THE GYM FOR FITNESS IN Sarasota

Sarasota’s
Favorite Gym

Find out why we have over 400 5 star reviews

ARE YOU TIRED OF:

DOING BORING

WORKOUTS ALONE?

Join a community of like-minded people who motivate each other through each workout!

FEELING

LOST IN THE GYM?

Gain confidence in the gym by learning new movements with the help and guidance of our certified TRAINERS!

feeling like you

never have time?

make time for yourself and get more done in less time, our certified TRAINERS can guide and keep you focused!

NOT HAVING A

SOLID GAME PLAN?

build new habits around fitness, nutrition & recovery to hit goals while keeping it fun!

THEN WE'RE READY

TO GUIDE YOU

ON YOUR JOURNEY!

THAT'S WHY WE'VE CREATED

FUNCTIONAL FITNESS PROGRAMS

TAILORED TO MEET YOU WHERE YOU ARE

Individualized

Assisted Stretching

Relax as our Specialists move your body through a variety of stretching techniques to improve circulation, prevent injury, improve posture, relieve stress, enhance mobility, minimize aches and pains, and muscular imbalances.

ONE-ON-ONE

Personal Training

More Than Just Personal Training. Changing lives. Living Healthy. GYM SRQ personal trainers extend our mission statement to each and every client they work with. No matter what you are looking for, whether it be a little extra motivation to help you lose those last few pounds or specific training for your past/present injuries, our certified personal trainers are here for you.
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semi-private

personal Training

Semi-Private personal training combines the camaraderie of a “fitness class” with the individual attention of a personal training session. Designed for 2-4 people, GYM SRQ offers a wide range of semi-private personal training sessions to keep you fit, motivated, and having fun! Offered at an affordable rate.

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Individualized

PNOĒ

With a Registered Dietician and Certified Training Specialist, our team is able to analyze your metabolic function through your exhalation of breath! Using a series of scientific-based testing technology, your results can give you exactly what foods your diet needs to be filled with & what type / how much exertion you will need to achieve your goal. These test results are helpful to those looking to gain muscles, lose weight, or achieve overall best well-being.

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Body Composition

Tracking

Utilizing innovative and differentiating technology, GYM SRQ provides 3D body scanning to get the most accurate and nonobjective results. Each member can measure their progress from the start with consistent scans over time, regardless of water consumption, time of day, and other variables.

nutrition

Habit Shifting

Nutrition

Gym SRQ understands the impact nutrition has on your health. Our certified training specialists combine your fitness program with your individual nutritional needs to ensure the highest level of success.

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GETTING STARTED IS EASY!

ARE YOU READY TO LEVEL UP?

1. SCHEDULE YOUR FIRST VISIT

Talk with us about what you are looking to achieve and see how we can help get you there!

2. START YOUR Training

You have defined your goals and you are ready to begin your journey. We will start you strong by taking you through the fundamentals of training and sound habits putting you on the road to success!

3. HAVE FUN REACHING NEW LEVELS

Once you have down the basics, have fun showing up to new workouts and progressing each day!

GYM SRQ

OUR CURRENT SCHEDULE

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We welcome drop-in’s from other gym’s all over the world! Click here for drop-in details. If you are considering joining our gym, your drop in fee will be credited back to you at sign up. Click the button below to get started!

Customized Small Group Training
5:00 AM – 6:00 AM
Customized Small Group Training
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Basic Strength Class
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Basic Stretching Class
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
OPEN GYM
5:00 AM – 10:00 PM
CROSSFIT
5:00 PM
CROSSFIT
6:00 PM
CLOSED
OPEN GYM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
BODYBUILDING
11:00 AM
BOOTCAMP
12:00 PM
CROSSFIT
4:00 PM
Customized Small Group Training
5:00 AM – 6:00 AM
Customized Small Group Training
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Basic Strength Class
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Basic Stretching Class
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
OPEN GYM
5:00 AM – 10:00 PM
CROSSFIT
5:00 PM
CROSSFIT
6:00 PM
CLOSED
OPEN GYM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
CROSSFIT
9:00 AM
CROSSFIT
12:00 PM
CROSSFIT
4:00 PM
Customized Small Group Training
5:00 AM – 6:00 AM
Customized Small Group Training
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Basic Strength Class
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Basic Stretching Class
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
OPEN GYM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
CLOSED
OPEN GYM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
CROSSFIT
9:00 AM
OPEN GYM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
CROSSFIT
8:00 AM
CROSSFIT
9:00 AM

