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About Richard

I don't have any kind of social media presence, and I'm really ok with that. You won't find me on Facebook or Twitter blasting you with "fitsperation" (you actually won't find me on Facebook or Twitter at all...). I'm also not going to scream at you during a session... I really hate being screamed at, and the first thing I learned coaching youth football was that screaming didn't get me anywhere. My training style has been described as "glib." I like to lift weights, so my clients tend to spend most of our time together lifting weights in some capacity. If you want to kickbox or ride a bike or run you should find a trainer who likes doing those things. I can talk your ear off as to why I think lifting weights will be more beneficial to your fitness goals than basically anything else (unless your goal is to be awesome at bike riding), but you'll probably only hire me if you kind of get that in the first place. I have extensive knowledge in powerlifting and strongman, if those are endeavors you wish to pursue, and that knowledge comes with, and marries well with, more general wisdom as pertains to building muscle, getting strong, being lean, and looking really good. While I love working with people trying to get insanely strong or push their physical limits, 95% of my clients are very nice young to middle aged New Yorkers who understand that strength and muscle are good for being healthy and for picking up other young to middle aged New Yorkers. My clients range from Wall St. types to teachers to stay at home moms. I build long term bonds with my clients... it's better business for me, and sustained training leads to better results for them. I'm not going to promise you ridiculous results in a ridiculous time frame (LOSE 20 POUNDS IN FORTY-SIX SECONDS!!!!), nor am I going to pretend that I have the keys to the ancient book of wisdom that, once read from, spills forth all the secrets of fitness. I believe that lifting weights in a logical, physically comprehensive way will be better for you than whatever else it is you have been doing, but it's going to take longer than six weeks, and you can't chase a bag of Cheetos with a Magnum bar twice a day (unless your goal is to get really awesome at eating Magnum bars), and you should probably MOVE more in your daily life (talk to me about how much I walk every day!) I just gave you the secret. If you still want to pay me I can expound more on it.

Areas of Expertise

  • Nutrition
  • Strength Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Muscular Definition
  • Muscle Gain
  • Kettlebells
  • TRX
  • Functional Training
  • Sports Performance Training
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning
  • Cross Training
  • Stress Reduction

NCCA Accredited Certifications

NSCA Certified Personal Trainer

Additional Certifications

NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (In Progress)


BA in Theatre from UC Irvine

Who I Especially Like Working With

Seniors, Youth

Training Areas Served

In-home or Outdoor Personal Training

987 Pacific St

Brooklyn, NY 11238

Session Surcharge: $10

No Gym Membership Needed!

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