The American Academy of Health and Fitness (AAHF), is a continuing education provider whose mission it is to instill quality of life throughout the gamut of aging. This is accomplished by providing continuing education through correspondence courses, workshops, and the website for certified personal trainers and athletic trainers who are committed to safe and effective programs for youth, older adults and special populations.

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Founder and Managing Partner

She holds a Master of Science in Education in the area of health and fitness, with an emphasis in geriatrics, from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. Also, she is an author for Personal Training on the Net. And, her articles have appeared in IHRSA's Club Business for Entrepreneurs, Personal Fitness Professional, Club Industry's Fitness Business Pro, AFAA's American Fitness and OnSite Fitness.



Partner and Editor-in-Chief

Pete Bazzel served 24 years in the Army, retiring as a Colonel, and 11 years in the fitness industry as an executive for Town Sports International; prior to assuming his current position as a Partner with the American Academy of Health and Fitness. His educational background includes an undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy, a Master in Industrial Relations from Purdue University and graduation from the National War College (a 10-month executive development program equivalent to a Master of Arts in International Affairs).