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About Pedro

Having been in the heatlh and fitness industry for more than 7 years, Pedro has developed a keen understanding of clients needs based on the goals that they want to accomplish. He prides himself in his ability to deliver an exceptional experience to his clients through unprecedented programming and nutrition coaching. His ability to motivate his clients beyond their threshold's or expectations is also an amazing skill which he possesses. All of his clients are his number one priority and are treated as an important asset to his practice. 


Pedro is known as a tough love coach with a little bit of sweet southern charm mixed with a no nonsesne New York Style. His background in fitness is based around the sports performance aspect of training, however, his primamry focus is strength and conditioning primairily in the area of functional strength training. He is certified by several nationally recognized accredited organizations and has been employed by 24 Hour Fitness, Equinox and LA Fitness to name a few. He is a leader and his coaching skills are all fashioned to get all his clients maximum results. 


Where science and experience meets fitness, this is Flakito (Pedro), motto for success. 

My favorite client story

Recently, one of my new clients was shocked at how quickly she began to feel better. This client was lacking in nutrition as she was not adding enough protein to her diet. As a result, her energy levels were constantly down and she felt bad all the time. She also had issues with attention and focus. She told me that just by increasing her protein in take she has begun to experience amazing boosts in energy and have not crashed at night. She also mentioned that her ability to focus at work and in everyday life has improved. Her workouts have improved based on our programming and goals setup and she feels amazing. She has been with me now about 4 weeks.

My favorite exercise

ViPr - (Ice Skater, low to high lifts, chops), Pull-ups, Push-ups, Dips, Lat Pull Downs, Cables, Battle Ropes, MetCon, SAQ.

My favorite quote

"Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal" - Earl Nightingale

My training philosophy

I truly believe that we all have the capacity to impact and change our lives through the transformation of our minds. I believe that training a client to become in tuned with their goals is exactly the key component to accomplishing each goal. I train all my clients by beginning with the transformation of the mind and thoughts to manifest the physical. Envision what you want to become and work towards that everyday and you will be come that. Inspiring Fitness through Motivation to Transform Lifestyle. #FML

My training experience

Most of the training experience I have gained have been around the principle and idea of sports performance. I have trained collegiate athletes, high school athletes, weight lifters, powerlifters and functional athletes. The main focus of my training is functional strength and conditioning focused on performance improvement and strength development. I have worked for Equinox, 24 Hour Fitness and LA Fitness.

Areas of Expertise

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

NCCA Accredited Certifications

NCSF Certified Personal Trainer
NCSF Certified Strength Coach

Additional Certifications

PTA Global Certified Personal Trainer , Equinox Tier 2 Trainer, Precision Nutrition Level 1, FMS Level 1, TRX, CPR/AED

Who I Especially Like Working With

Actors, Beginners, Bodybuilders, Cancer Survivors, Dancers, Law Enforcement, LGBTQIA, Men, Middle-aged, Military, Models, Overweight/ Obese, Post-rehab, Pre/post-natal, Rehab, Runners, Seniors, Student-athletes, Women, Youth

Medical Conditions Experience

ADHD, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, Back Pain/Issues, Bone/Joint Injury, Depression, Diabetes, Hip Pain/Issues, Joint Pain, Knee Pain/Issues, Lower Body Pain/Issues, Plantar fasciitis

Additional Languages Spoken


Training Areas Served

107 Chambers Street

New York, NY 10007

Session Surcharge: $30

No Gym Membership Needed!

133 E 58th St, 6th Fl

New York, NY 10022

Session Surcharge: $35

No Gym Membership Needed!

219 East 81st Street

New York, NY 10028

Session Surcharge: $0

No Gym Membership Needed!

Pedro has extensive knowledge of fitness and nutrition. Before working with him I was working my butt off at the gym for an entire year, four times a week with no progress. He helped me get past my plateau and then some. I’ve never felt so good in my whole life. he’s also really good at pinpointing issues with nutrition, and he helps work through issues with workouts. His knowledge is endless. I would recommend him to anyone that asks!

Sam D.

Ever since starting my training with Pedro, he has been one of the most inspiring and knowledgable fitness professionals I have met. He is caring compassionate and loves to educate his clients. For me, I have had several trainers all of who have been good but none has been to his level of detail, experience and skill set. He has motivated me to keep moving past my own self imposed limitations and continue to always strive for better, not only with my body, but, in mind spirit and lifestyle. I recommend this coach and friend to anyone looking to experience a change in their lifestyle and life. Marie C.

Marie C.

Pedro has been a great trainer. I'm starting from a beginning stage, so he's laid out a good program to build functional strength and progress onwards from there to more and more challenging steps. He's thoughtful about what we are doing and brings a strong background, education, and skill set, as well as a passion for personal training and fulfillment in seeing his clients achieve their goals. Pedro has been a strong motivator to continue to challenge and push myself forwards. I recommend Pedro and believe he will be able to help others achieve change in their lifestyle and fitness


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