"Owning everything means accepting my flaws and turning them into lessons. Each day is a new chance to grow."
Alex Silver-Fagan is an ACE-certified personal trainer, Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC), Strongfirst Kettlebell 1 Certified, 200hr registered yoga teacher, Nike Master Trainer and fitness model. She is also the creator and founder of the Flow Into Strong™️ method. Practicing what she preaches, Alex focuses on building overall strength and full-body functionality through a variety of different fitness modalities. Her relatable and laid-back approach to fitness reminds her clients and followers that with passion and dedication: you can do ANYTHING.
Devon Levesque found fitness at an early age. His father, a professional bodybuilder, and mother, a fashion model, instilled a passion for health in him. Today he trains multiple players for the New York Jets, Baltimore Ravens, New York Giants along with Fortune 500 business executives in New York City. A freak athlete from head to toe, Devon is able to personally create and test workout programs to accelerate his clients' fitness progress. When he gets the chance to take a break, he often enjoys a glass or two of a good Cabernet.
"Be a catalyst for positivity and performance. Own everything, because, at the end of the day, no one else can own it for you. "
Originally from Milan, MI, Evan grew up playing multiple sports, excelling in football, baseball, and diving. He went on to become a 6-time All-American diver, setting records at Grand Valley State University where he obtained his degree in Art & Design. He started his professional career as a diving coach and then made the move to NYC to pursue modeling and fitness ultimately landing a spot on the hit reality TV series, "So Cosmo." Evan is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and is certified in Trigger Point self-myofascial release techniques.
Harris has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach and a Licensed Massage Therapist for 10 years. In addition to working with clients, he is an educator and speaker on the topics of movement health, strength and recovery and regeneration. He is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at New York University.
"In the moments when you experience doubt, remember how you got where you are today and own your greatness."
Heidi is a former Division I runner who has completed over 20 marathons. She trains runners who have never run a single step to professionals training for their first Olympic trials. Heidi believes a complete training program is endurance, strength and mobility. She "gamifies" her workouts to keep them fresh and promises to never repeat a single one. Her training focuses on Olympic and Power Lifting, TRX, and CrossFit. She will pack variety into your workouts to keep you guessing and coming back for more.
"I own all my failures as lessons and my challenges as growth."
Jess is a Manhattan-based personal trainer, creator of Food Freedom University and founder of FITtrips. She studied physical therapy at The University of Rhode Island and graduated with a B.S. in Kinesiology. She then spent eight years working as an elementary school physical education and health teacher before leaving to pursue her entrepreneurial fitness endeavors. Jess is dedicated to inspiring, motivating and educating others on the importance of loving your body, moving your body, and building your best self from the inside out. Her mission is to show those around her that health and wellness aren't measured by how we look, but rather by how we feel.
"Own everything by building a solid foundation in all aspects of wellness!"
Kurt was a collegiate athlete and then a banker. His career transitioned toward fitness as he developed a passion for and an understanding of the correlation between human performance and proper maintenance of the body.
Kurt's approach to fitness comes from his own personal life journey and encompasses all aspects of life including nutrition, career, social circles and spirituality. Kurt encourages his clients to take a holistic approach to a healthier lifestyle in order to achieve their fitness goals.
"I own everything by knowing my values and my worth; they guide all decisions in my life."
Lacee believes building personal sweat equity is one of the most important investments made in one's life. Her mission is to coach others towards achieving strength in body and character while creating personal health habits that last a lifetime. She is a sought-after New York City-based personal trainer and kettlebell specialist with a private training clientele of athletes, entrepreneurs, celebrities and go-getters. Lacee discovered kettlebell training five years ago. Working with bells not only changed her body, but her entire career trajectory. Since earning numerous advanced kettlebell certifications, Lacee now specializes in hard-style kettlebell training and has helped countless learn to build lasting functional strength.
Lacee graduated with honors from Portland State University with a BA in Communications and Business Administration. She is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, a StrongFirst Kettlebell Level 2 Certified Instructor and has been featured in many fitness publications, including Self, Shape and Women's Health Magazines.
"You can't always control the things that happen to you, but you can control how you react to them."
