douglas kenworthy

hickory, NC 28601

23 year professional in the fitness industry.I am currently training my clients out of my own gym, Doug's Next Level, located in Hickory ,NC. I also am a W.I.T.S Certified Personal Trainer Instructor at CVCC since 2012. BS in Anatomy and Physiology MS in Exercise Science Concentration in performance enhancement and injury prevention using the OPT (Optimum Performance Training) method a successful method for the couch potato as well as professional athletes (Steve Nash endorses this training). This training is based on science and research. 23 successful years in the fitness industry Started indoor stationary cycling classes in 1996 1st in NC to do this type of training Performance Enhancement Specialist - NASM Certified Personal Trainer - NSCA-CPT Certified Personal Trainer - ACE Certified Lifestyle and Weight Management consultant - ACE Certified Group Exercise Instructor - NDEITA Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Doug Kenworthy has worked with people of all ages, from young athletes to baby boomers and beyond, and now he is expanding his list of clients for the upcoming year…. a very limited number of openings are available. The next level….. literally is true of everyone, what is your next level of conditioning…. no matter what your condition, Doug can help you meet your goals, from simply feeling better each day with an excellent exercise program to helping you to be competitive for your sports activities. Many of Doug's clients have seen the benefits of a better life for many years…. many 15 years and longer. You determine your goals and Doug will help with his expertise and your efforts to achieve them. One on one personal help to assure you don't injure yourself and to help make sure you don't give up on yourself…. all the while creating a healthier you. Doug has many references he will be glad to share to help you understand how he can help you. It could be that life changing experience…. contact Doug for information to determine if his program is right for you…… remember there's only a few openings to start 2013.

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About Me


  • Bachelor's Degree, Anatomy and Physiology, Windsor University
  • Master's Degree, Exercise Science and Health Promotion - Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement track, California University of PA

Certifications / Trainings

NASM - Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)

CPR Certified

Basic Life Support
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AED Certified

American AED/CPR Association
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Liability Insurance

  • Fitness & Wellness Insurance Agency

douglas's Locations

Dougs Next Level

Within 25.00 miles of 28681 (Mobile Training Radius)

Additional Information


$30.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash , Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • I have worked with many athletes from middle school through the professional ranks
  • I was the first person to introduce indoor stationary cycling in western NC in 1996
  • I was Dale Jarretts trainer for 12 years including 1999 Winston Cup Championship

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