Our History

The Longevity Athletics program, founded by Aaron Gilbert in 2013, was originally offered in his 360 sq. ft. residential garage in Maricopa, Arizona due to increased demand for his Continuation Exercise Program offered to discharged patients at Petersen Physical Therapy.

For Aaron, his fascination with health, fitness, and athletics started at the age of 16. Affected by childhood obesity, depression, and social anxiety disorder; Aaron sought out a solution. Driven by his unshakable determination for relief, his solution took shape and consisted of calisthenics, weight-lifting, a wide variety of sports, improved eating habits, and a whole lot of trial and error.

By the age of 18, Aaron completely transformed his health, physique, mind-set, and attitude. This transformative experience inspired him to devise a system that could help others in the same way his experiences helped him.

15 years later, Aaron’s life work; Longevity Athletics, or, “Long-Life-Activities’, was born, and what resulted? – a fusion of Corrective Therapeutic Exercise, Metabolic Circuit Training, Strength, Power, Muscle Building, and Endurance Training for all ages and experience levels.

Mission, Vision, & Core Values

MISSION

Our mission is to provide a unique, research driven experience that promotes lifelong health, wellness and fitness success for members, staff and the community.

VISION

To be regarded as a premier provider of quality health, wellness and fitness services throughout Arizona with 5 locations.

CORE VALUES

 

1 – Strive For Excellence.

“I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.”

  • Abraham Lincoln 

Our unwavering commitment to members, staff and community will echo with that of our 16th president in that we will strive for excellence in all that we do, to provide unparalleled experience and satisfaction.

 

2 – Lead by Example

“Be the change you want to see in the world.”

  • Mahatma Gandhi

As leaders, it is our duty to inspire, educate and empower members, staff and the community with the skills and abilities necessary to reach and maintain lifelong health, wellness and fitness success. To do this effectively, we must show the way by not just talking the talk but by also walking it.

 

3 – Live by the Golden Rule.

We pledge to treat all members, staff and community with compassion, respect and integrity.

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