I have created this site to help you evolve into the strongest version of yourself.

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Hi! Welcome to my site, I’m thrilled you made it here. My name is Leor Giladi and I’m a native of New Jersey, conveniently located within 30 minutes of NYC. I graduated in 2009 from Rutgers University with a B.S. in Biotechnology, focusing on animal biology and biochemistry. I have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and a powerful desire to understand as much as I can about anything and everything I find interesting. What does this have to do with fitness? I’m glad you asked.

My Story:

Starting in middle school, and progressing through adolescence, I steadily gained weight, reaching a top weight of 325 pounds. I would get sweaty and out of breath walking to class, I had trouble buying clothes, and the social anxiety stimulated by my extra weight made making friends a challenge (and forget about meeting girls – yikes!). I dreamed of change and started reading health and fitness magazines but never followed through or utilized what I learned. My “ah ha” moment came in the spring of 2007. All geared up for vacation, I got on the plane ready for adventure, only to find that I was too large for the seatbelt to buckle. At 20 years old I found this horrifying and made a pledge then and there to finally get a handle on my health.

Still stylish though!

Still stylish though!

Beginning that summer I made small changes which had a big impact: I drove less, walked more, rode my bike to class and work, refused to take an elevator if I was going less than 5 stories, and started watching my food intake although I had limited nutritional knowledge. With just those few small changes, I lost 20 pounds in the first 6 months and started getting stronger and more conditioned. While I had studied various martial arts in my youth, I entered a gym for the first time on February 9, 2008. The process was slow, but as the weight continued falling off my body and my strength skyrocketed, I became hooked. To further motivate myself I signed up for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Bike MS City to Shore Century and completed, barely, the 100 mile ride on my birthday in September 2008 at 280 pounds.

5:15 am is no time for smiling

5:15 am is no time for smiling

As my knowledge base grew I switched from the standard broscience-powered workouts of my peers and into a more athletic inspired, scientifically backed, and results driven style of training. I utilize classic gymnastics, high tension calisthenics, olympic weightlifting, and compound movements using barbells, kettlebells, and dumbbells. Fast forward to today and I have lost 100 pounds of body fat, gained over 25 pounds of muscle, and changed my career path to suit my new passion for helping others to achieve their goals. I now train a consistent and dedicated clientele from a variety of backgrounds and with a variety of needs. True to my desire for knowledge, I have spent countless hours reading books and articles, completed multiple certifications, and attended several workshops. I am also pursuing my doctorate in physical therapy and I currently attend the University of Michigan in Flint as a member of the class of 2017.

Train. Recover. Evolve.

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