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About Patrick



 Patrick is a health and fitness specialist with over 12 years of experience. Before settling into Essex County, Patrick worked part time at Robert Wood Johnson Fitness and Wellness Center as a fitness specialist in a Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiac and Parkinsons Wellness program, the first of its kind. A two time Guinness World Records Holder, boxing specialist, kettlebell specialist, Patrick's approach fits the needs of any indiviual looking to improve their lives through fitness. He establishes positive client interactions with the goal of integrating exercise and optimal wellness into the demands of daily life.




* 2x Ginness World Records Holder:  '18/'19- most one arm push ups: 40lb/100lb pack. 




* National Personal Training Institute Graduate (600-hours)




* NPTI Certified Nutritional Consultant




* NPTI Certified Sports Performance Specialist




* National Academy of Sports Medicicne CPT




* NASM Youth Training Specialist




* NASM Behavior Change Specialist




* Boxing Specialist




* Kettlebell Specialist




* Cancer Fitness Specialist




* Diabetes Fitness Specialist




* Stage III Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist

My favorite client story

I am currently training a client who has Parkinsons. When we first started training, he was not able to stand up on his own, or walk on a treadmill. He is now able to stand up on his own, and is now able walk on a treadmill for several minutes.

My favorite exercise

Kettlebell Swing

My favorite quote

"If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and your life. There are no limits. There are no plateaus, and you must not there there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

My training philosophy

A relaxed but motivating approach

My training experience

* 12 + years
* Medically based fitness (Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center)
* Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiac Rehabilitation

Areas of Expertise

  • Weight Loss
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Boxing
  • Muscular Definition
  • Kettlebells
  • Functional Training
  • Sports Performance Training
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning
  • Stress Reduction
  • Corrective Exercise

NCCA Accredited Certifications

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Additional Certifications

NASM Youth Exercise Specialist, NASM Behavioral Change Specialist, NPTI Kettlebells, NPTI Certified Nutritional Consultant, Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist, Muay Thai Kickboxing Instructor, Bariatric Exercise Specialist, NPTI Personal Trainer, CPR/AED


Associate of Science in Business Administration

Who I Especially Like Working With

Actors, Bariatric, Brides-to-be, Cancer Survivors, Middle-aged, Overweight/ Obese, Peri/Post-menopausal, Post-rehab, Pre/post-natal, Rehab, Seniors, Youth

Medical Conditions Experience

Arthritis, Cancer, Cardiac Rehab, Diabetes, Hypertension

86 Valley Rd

Montclair, NJ 07042

No Gym Membership Needed!

Patrick is a fitness trainer who is very knowledgeable and careful, taking into account a client's condition and needs. I came to him after a series of accidents and injuries over several years that left me weaker and bereft of the fitness I once had. He has provided me with a broad spectrum of stretches, core and resistance exercises that address the need for overall strength and flexibility. After several weeks of training and exercise, I feel stronger and more confident. I am grateful to him for his knowledge and patience, and I would highly recommend him.

Ruth W.

I came to Patrick with the challenging goal of improving my golf game by building strength and stamina, while increasing flexibility. His program, custom designed for me, has brought great results. His workouts have given me more confidence in my golf game with a stronger, yet more relaxed swing. I have added almost 20 yards to each club AND improved accuracy. Patrick is very knowledgeable, and together with his personalized approach, he optimizes the results of each workout. I honestly have never felt better!

Joe T.

I started training with Pat after physical therapy for a ruptured Achilles tendon. I look forward to working out with Pat. I’ve lost weight and inches. I’m 53 years old and getting “WOW”s from people seeing my transition. I have difficulty with healthy food choices. Pat’s patience with my struggle and his extensive nutritional knowledge has been so helpful. Working out with Pat was a great decision.

Susan F.

I came to Patrick while recovering from cancer and chemotherapy. At that point in my life I had gained a lot of weight and was always tired. As a military chaplain working with young soldiers, I knew it was imperative for me to return to my pre-cancer body or I would not be effective as a role model to my soldiers. At first I was too tired to work out or even eat properly. One of Patrick’s greatest skills is in motivating people. He texted me to see how my body felt and to make sure I was following the diet. After only a few just a few weeks of sessions, I noticed that my will caught up with need to get back in shape. As time went on, I soon got into a regular routine and now about 5 months later, I have the energy and drive to run and keep up with my soldiers. I would recommend Patrick for behavior change and training as I know I could not get back into shape without some drastic measures and a trainer who cared more about me than the money I paid.

Rick M.

Patrick is a superb trainer – he comes to each daily session with a varied and well thought- out fitness programme exactly tailored to my needs and ambitions. Training with New Motive Health has produced amazing results. My physical health dramatically improved in a matter of a few weeks. Patrick has helped keep me motivated and helped to maintain the great results we achieved together though a tailored but constantly evolving fitness program.

Sumeet K.

Patrick is a fitness trainer who is very knowledgeable and careful, taking into account a client's condition and needs. After several weeks of training and exercise, I feel stronger and the most confident I have ever felt. I am grateful to him for his knowledge and patience, and I would highly recommend him.

Chris D.

Patrick's skill as a personal trainer is beyond compare. Through his expert guidance over the last five years, I'm pain-free and in the best shape of my life. He listens carefully to what you want to achieve, and then helps get you to a level you didn't think was possible.

Joe T.

Working too hard, long hours, mental and physical stresses were too much; Patrick helped me come back to my senses with better diet, exercise, meditation and sound healing. His encouragement and professional skills inspired me to take better care of myself, starting 7 years ago. My life has been, and is, so much more rewarding for me. Patrick has worked hard and well for me!

Garry D.

Patrick is a GREAT trainer. He is knowledgeable and flexible. He is very accommodating and genuinely cares about achieving your fitness goals. If you are looking for a trainer in jersey city, he is without a doubt the best!.

Preeti C.

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