About Our GYM
As a former pro-athlete, I learned that fitness begins in the mind. We don't realize how much potential our bodies have until we push ourselves to our natural pinnacle. As a trainer, I make it my mission to take each one of my clients to their ultimate physical limits. Part of your physical journey will be to strengthen your mental outlook on what it means to be fit. I also believe that what you put in your body, as far as nourishment is concerned, has a great impact on how you feel and look. Since 80% of your success is based on your nutrition, I work to ensure that you put quality nutrients in your body. Overall, I believe that the key to success is to be in a state of high self-confidence. Having a healthy mind and body is the critical factor to achieving and displaying genuine confidence.
J.T. Tapias has a B.S. in Psychology with a continuing education focus on Neuro Linguistic Programming and cognitive processes. J.T. holds multiple certifications in fitness and personal training, nutrition, and life coaching. Among his accreditations are ACE, IFPA, NASM, IPEC Certified Professional Life Coach (with specialization in health and wellness), Certified Health Counselor.
J.T. Tapias was born in Medellin, Colombia, raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., and learned from an early age that living a fit and healthy life was more of a lifestyle necessity rather than a now-and-again pastime. He started practicing martial arts at the young age of 5 and continued until age 12, at which point his mother realized that if he didn’t shift his focus to another sport, all her household goods would be destroyed. Soccer became his new passion. His rapid achievements in soccer led to the start of a professional career at age 17 and Mr. Tapias then spent a large portion of his life playing soccer for teams in Europe, Latin America, and the U.S. Fitness and modeling were his next targets and the achievements followed. From the pages of magazines ranging from GQ to Men's Fitness, Mr. Tapias has been able to show off the fruits of his hard labor. He created his own successful fitness brand and company. Equipped with ambition and pure drive, Mr. Tapias has utilized his fitness expertise to become a go-to guy for television networks including Fit T.V. and the Travel Channel. Mr. Tapias continues to advance and refine his training model in order to provide his clients with the best opportunity to gain and keep a healthy mind and body.