Mike is a certified personal trainer with 26 years of experience. He is a contributing editor at Living Fit and a sought-after educator in the fitness industry. Mike's training focus is on kettlebells, powerlifting, and corrective exercise, and he specializes in women's fitness and kettlebell sport. He is also a ranked competitive kettlebell lifter. Mike's career began in 1989 as a firefighter/paramedic and NCAA Division 1 sideline trainer, working in emergency medicine, clinical sports medicine, and tactical EMS for over 20 years. He held a faculty appointment at the University of Maryland for 12 years, where he taught firefighting, emergency management, and tactical medicine to first responders and hospital providers at the state, local, and federal level. Mike uses his extensive background in cardiology, sports medicine, and emergency medical services to create fitness programs that are fun, challenging, effective, and most importantly, safe.
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