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About Brendan

Hey Everyone! My name is Brendan.

I am a professional certified personal trainer and educator who has experience adult body sculpting, composition and event preparation. I have also a talent training youth, inexperienced, people with disabilities or special needs.

I have background in football, track, baseball, basketball, golf, snowboarding, and skating.

I am available for in-person house calls, private studio, gpublic gym, virtually via zoom or for group class training. 

Located in Los Angeles.

Proper SMART process goal setting and barrier hurdling.

Strength training, horizontal, and vertical load training.  (Specific body part or full body workouts)

Circuit or Interval Training (Heart rate or endurance focused)

Stability / Mobility

Hypertrophy (Muscle building)

NASM Certified Personal Trainer Bachelor of Science Drexel University, Lebow School of Business - Sports Management and Hospitality

Performance Enhancement Specialization CPR Certified

Body Composition Certified (Muscle, fat, blood/water density tracking while program training)

Strength/Conditioning/Speed school experience

My favorite client story

Teaching nutrition to a class of 12 over zoom, I ask, "Does anyone have any examples of bad fats?"
"Fried foods, butter, poultry skin."
"Great! Does anyone have any examples of good fats?
"You're looking at it!"

My favorite exercise

Shoulder lateral raises, squats, pull ups, hanging leg raises

My favorite quote

But it ain't about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done!

My training philosophy

Training should become a lifestyle for long term change and maintenance

My training experience

19 years gym experience
4 years gym sales and program advising
3 years personal training
12 years special needs coaching
4 years football coaching
10 years golf instruction

Areas of Expertise

  • Core and Balance
  • Strength Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Muscular Definition
  • Muscle Gain
  • Posture
  • Functional Training
  • Sports Performance Training
  • Injury Prevention

NCCA Accredited Certifications

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Additional Certifications

CPR/AED, CPR/First Aid, Styku Body Composition


Sports Management and Hospitality

Who I Especially Like Working With

Actors, Beginners, Bodybuilders, Brides-to-be, Dancers, Disabled, Law Enforcement, Men, Military, Models, Overweight/ Obese, Pre/post-natal, Seniors, Student-athletes, Women, Youth

Medical Conditions Experience

ACL tear, Addiction, ADHD, Alzheimer's, Amputation, Andropause, Ankle Injury, Anxiety, Arthritis, Artificial Hips, Artificial Knees, Asperger's Syndrome, Asthma, Autism, Autoimmune Diseases, Back Pain/Issues, Bad Posture, Bone/Joint Injury, Brain Trauma, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cardiac Rehab, Celiac Disease, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Pain, Cognitive Delays, Congestive Heart Failure, Crohn's Disease, Dementia, Depression, Diabetes, Dialysis, Diastasis Recti, Disordered Eating Recovery, Downs Syndrome, Eating Disorders, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Emphysema, Epilepsy, Fibromyalgia, Golfers Elbow, Hamstring Issues, Headaches/Migraines, Hearing Impaired (Deaf), Heart Attack, Hernia, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Hip Pain/Issues, Hip Replacement, HIV/AIDS, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, IBD, Infertility, Joint Pain, Joint Replacement, Kidney Disease, Knee Pain/Issues, Limited Mobility, Lower Body Pain/Issues, Lupus, Lyme Disease, Lymphatic, Menopause, Metabolic Dysfunction, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Neck Pain, Neuropathy, Obesity, Osteoporosis, Paraplegia, Parkinson's Disease, Piriformis Syndrome, Plantar fasciitis, Postural Issues, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Prediabetes, Pregnancy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rotator Cuff Issues, Sarcodosis, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Shoulder Issues, Sleep Apnea, Stress, Stroke, Stroke recovery, Tennis Elbow, TMJ, Ulcerative Colitis, Visually Impaired (Blind)

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