Alberto Padilla is a passionate nationally-certified Personal Trainer and Self-defense Instructor based in Portland, Oregon. Growing up in Chicago, Illinois, his passion for fitness has been prominent all throughout his childhood and beyond. During his high school years, Alberto was an avid wrestler. By the time he was a senior, he realized that he desired nothing more than to make a positive impact in people’s lives through personal training.
Alberto has served as a Personal Trainer since 2009 and became a JKD & Boxing Practitioner a year prior to that. He is also PICP Level 2 Certified, TRX Certified, and Jeet Kune Do Certified.
Both driven and equally as dedicated, Alberto is on a mission to help people attain optimum health by providing results-driven tools that will put them on the fast lane towards success.
When he isn’t training his clients, Alberto Padilla loves being in the great outdoors and spending quality time with his loved ones.
My favorite exercise
My favorite exercise is the pull-up and all variations. An effective exercise in recruiting mass amount of muscle and gives me the most BANG for my buck.
My favorite quote
"You'll get what you want by helping others get what they want"
My training philosophy
Knowledge is power and the more informed you are, the more able you are to manifest your most healthy desires and you as a human being. Knowledge takes time and I realize that not everyone has the time to research and develop their health and fitness. This is where I come in; I live and breathe health and fitness, so the tools to accomplish your goals are part of my everyday life and I can easily share them with you.
My training experience
I have 8 yrs of experience and have train in most commercial gyms. I have train hundreds of people from all walks of life; coming back from an injury to enhancing athletic performance.
Areas of Expertise
- Strength Training
- Weight Loss
- Flexibility and Mobility
- Functional Training
- Injury Prevention
NCCA Accredited Certifications
Poliquin Performance Specialist Level 2, TRX Certified Suspension Trainer
AS in Health and Fitness
Who I Especially Like Working With
Bodybuilders, Law Enforcement, Men, Models, Student-athletes
Medical Conditions Experience
Lower Body Pain/Issues, Scoliosis, Shoulder Issues
4943 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97211
5959 SE Oetkin Rd
Portland, OR 97267
Session Surcharge: $0
Alberto proves that being a wonderful human being is the key to being a great trainer and fitness coach. I've worked with him since October 2012, and I've significantly increased strength in my arms, legs, back and core. Most importantly, Alberto has significant experience in fitness regimens outside of traditional strength training, including boxing, tai chi and martial arts. This additional experience has helped me to reduce my stress levels, and added variety to my training routine. For all of these reasons, I'm pleased to offer Alberto my highest level of personal recommendation.
Alberto is an excellent trainer, especially at my current level of physical activity. He paces me with hard exercises, pushing as needed and giving me feedback to nudge me that much further with each rep and set.
I enjoyed working with him because even though the workouts were challenging they were always fun and different. Alberto had a great attitude, always positive, completely focused, and very knowledgeable. I learned that my training wasn’t just in the gym and what I learned from him could also be applied to the rest of my life. He never accepted excuses but was flexible enough to adjust his programs to fit my forever changing goals. He was always willing to answer questions and was able to work with me and make it work for my schedule.
I've been working with Alberto for a few weeks and he's been fantastic. Arrives on time every time (6:30am) at my home and gives me challenging, well balanced workouts. I've worked with a few trainers in the past and I've found Alberto to be knowledgeable and professional. Highly recommend.