Straightforward and understanding, with a penchance for saying just the thing you needed to hear, Coach Sarah will be leading the charge at AKOS Nutrition, a division of Functional Effect. Formerly the head of our training & programming department, Sarah now uses her diverse background in fitness and her degree in psychology to effectively guide our nutrition coaching programs as well as spearhead the weekly education within the Facebook group. She believes in a realistic approach and building a strong foundation from which to build off of. You will quickly see that Sarah will challenge you to step outside of your comfort zone and into your power!
Co-founder of Functional Effect Fitness Tyler Reynolds has always had a strong desire to help others achieve optimal health and wellness, getting his start in the fitness industry working with clients with cognitive and physical limitations. In addition to attaining his Doctorate of Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences, Tyler has completed over 250+ hours of post-graduate studies in Functional Rehabilitation with specialties in shoulder dysfunction and The McKenzie Method (MDT) in addition to being certified in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment. Dr. Reynolds number one goal is to eliminate pain and maximize function in each client he works with.
Starting out as a Strength Coach and later as a Personal Trainer, Functional Effect Head Coach Andrew Kouba now leads our training and programming department. Coach Andrew has successfully worked alongside a wide variety of clientele and has spent 10+ years in the fitness industry, getting his start at the Bulls Sox Academy while he earned his Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science from North Central College. Post-grad, Coach Andrew obtained his certification as a Functional Movement Screen Specialist as well as his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
When you become an FE client, you become not only a member, but part of a family. We provide honest guidance that will make all the difference in getting the results you are looking for. Our team is here for you, and our number one concern is your success!
Easy to Follow Plans
Long Lasting Results
On Site Rehabilitation
- Access to full AKOS course curriculum, starting with our flagship course, The Foundations of Wellness
- Access to exclusive training programs from Functional Effect Fitness & Rehabilitation
- Access to the comprehensive AKOS Nutrition video vault
- Copy of the AKOS Nutrition Toxin-Free Home Makeover Guide
- First access to AKOS special events
- Group coaching 2x per week
- Exclusive rates on live events and special programs
Committed to helping her clients achieve success, Coach Sarah has created streamlined, no-nonsense programming within AKOS Nutrition to take the guesswork out of getting healthy and resolving issues like poor digestive health and chronic inflammation.
With overwhelm and frustration being two of the biggest reasons people fail at any health or wellness goal, Sarah believes in creating simple solutions to help you live your best life.
- Customized Programs
- High-Energy Classes
- Semi-Private or 1-on-1 Training Sessions
- 24/7 Facility Access
- World-Class Coaching Team
- Recovery Room Access
- In-Home Training Available
We understand that making the decision to get fit can be difficult. Will I like the other members? Will I like the Coaches? Will I stick with it this time? These are all fair questions that can only be answered by setting up a time for a free, no-obligation Functional Effect Discovery Session. Our team of world-class coaches will talk with you about your goals and see if Functional Effect may be a good fit for you.
- Chiropractic care
- Acupuncture/Dry needling
- Sports rehabilitation
- Soft tissue work
- Cupping therapy
The first visit with Dr. Reynolds is 1 hour and each follow-up visit is 30 minutes. Your entire appointment time is spent face-to-face with Dr. Reynolds, as opposed to being spent with assistants or hooked up to various machines. Dr. Reynolds uses a variety of modalities to treat his patients including chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture/dry needling, cupping, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and therapeutic exercise. Each visit and treatment protocol is individually tailored to each patient. Your visit to Dr. Reynolds’ office will truly be unlike anything you have ever experienced before.
Some of the most asked questions at Functional Effect.
When will I see results?
Will I have a dedicated personal coach?
What if I have pain when I workout?
How often do I need to workout?
Do I need to change the way I eat to see results?
Once I get great results, can I stop working out and eating healthy?
Before finding us, what was your struggle? What were your biggest frustrations? I wanted to lose weight and I had broken my knee and was getting back to my routine of playing tennis but was suffering great hip pain and was having trouble keeping up. Wanted to get back to where I was but was… read more
Before finding us, what was your struggle? What were your biggest frustrations? I was a chronic over trainer. So because of this I was injured often. How did your struggle and frustrations affect your life? What did you feel like before you made your transformation? Since I was getting hurt often I was missing work.… read more
Two years ago, I decided that I desperately wanted to age better than most people I see. I wanted to be able to put on and tie my own shoes, to reach overhead, to stand up tall, etc. I had recovered from a frozen shoulder the previous year and that required a lot of physical… read more
Functional Effect Fitness & Rehabilitation is a well-educated group of fitness specialists that truly understand human anatomy and physiology of the body. With this knowledge they are able to help you reach your fitness goals in a faster and safer way. KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!!