Lisa Sutton


Lisa Sutton is one of Michigan's most knowledgeable and experienced trainers. With a background in military medical services, Ms. Sutton was awarded the highest personal training certification offered by the International Sports Sciences Association. A former bodybuilder and Ms. Mid-Michigan, Lisa has trained hundreds of individuals with a variety of health &fitness goals over the past 17 years.

With an emphasis on form, motivation and her ability to find just the right intensity level, Lisa has helped people lose fat, increase energy, get stronger, build bones and muscles, and design and adjust diets for lifelong health and fitness.

Location: Macomb, Michigan
Height: 5'6"
Contest weight: 128 lbs; Off-Season 140 lbs
Years Bodybuilding: 20
Occupation: Retired Personal Fitness Trainer of 17 years; Massage Therapist: 5 years; Fitness Consultant: 2 years.
Favorite Bodypart: Chest (it responds and develops the best!)
Favorite Exercise: Bench Press
Hobbies: Roller skating, watching movies, reading and writing.
Reluctant Bodyparts: Calves, Rear Delt

  • 1992 Flint Mid-Michigan Great Lakes Natural Bodybuilding Contest, 1st and overall winner.
  • 1994 Great Lakes Natural Bodybuilding Contest, 3rd place.
  • I am returning to the stage in the very near future fuller, harder and more muscular than ever before!!


  • Major Pet Peeves In Gym Etiquette - Your Mother Doesn't Work Here!

    Where has gym etiquette gone? I have been around gyms for over twenty years and have never seen the outrageous things I see going on today. Here's a brief list on the latest gym pet peeves and how to improve.

  • Move It Or Lose It: Get Fit Now With These Great Tips!

    The first thing you must realize is you didn't put that extra weight on overnight, and you are not going to lose it overnight either. This is going to take some hard work on your part.

  • Senior Fitness: Beginner Training & Nutrition For Healthier Living!

    More and more seniors are exercising these days - they are beginning to realize the importance of weight training and their health. The following is a brief look into training and nutrition that can be used to promote healthier living. Learn more.

  • Build A Chiseled Chest With The Best Chest Workout!

    How much can you bench? Isn't that the most annoying question that people ask? People want to know what you can lift. In this article you will find a routine sure to chisel your chest and make you awesome strong all in about eight weeks.

  • Want Self-Confidence? Start Training For Summer Fun!

    Summer is coming and it’s not too late to shed a few pounds. How long have you been thinking about starting an exercise program? Stop procrastinating and use the following tips to get yourself motivated now!

  • What Women Want, Part 2 - Educate Yourself About Diet!

    Information is crucial for success in any area and is no different when it comes to nutrition. Get some great tips on protein consumption, carbs, fats, and a sample meal plan right here.

  • Steven Spalsbury Training Hard And Looking Fabulous At 52!

    Steve was born in Trenton, Michigan March 10, 1955. Like any other kid he enjoyed playing sports. Get a glimpse into the life of Steve and how he trains - Training routine below. Read on for the details!

  • Learn How To Increase Back Size and Width!

    You continue to watch the big guy and you notice he also does a good number of rows and with heavy weight. Learn right here how you can make your back wider! Sample workout included.

  • Building Bulging Biceps Workouts

    In this article you will find routines sure to make your biceps bigger and shapelier. Try these exercises and watch your biceps grow!

  • The New Year Blahs And Ways Of Overcoming Them.

    You work, you have kids, and you have a busy schedule. Somewhere in there make time for you... Get some great ideas right here to improve your motivation for training.

  • Turn Up The Intensity!

    Move from one set to the next relatively quickly and keep the heart rate elevated. Here are some great tips that will help you get to the next level! Read on.

  • New Year, Same You - Staying Fit Through The Holidays & New Year!

    If you are just starting out on the road to fitness, this is a perfect time to begin. Here is a sample meal and training plans.

  • What Women Want - Twelve Weeks That Will Change Your Life!

    Women, I am here to tell you that you can have the body you want without drastic measures. Hard work, dedication, and good planning will take you far. Try this workout to get in better physical and mental shape!

  • Training With One-Hundred Repetitions!

    Sounds downright insane, doesn't it, one-hundred repetitions per set. I've recommended this for three reasons which I will list below along with a great workout spilt as an example. Break out of your plateau, now!

  • Wake Up And Smell The Protein!

    This has been one of the biggest challenges in my career. It's a lot easier to get people to show up for training than to have them eat right... I’ve put together a little about this and why protein and diet is so important.

  • The Benefits Of Massage Therapy

    Regular massage therapy is much more than a mere luxury or a whimsical extravagance. Rather, it is an investment, an investment in yourself... in your health. Learn why!

  • Distractions At The Gym!

    Blaring music, dumbbells clanking, people chattering, weights dropping to the floor, workout partners shouting at one another. Learn how to overcome all of these distractions!

  • Work Those Legs!

    If you want to maintain and actually increase your upper body size and strength, get serious and WORK THOSE LEGS!

  • Training Your Abs!

    To learn how to train abs properly and thus attain maximal results, it helps to clearly articulate three fundamental principles.

  • A Woman's Battle: Fighting The Perception Of Femininity!

    Immediately, I noticed that both of them were rail thin. I was thunderstruck. I couldn't believe my eyes! Fight past the perception and get healthy! Here are my thoughts: