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) and a certified Functional Aging Specialist through the Functional Aging Institute.

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.  Holly has a monthly TV show on ActonTV called “Get Healthy with Holly”.  She speaks regularly on topics pertaining to health, fitness, nutrition, and weight loss.

Radio

Television

  • Get Healthy with Holly ………………………….Acton TV, January 2018 – present
  • Business Matters………………………………….Acton TV
  • Healthy Life Styles………………………………….Life Issues TV
  • Kids Fit & Fun Camp, Emerson Hospital Integrated Health & Wellness Center Class ……Fitchburg Access TV – Weekly Wellness Program
  • Subtle Changes for Weight Loss ……… Fitchburg Access TV – Weekly Wellness Program
  • Walk your way to better health! ……. Chelmsford Telemedia – Health Styles program

DVD Releases

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

Book Releases

  • Fitting Fitness In for Weight Loss and Healthy Living

On Line Videos

Speaking Engagements

Speaker Highlight Videos

  • Exercise and your Brain ….. Cummings Executive Suites, December 2019
  • New Trends in Encouraging Brain Wellness Behaviors ….. Massachusetts Council on Aging Conference, October 2019
  • 5 Ways to Fit Fitness into your Busy Life …… Cummings Executive Suites, September 2019
  • Ensuring Functional Longevity …….New England Center for Healthy Minds, January 2018
  • The Connection between Brains and Balance …Female Brain Summit 3
  • Functional Longevity …………………………Acton/Boxborough Rotary Club
  • Commit to Being Fit …………………. The Body & Diet Breakthrough Boot Camp
  • Mastermind Member Panel ……………………………… Functional Aging Summit
  • The Best Weight Loss Tools……………………………… Weight Loss Summit
  • Fit Fitness In over the Holiday Season ………… Women’s Holiday Success Series, Mighty Married Moms
  • Brains and Balance …………………………………… Female Brain Summit
  • Brains and Balance …………………………………… Massachusetts Council on Aging Annual Conference
  • Five Ways to Fit Fitness into Your Busy Life! …….. National Speakers Association
  • Fusion Fitness Exercise ………..New England Librarians Association Annual Conference
  • 5 Simple Exercises to Increase Your Strength Today. …..Town of Weston, Council on Aging
  • Home Exercise – Doing a little with a lot.  ……. MACEP Conference 
  • How to Eat to Speed Your Metabolism. …….Town of Acton “Wellness and You” Day
  • How to Fit Fitness into Your Busy Life?……… Emerson Hospital Diabetes Educational Support Group  
  • How to Eat to Speed Your Metabolism……..Acton/Boxborough Rotary Club 
  • How to Fit Fitness into Your Busy Life ….. Women’s ToolBox Conference, Wakefield, MA
  • Why Weight til January ….. Cisco Corporation,  Boxborough, MA
  • How to achieve Successful Permanent Weight Loss …….  Westford Rotary Club March 2010, Acton Rotary Club May 2010, Sudbury Rotary Club
  • Nutrition for Permanent Weight Loss ……. All Canadian Fitness, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Nutrition Needs, Overtraining & Burn Out ……. Bromfield Middle School Health Day, Harvard, MA
  • Hydration, Energy Drinks & Boot Camp  ……. Bromfield Middle School Health Day, Harvard, MA
  • Affective Exercise and Nutrition for Weight Loss ..….. New England Librarians Association Annual Conference
  • Hydration, Energy Drinks & Bootcamp …… Hale Middle School, Stow, MA
  • Nutrition & Fitness …… Center School Elementary School, Stow, MA
  • Nutrition & Fitness  …… Center School Elementary School, Stow, MA
  • Nutrition & Fitness  …… Center School Elementary School, Stow, MA

Newspaper

  • Fitness Terminology 101 …………………………The Hamilton Spectator, August 12, 2020
  • Shaping Up in 2010 (New Years Resolution article) ……. The Beacon
  • Fit to Work (Q&A article) ……. The Beacon-Villager
  • Looking for a few good losers (Biggest Loser Contest Winner) ……. Metrowest Daily News
  • Stow Trainer Fits Fitness In ……. The Stow Paper

Magazines

  • A Perfect Fit (a client success story) ……. IDEA Fitness Journal
  • Career Metamorphosis ……. IDEA Fitness Journal

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
  • What business book are you reading and how has it impacted your business? …..IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade
  • What’s the best piece of fitness industry advice you’ve ever received? …………IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade
  • How do you manage your clients and leads? ……..IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade 
  • Do you regularly analyze your competition? Why or why not? If so, how do you do it? …… IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade
  • When You Log It, You Lose It! ….. Wholeliving.com 
  • Resolution Rescue  …… More.com 
  • Fresh vs Frozen? How To Choose Your Fruits & Vegetables ……Wholeliving.com
  • 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
  • Start Your Year in Balance ……Everywoman.com
  • Running on the Treadmill or Outside…What’s the difference? ……. Yahoo.com
  • Functional Training? Who Needs It?  ……. Yahoo Shine Online Magazine 
  • Portion Distortion ………. More.com
  • What to do if a client comes to you complaining of carpal tunnel issues? ……IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade
  • Why Early Morning Exercise Boot Camps Work! ……. Action Unlimited
  • How often do you raise rates? …….. IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade
  • Losing Triple Digits …… Personal Fitness Professional
  • How has your business been impacted by the negative economy? …….  IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade
  • Nutrition for Immune Boost ……. Execufit Newsletter
  • Heart Healthy Nutrition ……. Execufit Newsletter
  • Life After Knee Surgery…….. American Fitness Magazine
  • Start the Year in Balance ……. Eons.com
  • Did you  create a Business Plan before starting your business? …………  IDEA Fitness Journal Tricks of the Trade
  • Avoid Stress and extra pounds this Holiday Season. ……. Eons.com
  • Exercise is the Fountain of Youth …….. Eons.com
  • Afraid to Exercise Because of “Bad” Knees?   …….. Eons.com