TRAINERS

Our trainers were awarded Trainers of the year
by the City of Scottsdale for the years 2016 and 2017.

 MIKE BERNKNOPF | MICHAEL BLAKE | BRIAN MCCARTY | CLARENCE FERGUSON |

MIKE BERNKNOPF

HEAD-TRAINER/NASM-CPT, CES

Hometown: Agoura Hills, CA Current Location: Scottsdale, AZ Background: Been training for 5 years Favorite snack: Tuna avocado with brown rice cakes Favorite cheat meal: Pad Thai Favorite workout day: Leg day because it tests mental fortitude and strength of character Favorite exercise: Squat

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Favorite protein flavor: Birthday Cake Favorite time to workout: Midday Favorite superset: Barbell Bicep Curls with Barbell Skull Crushers (classic yet the pump is insane!!) Favorite quote: “Integrity has no need for rules” – Albert Camus Hobbies: Mountain Biking, Extreme Hiking, Body Boarding, Bodybuilding, Camping Fun fact: Was a college mascot What is your mantra: Character is Destiny What motivates Mike B? Improving the quality of life for himself along with every individual Mike B’s pump up phrase is: If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t change you Uses: Trainer Haters to punish a late client. Contact Mike B: MikeB@LiveJACKED.com

MICHAEL BLAKE

OWNER AND TRX CERTIFIED TRAINER

Hometown: Chicago Current Location: Paradise Valley How long have you been a personal trainer?:Favorite snack: Lays Potato chips Favorite cheat meal: Cheese pizza Favorite workout day (leg day, upper body, etc): Sunday, Chest day Favorite exercise: TRX Atomic push-up Favorite protein flavor: Chocolate peanut butter Favorite time to workout (morning, etc.): Morning Favorite superset: Bicep/Tricep

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Favorite quote: “Activity breeds Activity” Hobbies: Golf Fun fact: I have an undergraduate degree in accounting and 2 Masters degrees What is your mantra: Your body is your machine Fill in the blank: What motivates you? Aging My pump up phrase is (thing you most commonly tell a client to get them pumped during a workout): I use humor I use Atomic Push-upto punish a late client Email: mblake@livejacked.com Phone: 480-815-1521

BRIAN MCCARTY

PERSONAL TRAINER

Hometown: Anaheim Hills, CA Current Location: Scottsdale, AZ How long have you been a personal trainer?: 3 years Favorite snack: Gluten free chips and salsa Favorite cheat meal: Usually a GIANT cheeseburger but pizza is always good also Favorite workout day (leg day, upper body, etc): Upper body, triceps and chest specifically. Favorite exercise: Under the fence/Dive bomber pushups Favorite protein flavor: Chocolate Favorite time to workout: The evening when I do resistance and strength training Favorite superset: Seated triceps press/standing bicep curls (Heavy load, 8-10 reps, and slow tempo)

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Favorite quote: “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” Hobbies: Guitar, messing around with my kids, obstacle training, boxing, meal prep, anything superhero (Superman and Batman especially) Fun fact: The muscle in your body that can pull with the most force is your soleus muscle – the muscle in your calf that helps you stand and walk. What is your mantra: : You will never know your limits unless you push yourself to them. Fill in the blank:The biggest most athletic person you see didn’t start that way. Stay consistent and don’t give up. What motivates you? The idea that someday I will look back on my life and either be satisfied with what I’ve done or have regrets for what I didn’t do. I use Arm extended wall sitsto punish a late client Email: bmccarty0903@gmail.com Phone: (480) 685-0389

Clarence Ferguson

TRAINER

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Current Location: Scottsdale, AZ Background: Been training for 27 years Favorite snack: Tacos Favorite cheat meal: Tacos/Pizza Favorite workout day: Legs Favorite exercise: Squats

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Favorite protein flavor: Vanilla Favorite time to workout: Morning Favorite superset: Barbell curls/Skull crushers Favorite quote: “Its Time For New Rules” Hobbies: Travel/Reading/card games Fun fact: Was a T Rex in another life What is your mantra: Treat every person individually What motivates Clarence?Seeing people succeed and my role in their success Uses: Burpees Contact Clarence: Coach@coachclarence.com