Cum sociis Theme natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturie montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Curabitur ullamcorper id ultricies nisi.

Follow Us


What it means to be an ATHLETIST…

While another athletic strength trainer in Needham might employ a one-size-fits-all program consisting solely of physical training, at ATHLETIST, Keith and Chris provide our clients with an individualized approach that reaches every aspect of their lifestyle. The consistency of our results is in-part due to our implementation of in-house muscle and body fat index testing. With these results, we are able to craft a fitness program that’s specific to your needs. We emphasize nutrition as an integral component of our process. We also utilize multi-platform communication methods to ensure you’re inspired and on-track. If you’re the type that needs a phone call or text message to find the drive to get a workout in or meet your dietary goals – we’re happy to provide it.

Keith and Chris have dedicated their lives to helping others attain optimal physical condition which then manifests itself into an optimal lifestyle. Chris is a health and performance coach, kinetic chain enhancement practitioner, applied muscle testing practitioner, and metabolic analytic practitioner. Keith has worked with numerous professional basketball players, holds a degree in Exercise Science from The University of Massachusetts, is National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) certified, and is a Level Four International Coach of strength and nutrition expert Charles Poliquine of StrengthSensei.com. Keith is also the first person to achieve advanced P-DTR certification. Imagine: you will be receiving the same care and attention that NBA, NFL, NHL, and MLB athletes utilized to make help them gain an advantage at the highest stage imaginable. Discover why we are the number one choice when shopping for an athletic strength trainer in Needham.

Get started today! Call us at 1(617) 913-9285 or send us an email on our contact page.

Keith Alpert

Keith Alpert has been a strength, flexibility, and conditioning consultant, trainer and Coach Keith Alpert for over 30 years, since 1988. Featured on ESPN SportsCenter and in publications including the Boston Globe, Sports Illustrated, American Health and Fitness Magazine, and Money, Keith has gained peer respect and a wide following for his ability to combine his training skills and teaching style with stellar program design skills. Keith has worked with numerous professional players from the NBA, overseas basketball, and many players from the NCAA as well. Keith holds a degree in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts. He is certified with the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Keith is a Level Four International Coach from world-renowned strength and nutrition expert, Charles Poliquin.

Chris Andersen

Chris Andersen is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is certified through the American Council on Excercise since 2012. Chris’s motivation to pursue a career in personal training stems from his childhood struggle with obesity. Although he had experience playing team sports such as baseball and football, his weight gain as a child spiraled to the point where his health ultimately became threatened. Now 9 years removed from losing 90 pounds, he brings high energy and the desire to promote a healthier lifestyle for all. He understands the physical and psychological aspects of turning one’s life around for the better.

Along with the pursuit of pushing his own body to its absolute potential, Chris is forever continuing his education in order to provide the best service possible for his clientele. Chris is “RESULTS DRIVEN”.