About: What are my certifications?
I am a certified personal trainer through the National Personal Training Institute. I am certified in kettle bell, suspension, and functional training. I am trained in nutritional counseling as well. Also, I do online training with daily check-ins through a video platform of your choosing.
What is your training philosophy?
Each person is different so an understanding of movements that a client can/cannot do and the reason behind it are essential to overall success. I train each person to move in everyday movements called functional training. I train to correct deficiencies that will improve overall everyday life. I also train for strength and power, anything that will successfully get a client to their goals. Without food we will lose the fitness battle so I will create food plans for each client slowly changing bad eating habits to successfully reach their goal. The three pillars I use are Fitness, nutrition, and accountability.
Best success story?
64 year old male getting ready for a knee replacement came to me to strengthen his legs before surgery. I took him through progressions of the optimal training model and taught him proper nutrition. In the end after 12 sessions with me he cut 6% body fat, lowered his cholesterol to below average, cut his blood pressure medication in half (stayed on as a precaution) and took him out of a pre-diabetic diagnosis. He maintained body weight due to replacement of fat with lean muscle mass. He was finally able to do a sit up (actually did 15 reps for 3 sets) on our last session before surgery.