A native Charlottean, Michael is a graduate of East Carolina University with a B.S. in Exercise Science. Having created a career in fitness since 1998, Michael has worked with numerous populations to design programs to help individuals and groups reach their goals. He is also a certified massage therapist.

An avid cyclist and Adventure Race director and participant, Michael has completed three Iroman, five  marathons and multiple 24 hour adventure races (Not a mud run). With his knowledge base Michael enjoys the challenges of working with clients with needs that range from weight loss to post rehabilitation.