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Since M. J. was a kid he was always involved in sports - football, baseball, track, and primarily basketball. Although never a big fan of the weight room or healthy foods in high school, that all changed when he turned 26. M. J. was in a stressful relationship; one night he walked out after an argument to take a drive and clear his head. After 20 minutes he found himself at his YMCA where he often played basketball. With no shoes or shorts on hand, he hit the weight room. He tried the bench press first, putting 45lbs on each side. After all, he thought, isn't that the weight everyone else does? He laid on the bench, grabbed the bar, unracked it, and the weight immediately came crashing down on him. An older man came over to help and told M. J. not to go so fast; start with a weight he could handle. M. J. put 25lbs on each side and was able to do a few reps with a lot of effort.
After hanging around the weight room for an hour M. J. headed home. When he got home - despite the arguing, yelling, and tension from earlier in the night - he got his best night's sleep in months. He felt pushed to a limit that he never experienced before. The rest is history: he fell in love with lifting and training and is constantly furthering his knowledge in the exercise field. Now his main goal is to pass on that knowledge to anyone who wants to make a positive change in their life. Bodybuilding has taught him discipline, how to work hard, and how to stay committed. These aren't lessons that stay in the gym, they apply to all aspects of life.
M. J.'s training style is not only to teach my clients how to kill it in the gym but to also take the same dedication, determination, patience and hard work and apply it to all aspects of life. If you want to work hard, be determined and get it. If you want to keep it, be patient and dedicated toward maintaining it.
In addition to three years at Mount Mary University, Brittany is an ACE certified trainer and nutrition specialist. She specializes in weight loss, powerlifting, circuit training, stability and more! However, she's not only a great trainer. Brittany has had her own weight loss journey, losing over 64 pounds. Now she competes in Tactical Strength Challenges and has placed top ten in the world within her division!
Brittany takes some of her training philosophy from Gandhi: "Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will."
Elena began her fitness journey over 6 years ago. After having her daughter she didn't recognize herself physically or mentally. As a result, she began her weight loss journey. During the process, she realized that an unintended consequence was a mental strength that allowed her to identify issues that she had not recognized before - one example being binge eating.
Another factor that motivated Elena to pursue fitness was the onset of her mother's health issues. Bad health does not discriminate and that's a game changer, especially when it hits close to home.
Growing up with a background in karate, taekwondo, and kickboxing, also helped push her toward becoming a certified personal trainer in January 2018. She's also in the process of becoming a nutrition specialist. Her current areas of expertise include weight loss, weight gain, weight lifting, circuit work, plyometric training, stability work and more.
Elena and her husband are parents of 2. Because she understands the importance of self-care while taking care of little ones, Elena loves working with mothers. Elena took health and wellness seriously during her pregnancy. Realizing the benefits that came with working out during pregnancy and post-partum, Elena found she had a passion to share these benefits with other women - teaching them to find their inner strength in a therapeutic and empowering way. Fitness isn't just about the physical aspect, but the internal healing that can change your life and reveal to you that you are capable of more than you could ever imagine.
Brandon started training in 2015 at Xperience Fitness and worked his way up to being the head Personal Training Manager. He was one of the top trainers at the Princeton Club in New Berlin, WI and received top trainer for getting the best results for his clients. One client lost 50 lbs in 6 months and 20% body fat.
Currently, Brandon serves in the U.S. Army as a SGT in the infantry, going on his 7th year. He is also one level away from receiving the highest hand-to-hand combatant status in the Army.
His athletic background includes basketball from grades 4-12, semi-pro football, 6 years of MMA (mixed martial arts), power-lifting, and strongman competitions.
His training experience is vast and includes everything from middle school to college level athletics, beginner's level weight training, weight loss, sports rehab, elderly clients (both healthy and coming off injuries), and much more!
We're glad to have Brandon on the Remnant team. Contact us if you'd like to set up an appointment with Brandon.