About Shannon

Shannon Fable, Executive Vice President of Learning & Product Development for the FIT4MOM® Franchise, is an experienced business and program developer in the health and wellness space. With over 20 years in the industry, Fable has presented and educated in six continents on group fitness, personal training, management, business development and time management. With a proven track record for assessing needs and developing programs, systems, and structure for a wide variety of businesses in the fitness industry, she has helped impressive brands such as Anytime Fitness, Schwinn®, Silver Sneakers, Power Systems, ACE and BOSU®.

Fable, honored as the 2013 IDEA and 2006 ACE Instructor of the Year, is a certified Book Yourself Solid® Business Coach interested in helping fitness professionals navigate the industry and make more money. She is the owner of Sunshine Fitness Resources, sits on the Advisory Board for the Association of Fitness Studios and serves as Chair of the American Council on Exercise’s Board of Directors.

Shannon has presented at a number of industry shows such as ECA, IDEA World, IDEA PTI, Asia Fitness Conference, SCW, DCAC, IHRSA, Club Industry, canfitpro and AFPA. She is a frequent contributor to industry publications such as the IDEA Fitness Journal, Club Solutions Magazine, IHRSA, the Anytime Fitness Blog and more.

Most notably, along with her developer husband, she co-created and founded GroupEx Pro®, a revolutionary software designed to streamline and operationalize the management and marketing of group fitness programs for health clubs.

Shannon holds ACE Personal Training, Group Fitness, and Health Coach certifications, as well as AFAA National Certification.


To learn a little more about Shanon, check out her ACE Fitness PROfile. Find out what inspires Shannon and one of the pivotal moments of her career.


2013 IDEA Instructor of the Year

2012 IDEA Instructor of the Year – Top 3 Finalist

2009 IDEA Instructor of the Year – Top 3 Finalist

2006 ACE Group Fitness Instructor of the Year