Lance is an IBNFC Certified Nutrition Coach. As a nutrition coach, Lance knows there are no "one-size-fits" all solutions to health. Each client has their own needs and goals, and he takes a holistic approach to wellness. Lance helps his clients optimize sleep, exercise, nutrition, hydration, supplementation and stress management for optimal performance. Lance holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Missouri State University. Prior to nutrition coaching, he was a professional soccer player for seven years. Since retiring from pro sports, he has worked as a trainer, actor and model in NYC.
"Own everything by putting in work even when you don't feel like working. Remember: BE PHENOMENAL OR BE FORGOTTEN.
Martin Kelly is a certified personal trainer and boxing expert with over 10 years experience in boxing and mixed martial arts. He provides a high level of knowledge and experience in all aspects of training. His martial arts background has taught him conditioning and functional movement techniques to optimize performance. In Ireland, Martin fought alongside Conor McGregor in local shows. He now focused on training fitness enthusiasts and professional athletes in New York City. After a careful assessment, he works with all his clients to help them achieve their unique performance goals.
"Owning everything means taking full responsibility. Train smart, recover properly and fuel efficiently.
Mike Bell is a lifelong athlete passionate about sharing the gift of fitness. He specializes in creating individualized functional training programs. A session with Mike normally includes a combination of kettlebells, gymnastics, calisthenics and conditioning exercises.
"Inhale pain, exhale victory! To own the moment is to be mindful and courageous regardless of the situation."
Mike Medrano, aka "The Ninj," began his career as a trainer in NYC in 2012. His client list includes Andy Cohen, Mark Consuelos, Irina Shayke, Anja Rubik, Martha Hunt, Joan Smalls and many more. Mike started his fitness career in high school as a three-sport athlete competing in football, wrestling and track. He went on to play college football at Monmouth University where he led the team in touchdowns and rushing yards during his first two years and became the school's 6th all-time leading rusher. He also began his martial arts training during college, practicing capoeira under Baiano Capoeira Sol Nascente. He then went on to pursue Jiujitsu and began competing in MMA fights, becoming a professional MMA fighter in 2007 as a welterweight competitor. He won one title at welterweight, gaining a decision win over Brendan Weafer and now competes at lightweight. Mike has accumulated over 25 professional MMA fights and multiple wars in the cage with UFC opponents like Chris Wade, Darrell Horcher and Mark Stevens. He continues to further his MMA education and Jiujitsu training under Professor Jamal Patterson (second-degree black belt under Renzo Gracie) and has begun teaching others to spread a love of Jiujitsu and the discipline of MMA.
"Own everything by allowing your failures to mold your successes.
Nick Pags is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Behavioral Change Specialist, and Weight Management Specialist. He has been a fitness professional for eight years and specializes in HIIT, training for sport, functional training and behavioral change. He has worked with clients of all ages and athletic backgrounds, including professional and collegiate athletes.
"I own everything by staying on the cutting edge of both rehab and high performance so I can get any client to own everything.
Ryan has been training clients for over nine years and is the founder of Reload Performance Physical Therapy. Reload was created to provide high quality and goal oriented service to help clients rehab and improve strength and mobility. Ryan specializes in bridging the gap between pain or injury and performance. His training and rehab focus on identifying and removing barriers to success, whether his clients are injured or need to overcome training plateaus. You’ll still get a sweat session with him but it will be highly targeted to ensure you are progressing towards your goals. Ryan is a trainer of trainers and has managed training staffs mentored over 100 trainers in NYC over the last 5 years. He has also taught at the vocational and graduate level and continues to teach movement education internationally to trainers, physical therapists, chiropractors, and physicians. Ryan received his BS in Movement Science from the University of Michigan and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Mercy College.
Yanyah Milutinovic is an IFA-certified personal trainer and is the creator of the Pregnant and Fit App, which gives women tips for exercising during pregnancy. She has been working in fitness for over 16 years. She earned her black belt in Karate at a young age and became the Open World Cup Champion in Karate. She then went on to pursue bodybuilding, earning victories in the Bodybuilding Competition Powerhouse Classic and the Steve Stone Metropolitan Body Building Competition. Yanyah's training incorporates various methods including martial arts style striking, endurance training, body building, power lifting, calisthenics and plyometrics. Her class, Get Made with Yanyah, focuses on body building and martial arts.