GYM SRQ

WHERE TO FIND US

3530 Clark Rd., Sarasota, FL 34231

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CONTACT US

We are located on the corner of Clark and Beneva in the Publix shopping center

Have Questions? We've got the answers right here!

Yes! We are approved for the Silver Sneakers, Prime and Heathways Insurance programs for preventative healthcare. Insurance program identification must be presented at time of enrollment. For more information, visit our Senior Fitness page. 

To provide the highest level of training, keep you motivated, produce results, and keep you safe, we require all personal trainers to be certified.

We are a general health facility offering a wide selection of workout equipment catering to most any style of training for any age. We have a full line of Cardio equipment, pin select, and plate loaded machines. We also offer free weights with dumbbells ranging from 5 to 120 lbs. More than enough adjustable benches, weighted barbells, smith machine, squat racks, and we even have olympic plates for those who wish to workout without the fear of any bells or whistles going, should you drop your weights.

Yes! GYM SRQ does offer a family discount.

For our Sarasota residents all you have to do is come in with your ID and you can try the gym out for the day, at no cost. If you are coming in from out of town you may purchase a day, week, or 1 month pass. Please see our Visitor Pass tab.

Yes. If you would like to freeze your membership, you may do so by coming into the gym OR by going to the Member Management tab. 

Unfortunately, we do not offer day care for children at this time. However, if you want to bring your child with you to the gym we have multiple tables that children are able to sit at while you are working out, the only requirement is that the child must stay off of the gym floor at all times.

We do not have any additional fees which means no sign up fee, annual fee, or cancellation fees.

GETTING STARTED IS EASY!

Simply fill out the form below and then schedule Your FREE intro session on the next page.

Shortly after we will be in touch with you to confirm your intro session. We are excited to meet you!

Tyler Burhans

CONCIERGE SERVICES DIRECTOR

ABOUT / PHILOSOPHY

Sean brings dedication, passion, and expertise to his training. Hailing from the great northern state of Michigan, he is ready to take on clients of all ages and abilities to help them reach their fitness and health goals. As a father of three daughters, Sean maintains a busy lifestyle with a work hard/play hard mindset. He is no stranger to adversity and overcoming challenges, as he became profoundly deaf at the age of 16-months. His first language was American Sign Language and in 2014, he received his first set of cochlear implants at the University of Michigan to allow him to hear and communicate even better. Sean views all clients individually and customizes programs for their personal abilities. Despite his own challenges, Sean pushes himself and his clients to be the best versions of themselves.

EXPERIENCE

Sean’s fitness career began at Grand Valley State University, where he worked as a weight-room attendant at the student recreation center. He graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Pedagogy (physical education). Sean’s love for sports and fitness led him to becoming a personal trainer in 2011 at Snap Fitness in Howell, MI. That same year, he became a certified personal trainer through NASM. In 2012, Sean and another trainer from Snap Fitness partnered to open MI Fitness in Brighton, MI. Sean managed the training program at MI Fitness from 2012- April 2019. During these years, he began a side hobby of videography to create marketing material for social media and a video training library. In May 2019, Sean formed his own fitness brand, Sean Rhinard Fitness, which offered customized personal training, group training, online training, and apparel. He operated out of the Michigan Institute of Athletics and The Training Room in Brighton, MI until his move to Sarasota in October, 2019. Sean looks forward to building new relationships with the SRQ team and its members.

