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Fitness at Body Basics

Body Basics is downtown Boise’s premier Functional Movement Personal Training and Group Classes facility with a dynamic, one-of-a-kind culture.

Welcome to Body Basics!

Body Basics is Boise's premier personal training club, and has been established for more than 20 years. Our club offers private and semi-private personal training, nutrition consultation, group fitness classes including: boot camps, indoor cycling classes, mobility classes and outside circuits. We use a variety of techniques and exercise styles including kettle bells, TRX, free weights, resistance bands, body weight exercises, and we utilize a heart rate monitoring system for more effective analysis of our clients’ workouts. All the training we conduct keeps one core theme in mind...functional movement training and mobility. Our goal is to keep our clients healthy, active, mobile, and free to live and enjoy the wonderful outdoor life Idaho has to offer. Staying fit and healthy is not only vital to enjoying activities, but helps prevent injuries. Our goal is to keep you out there playing and enjoying life!

Our trainers are not only true professionals but care deeply about helping people live life more fully. We have no doubt you will find a home at Body Basics. Feel free to stop in and check out what we're all about....it's something special!

Graduation cap icon Our Philosophy

It’s been said that our fitness club is less like a gym and more like a home. Not only do we help people get in the best shape possible, we strive to create a different culture. Caring for people, helping them achieve their fitness goals in a safe, effective way, and being a team member with them through the trials of life is what we're all about. Clients have valued the fact that we hold integrity, honesty, confidentiality and loyalty at the core of our beliefs. Those beliefs aren't just simply stated, we actually live them out!

James and Christine

Success Stories

Lisa and Pat M.

We look forward to every training session, coming away feeling physically challenged but reenergized. Body Basics has made getting fit and being fit much more than just a healthy activity. It is an adventure in improving body, mind and spirit.

Lisa and Pat M.

Patrick R. Minegar

Body Basics is way more than a gym, it’s an experience. From the incredibly trained staff to the members, everyone has a common goal and commitment to a better healthier lifestyle. If working out at a normal gym feels cold, alone and intimidating then I recommend joining the family at Body Basics.

Patrick R. Minegar

Carey McNeal

Working out takes dedication and knowledge. It can be intimidating. Going to a gym without the proper knowledge could result in injury or a waste of time. Since time is valuable to me, working out with a professional trainer gives me the workout I need, in the least amount of time in an environment that is conducive to success. Body Basics is the right place for me.

Carey McNeal

What We're Talking About

We Like Activated Glutes and We Cannot Lie

The glutes are a very important muscle group when it comes to exercise and strength training. While training we find many of our clients struggle to properly engage them. When the glutes fail to …

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How Old Is to Old to Workout

In the 1970’s my grandparents, Jim and Carolyn Kling, helped start what is today a multimillion-dollar international health food and supplement company. I grew up going to meetings in Holiday Inn …

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Lightheaded and Working Out

I’ve had multiple clients mention they get lightheaded when doing resistance training and working out. Many of them have asked if it is normal or have a sense that something might be wrong. I thought …

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