Efficient, effective fitness in Austin, Texas

What is offered at Attainable Growth

Strength, movement quality, and fat loss

Don't have time to come into my studio? Not a problem!

The camaraderie of challenging one another

Custom one on one training located in Austin Texas

Are you struggling with attaining the body you desire? Dealing with chronic joint or muscle pain?   Are you frustrated that you can’t keep up with your kids? Tired of just “getting through the day”?  Tired of not having enough energy to really thrive and show up in life the way you want to?  My name is Mike Groth, and my expertise is working with individuals aspiring to lose body fat, increase muscle and strength, and corrective exercise to resolve muscle and joint pain, while improving posture and alignment.

Since 2007, my passion has revolved around being the guy people can count on to guide them toward improving strength and energy, as well as look, move, and feel better than ever before.  Seeing people make life altering changes through the work that we do together is what continues to drive me to delivering more for my clients.

I take pride in the notion that personal training is NOT all about delivering sessions that leave you exhausted, sore, and overworked.  Of course, working out and training is important when it comes to achieving a leaner, healthier physique.  But for many people, working out and dieting alone are futile goals…sure, in the short term a health and fitness enthusiast can grind their way through the diet and exercise spinning wheel.   But, in the long term, they get derailed, because there are missing links to the puzzle they did not address.

These missing links are what my focus is during the time spent with my clients, and they are what I embed into my services.  It’s about fostering a strong personal relationship with my clients and really understanding their wants and needs.  It’s about curating an exercise program that is adaptable based off of how my client is feeling that day, and still being able to deliver the results they need.  It’s about restoring healthy movement (as opposed to diving into aggressive intense exercise), addressing and eliminating nagging joint and muscle pains, understanding and establishing effective, healthy relationships with food, and building a winning mindset.

This is what makes personal training truly personal at Attainable Growth.  No cookie-cutter workouts.  No exertion-based-only workout sessions.  No restrictive dieting.  I meet you where you are, I cultivate a personalized program covering all of your goals, We work together to carve out a path toward your desired self, and we start chipping away day by day.


What my clients are saying

“As a former college athlete, now 50, I realized much had changed as far as methods used for training and conditioning. I came to Michael with the goal of learning how to work out again, as well as to gain flexibility. After 3 months, thorough explanations, and specific attention to detail pertaining to bringing up my limitations, I reached that goal.”

Dan A.

“I still needed help regaining function back in my hip post-rehab...with Mike's expertise and experience, I now have much more strength and mobility in my left hip by incorporating the customized workouts Mike designs for me on a regular basis.”

Camille M.

“I am a 25-year-old former Marine with 6 years of training experience. I asked Mike to develop a program focusing on power, speed, and agility for hockey...The result of Mike’s regimen was outstanding; I have never felt better on the ice.”

Jon R. 

"I needed a program that could work around my son’s schedule and not feel overwhelmed as I work my way back to being healthy. Rachel started me with a few simple daily changes, and as I progressed, she has come up with new goals as well as really effective workouts that challenge me but do not require me to spend hours working at it. In just under 3 months I have lost 20 pounds and several inches, most of them from my stomach! I couldn’t be happier with Rachel and the relationship we have developed..."

Alma L.

"I've been working with Rachel since Dec 2013, meeting twice a week. Between our training sessions, the home program, and diet modifications, I've lost 45 pounds and gone from size almost 24 to size 14 with curves I haven't seen since I was 35 (I'm now a 50+ grandmother). I have more energy and sleep better."

Marie T. 

"Rachel is a pleasure to work with... she logs my progress and keeps detailed notes on my measurements, workouts, and progress. She communicates well with me when she is teaching me new exercise... she watches me do each exercise at different angles to be sure that I have perfect form...she is calm but also motivates and pushes me to work hard."

Senta M.

"Rachel is simply amazing! She knows her exercises very well. She is patient and very willing to accommodate any needs. But the best part about her is her upbeat attitude and encouragement she provides. You get what you put into any workout and Rachel is there to guide you the whole way!"

Danielle S.

"I first came to Mike in pain...Not one doctor, physical therapist, or chiro has provided me with the relief I have gotten after following Mike's program..."

Reza P.

“A few years ago I fell while hiking with my dogs in the greenbelt, and I have been struggling with knee pain ever since. When I told Mike about my knee and chronic back pain, he came up with a workout to address the weak points of my body. After working with Mike, I am so pleased that today my knee is stronger than it has been in years, and it is completely free of pain.”

Kathy M.

Why choose Attainable Growth for personal training in Austin, Texas?


Not your typical trainer


I assess the whole person


You'll discover the difference


Meet Michael Groth


I’ve been a practicing certified personal trainer since 2007, and a Movement Specialist through the Gray Institute Fellowship of Applied Functional Science (FAFS) since 2016. I’ve also been certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, as well as a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Corrective Exercise Specialist.     Prior to attaining these prestigious certifications, I have a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Maine in 2008, as well as a Masters Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas in 2010.

With my passion for seeing my clients succeed, I am able to use my knowledge, experience, and energy to create highly effective training and nutrition programs for clients of any age and background.

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