Keats Snideman


Keats Snideman, a native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, has lived in the Phoenix area since 1992. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Arizona State University. From 1998-2002 Keats owned and operated Total Balanced Fitness Inc. located in Tempe. During this time, Keats trained a variety of clients, including athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLBA as well as athletes from the college and high school levels.

As a competitive sub-masters sprinter (100 & 200m dashes), Keats specializes in the enhancement of athletic fitness, including improvements in speed, explosive-strength and dynamic flexibility. In the interest of injury prevention, Keats also holds a massage license and performs Neuromuscular (NMT) and sports massage therapy.

Keats' certifications include:

  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
  • 500 hr. Massage Diploma, Bio-Link Therapeutic Massage Institute, Tempe, AZ
  • Neuromuscular Therapist, St. Johns Method
  • Licensed Massage Therapist, City of Phoenix
  • Corrective High-Performance Exercise Kinesiologist -C.H.E.K. Level 2 practitioner
  • Club Coach USA Weightlifting

As a continuous learner, Keats also has a passion for teaching and sharing his knowledge with others. He has provided educational presentations for trainers, massage therapists, doctors, nurses, police officers, firemen, and countless others.


  • Machines Or Free Weights: Structure Vs. Function!

    One of the most heated debates in the world of fitness today is the battle of free-weights (low-tech apparatus) versus machines (high-tech apparatus). Each side has an argument with both sides having some merit to their claims.

  • Periodization For Bodybuilders!

    Are you interested in long term results and effectiveness in your training? Then you better have at least a basic understanding of 'periodization'.