Melissa is certified as a Personal Trainer with the American College of Sports Medicine and is also group exercise certified. Her experience includes group Bootcamps, pre-teen strength & conditioning programs, the YMCA’s Livestrong program, leading Cancer survivor wellness programs and coaching 5k beginner running groups.

Melissa enjoys different exercise formats, including strength training, running and interval training using a wide variety of fitness equipment. Having been through her own weight loss journey and maintained it for several years, she loves to help others find their own paths to fitness and health.

Melissa is a second grade teacher and has worked for the Manchester School District for 20 years. She loves being with her two nieces and two nephews, working out/running with friends, and competing in triathlons.


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Lisa Maria-Booth Receives Outstanding Women in Business Award

NH Business Review has selected Lisa to receive this esteemed award to recognize her professional accomplishments, leadership and vision.

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Hippo Interviews Danielle Perreault

As part of their series Look Good, Feel Great, Hippo interviewed Fort co-owner Danielle about the benefits of weight training.

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Fortitude Wins 1st Place for Best Gym AND Best Bootcamp

We are excited to share that Fortitude Health + Training was voted #1 by NH A-List! This is our third year in a row for Best Gym and our second in a row for Best Bootcamp.

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Free childcare Monday through Friday from 8:45 to 10:00am and Thursdays from 4:15 to 6:45pm. Click here for more details and to sign up.

Get in Touch!

775 Canal Street
Manchester, NH 03101

603-493-4244 (Lisa)
603-854-2002 (Danielle)