Dave Groscup Advanced Personal Training Coach

Reading, PA

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About this pro

How does your service stand out?

I have over 40 years experience and am certified as an advanced fitness/bodybuilding training specialist. I am a published author of 10 books on the subject and am up to date on the latest information so I am able to offer my clients the best results from their training. I hold the following certifications: Fitness Clinician,HIT Specialist,Kettlebell Instructor,Nutritional Therapist,Sports Nutritionist.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

I thoroughly enjoy helping clients improve their health and well-being through effective training programs.

Location

Reading, PA 19607

Background check

Complete

Years in business

7

Number of employees

1

Times hired on Thumbtack

3

Reviews

5 Reviews
  • David P. Oct 6, 2016
    Strength and nutrition
    Mr.Groscup understands the relationship between nutrition diet and their relation to the process of building muscle and psychological stamina necessary to long lasting oomph through all the ups and downs of a rigorous training.He authors numerous articles about diet nutrition and mental and physical health.
  • Debbie P. Apr 19, 2016
    Dave guided me through excellent workouts using interval training, stationary bike, kettlebells, resistant bands and handweights. As an older female who has had 2 knee replacements, he designed a workout that targeted all areas of my body with varied routines. Wearing a heart rate monitor allowed Dave to keep a close eye on my target rate during my workouts. Workouts were challenging and never boring. My balance, strength and stamina all improved as a result. Having him come to my home gave me no excuse to skip workouts. I would highly recommend him as a personal trainer.
  • James K. Apr 19, 2016
    Dave is a great trainer and has helped me achieve my fitness goals. I highly recommend him.
  • James K. May 26, 2013
    Session was 1 hour. Exercise training. Dave was very knowledgeable in exercise techniques, and provided me with a customized exercise program which has been very effective. I highly recommend him.
  • Arland M. May 8, 2013
    David is one of the most knowledgeable personal trainers I have ever met. He has a rare mix of physical training expertise along with the best knowledge of supplements I have ever seen. He will take the time to listen, and develop the best, most efficient training program to meet your needs.

Q&A

What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Initial questionnaire to determine goals,what injuries are present if any,current conditioning
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I constantly read industry journals and research topics to stay up-to-date on methods to increase my clients results.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
After years of training and education in the fitness world, I decided to help save people looking to get fit from making the mistakes I did many years ago. This enables me to shape their training into a very beneficial experience for them.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I train my clients in aerobic conditioning and strength training using modern, scientifically-advanced principles that get results fast! I use both HIIT for aerobic and HIT training for muscle /strength increase.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Completion of my 10-book collection of books on bodybuilding/fitness training using advanced HIT/HIIT training that I authored.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
When you choose a personal trainer, make sure they have years of training experience and didn't recently take a crash course in personal training. Your health is your most important asset and is worth investing in. Do so wisely!
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
There are unfortunately many personal trainers that are unqualified to practice fitness training due to lack of experience and poor education. Look for someone who has years of training experience and a strong educational background.