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SLINKFIT Philosophy


Long-term fitness results start from within. The muscles you can’t see are often the ones that perform the most important functions. Whether it’s the smooth stride of a high-performance runner or the unconscious grace of a toddler, how we move is proof of how our muscles, joints, ligaments and bones work together. The SLINKFIT system explores this connection, developing your body’s core structure inside for a stronger outside.

Not a fad, not a marketing gimmick, not a one-size-fits-all program, SLINKFIT looks beneath the surface of each individual to identify mechanical inefficiencies. A body that is out of sync on the inside, stumbles on the outside, whether it’s a twinge when lifting groceries, ongoing recovery from a persistent sports injury, or just the feeling that the spare tire around your waist will never go away.

More Than A Workout – Fitness For Life

SLINKFIT starts with unique fundamental movements and progresses to more complex, complete workouts as your core strengthens and your stamina increases. You’ll be introduced to a variety of Training Methods using a combination of gym equipment, new skills, and cardio techniques. A stable core—your body’s foundation—enables you to perform each movement of your workout, and your daily life, with optimum efficiency. You’ll burn more calories throughout your entire day, not just during your training session. You’ll feel better inside and look better outside.

Each SLINKFIT program is developed on sound principals that are appropriate for everyone, but applied through a system created just for you. Working closely with your trainer to evaluate your physical needs and goals, you can attain a healthy, toned, and resilient body, not just for a moment, but for a lifetime.

“Anyone can claim to be a personal trainer, but it takes real experience and knowledge to produce and sustain results.”

Doug Slinker, MS, CSCS


Doug Slinker HeadshotWith more than 20 years as a strength coach and personal trainer, Doug Slinker has vast experience in developing fitness programs on both small (individual) and large (corporate) scales. His background includes seven years as the Fitness Director at Farmland Industries, fitness instruction at several Kansas City area colleges and extensive experience in one-on-one personal training. This background allows him to evaluate the right training approach for all ages and a wide variety of body types, fitness goals and experience levels.

Doug holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education/Biology, a Master’s degree in Physical Education/Athletic Training, plus a full teaching certification—all from the University of Central Missouri. An in-depth knowledge of physiology fosters a deep understanding of how your body connects, how it metabolizes calories and how it functions at peak performance.

Doug Slinker – National Fitness Certifications

As a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and current holder of impressive fitness certifications, you can be assured of the latest methods and approaches to your workout program.

  • NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
  • Certified USAW Weightlifting Coach
  • Certified RKC Kettlebell Instructor (the only Kansas City personal trainer to achieve RKC status)

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