Owned by NASM Master Trainer, Karl Sterling, Sterling Health and Fitness' team of NASM certified trainers offer the best training in the greater Syracuse region. 


Specialties include: training for neuro-degenerative disorders (Parkinson's, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple System Atrophy, Multiple Sclerosis), weight loss, nutrition guidance, strength training, marathon training and more. 

Sterling Health and Fitness offers "at home" fitness training. In addition, they also offer training at facilities in Skaneateles and Dewitt, NY. 

Whether you're new to fitness or an experienced athlete, SHF can get you to your goals.



Karl Sterling

Founder, Head Trainer

Karl Sterling is an NASM master trainer based in Syracuse, New York. While his extensive experience as a trainer includes working with a variety of populations, he primarily specializes in working with clients who have Parkinson's Disease and other neuro-degenerative disorders. 

Karl travels extensively throughout the United States and Europe  as an educator in the fitness training and human movement arena. He is the owner of PhysioChains Education which currently offers level 1 and 2 "Parkinson's Regeneration Training" courses nationwide and internationally. 

In addition, Karl is an instructor for the Brookbush Institute For Human Movement Science mans former Master Instructor for the Evidence Based Fitness Academy. 

Credentials include: NASM MT, CPT, CES, PES, GFS, FNS, RockTape FMT, EBFA BTS 1 & 2

Tessa Cortes
Partner, Operations

Mikael Lindberg
Partner, Design