Fitness and health became a priority in my life after high
school. I started for the wrong reasons, and ended up continuing
for all the right reasons. Weightlifting became my weapon against
negative self talk, low self-esteem, and severe depression. I began
bodybuilding and researching. (Looking back, a lot of what I
learned was false, as there’s a ton of bad information out
My early career as a trainer consisted of getting a CanFitPro
weekend certification, and trying my hand at a BigBox
Gym. This is when I discovered: the lack of
sincerity, the corporate undercurrent, and the severe
lacking in the Fitness Industry.
At this point I realized I wanted to help raise the bar, so I
took a course called ATS (Arko Training Systems) and then went to
Fanshawe College for 3 years and received my diploma in Fitness and
Health Promotion. FHP at Fanshawe is regarded as one of the
best (and most difficult) Fitness and Health Promotion programs in
Canada. During the program I was chosen as a candidate to complete
my placement at the private gym of Fanshawe where I trained
paramedic students and Fanshawe faculty.
I specialize in: corrective bodybuilding; injury
prevention/prehabilitation; body composition change; adaptive
exercise for special populations; posture correction.
Not only do I effectively train my clients, but I also educate
them. I ensure that my clients have the knowledge to filter out the
bad information that surrounds us regarding fitness. I inform my
clients as to why we do what we do, and how it works for them.
I’m not just your trainer an hour at a time; I’m working for you
all the time, and I’m a resource for you to utilize.
Outside of the gym I love music, visual art, poetry, stand-up
comedy, hiking trails, and a good craft beer.
Together we will find the path to the best version of