March 27, 2022 | A2s 1st Annual 5K at Titlow
Sun came out for our first annual run/walk 5k today! Lots of smiles on the faces of our friends, family and co-workers as we gathered to celebrate health, wellness and FUN this... ...Read More
March 22, 2022 | A2's First Annual 5k at the Titlow Trails
We are excited to announce our first annual 5K run/walk on March 27th 2022 through the Titlow Park Trails. This is open to clients & staff, family and friends in the community... ...Read More
March 22, 2022 | The Popular “Prescription” is Exercise!
By Carrie McKewan, A2 Physical Therapy fitness ambassador We know physical activity goes hand in hand with good health. Studies show people generally live longer and healthier lives when they are active. Even 30... ...Read More
September 15, 2021 | New Location in Gig Harbor!
A2 Physical Therapy opened a second PT clinic in Gig Harbor next to Met Market at 4904 Point Fosdick Drive NW. We are accepting new clients Monday thru Friday 7:30am until 6:30pm.... ...Read More
September 14, 2021 | Quiet Mind for Kids Book
Alika Antone, owner and lead therapist of A2 Physical Therapy launched a children's book called "Quiet Mind for Kids." This project was a collaboartion between Collin Henderson (Mental Performance Coach) and Alika... ...Read More
March 8, 2021 | When Should Kids Start Strength Training?
By Alika Antone As the father of four young kids, a physical therapist, and a gym owner, our children get regular gym time. And strength training is part of that. I am often asked... ...Read More
January 14, 2020 | Happy 2020! Let Us Help You Conquer Your Goals
By Carrie McKewan Personal Fitness Trainer -- A2 Physical Therapy The holiday season can be a chaotic time, but I hope you were able to find moments of calm. Whether that was a hike... ...Read More
December 31, 2019 | Achieving Health and Happiness
Five Tips to Slay Your 2020 Goals Did you improve your level of health and happiness in 2019? What are your goals in 2020? Here are some tips to help you find your... ...Read More
December 18, 2019 | Approach the Holidays with a Healthy Mindset
By Carrie McKewan, A2 Personal Fitness Trainer It doesn’t matter how committed you are to your diet or exercise plan; the holidays are going to interrupt your daily routine. From holiday parties, to... ...Read More
"It was very helpful to be taught exercises I could do at home to alleviate the pain in my back and to make my stomach/diaphragm stronger. It was a great experience and I took away a lot of knowledge to help myself."
− T. Docherty
"William and I have been working out with Kristi on Saturday mornings for months now and we love it! We find the couples training so beautiful physically, mentally and relationally. Kristi not only challenges us with cardio and lifting but has introduced us to exercises that relate to balance and stretching. As we enter our 60’s we appreciate these balance routines and can see how it benefits our daily lives. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard William say, “I am not doing that, that’s a girl exercise!” and then later he’ll say “wow that was harder than I thought” or sometime that week he’ll bring up an exercise we do on Saturday and how it benefited him that day! Most importantly we have blast encouraging each other, competing with each other and having fun! We appreciate A2 and Kristi for providing a space for us to stay fit and have fun. We wish you all much success! Thank you"
− Pam and William
"Last Sunday I played full court basketball for the first time in 15 years. I will qualify the contest by saying it happened on a court just out of the back door of an elder care center. The teams consisted of a 7 year old, an d8 year old, a young woman in flip-flops (I played in sandals), a woman who proudly stated she was 55 years old (I retorted with my age of 65), and a couple of other young guys that really played well. I ran the court, I played defense, blocked shots, made shots (missed a lot), got lots of rebounds, and talked a lot of smack while playing with a group of people a lot younger than me. I even made a behind the back-twisting fall-away shot, then fell and tumbled on the court. I jumped up and continued to play, and we played for about 45 minutes.
I attribute my ability to play this game that I love so much again to the excellent training receive from Kristy who is a trainer at A2 Physical Therapy. I have worked out and trained since I was very young. I played high school basketball, baseball, and I ran track. I spent 20 years in the Army with all the training requirements associated with that occupation. I played on community and city leagues, and I have trained with weights for many years. The training program Kristy has devised for me at A2 is rigorous, thorough, diverse, fun, challenging, and focused. She prepares workout plans that are age and fitness level appropriate. My work out now is so much different then it was when I first started. She both trains me individually and as a couple. I run, jump, stretch, lift, balance, squat, push, pull, and every other movement you can imagine. I look forward to going to my workout every time. Kristy is completely in charge of every workout. I am retired, and my training at A2 allows me to fill the need to accomplish something positive every day I work out. I am doing physical activity with ease that I would not have thought I would be able be able to accomplish at the age of 65 such as hiking on Mt Rainer and running 4 days per week. Kristy and A2 have really changed my life…"