Michael is the former fitness expert on the Biggest Loser/MSN Chicago tour and the former official personal trainer in Chicago for PBS's The Whitney Reynolds Show. His fitness and life-structure personal training programs have helped clients collectively lose over 2,500 lbs while running a successful personal trainer business since 2005 in Chicago. Michael is also a Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist as well as a Certified Senior Fitness Specialist.
As a motivational speaker, Michael has presented over 100 hours on fitness, motivation, body image, and stress at Illinois State University, corporations, schools, and workshops.
Additionally, Michael has researched emotion and coping behaviors in university level studies and received degrees in psychology, sociology, and education. Recently, he presented a workshop in Guatemala on how to break down your barriers of fear.
Find Michael's inspirational book Redefine Yourself and a full list of personal training client reviews on his website today!
-Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist
-Certified Senior Fitness Specialist
-Author of the praised book Redefine Yourself: The Simple Guide to Happiness
-Presenter: Presented over 100 hours on fitness, motivation, body image, and stress at ISU, corporations, schools, and workshops
-Member of The Obesity Society: This scientific society aims to understand the casues, consequences, prevention and treatment of obesity and provides the base of Michael's nutrition programs.
-Former Fitness Expert on the NBC's Biggest Loser Chicago Tour
-Former official Personal Trainer in Chicago for Whitney Reynolds and NBC's Weekends with Whitney Show
-Researcher: Researched personality and mood regulation under the developer of the world known NMR Scale, Dr. Salvatore Catanzaro, for two years in university level studies