Living Fitness Story

Meet Our Owners

Since January 2003, Living Fitness has proudly been serving in the Newport Coast community. Our mission is to deliver our clients extreme and rapid results via the latest training techniques and fitness trends in the most unique and elegantly designed facility. Living Fitness is owned and operated by the husband and wife team, Tom and Nicolette Kousoulas.

Tom Kousoulas Bio

Tom Kousoulas has been ranked America’s top personal trainer and leading health and fitness expert by numerous publications.  Upon graduating from UCLA, Tom put to use his studies in exercise science and nutrition and underwent a physical transformation. 

Tom’s exceptional physical condition gained much attention from the media, landing him the cover and a special issue of Men’s Fitness magazine dedicated to his ideas and principles.  Soon after, Tom earned the prestigious position of Health and Fitness Editor for Men’s Perspective, City Fitness, Gym, Men’s Fitness, and Detour Magazine. 

Through his writing, Tom is responsible for the physical fitness of millions of individuals worldwide.  As Hollywood’s top fitness guru, Tom’s client list has included high profile clients ranging from actors, to supermodels, to professional athletes. Tom is a fitness visionary. Combining his passion for fitness and design, he envisioned and executed his plan to build one of the most luxurious and state-of-the-art private training facilities, Living Fitness.

Nicolette Kousoulas Bio

Nicolette is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from CSU, Chico in Business with an Emphasis in Exercise Science. She also holds the highly esteemed Russian Kettlebell Certification and Pain Free Performance Specialist Certification. Nicolette is considered an industry expert and has been training and teaching various modalities of fitness for over 20 years. She is also a holistic weight loss expert and utilizes her knowledge from various nutrition certifications to help all of her clients of all sizes finally break through barriers and plateaus to lose weight when all other programs have failed them.

Her evolution into fitness began when she was a dancer and choreographer at the age of sixteen. Her background in dance and gymnastics turned out to be the best foundation for becoming a movement expert. Nicolette discovered and fell in love with strength training at the young age of seventeen. During her Freshman year in college, Nicolette went from being 20 pounds overweight to ripped in just a matter of weeks. Upon entering and winning her first fitness competition, she began working as a personal trainer to share her passion for fitness. She discovered how empowering strength training was for her and how it completely transformed her physique and improved her self esteem and wanted to share this knowledge with as many women as possible!