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- Phil Kaplan

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Meet Phil Kaplan

Humble Beginnings to Worldwide Respect

In the late 1970s, a young, enthusiastic Phil Kaplan began his fitness career as a part-time instructor at the Jack La Lanne Health Spa in New York—but Phil’s willingness to learn and desire to improve allowed him to quickly rise through the ranks. With hard work and determination, he became National Director for one of the largest health club chains in the world. Never one to rest on success, and eager to personally help more people, Phil began his own personal training business and evolved into a role model for Personal Trainers, and one of the most sought-after fitness leaders in the world.

The Fitness Truth

For over 20 years, Phil has been an advocate for the fitness truth… a philosophy steeped in honesty, accountability and integrity. A true watchdog for the fitness industry, he’s gone up against pharmaceutical and supplement companies, weight loss experts, physicians, fat loss products, infomercials, diet drugs and anyone making false claims regarding fitness and nutrition. Through all the well-publicized battles he’s fought as champion of the fitness truth, he’s gone to extreme lengths to protect his most valued attribute: his integrity. During the course of his many personal fitness training services, his Mind & Muscle Fitness Hour radio show, his television appearances, and his groundbreaking seminars, Phil has often exposed fraud and deception, going after anyone spreading fitness falsehoods, no matter their title or station. Touring North America in 1996 promoting his TRANSFORM! program, he boldly offered all of his services with an unconditional money-back guarantee. When asked about the guarantee in a television interview, Phil said, “I encourage people to be skeptical, I beg them to be apprehensive. I don’t want their blind trust, I simply want them to recognize that their past failures were the result of flawed information, and if I can provide them clarity, they’ll gain control… once and for all.” To this day, all of Phil Kaplan's programs and offerings are backed by an unconditional money-back guarantee of satisfaction.

Passion and Credibility

Phil’s unlimited energy and passion for the personal training industry have led him to be a guest on over 1,000 TV and radio shows. He’s had over 500 articles published in periodicals and magazines including Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Weight Loss Surgery (WLS Lifestyles), and Personal Fitness Professional, a publication which honored Phil with its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007. Conducting seminars in approximately 26 cities each year, Phil’s appearances have touched over 200,000 lives, and he speaks regularly in his home region of South Florida. His Breakthroughs seminar has attracted well over 50,000 people. He's authored many visionary books and programs, including Transform, The Best You've Ever Been, EAT! Supportive Nutrition For The Body You Love, and now presents his groundbreaking programs, The 21-Day Journey to Excellence, and ALIVE.

After two decades as a fitness leader with an army of loyal, long-term students, and after receiving myriad accolades and awards for success, integrity, and empowerment, it's safe to say that Phil Kaplan has stood the test of time. Yet in his words, "you haven't seen anything yet!" His files are filled with expressions of gratitude from people all over the world, from every walk of life, who found Phil’s truth to be inspiring, motivating, and empowering. He continues working tirelessly to help fitness professionals better their lives by bettering the lives and bodies of others.





Meet Adriana Martin

Changing Families by Empowering Moms

For more than a decade, Adriana Martin has devoted her fitness career to teaching women how to stay fit and fabulous! She's become an outspoken role model for Moms and she believes by facilitating simple shifts in the way women think, she can have massive impact upon the health and well being of our population.

Originally from Venezuela, Adriana came to the U.S. with fierce determination to succeed and her personal comitment to fitness led her to meet Phil Kaplan at Fitness 21, a Fort Lauderdale Health Club. She became a high profile Group Exercise Leader and regularly joined Phil at his seminars. She left Fitness 21 to start a family with her husband Cesar, and they moved to North Carolina. Two years later Adriana and her family returned to South Florida and she came with new perspective and new vision. She was no a fit mom.

As the founder of Fit Mom For Life, Adriana has created an innovative approach to helping them achieve their health and fitness goals through all the seasons of life and despite the time constraints motherhood. Through her own business and as the fitness contributor for Actualida Miami 1020AM, Adriana has devised creative, fun-filled and practical methods for women at all stages; from individual women to moms-to-be, all the way to the entire family.

Adriana's dynamic personality and expert insights have led to her being featured on "The Evening News with Katie Couric" "South Florida Today Show" "Desayuno Alegre" and "www.WebMD.com" to name a few. "Women know the importance of taking care of themselves but somehow the balance between work, home, family and personal fulfillment becomes more and more difficult to achieve," explains Martin."Today, many women find that taking care of themselves is the last thing on their to-do list. This only creates a vicious cycle. Adult obesity is on the rise...and so is childhood obesity."

To break the cycle, Adriana teaches us that Fitness is a Family affair and Moms need to lead the way!

Through her website, educational videos, programs and seminars, Adriana has created the ultimate resource for women who are seeking practical advice, proven techniques, and energizing motivation.

Her credentials include

  • Certified in Pre and Postnatal Exercise Design
  • DSW Fitness Certified Personal Trainer
  • World Fitness Association Certified Group Exercise Instructor
  • World Fitness Association Studio Pilates Instructor
  • Polestar Education Gravity Pilates Instructor
  • EFI Sports Medicine Mat Pilates Instructor
  • Power House Pilates and Fit Tour Water Exercise Instructor
  • World Fitness Association Spinning Instructor
  • Mad Dog Athletics Zumba Instructor
  • Zumba Fitness Cardio Kick Boxing Instructor
  • World Fitness Association Step Aerobics Instructor
  • World Fitness Association Body Pump Instructor
  • Les Mills Body Flow Instructor - Les Mills




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