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Michael Kops

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About Michael

I pride myself in being able to seamlessly combine a clients goals and needs into a viable program that will evolve as they do. Utilizing my ART skills and Physical Therapy knowledge with my training experience I can asses poor movement patterns and teach a client how to move more efficiently. I really enjoy seeing a client gain increased self esteem and efficacy as they progress and perform as they never thought they could.

My favorite exercise

I love the deadlift because it is the purest form of strength and it also clearly teaches why form is important.

My favorite quote

Everybody wants more but to get more you have to do more. To have what you have never had before you need to do what you have never done before. -- Martin Rooney

My training philosophy

I believe that failure to plan is planning to fail. Reaching your health and fitness goals requires a plan of action with benchmarks to stay on path. I will design this plan based on your goals and abilities and you will have a clear and set timeframe.

My training experience

B.S. In Kinesiology from CSUF. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the N.S.C.A. I have instructed boxing for over 6 years. I have taught spin and boot camp style classes for as long as I have trained. I have a very in-depth nutrition background. I am certified in Active Release Technique and have had 100s of hours of Physical Therapy experience.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strength Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Boxing
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Muscular Definition
  • Muscle Gain
  • Posture
  • Kettlebells
  • TRX
  • Functional Training
  • Sports Performance Training
  • Myofascial Release
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning
  • Cross Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Stress Reduction
  • Wellness
  • Corrective Exercise

NCCA Accredited Certifications

NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist


BS in Kinesiology

Who I Especially Like Working With

Beginners, Bodybuilders, Disabled, Men, Overweight/ Obese, Post-rehab, Rehab, Seniors, Women, Youth

Medical Conditions Experience

Diabetes, Plantar fasciitis, Prediabetes, Rotator Cuff Issues, Shoulder Issues, Stroke

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