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Let’s Be Fit with Tamara Kissinger

By Patrick Dengel
Business Development Specialist

Tamara Kissinger, owner of TK Fitness, has a public fitness training studio located at The Ohio State University Endeavor Center in Piketon. This fitness studio offers multiple services for individuals that are 15 years old and older. Services include personal training, conditioning programs, and fitness classes.  

Tamara KissingerKissinger is one of two certified personal trainers who provide programs tailored to the individual’s needs. “Here at TK Fitness Training Studio, our goal is to offer a supportive environment for you to feel comfortable to explore your goals, evolving them as necessary, and making room for personal fitness while taking consideration for the rest of your life,” said Kissinger.

Recently, she teamed up with Brad Bapst, Small Business Development Center Director, to offer a monthly video series Let’s Be Fit. The video series offers fitness tips for clientele.
“The video series we are currently working on enables her to reach out to both her existing and potential clientele to keep them updated on current topics and tips related to a healthy living lifestyle,” Bapst said of his co-hosting duties.

“It has been so rewarding working with Tamara and helping be a small part of turning her dream of owning a business into reality.”

You can find these videos at under the playlist Let’s Be Fit. 

“We are excited to have TK Fitness as a start-up business in the Endeavor Center.  Kudos to Tamara for starting a gym during the pandemic as this was a difficult time for many businesses and especially those in the fitness and health industry,” said Endeavor Center manager Ryan Mapes.
“Her perseverance paid off, and the gym membership is growing. Having a fitness business on site is unique to the Endeavor Center and provides many healthy lifestyle opportunities to the community.”

Kissinger and her staff can be reached at (740) 222-1492 for a confidential discussion of how TK Fitness can provide a personalized training service for you. TK Fitness can be found on Facebook and at