Michael Alexander

Michael A.

Beachwood, OH

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About

Michael delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 18 to 65

Teaching since:
June 2004

With 20+ years of knowledge and experience, I take great care in dealing with each person as if their happiness depends on me.

I am an American College of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer with a Business certificate from New Rivers Community College (WV).

I am a B.S. candidate in Sports and Health Sciences (2 years of courses).

I have Healthcare Provider certification (CPR/AED+) from the American Heart Association.

I have 5+ years of professional experience training clients in organizational settings.

Experience

Certified Personal Trainer/Coach/Wellness Consultant
Jan 2014 - Present
Power Up Coaching and Consulting

With an 8-step Personal S.W.O.T. Analysis System, consisting of 1) Learning, 2) Defining, 3) Analysis, 4) Exploration, 5) Planning, 6) Practice, 7) Review, and 8) Progress, I assist individuals who feel lost and unsupported (as they support others) discover and understand their place in life to establish a strong inner identity in times of uncertainty and doubt.

As a certified personal trainer, I've subleased at Cleveland Fitness Revolution (Beachwood) since 2014 to train clients by assessing their needs, health history and limitations to design a physical training program to achieve their fitness goals. To accomplish this, I collect biometric data, analyze biometric data, design effective and efficient programming, measure progress, and assess results for necessary changes.

I've helped professionals from a wide range of backgrounds including celebrity trainers, athletes, teachers, nurses, therapists, business leaders, and more.

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ACSM-Certified Personal Trainer/Group Exercise Instructor/Business Leader
Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
Warriorstyle Fitness Training

As a contractor or employee for gyms such as Anytime Fitness (Solon), Fitworks (Richmond Hts), and Aspire Fitness Studios (Beachwood), I was responsible for assessing client needs, health history and limitations, and biometrics to design a physical training program to achieve fitness goals.

I also led small group classes, including:
- Tabata Kickboxing
- Kettlebells and Battle Ropes
- Boot Camp
- BOSU Training
- Warriorstyle Fitness Class

I have also utilized my business and marketing background to handle responsiblities of marketing, sales management, legal, accounting, and more.

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Education

Sports and Health Sciences
Jan 2011 - Nov 2013
American Public University
Certified Personal Training
Jan 2011 - Feb 2012
American College of Sports Medicine

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Healthcare Provider (CPR/AED)
Nov 2016
American Heart Association

Affiliations

American College of Sports Medicine
Jan 2012

ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. With more than 50,000 members and certified professionals worldwide, ACSM is dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine. The American College of Sports Medicine advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.

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Sheila Mar 31, 2017
Personal Training · In studio

I've only been working with Michael a short time, approximately 1 month. I find him to be personable and extremely knowledgeable. I can tell that he listens to me in the way he works to customize my training. He provides good feedback and encouragement.

For me, he motives in a manner that allows self-reflection. I'm looking forward to the results of my continued progress as I work with him

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