The Gold Standard in Health & Fitness

Carolina Gold Fitness was founded in 2003 by Timothy Thew as a way to help his friends and family improve their health and wellness. He believed that he & his family are worth the best information available leading him to adopt the Gold Standard as set forth by the American College of Sports Medicine. Today we maintain that same gold standard within all of our programs and partnerships.

Carolina Gold Fitness’ purpose is to bring the most advanced personal training techniques, information and programs to the client in order to develop a true healthier lifestyle, improve physical performance at all levels and extend injury rehabilitation after therapy has concluded. Our clients range in age from children to elderly. We handle all physical abilities from sedentary and post-rehab, individuals suffering from metabolic diseases, diabetes and obesity, general health & fitness, wellness & weight loss, to age group, masters & elite athletes. We offer one to one personal training, small group personal training, special event training, corporate fitness, weight loss coaching, endurance coaching and more.

Timothy Thew, C-EP

Timothy Thew
Timothy Thew
American College of Sports Medicine
Exercise Physiologist – Certified

Timothy has been a personal trainer since 1996 having focused on in-home fitness, rehabilitative recovery, health and fitness maintenance and sports specific performance training for many years. He has a Bachelor degree from Brevard College, Brevard, NC and Health and Fitness Major from Catonsville Community College, Baltimore, MD and was certified by the prestigious “Gold Standard,” ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist / Health Fitness Specialist. Later certified as USA Triathlon Coach, Mr. Thew sought care for clients in need of higher performance in endurance sports.

Born and raised in Baltimore, MD and later moving to Brevard, NC when he was 16 Tim completed his high school and college education at Brevard High and Brevard College, respectively. After college, he returned to Maryland where he earned his Health & Fitness distinctions and worked on clients of various abilities and goals ranging from surgery rehabilitation to strength and conditioning for athletic performance.

A strong supporter of the communities in which he works and lives, Timothy is constantly seeking to support local events and is an active member of the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce in Hendersonville, NC as well as the Fletcher Area Business Association in Fletcher, NC.

Timothy enjoys finding a variety of appropriate and safe, functional workouts specific to his client’s goals and needs. In Tim’s personal time he enjoys running, biking, swimming and weight training. Tim and his wife, Sarah, own Carolina Blue Design Group, a marketing and advertising design company in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Tim and Sarah also enjoy time with their two kids.