CERTIFICATIONS

• Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology
• CPR / AED Certified
• NASM Certified

Sean Rhinard

Training Specialist

ABOUT / PHILOSOPHY

Sean brings dedication, passion, and expertise to his training. Hailing from the great northern state of Michigan, he is ready to take on clients of all ages and abilities to help them reach their fitness and health goals. As a father of three daughters, Sean maintains a busy lifestyle with a work hard/play hard mindset. He is no stranger to adversity and overcoming challenges, as he became profoundly deaf at the age of 16-months. His first language was American Sign Language and in 2014, he received his first set of cochlear implants at the University of Michigan to allow him to hear and communicate even better. Sean views all clients individually and customizes programs for their personal abilities. Despite his own challenges, Sean pushes himself and his clients to be the best versions of themselves.

EXPERIENCE

Sean’s fitness career began at Grand Valley State University, where he worked as a weight-room attendant at the student recreation center. He graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Pedagogy (physical education). Sean’s love for sports and fitness led him to becoming a personal trainer in 2011 at Snap Fitness in Howell, MI. That same year, he became a certified personal trainer through NASM. In 2012, Sean and another trainer from Snap Fitness partnered to open MI Fitness in Brighton, MI. Sean managed the training program at MI Fitness from 2012- April 2019. During these years, he began a side hobby of videography to create marketing material for social media and a video training library. In May 2019, Sean formed his own fitness brand, Sean Rhinard Fitness, which offered customized personal training, group training, online training, and apparel. He operated out of the Michigan Institute of Athletics and The Training Room in Brighton, MI until his move to Sarasota in October, 2019. Sean looks forward to building new relationships with the SRQ team and its members.

CERTIFICATIONS

• Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology
• CPR / AED Certified
• NASM Certified

Paul Walters

HIIT Training Specialist

ABOUT / PHILOSOPHY

Paul was born in Maryland, but joined the U.S. Air Force at 18 and was afforded the opportunity to live and travel all over the world. Paul, whose had a life-long love of martial arts, begin training with a boxing coach in 2004 in an effort to get in optimal physical condition for his first deployment to Afghanistan. He was inspired by the mental and physical benefits he experienced and started boxing clubs at various bases across the world to help soldiers alleviate some of the stress inherent with being deployed to combat zones. After his enlistment in the military, Paul moved to Florida and began investing more time and effort into his martial arts training and competition, and eventually began teaching. Paul has found the combination of martial arts and yoga to be the most effective tools for optimizing the mind, body, and soul. He recently made the full-time transition to pursuing his dream of helping as many people as possible improve their mental and physical health through the practice of martial arts and yoga, as well as to compete professionally in multiple combat sports.

EXPERIENCE

Paul is an active fighter whose been competing in various martial arts since 2007. He has over 10 fights across multiple combat sports including boxing, kickboxing, MMA, and muay thai. Paul is a Striking Specialist and Yin Yoga Instructor with prior experience as a personal trainer, CrossFit Level 1 Certified Instructor, and Mixed Martial Arts coach. He’s also taught multiple Kid’s Anti-Bullying and Women’s Self-Defense Seminars.

CERTIFICATIONS

• Certified Yin Yoga Instructor
• Striking Specialist
• Certified Ninja

Paul Paynter

Training Specialist

ABOUT / PHILOSOPHY

Paul is from Arlington Heights, IL (Chicagoland) and has lived and practiced throughout the midwest, west, and Florida. He was an average high school sprinter/jumper and football player but fell in love with sports, training, and human performance. He attended Illinois State University where he played club rugby while earning his BS in biological sciences. His passion for coaching lead him to success as a high school science teacher and track and cross country coach. Paul earned his master of arts degree in health & physical education from Adams State University, and went from there back to teaching and eventually full-time coaching and consulting.

Following a golden opportunity to be a personal trainer in Chicagoland in 2006 Paul moved to Florida in 2016 where he began to build his personal and sports performance coaching business.

As an athlete, coach, and trainer, Paul’s domain is about self-care, discipline, and results. As your personal Gym SRQ trainer, Paul sees his role as being about up-to-date education, professional service, and positive and empowering relationships.

EXPERIENCE

Paul has almost three decades of high quality experience as a sports coach, strength & conditioning specialist, and personal trainer.

