ACE certified personal trainer

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location-iconOutdoor & In-Home
vaccinated COVID-19 Vaccinated

About Donald

My name is Donald Sanford, I am the Founder of Go Active Training. I am a two-time Olympian and ran the 400-meter dash and relay on Israel's Olympic Track and Field team. I have 20 years of experience competing at an international level.
I graduated with Bachelor's degree from Arizona State University. I am a certified fitness trainer through the nationally accredited program FiTOUR. Go Active was founded to share my passion for physical fitness and experience worldwide. I have trained dozens of individuals and teams.
At Go Active, we are driven to help you succeed. For us, it's more than just a training program. We genuinely want to help create lasting changes in your life. We know success is possible, and want to show you the methods that will get results. No matter where you are in your journey or what you have tried before, we can meet you where you are and help you achieve your goal fitness state.


My favorite quote

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

My training philosophy

Being a trainer/coach to me is a cherished responsibility. I have been blessed with the opportunity to move and shape people’s lives. It is not a responsibility I take lightly. My clients trust me with shaping their lives, therefore I enthusiastically make it my obligation to ensure I keep striving for my life path to be as mentally, physically, and emotionally strong as possible. Thereby setting a bar for others to aspire to.

Areas of Expertise

  • Core and Balance
  • Strength Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Muscular Definition
  • Muscle Gain
  • TRX
  • Functional Training
  • Sports Performance Training
  • Cross Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Stress Reduction
  • Wellness
  • Corrective Exercise

NCCA Accredited Certifications

ace certification ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Additional Certifications

FiTOUR Certified Personal Trainer


Sociology, Family Studies, Physical Education

Who I Especially Like Working With

Beginners, Men, Middle-aged, Runners, Student-athletes, Women, Youth

Medical Conditions Experience

Anxiety, Hamstring Issues

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