TRAINER BIOS

Melanie Griest

I am the owner of Forever Fit. I started this business in 2003 and still enjoy teaching people to exercise in a safe and fun manner. I grew up in Miamisburg, Ohio and now reside in Beavercreek with my husband and daughter. I have my Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Biology from Wright State University. I am certified by American College of Sports Medicine as a Health Fitness Specialist. I am Zumba certified and also have experience with with prenatal training. My desire for Forever Fit is to provide a comfortable environment for people to improve their health through fitness. I have a passion for working with clients who do not have much experience with exercise. I enjoy being able to educate people, watch them become physically stronger and grow on their fitness journey. When I am not training others I enjoy spending time with family & friends, running, dancing and reading

Peggy Willhelm

Peggy Willhelm has a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Ohio University.  She earned her Personal Trainer Certification through the American Council on Exercise. She’s had a life-long passion for health and fitness and loves sharing that passion with others.  She enjoys helping people achieve their fitness goals and improve their health!  Peggy lives with her husband, Andy, and their three boys in Centerville, Ohio.  In addition to working at Forever Fit, she also volunteers at her children’s school and is an active member of the Women’s Board for Dayton Children’s Hospital.

Krista Kettering

Krista grew up in Dayton, graduating from Dayton Christian High School in 2000. She was a Div. 1 volleyball scholarship athlete at Samford University in Birmingham, AL, where she received her B.S in Fitness and Health Promotions. During college Krista developed a passion for personal training. She trained athletes at the Sport Medicine and Fitness Institute in Birmingham until she graduated and moved back to Ohio. She then moved to Columbia, SC, where she managed and did promotions and personal training for two successful gyms. After 4 years, Krista decided Ohio was where her heart was and moved back home. She has 10 years of training experience working with athletes and people of all ages and loves working with others to help them reach their fitness goals. Currently Krista is in the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Sinclair Community College, hoping to graduate in May 2015. She lives in Kettering with her husband Mark and enjoys reading, spending time with family, attending church, and going to the beach.