Michael Saiz

Reno, NV 89515

Experienced.. AFAA, ACE and IDEA Certified with over 25 years of experience in the Health and Fitness industry, “I have literally changed thousands of bodies”. From the smallest of programs to specialized performance regiments. Applying proven techniques to transform my clients into the best shape of their lives. Relentless.. You bet, I want you to fulfill the goals we set. Technique and proper form is only half the battle, once we master that we are well on our way to open the door for the new you. Nutrition also plays a vital role too. The average person doesn’t take the time to really think about what they put in their body. I will break down the basics of nutrition and address different foods from ingredients to food labeling. “You are what you eat” Intense.. Absolutely, I will push you to your individual limits with a “safe” and “effective” program. Past injuries and limitations will always be addressed. We can work around these issues with a specialized program for functionality and mobility. Professional.. Always, with age come integrity, dependability and reliability. I am not happy unless you’re satisfied with your results. I’ll take the word “die” out of “diet” and put “fun” in “functionality".

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About Me


  • Teaching credential

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

AFAA - Personal Trainer Certification
Pending Verification
FMS - FMS Certification
Not Verified
NASN - National Academy of Fitness and Sports Nutrition-S
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

Amerian Heart Association

AED Certified

American Heart Association

Liability Insurance

Michael's Locations


P.O. BOX 20441
Reno, NV 89515

Additional Information


$75.00 / hr, Based on 1/2 Hour or 1 Hour & Quantity of Sessions

Payment Methods

Cash, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Founder of Body Blueprint© 1988
  • Founder of VO2 Max© 1991
  • 1st Place Golds Classic Bodybuilding Championship 1987 Reno, NV
  • Award3rd Place Gold Classic Bodybuilding Championship 1986 Reno, NV
  • Award3rd Place NPC International Regional Bodybuilding 1985 SLC, UT
  • Former Columnist “Fit For Life” Reno Gazette Journal/Lifestyle

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59 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Michael Saiz on Oct 26, 2015

    Heath Bogle wrote:
    Michael is a very professional and knowledgeable personal trainer with a desire for people to achieve their goals.
    I worked with Michael to gain weight and tone up for the “Best of The West” Bodybuilding Show in October 2015.
    I gained 10 pounds and lowered my body fat in the low teens. Michael help change my diet, exercise and weight training to tailor fit my program and work schedule.

    Having an experienced personal trainer in my program such as Michael is a definite must to be competitive.
    Being a competitor himself, Michael is also a great posing teacher too.
    This in itself is very critical in a show. Thanks to his technique, I learned how to pose properly and placed a respectable 4th in my division.

    I look forward to the next year training with Michael to push me to the next level!
    If your looking for a great trainer and all around great guy, look no further!
    Thank You Michael.
    Heath Bogle

  • by Jesse Payne on Sep 14, 2015

    Working with Michael has been the absolute best thing I have done to improve my fitness and health.When I started with Mike back in February 2015 my stats were 6'2" 221lbs at 21% body fat. I am now at 215lbs and 14.5% body fat currently all done while working 1 to 2 days a week with him and eating healthy.I am pain free, I feel stronger, more energetic, sleep better, and my wife says I look much younger. Michael has taught me to listen to my body when lifting, to change it up if something is not working, to eat right, the importance of rest/recovery, and inspired me to take it to the next level. It seems as if the people around me are becoming healthier as well as a result of my fitness journey. My wife is now at the gym 4-5 days a week. My kids are playing sports, riding their bikes and just being more active, eating better and performing well in school. It just keeps getting better. Thankyou Michael Saiz, you are truly an amazing person.

  • by Johana Kawelmacher on Feb 21, 2015

    Working with Mike was my best decision after joining the gym. Mike was always pushing me to my limits and encouraged me to always try harder! Mike was a great trainer and would recommended any of my friends to him, because he focused on what I wanted to built muscle wise and strength wise.

    Johana Kawelmacher :)

  • by Scott Tilzey on Sep 24, 2014

    I'm a serious big game hunter. In 2010 I took a 12 day trip to the North West Territories to hunt Dall Sheep. Although I trained hard for the trip and at 45 was in the best shape I've been in since my early 20's I bonked about day 9.

    In 2014, at 49 years old, I decided to hire Michael to help with my conditioning for an even more grueling 17 day trip to the Northern Rocky Mountains in Northern British Columbia. I was pursuing Stone Sheep which many consider the pinnacle of North America hunting. To make it more challenging I chose to hunt with a bow and arrow. If you’ve hiked the Sierra Nevada Mountains around Reno, think of the hiking the last mile to the top of Mount Rose and doing so off the trail the entire way; yes even over those big, nasty, dangerous rock slides. Now think of doing that while carrying a 40# pack and an 8# bow then multiply the miles to 5 to 15 per day, add in riding horses and doing it for 15 days straight while getting only 6 hours of sleep, or less, per night. On a daily basis we crossed side hills, rock slides and knife edge ridge tops that would literally kill you if you were to fall so balance, strength and stamina were mandatory. With Michael’s guidance via 20 training sessions I completed this hunt without tiring and was even able to walk out on the last day over the course of 9 hours without getting tired!!! In addition I lost nearly 15# prior to leaving and best of all my blood pressure dropped from 160/90 to 110/70. BTW – I was successful with two days left in the hunt…

    Thanks Mike!!!

  • by Michael Saiz on Sep 10, 2014

    Debbie Schuster wrote:
    I consider myself very fortunate to have Michael as my trainer. I came to him "out of shape" and with constant pain from old injuries. He has been diligent strengthening the muscles around the injured area and stretching the muscles that had become very tight.

    I'm now able to perform most of my activities and sleeping so much better. What a huge improvement in my quality of life. I'm so looking forward to our next phase of training and new goals. Most importantly, I believe I can get back to my old fit and strong self.
    I'm so grateful!
    Thank you Michael.
    Debbie Schuster

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