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2014 Personal Trainers to Watch Finalists Announced


After over 1700 nominations and an intensive judging process, we are happy to announce the 2014 Personal Trainers to Watch Finalists. These ten finalists from across the globe are the best of the best and we are excited to see them in action.


Here are this year’s finalists:

Adrián Cardín Pereda; Cantabria, Spain

Andreya Torres; Savage, Minnesota, USA

Austin Ryan Toloza; Menlo Park, California, USA

Cristiano Arthur S. Parente; Sao Paulo, Brazil

Fiona Ross; Taranaki, New Zealand

Isaac Rojas Rivero; Santa Cruz de Tenerlife, Spain

Matt Parvis; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Nick Freemantle; Johannesburg, South Africa

Rachel Hobbs; Surrey, United Kingdom

Ryan Vivar; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

These ten trainers will compete in a live judging competition at David Barton Gym on October 17 in New York City as the final round commences. Trainers will be judged on their skill in creating workouts and their teaching ability in utilizing the Life Fitness functional training system, SYNRGY360 and other Life Fitness equipment. The grand-prize winner selected at the event will receive $5,000 USD toward his/her personal training business and international media recognition.  

Make sure to follow #PTtoWatch on social media for updates on the competition. The event will be live streamed on

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