NASM certified Corrective Exercise Specialist, a CrossFit L1 Trainer, and holds an Advanced Exercise Nutrition Certificate from Human Kinetics. Voted Best Personal Trainer in Washington DC and in top trainers in DC in multiple publications including: Washington City Paper – Multiple Years, Competitor Magazine, Washington Blade (multiple years).
Michael was appointed to a 2nd term and is a founding Council Member of the Mayor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health & Nutrition. Michael has served as commissioner for the past 5 years.
Mike is also the Editor of the International Journal of Personal Training and Fitness Instruction.
Michael began his fitness career in 1998 interning at Oakland Physical Therapy. Mike’s athletic training, physical therapy training, academic background and continuing education, and years of training experience combine to shape his lesson planning and program design for his clients. Mike’s extensive academic credentials and coursework include and are not limited to: Exercise Physiology, Cardiopulmonary Physiology, Bioenergetics, Sport Science, Exercise Prescription, Human Anatomy, Measurement & Statistics in Kinesiology & Health, Advanced Exercise Nutrition, and Motor Control of Movement Dysfunction.
Mike has acquired an enormous amount of real time experience in the tens of thousands of hours he has spent training in fitness facilities and athletic arenas. Mike founded FIT Personal Training in 2002.
Michael has spent many years teaching others how to transform their bodies from a source of stress and low self esteem to a vehicle for positive self image and teach them how to incorporate exercise in their lives as an enjoyable event rather than a burdensome duty. The successful results have changed lives and developed a dedication to health and fitness that permeates every aspect of their lifestyles and continues to this day.
This is FIT’s mission, to share the knowledge of how you can achieve overall fitness in your lifestyle and enjoy the great results that come with proper nutrition and a consistent and strategic exercise routine.