ACE certified personal trainer

About Gabriel

Gabriel has been a NASM Certified Personal Trainer since 2007, is an AFAA Group Fitness Instructor, a Certified TRX Instructor, and is a Certified Pilates Mat Instructor with Power Pilates NYC currently engaged in a 600 hour apparatus apprenticeship. Focusing on aesthetics, physique, and movement; personal training with Gabriel is designed to restore optimal muscle balances, correct posture, improve or restore natural joint kinematics, and create long lean lines greatly enhancing ones physical appearance along with functional athletic ability! Training with Gabriel is designed to strengthen you internally and completely sculpt you externally. Whether your choice of service is personal training or mobility work; a strong philosophy in functional movement and corrective exercise guarantees that you will feel longer, leaner, stronger, and taller after every session. Training is for people who desire a custom fit workout plan instead of cookie cutter burpee programs that don't work for everyone. Clients who have been frustrated by their past trainers lack of service, knowledge, and program quality are usually very satisfied - view testimonials.


Areas of Expertise

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

NCCA Accredited Certifications

ace certification ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Trainer

Additional Certifications

NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, NASM Nutrition Specialist, TRX Group Suspension Trainer

Who I Especially Like Working With

Beginners, Bodybuilders, Dancers, Disabled, Law Enforcement, Men, Middle-aged, Military, Models, Overweight/ Obese, Peri/Post-menopausal, Post-rehab, Pre/post-natal, Rehab, Runners, Seniors, Student-athletes, Women, Youth

Medical Conditions Experience

Addiction, ADHD, Alzheimer's, Andropause, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, Back Pain/Issues, Bone/Joint Injury, Cancer, Celiac Disease, Dementia, Depression, Diabetes, Emphysema, Fibromyalgia, Hip Pain/Issues, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Joint Pain, Knee Pain/Issues, Limited Mobility, Lower Body Pain/Issues, Lymphatic, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Neck Pain, Neuropathy, Obesity, Osteoporosis, Parkinson's Disease, Piriformis Syndrome, Plantar fasciitis, Postural Issues, Prediabetes, Rotator Cuff Issues, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Shoulder Issues, Stress, Stroke

Training Areas Served

In-home or Outdoor Personal Training

Gabriel is very patient and detailed. I've been training with him for over 6 months and by following his diet and exercise routine I was able to lose over 50 lbs!!!! He really knows his stuff and has a great way of keeping me motivated and focused on my goals. Highly recommend his private lessons

Danny

Gabriel is an awesome trainer. Very knowledgeable about the body and how how to eat healthy. He is a good motivator and knows how far to push you when you need to be challenged. I recommend him to anyone who is looking for a trainer to get them in shape for the summer; he's your guy. Since working with him I've become more flexible, lost some weight and becoming toned. Nice personality too!

Makeda

I have been training with Gabriel for 3 years. I've been skeptical of most trainers being that each person has their teaching styles. With Gabriel Martinez being my trainer I've received benefits and learned so much just off my first training session with him. The reason why I stuck with Gabriel is because he understands various concepts and makes a great training platform customized to my needs and knees! I play sports and am a highly active dancer and he makes sure my toes are on pointe as they should be for my career as well as healthy and strong mobility that will carry on well into my far future. He's changed my life! I consider working him as serious as making an investment. Thank you Gabriel!

Maricela L Wilsom

The way this man loves fitness is amazing. You will definitely learn a great deal working out with him. To top it off he’s got a great personality. If you want help with any of your fitness needs whether it be on dieting and nutrition, workout plans or ways to manage stress, you cannot go wrong with choosing Gabriel Martinez.

Luis

To train with Gabriel is always fun! He used to train me in the gym and outdoor at the summer time. He has routines for any occasion and never let me slick out. He always chooses type of exercises which you will like and have fun with. He has an outstanding personality: kind, good hearted, responsible, and he is a great motivator! Also a huge plus - he is knowledgeable not only with training but also with nutrition and holistic healing. He has tones of recipes of juices, smoothies, healthy meals. Well what can I say...? He is my trainer for life! I lost with his programs and nutrition advices about 20 pound. Without stressing! Thank you Gabriel!

Jenny

Gabriel is very professional and inspiring trainer. I love the way how clear he explains each exercise and push you to reach your goal. Couldn’t wish for a better personal trainer!!!

Maryana

"I have never been in as good of shape or looked as good as I did for the year that I worked out with Gabe. Not only is he a personable, funny and nice guy, but he pushes you to do better, keeps you guessing and makes his workouts fun. I learned new exercises and enhanced my knowledge of nutrition and fitness every week, had more energy and felt great about my body every day. Gabe has forever changed (for the better) the way I work out and my commitment to my health. If I didn't have to move from NYC, I would have been his client for life."

Samantha

I’ll keep this simple and short This guy has the patience, which to me I think it’s very important. Makes it fun. If you're looking for a trainer that’s patient, makes the work ut fun and knows about his nutrition. This is the one!

Itzia

I really enjoy training with Gabriel! Always fun and engaging, he keeps it very dynamic! I see the results of the work I put in and it feels great. He’s an awesome trainer and I’m grateful to be training with him!

Jennifer

Gabriel Martinez is a dedicated, patient, fun, and well informed practitioner and professional in the world of fitness whom I've known for a couple of years now. He is known for creating effective programs which include dietary plans for those who wish to lose weight, but I have also specifically recommended him to colleagues for those who also wish to gain weight - in the form of muscle mass. He is able to access specific needs on a client to client basis, with consistent personal involvement in your progress; no generalized care here. If you want a true PERSONAL trainer - go with this one.

Jill D.

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