Weigh Better U Personal Training & Group Fitness

Weigh Better U Personal Training & Group Fitness

4.9 (11)
1 employee
2 years in business

About this pro

As a person who has struggled with my own weight and fitness journey. I know how hard it can feel, I know how desperate it can feel at times. My studio is welcoming and friendly. I want your experience to be one of comfort. Knowing that you have someone by your side every step of the way. I am here to help you break down walls and reach your goals.

I became a personal trainer in 2008 after winning a weight loss reality show on ABC called Fat March. At my heaviest I was 420lbs. I know weight loss isn't everyone's goal. Many hope to grow stronger or want to improve their overall well being. Fitness is great mental health too. The fact is, we just need to get started on our journey. It doesn't need to be perfect.

I love making my clients smile and feel good about what they have accomplished thus far. The hardest part is getting started.

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Everett, MA 02149
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11 Reviews


  • Erin Macmillan

    Sam and his entire team are beyond welcoming and make working out FUN!

  • Shannon

    Weigh Better U differs a lot from your typical gym. Most workouts are high intensity and Sam the owner and trainer works with people at all levels and guides members through each workout. Weigh Better U Fitnesss/Sam Amado has a way of bringing all walks of life together as a big workout family. Sam also works with members individually and makes sure you get all your fitness/health needs met.

  • Barbara

    The classes help me reach my goals and I feel a lot more motivated with a trainer like Sam guiding me through it! I love having the accountability

  • Rosa

    Experience and results! I have definitely seen results and enjoy this gym. It feels like family.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

We will set up a time for a consolutation.

We talk about your goals and needs.

We then talk about what I can do as a trainer to help you reach those goals.

Then, we create a plan of action, which will continually be evaluated and adjusted based on your needs.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

NASM Certified Personal Trainer since 2008

CPR Certified

American Red Cross Authorized Instructor

Wellness Coach Certified (Cooper Institute)

Licensed Massage Therapist (Massachusetts)

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Pay per session, rates vary for bulk package purchases

No commitments or Contracts

How did you get started teaching?

Since childhood I struggled with weight gain. At my heaviest in my early 20s, I weighed 420lbs. I played football in high school and began performing as a professional wrestler at 18 years of age. In 2007 I particiated in a wight loss reality show that changed my life forever. The show was called Fat March. It aired on ABC in the fall of 2007. In 2008 is when I began my career as a personal trainer. From 2009 to 2015, I served as the recreation director for the City of Everett, where I promoted health and wellness programming. In 2016 I returned to doing personal training full time for the community gym that I had a hand in developing along with a franchise fitness studio in Charlestwon. Since 2020, I have worked for myself and opened my own studio in March of 2021. My studio is in Everett and that is where I presently train clients, in person and online.

What types of students have you worked with?

My studio offers classes that can accomodate atheletes of all levels. Personally, I enjoy working with clients that are just getting started or restarted, seniors, people with disabilities and or limitations.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Not all trainers are the same. Some trainers will have certifications in different disciplines and modalities. I think the most important piece of advice I can give, is to interview trainers and find one that best fits your personality type. Not everyone whats to be yelled at. Some people may need a push but would rather a different approach.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What is my goal?

Is it about weight loss, gaining strength, improving balance, improving posture. Those are just some ideas, there are plenty more goals and, it'll depend on your needs.

How much time can I commit to self improvement?

What times would be ideal to have sessions with my trainer?