About tony thomas
Tony Thomas is a former pro-athlete, master-level fitness trainer, and an award-winning fitness educator.
Growing up in Texas, Tony first began his fitness career racing road bikes when he was fourteen years old. He won a state championship in 1990 and from there, Tony shifted his focus to the fairly obscure sport of tournament paintball. As the sport moved from the woods to the arenas, the need for increased athletic ability pushed Tony to start training smarter and more effectively. While racking up a variety of state and national championships in his paintball career, Tony continued studying fitness and its functional application to sport and life. After retiring from the sport in 2005, Tony became a full-time fitness professional and continues to enjoy the benefits of an athletic lifestyle through a variety of sports.
With decades of experience in a variety of sports and fitness arenas, Tony begins with the idea that, all the things being equal, stronger is better. Starting with quality movements, Tony builds strength in a functional way that allows for increased performance and quality of life.
The Kilter Fitness gym
Kilter Fitness is conveniently located in the Midtown Commons complex right off of Lamar and Airport Blvd. in North Austin, TX.
Being a minimalist fitness facility, we focus on the movement of the human body rather than using machines that build muscles in isolation. We build functional strength through ground-based exercises that focus on quality mechanics and healthy movements.
Using a combination of old school weights like, barbells, dumbbells, & kettlebells, and new school application of body weight resistance like TRX and GHD, we are able to build beautiful bodies that are prepared for any athletic endevour.