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Tom Kolos

Tom Kolos


Duquesne University
Point Park University
Conservatory of Performing Arts

American Council on Exercise (ACE)
Certified Personal Trainer


Tom Kolos, C.P.T.’s lifelong devotion to fitness began when he enrolled in a beginner’s martial arts class at USA Professional Karate in Squirrel Hill. At age 13, he earned his black belt under Sensei George Mowod.

In college, as a Drama student at Duquesne University and later Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts, Tom’s interest in physique training developed; that lead to his decision to prepare for the American Council on Exercise’s Certified Personal Trainer Exam. Tom is a proud graduate of Central Catholic High School.

Exercise Philosophy

Tom seeks to share the joy that a healthy lifestyle creates in each and every client, and he offers the following, from John F. Kennedy: “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.”

Appointment Request

Personal Training Request

You may visit our facility, call (412) 363-9999 or email info@xshadyside.com. You may also fill out the form, and someone will be in touch with you within 48 hours.

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