Justin was born in Chicago on the Great Lakes Naval Base. When he was eight years old he moved to the Bay Area, and he’s called it home since. Most of his physical activity growing up involved sports, particularly soccer. Once he finished school and stopped playing sports, he realized that he needed to do something to stay in shape.
He began to run and do calisthenic-type exercises which prompted him to learn more and more about other types of exercise. Through his own experience, Justin learned about different techniques from resources both in and out of the gym. Not only did he begin to feel the physical transformation strength training had on him, but in his mind as well as his spirit. He felt like this concept of ‘total health’ had become clear to him. From then on he decided he wanted to inspire healthy living within others too.
Justin began personal training family and friends, doing his best to motivate and encourage those around him live happier and healthier lives. He then found himself coaching random people working out at the gym. He became a resource for anybody who wanted help in reaching their goals.
He developed a great passion for the journey to improved physical and mental health. So, Justin decided to make personal training his career. Justin went through the extensive Personal Trainer certification at The Perfect Workout and joined the Oakland studio in 2018.
“I feel like this wonderful opportunity has bloomed in front of me. I get to work directly with people specifically looking to improve their lives.” Justin is extremely happy to be able to work with clients and motivate them to discover the power they already have within themselves to reach their own goals.
Matt Hedman is a Master Level Super Slow instructor and the founder of The Perfect Workout, which is the largest privately-owned 1-on-1 personal training company in the United States with over 60 fitness studios nationwide. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Washington. He worked briefly as an engineer in GE, until he found his passion for HIT, and pursued a career in personal fitness training.