Participating in and directing fitness events, weightlifting, and running are my favorite hobbies. I call them hobbies, but it is really a part of my lifestyle. When I started moving away from a sedentary lifestyle to an active lifestyle for improved health and confidence, it just became my hobby also.
At this point, I am a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and I hold a specialized certification is Performance Enhancement.
But the main goal of my fitness journey is to extend and invigorate the mission I have been given by my creator; to share the Gospel of Jesus for as long as God has me in this flesh tent. And to help others do the same. This is why I want to be your personal trainer.
You might ask why I decided to get certified as a personal trainer, especially since the Lord has blessed me with a great career already. Well, it all started with my own journey to physical fitness and how I got there.
You see, my father was 46 years old when he had a heart attack and had stents implanted in his heart. He is a twenty-year Army veteran. Both of my grandfathers died in their mid-seventies, both hard working men, neither of them had an office job sitting behind a desk all day like me.
In my late twenties and early thirties, stress and poor eating habits started causing physical issues in my body. I was overweight, lacked confidence, had odd stress induced issues like my heart racing and my prostate swelling, I wasn’t in a good place physically. I wasn’t being impactful in my career or in the kingdom work.
But one day, after having decided that I had to make a change, someone told me how their personal trainer had told them about an App to help them understand their nutritional intake and needs. I looked it and started using it. Within a year, I had lost thirty pounds. I have now logged my daily nutrition and exercise in this app for 1802 days consecutively and I’ve lost sixty pounds while building lean muscle (I’ve reached my goal body fat%). Good habits are formed after twenty-one days I’m told.
After the nutrition was under control, then the fitness needed work. A co-worker of mine, who was also a knowledgeable fitness trainer, started working with me at the gym. And after a few weeks, I was a full-blown gym enthusiast.
Of course, stress still happens in my career and in life. But the physical issues that accompanied the stress years ago are no longer there. If I start feeling frustrated, I release that with a good workout session instead of eating something that isn’t fueling my body for the mission. My confidence to speak with others and to share my thoughts has increased as my physical health has increased. And this helps me to be more impactful in my home and community.
I created the Flesh Tamers Fitness program to help others lose weight, become heart healthy, increase lean muscle mass, build self-confidence, and extend their mission for God’s glory. I want to help you reach your health and fitness goals.
Anything you see for sale on this site, like the Clothing, affiliate items or even Consulting and Digital offerings will help fund this mission of Flesh Tamers Fitness.
My fitness programs are low cost compared to industry standards, and they are partially funded by the other items on this site.
The Flesh Tamers business expenses are in paying the monthly fees for the App (in the app stores and online at http://fleshtamersfitness.passion.io ), the advertising to get more people into the program and the cost of producing the videos and remaining certified and up to date in the latest fitness trends.
This isn’t a non-profit, but my goal is that eventually the fitness side of the house is funded and expanding.
If you are interested in a personal training program that is Christ centered and results oriented, check out my latest brochure below and contact me for other options as needed.
Ladies, you are welcome to join as well. My wife, Jamie, will guide you through the programs that I build for you, and we’ll help make sure you are successful.