Amy McCarthy is a certified personal trainer & nutritionist, the Chicago native prides herself on putting together individualized programs that help clients reach their goals and feel good about themselves.
McCarthy received a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she was a letter winner on the women’s basketball team.
McCarthy’s passion for fitness, and helping children, was the impetus behind the founding of Fit for Kids, an after-school program in St. Louis. The Fit for Kids program featured different sports activities, including soccer, basketball, floor hockey, volleyball and baseball, for grammar school children. She also regularly penned a column on health and fitness for St. Louis Sports Magazine. As she got her personal training career off the ground, McCarthy worked closely with a handful of major Hollywood talents. Amy is a firm believer that physical activity should be an essential part of every individual’s day, regardless of their age.