J.R. has been a certified International Sports Science Association (ISSA) trainer since 2001 and is obtaining National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) certification. Advanced training in anatomy, physiology, and performance training provided J.R with an understanding that no two bodies are alike. Having this specialization, J.R. will customize your training to get maximum results specific to your goals.
Competing as a powerlifter since 1986, recognized Elite level competitive powerlifter, and a former college football athlete, J.R. has a well balanced background and passion for helping other achieve their goals. He has been coaching lifters since 1990. His experience lies in training strength athletes and high school/college athletes. J.R. has a particular focus on form, function and performance.