Health and fitness is and always has been my passion. It has served as a way to discover my strengths and weaknesses, to cope with stress, and to experience life firsthand. As a United States Marine I helped to get and keep Marines in fighting shape. Since my time of service I have managed health clubs for Bally Total Fitness, operated corporate fitness centers for Quad Med, LLC (Quad Graphics), coached high school football, trained for the YMCA, and co-owned Horizon Health and Fitness in Middleton, WI. Today I am a master trainer for the American Council on Exercise teaching Integrated Fitness Training workshops and am owner, trainer, and coach for Balance Fitness and Wellness, LLC. I have trained as a bodybuilder and as a mixed martial artist and has competed in football, powerlifting, volleyball, triathlon, and obstacle course races. I believes that the greatest moments of our lives are when we are challenged to the limits of our capabilities. As a personal trainer and wellness coach, my mission is to help you to clarify your vision of your best self and challenge you to take action through exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle modification. No excuses! ... read more.