Bull

Meet the transformers.

Big biceps aren’t the mark of a great personal trainer. A big brain is. One that’s filled with kinesiology, nutrition, exercise science and the right certifications. We hire the kind of trainers we’d want to train us — dependable, smart and motivating. So please say “hi” to some of the best body re-builders around.

Jack Tisne

Owner, Personal Trainer

For the past 7 years, I’ve been helping hundreds of clients change their bodies through exercise, nutrition, education and killing bad habits.

Specialties:
My greatest strength and biggest reward is helping you reach your potential.
Why train with me?
I will safely train you at intensities you were never able to reach on your own all the while teaching the science behind a fitter, healthier and more evolved you.
Hobbies:
Running all distances including marathon and ultramarathon. Triathlon all distances including Ironman. Powerlifting, bodybuilding, adventure racing, extreme skiing and rugby.
Certifications:
National Personal Training Institute, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach Level 1

Percy Arrington, Jr.

I never knew being a bodybuilder would spawn a career in fitness. But I saw the changes it made to my body and wanted to share my passion with others.

Specialties:
Core stability, core strength, bodybuilding and positive stretching
Favorite workout:
Peripheral heart action (an extreme version of circuit training)
Why train with me?
I have a well-rounded approach to fitness.
Proudest story:
Helping a cancer survivor rediscover a new lease on life.
Certifications:
N.S.P.A., Certified Conditioning Specialist (C.C.S.)

Christopher Coates

The world’s a big place. It’s my job to slim it down, one body at a time.

Specialties:
Pilates (mat and equipment)
Favorite workout:
Anything Pilates.
Why train with me?
I cater the workout to your needs. I’ll challenge you, but won’t push you too far where you risk injury or get discouraged from training.
Hobbies:
Tennis, short distance and track and field races
Certifications:
ACE Personal Training, CRP, BASI, Pilates, USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach Level 1

Dag Gogue

I started out helping athletes perform better through strength, speed and power drills, then saw the potential in helping other people feel better about themselves through healthy habits.

Specialties:
Sports injury recovery, pregnancy (pre/post/delivery) training, sports performance
Why train with me?
If you’re looking for a progressive, challenging and engaging process that will result in a new and improved you, then let’s do it.
Favorite success story:
Yours
Hobbies:
Boxing, travelling, sports biking, reading
Certifications:
ACSM, USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach Level 1

Alex Montbriand

If you have a body, you are an athlete.

Specialties:
Athletic Improvement, Speed Development and Kettlebells
Favorite workout:
Kettlebells and sprint training
Hobbies:
Basketball, traveling, reading and fight club
Why train with me?
I'll listen to you and tailor your workouts to help you achieve the look and feel you have always wanted.
Certifications:
Bachelors Degree in Movement Science from the University of Michigan, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

Daren Phillips

I love seeing people do things they didn’t think they could do physically.

Specialties:
Sports conditioning
Favorite workout:
Racing around the monuments in DC. God, this city is beautiful.
Hobbies:
Politics, adventure, indie rock, traveling
Why train with me?
I take a holistic approach that includes hydration, nutrition, stress management, lifting (overload) programs, etc.
Certifications:
NSPA - CPT

Joe Van Cleve

Stronger is better.

Specialties:
Strength & Power Development, Sports Conditioning, Bodybuilding
Why train with me?
I will push your limits, while never sacrificing safety and intelligence.
Favorite workout:
The one that makes me fail...
Hobbies:
Bodybuilding, Sports, Heavy Metal Music
Certifications:
MS Sport & Health Science, ACSM-CPT, USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach Level 1

Patrick Hitches

Change is Simply a Choice...

Specialties:
Complete body transformations through nutritional counseling and lifestyle revamping coupled with appropriate exercise execution.
Favorite workout:
Everything Iron.
Hobbies:
Weight Training, Bodybuilding, Socializing, Spontaneous Adventures
Why train with me?
I will teach you the foundations of exercise performance while helping to revamp your lifestyle habits through proper nutrition, yielding real results.
Certifications:
Bachelors in Nutritional Science & Exercise Physiology with Didactic in Dietetics, USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach Level 1