As a sports coach he has coached many outstanding teams, and over 1000 athletes, with several to state and NCAA national medals, including champions, and a Olympic Trials qualifier.

As a competitor Paul has run seven marathons, raced in countless running and cycling races and triathlons, and stood on two national and one international weightlifting podiums.

As a trainer Paul has positively influenced all of his clients from a super-diverse clientele, while helping to truly transform several of his client’s entire lives.

CERTIFICATIONS

• Bachelor of Science – biological sciences.
• Master of Arts – health & physical education with emphasis in coaching.
• ISSA Certified Personal Trainer.
• ISSA Certified Nutritionist.
• USA Track & Field Level 2/4 in Sprints and Throws.
• USA Weightlifting Level 1/4 Coach.
• 2X Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
• PowerPlate certified instructor.
• CPR/AED certified

 

Max Claudeaux

Training Specialist

ABOUT / PHILOSOPHY

Max Specializes in a functional style of training that anyone can benefit from by establishing baseline, building a foundation and following a clear and logical progression built on continual improvement and development of proprioception, strength, balance, stability, coordination and flexibility by utilizing fundamental exercises that are supportive to our physiology that apply to sport and every day life which improve one’s body function, figure and long term well being.

EXPERIENCE

Max has had a incredible passion for fitness, athletics and movement arts since embarking on his own journey exploring many different styles of training from weightlifting to gymnastics and ninja warrior over the last ten years and has spent the last couple of years working with a wide variety of people from training seniors to moms and dads to coaching youth gymnastics and ninja warrior.Through his experience with his own injuries and dysfunctions as well as those of many of his clients and students has helped him develop a unique perspective to training and an understanding of how adaptable and capable the body can be and that exceptional results are accessible to everyone regardless of age background or skill level by placing an emphasis on form and building a foundation of basic strength, flexibility and motor control in essential body movement patterns.

CERTIFICATIONS

• NASM Certified personal trainer • Integrated Core Training
• Integrated Balance Training
• Integrated Resistance Training
• Integrated Neuromuscular Stretching
• Cardio Respiratory Training for Sports Performance

 

Hunter Gebel

Training Specialist

ABOUT / PHILOSOPHY

Hunter was born and raised in Venice, Florida. In 2017, he started college at University of South Florida, and there. he found his true passion of health and fitness, becoming a personal trainer and group fitness instructor through the university’s prep courses. He worked at USF’s Recreation and Wellness Center until he graduated in December 2021 with a Bachelors in Health Sciences. He moved back to Venice and soon after found his new home at GYM SRQ.

EXPERIENCE

Hunter was first exposed to fitness while he was in high school, and it slowly grew to be his purpose in life. He holds a Bachelors degree in Health Science with a Minor in Nutrition. He is a certified personal trainer and group fitness through ACE and hold a TRX certification.

CERTIFICATIONS

• B.S. in Health Sciences
• ACE Certified Personal Trainer
• ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor
• TRX Suspension Course Certificate
• American Red Cross CPR/AED certified

Donald Tu

Training Specialist

ABOUT / PHILOSOPHY

In more than 20 years, Don has worked with clients of different ages and shapes.
The one thing that remains constant in his training is his philosophy. He believes in a holistic and balanced approach encompassing basics like lifestyle change, even standing and sitting postures. Instead of emphasizing on weight loss, he focuses on body composition: lean muscle to body fat ratio. Don believes that without such attention to the basics, one is prone to hitting a plateau or even worse, getting injured.

EXPERIENCE

Don has competed extensively as a bodybuilder all over Asia. Since arriving in the U.S. in 2006 he has won numerous competitions:
• 1st Place, Men’s Open Bodybuilding Bantamweight, 2007 Space Coast Bodybuilding & Figure Championships;
• 1st Place, Men’s Open Bodybuilding Bantamweight, 2007 NPC Florida State Bodybuilding & Figure Championships;
• 1st Place, Men’s Open Bodybuilding Bantamweight, 2014 Tampa Pro Tim Gardner Extravaganza;
• 1st Place, Men’s Open Bodybuilding Bantamweight, 2016 Dexter Jackson Classic.

