About Chad

personal trainer chad couto

Chad Couto has been in the fitness industry for 28 years. His first 10 years he operated the small gym, Locomotion, in Waterbury, VT. While operating Locomotion, Chad developed fitness programming in such disciplines as Step classes, Aerobic Classes, Body Toning Classes and strength conditioning programs for both individuals and teams.

Chad is certified in AFAA and ACE. He has conducted health testing for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Co, as well as dry land strength conditioning for the Roundhearth ski camps in Stowe, Vermont.

It was at this time Chad started looking for a fitness challenge. He started training for triathlons. Now Chad has competed all over the country and has gone as far as Hawaii competing in the Hawaii Ironman.

Chad became the fitness director of Stoweflake Resort and Spa in 1998. It is here that he became a Master trainer in Nordic Walking and certified in TRX, Spin and RIP Training.

In 2016, Chad won the 4393 Awards for Best Trainer/Fitness Instructor in Lamoille County.

Chad has integrated his experience and certifications to develop and implement fitness programming that is applicable for any population or individual.

Personal Fitness

Offering personal training services customized to any fitness level.

Group Classes

Leading weekly classes at Stoweflake Resort and Studio 108 in Stowe, VT

Upcoming Classes
8:30 am Stability Ball Class @ Studio 108
Stability Ball Class @ Studio 108
Apr 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
A class formatted to develop core strength, balance and flexibility. The core and balanced regiment allows participants the ability to work in a modality that isn’t offered in other exercise classes.
7:30 am TRX Class @ Studio 108
TRX Class @ Studio 108
Apr 11 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
A one hour class using TRX to develop strength throughout the whole body using the whole body to achieve movements. Develops core as well as all over body flexibility and strength. A perfect call for[...]
10:00 am Matt Pilates Class @ Stoweflake Resort and Spa
Matt Pilates Class @ Stoweflake Resort and Spa
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Using the fundamentals of Pilates principles, the class will achieve core strength and a knowledge of scientific based exercises that will enhance everyday life.
4:30 pm Reformer Class for Beginners @ Stoweflake Resort and Spa
Reformer Class for Beginners @ Stoweflake Resort and Spa
Apr 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
A workout using the Pilates Reformer to develop peripheral strength and flexibility. A mist in every fitness programming.
5:30 pm Strength Spin Class @ Stoweflake Resort and Spa
Strength Spin Class @ Stoweflake Resort and Spa
Apr 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
A class that simulates hill climbing and using resistance to develop leg strength.