From Alameda, California, Matthew Lau has always been active. Growing up, he played baseball, tennis, swam, and did rowing.
Matthew started lifting weights in college at the University of California, Irvine where he gained 20 pounds of muscle.
Matthew stayed consistent with his workouts and altered his diet to optimize his fitness goals. After years of focusing on himself and his fitness, he decided that he wanted to help other people with their health goals.
He was selected to join The Perfect Workout where he now helps members achieve their own health and fitness goals.
Jordan Thomson is passionate about fitness and helping others live sustainably healthy lives. Jordan joined The Perfect Workout in 2013 as a Personal Trainer in Newport Beach, CA. Since then she has helped expand our company with new studios in Chicago, IL and led teams of trainers in Philadelphia as well as Los Angeles. Now she serves as a creative mind within the Marketing team to help spread our mission to revolutionize the way people exercise.
Rummer is a Marine Corps Veteran with a lifelong passion for fitness. She has participated in athletics since she could walk and initially specialized in lacrosse and track.
As a prior Marine Corps Officer, she was responsible for maintaining the physical fitness level of herself and the Marines under her charge.
To Rummer, fitness means survival, self-care, physical and mental strength, and confidence.
Living an active life is extremely important to Rummer. When she’s not at The Perfect Workout, she is likely trail running, hiking, or camping.
Rummer believes that strength is gained through hard work, but having fun throughout the process is the most effective way to achieve success.
Bay Area-born, Bruce was raised in a military family and joined the Army at the young age of 17.
He was stationed in North Carolina for 3 years and has explored up and down the East Coast. Bruce is a big martial arts enthusiast and has had a passion for fitness since a very young age.
During his time in the Army, he got to experience the different styles of exercise, such as powerlifting and bodybuilding.
Bruce naturally fell into the world of powerlifting, as he really wanted to achieve strength goals in weight lifting. But when he learned about slow-motion strength training and its next-level safety and efficiency, he knew it was a method he had to learn all about.
In 2021, Bruce was selected to join the El Cerrito team of trainers. Now, he is helping clients at The Perfect Workout achieve their own health and fitness goals.