“Spiranunu Chocolate” – New Product at Metro Fitness Club!

That’s what Priya Patil’s *belovd* twin toddlers called the nutrient-rich dark chocolate after she introduced them to the two key superfood ingredients: cocoa and spirulina. Priya learned the value of cocoa and spirulina – and each ingredient’s respective impact on people and their health – over the course of her international public health career. With […]

Jen Eddins

Jen Eddins Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Registered Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider  Background:  A 15 year veteran of the fitness industry, Jen Eddins is personal trainer, yoga teacher, group exercise instructor, health and fitness blogger and published author. Jen is a graduate of the University of Georgia where she studied public relations at […]

James Gulley

James Gulley Certifications: ACE CPT, ActiveLife Immersion (Pain Management), OPEX CCP (Functional Fitness) Background:  James is a southern boy from Jackson, MS! My entire life revolved around playing competitive soccer. James played division 1 at the University of Tulsa and one year professionally in Sweden. Through that experience I fell in love with the strength […]

Cody Starnes

Cody Starnes Certifications: Level 1 Certified Functional Strength Coach, CrossFit Level II Certificate Holder, CrossFit Kids Certificate Holder Background:  Cody is a native Charlottean having graduated from MPHS.  After finishing her studies in International Business and Spanish at UNCG she returned to Charlotte and was a Spanish teacher at MPHS for four years.  Growing up, Cody always […]

Martin Michaelson

Martin Michaelson Certifications American College Sports Medicine (ACSM), Precision Nutrition Level 1, CPR/AED  Experience 10+ Years Background Martin’s passion for personal training can be traced to deep background in sports and commitment to serving others. As a founder of a performance and rehabilitation clinic, Martin has gained an even greater perspective for an integrative approach […]

Robert Fatone

Robert Fatone Certifications ISSA, American Red Cross CPR, Physical Education/Health Teacher, LES MILLs Body Pump & Cycling Background: I have been in the fitness world for over 10 years. I started my career as a group instructor in college teaching Body Pump and Cycling as well as competing in strength competitions. After leaving college I […]

Michael Beacham

MICHAEL BEACHAM Education B.S. Exercise Science, East Carolina University Certifications ACSM, HFI Health Fitness Instructor, American Fitness and Aerobics Association, LMT #6517, RRCA Road Runner Club of America Experience 21 Years Background Michael is a Charlotte native and has spent his career training clients in the Uptown area.  Michael believes that in order to succeed you […]

Thom Uhlir

THOM UHLIR Education B.A. Health Education, Minor Physical Education, Eastern Illinois University Masters Health Education, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Experience 30 years Background I like to help people with their overall fitness and am motivated by seeing people get results. If I can help lay the ground work for someone to achieve long […]

Mary Franceschi Reynolds

MARY FRANCESCHI REYNOLDS Education B.S. Nutrition, Western Carolina University Certifications NASM-CPT, TRX Certified, Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC) Background #Discipline! Motivation wanes; discipline gets you the results you desire.  I’m here to keep you accountable and push you towards your goals.  As a mom and trainer, I understand multi-tasking and strive to create efficient and effective […]

Heather Webb

HEATHER WEBB Education B.S. Health Promotion, Minor Exercise Science Appalachian State University Certifications NASM, Functional Movement Screening, TRX Suspension, currently studying Biomechanics Method for Corrective Exercise Experience 23 Years Background I grew up in an “active” family and played organized sports in both high school, and college.  It was a “no-brainer” for me to pursue […]