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Health First Fitness is a private personal training studio located in the Bearden area of Knoxville, TN. Health First Fitness offers personal training sessions utilizing body weight, free weights, and machines in a never-crowded environment. Sessions are always with a personal trainer and by appointment only.

Whether you are an individual looking to have a one on one session with a personal trainer or you and a workout partner are looking to get active together, Health First Fitness has a trainer for you. With certified fitness trainers and fitness instructors specializing in everything from beginners to elite athletes, Health First Fitness offers a safe and effective environment for those just getting in shape or maintaining a long standing fitness level.



  • Patrick Morris ACSM CPT, PN Level 1, FMS, FMT Level 1&2

    Patrick is a Knoxville native who graduated from the University of Tennessee with a double major in Kinesiology & Psychology. Patrick has been working with clients for the past 7 years and is an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer as well as a Precision Nutrition Level one Coach. In his free time Patrick is an avid cyclist both on and off road as well as a card carrying coffee snob with an affinity for hoppy craft brews.

  • Michelle Kenik, BS, CPT - Owner/Trainer

    Michelle is an owner and a trainer at Health First Fitness.  She has a B.S. from the University of Tennessee in Biology and holds a CPT certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine.  Michelle is a Spin instructor at Health First Fitness, as well.  She is an avid cyclist and outdoor enthusiast who also enjoys running, backpacking, wake skating and snowboarding.  She enjoys working with clients who are looking to get back into shape or improve upon their existing physical fitness regimen.  Whether a client’s goals are geared toward general weight loss or just looking for that extra push to work even harder, Michelle can help her clients achieve those goals.

  • Michael Kenik, BS, CSCS, CPT - Owner/Trainer

    Michael Kenik is an owner and a trainer at Health First Fitness.  Michael has a B.S. from the University of Tennessee in Exercise Science and holds CSCS and CPT certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  He has worked in the strength and conditioning and fitness fields for 10 years with clients ranging from elite athletes, weekend warriors, and individuals just looking to shed pounds or shape up.  He enjoys crafting individualized programs to help clients reach their goals through fun and motivational workouts.  Whatever your goals may be Michael will help you achieve them.