June 2010
  • Losing Triple Digits …… Personal Fitness Professional, June 2009
  • How has your business been impacted by the negative economy? …….  IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade, June 2009
  • Nutrition for Immune Boost ……. Execufit Newsletter, April 2009
  • Heart Healthy Nutrition ……. Execufit Newsletter, January 2009
  • Life After Knee Surgery…….. American Fitness Magazine, July 2007
  • Start the Year in Balance ……. Eons.com, January 2007
  • Did you  create a Business Plan before starting your business? …………  IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade, July 2006
  • Avoid Stress and extra pounds this Holiday Season. ……. Eons.com, November 2006
  • Exercise is the Fountain of Youth …….. Eons.com, October, 2006
  • Afraid to Exercise Because of “Bad” Knees?   …….. Eons.com,  September 2006

Press Releases

2011

2010

2009

2008

  • 5/30/2008 – The Groton Paper – “Groton Country Club Weight Loss Contest Names Winner”
  • 6/10/2008 – The Westford Eagle – “Westford Resident is the Biggest Loser”

2007

2006