35, owner of LiveFit Personal Training, Cincinnati, Ohio
Fitness philosophy: The foundation of a successful training program is becoming progressively stronger in the basic multiple-joint exercises and supplementing this strength work with high-intensity interval training and metabolic resistance training for fat loss and improved conditioning.
Pushups before exhaustion: 60
No. 1 pet peeve in the gym: 150-pound guys who do curls in the squat rack while wearing a shirt that is two sizes too small
Power song: “Calm Like a Bomb” by Rage Against the Machine