Chris Lewis NASM CPT and Owner
Chris was born and raised in Maryland. He spent the majority of his career supporting government defense and intelligence. After working for various companies throughout his career he knew he wanted to control his own destiny. In 2004 he started a software company along with his business partners. After building a successful company they sold it in 2017. Chris has been an avid runner and cyclist and has always had a passion for sports and exercise. Chris also coached high school track and cross country for over 13 years. As a weekend warrior Chris had his share of injuries and spent time getting physical therapy. The Physical Therapists that Chris worked with were always passionate about what they did for others. Looking to be involved somehow with Physical Therapy, Chris talked with his future son in law (Garrett) who was in PT school at the time. Starting a Physical Therapy practice was a great way to combine his love for coaching, exercise, and business. Chris obtained his CPT from the National Academy of Sports Medicine in 2018. Chris is also a co-owner of Straight Shot Training, a personal training studio in Frederick, Maryland.
Dr. Garrett Foland PT, DPT
Garrett was born and raised in Frederick County Maryland where he remembers spending most of his time outdoors playing sports. He developed a love for sports and physical activity at a young age and decided to further pursue this passion. He received a BS in Exercise and Sports Science at Frostburg State University where he trained the triathlon team and managed intramural sports.
After his undergraduate studies, Garrett became a certified personal trainer through NASM and helped his clients achieve their health and fitness goals. Through helping others, he began to truly understand the benefits of becoming more physically active, but wanted to continue on with his education so he could provide care through movement to those who are injured or experiencing pain. He began his doctorate studies of physical therapy in 2014 at Shenandoah University. During his final year of PT school, Garrett and his fiancee, now wife, moved to Charlotte, NC where Garrett would finish his orthopedic-focused internships before graduation.
He utilizes his personal training experience as well as his knowledge of the human body and rehabilitation to help others progress from an injured state to reaching their full potential.
Megan Foland ACSM CPT, RRT
Megan was born and raised in Frederick County, MD where she began playing soccer and running track and cross-country. Her active upbringing and competitive family grew Megan's passion for physical activity. Megan pursued her passion of physical activity by obtaining a Bachelors of Science in Health Assessment and Promotion from James Madison University. Prior to graduation Megan obtained her CPT from The American College of Sports Medicine. Megan has been training a wide variety of clients for over 10 years. She is also a Matrix Certified Spin Instructor and NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist. Megan has trained clients ranging from age 6 to 85, athletes, weekend warriors, and those brand new to fitness. Megan specializes in strength training, triathlons, running, pregnancy fitness and weight-loss. Megan has trained in a wide variety of settings including; one- on- one personal training, small group training, speed and agility, boot camps, spin, choreographed strength classes, corporate wellness and cross-country/track.
Megan lives in Mount Holly with her husband, son, their dog (Nitro) and cat (Madison). She enjoys running and triathlon races, walking with her family along the many walking paths of Gaston County and hiking in the mountains of Western NC. Megan has run countless races but her greatest fitness accomplishment is completing Ironman Wisconsin.