CERTIFICATIONS

National Association of Sports Medicine – 1995

Chloe Delisle

Training Specialist

Chloe Delisle was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida. A teacher at heart, Chloe is respectful while encouraging others around her to thrive. Chloe prides herself on making others feel comfortable with new tasks and achieving goals at their own pace. She was exposed to the gym life at an early age, as her father owns and operates multiple successful gyms in the South Florida area. With her father’s influence, Chloe has been dreaming of becoming a NASM CPT since she was a little girl and has achieved her goal. Chloe’s youthful exuberance and dedication to fitness is exemplified through her relationships with clients and the care she puts into each aspect of her job. With her friendly and approachable attitude, Chloe is always willing to share her knowledge.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

CrossFit Level 1 Certification

Carson Kedrowski

Training Specialist

Carson moved to Sarasota from Wisconsin after graduating college to people with their health and fitness. Whether that be to increase their athletic ability, gain strength, lose weight, or improve their everyday life, he is eager to help. When not working with clients or at the gym, he enjoys golfing, playing hockey, and hanging out at the beach.
At a young age, Carson was introduced to the fitness industry due to athletics. Since that day, he knew he wanted to help people better themselves through fitness. He has helped coach athletes and trained clients in both group classes and individually.
He holds a degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where he majored in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise and Fitness. In addition to his degree, he is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and CPR/First Aid/AED certified with the American Red Cross.
 
 

CERTIFICATIONS

CrossFit Level 1 Certification

Caroline Pfieffer

Front Desk Concierge

A lifelong technologist, I discovered CrossFit when I realized I needed to step away from the computer and get in shape.  Little did I know the impact it would have on my life, both physically and mentally.  Now I love sharing in the journey with others, whether it’s coaching or throwing down in a WOD together.

CERTIFICATIONS

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

Sohni Epp

Managing Partner / Training Specialist

ABOUT / PHILOSOPHY

Sohni (Saw-nee) Epp is one of GYM SRQ’s owners and offers Sarasota a full assortment of services! From assisted stretching, strength training and positive energy, her goal is to ensure you leave the club feeling a sense of accomplishment and see results to follow! She motivates clients through self- empowerment and making small changes each day. With an emphasis on proper body mechanics, she is laser-focused to help you attain your goals!

EXPERIENCE

Benefits of working with Sohni include but are not limited to the following: form corrections and perfection, safety, progression, stretching and recovery advice, emotional support and nutritional guidance.
Favorite lesson learned: Balance has a direct correlation to strength. The stronger you are, the better balance you have! This can be applied both mentally and physically. Sohni can help you to build and find your balance inside and out!

CERTIFICATIONS

• Certified Personal Trainer
• Medical Exercise Specialist
• Sports Medicine Trainer
• Special Population Specialist
• Advanced Stretching Specialist • Prescriptive Stretching Specialist • Corrective Exercise Specialist
• Sports Nutrition Specialist
• CPR/AED Certified

HOLD POLICY

Month-to-Month Membership Agreements and Annual Membership Agreements: You may place your Membership on hold up to seven (7) consecutive months. Advanced notice of at least three (3) business days is required. The hold must be 30 days in duration at a minimum. Upon expiration of the term of the hold, your account will automatically become active and payments will resume. Should you choose to return prior to the end of their hold period, your membership will be prorated, the hold will be released, and your scheduled payments will resume.

CANCELLATION POLICY

All membership agreements require 30-days written notice to cancel your membership. This form will serve as your 30-days written cancellation notice. Note that if you have a scheduled renewal payment within 30-days of your invoice billing date, the payment will be processed as scheduled. Your membership will be canceled at the end of your final paid month. All payments are non-refundable. All grandfathered membership rates will also be forfeited and returning members will be subject to current rates.

MEMBERSHIP CANCELLATION REQUEST

Please fill out the form below and one of our team members will review your request. Warning. The submission of this form does not cancel your membership. We will review your request, then reach out to confirm.

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