Hometown: Barnegat, NJ
Spirit Animal: Brian Patrick Murphy
Fitness Cred: NASM-CPT, FMS, HKC, KFC
Favorite Thing About MFF: People pursuing personal excellence via kindness, discipline, and silliness.
Quick FIT TIP: Do shit you like! There are lots of ways to be healthy and hot. Find something you genuinely enjoy, because it’s the only thing you’ll do sustainably.
Ninja Trainer, Queen Quadzilla
MFF Hell’s Kitchen
Hometown: West Babylon, Long Island, NY
Spirit Animal: The Phoenix Dragon
Fitness Credentials: NASM CPT, B.S. in Fitness Development
Quick FitTip: It is not necessarily the smoothest trip and mess-ups do not define you or your success potential. All you have to do is keep going, keep learning, and believe!
Favorite Thing About MFF: The unwavering love and support through community
Hometown: Oceanside, NY
Spirit Animal: Oooh, a Thestral from Harry Potter. Or Shadowfax from Lord of the Rings? Or possibly a grizzly bear, if we’re being realistic.
Fitness Credentials: B.S., CSCS, NSCA-CPT, WGAF-TNTP
Favorite Thing About MFF: MFF is the meta safe space. We create opportunity for growth for each and every Ninja and Team member, and the personal development that we each practice each day helps each and every one of us grow as people while nailing our fitness goals. Best life for sure!
Quick FIT TIP: All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.
Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
Spirit Animal: A handsome sea otter
Fitness Credentials: NASM CPT, SFG Level 2 Kettlebell Instructor, CFSC, TRX
Favorite Thing About MFF: The community. New York is a tough city, and I love we have a group of like minded individuals, who meet in the center of the city and practice strength. We hold each other up when we are down, and we cheer each other on as we grow.
Quick FIT TIP: Find something active you love to do, and do it EVERY DAY.
Hometown: Garner, NC
Spirit Animal: Batman
Fitness Credentials: CSCS, FRC-ms, CES, PES, HKC, KBC. Currently pursuing a PRT through the Postural Restoration Institute.
Favorite Thing About MFF: The tribe, the Ninja Army, the spirit of the greatest community of people in the world!
Quick FIT TIP: Your mind is your greatest asset for change. Change it, change your world.
Hometown: Clearwater, FL
Spirit Animal: A mermaid
Fitness Credentials: FMS I & II, HKC, NASM, and ACE Group Fitness.
Favorite Thing About MFF: I LOVE that MFF is a tribe, a supportive community of incredible people that are actively creating their best life day by day by exploring what it means to be authentic, vulnerable, playful and strong all while getting 1% better.
Quick FIT TIP: Find joy in the whole process; embrace the baby steps, the triumphs, and the mistakes because they are all part of getting 1% better while on the journey of creating your health and hotness.
Ninja Trainer, NYC’s Hottest Gay Trainer
MFF Hell’s Kitchen
Hometown: Different Places
Spirit Animal: Manatee
Fitness Credentials: ACE, FMS, SFG, USAW, PN1
Favorite Thing About MFF: I love that MFF is truly a place for anyone and everyone. As a team I love our focus on technique and beautiful, strong, and therefore effective movement.
Quick FIT TIP: Lift heavy, eat veggies, eat enough protein, sleep…. Consistently. That’s it. That is the secret.
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Spirit Animal: Panda. I love to eat. I love to sleep. Repeat. (The inflatable T-Rex meme is a very close second choice.)
Fitness Credentials: CSCS, CES
Quick FitTip: Consistency > Intensity. Doing something (anything, really, to inch you towards your health and hotness goals) beats doing nothing at all when you can’t achieve “perfect.” Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good. Sustainability is king.
Favorite Thing About MFF: The commitment to making this a place and community where anyone and everyone can find a seat at the cool kids’ table.
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Spirit Animal: Nancy Newell
Fitness Credentials: NSCA – CSCS
Quick FitTip: Do something today – no matter how small – that your future self would be proud of. Focus on just the tip and, before you know it, the whole thing is in.
Favorite Thing About MFF: The infectious positive attitude
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Spirit Animal: Anthony Bourdain
Fitness Credentials: NASM Certified Personal Trainer, HKC, FMS, and a Fulbright Scholar
Favorite Thing About MFF: MFF is more than a gym, it’s a Grand Unicorn Experiment. It’s a genuine brother/sisterhood where we challenge each other to be better humans, change the world, and defy gravity together. <cue epic Wicked music>
Quick FIT TIP: Just show up. Stop over thinking everything and just show up. Just show up and it will be worth it.
Hometown: Watertown, NY
Spirit Animal: Gazelle
Fitness Credentials: NASM, SFG, CFSC, Animal Flow
Favorite Thing About MFF: The incredible community. The Ninja Army!
Quick FIT TIP: Show up and have fun!
Hometown: Marion, IL / Oxford, MS
Spirit Animal: I AM a Labrador puppy dog
Fitness Credentials: SFG
Favorite Thing About MFF: The community. The tribe. The humans that look into each others eyes and see each other.
Quick FIT TIP: Show up. Every single other thing comes after showing up.
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Spirit Animal: Trina the Baddest
Fitness Credentials: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Favorite Thing About MFF: My favorite thing about MFF is the dedication the Ninjas have to the community!
Quick FIT TIP: Give 100% of what you can every day! And twerking is an acceptable and preferred form of cardio.
Hometown: North Branch, MI
Spirit Animal: War dog
Fitness Credentials: C.S.C.S.
Favorite Thing About MFF: The community.
Quick FIT TIP: Small habits compound exponentially over time. Doing the little things, consistently, will put you on the path to your healthiest and hottest self.
Hometown: New York City
Spirit Animal: Ellen Ripley
Fitness Credentials: BSc Hons, ACSM-CPT, PICP2, CPPS, PN L2, FMS 2, HKC, ABC, 123
Quick Health & Hotness Tip: The crappiest exercise program done consistently will always yield superior results when compared to sporadic efforts. You will be surprised how far you can get just by “showing up.”
Favorite Thing About MFF: The staff has this inclusive energy that makes you feel welcome, it’s something I have consistently felt anytime I have met anyone from MFF. The community and genuine love for one another shows and is really infectious. Fellow sailor mouths are welcomed with open arms, I found my tribe!
Hometown: Fremont, NE
Spirit Animal: Phoebe Buffay
Fitness Credentials: Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine; Certified Nutrition Coach, Level 1, Precision Nutrition; FMS Certified, Level 1, Functional Movement Systems; FMS Certified, Level 2, Functional Movement Systems; C.H.E.K Institute, Program Design; C.H.E.K Institute, Scientific Core Conditioning; C.H.E.K Institute, Scientific Back Training (TBD); Behavioral Change Specialist, National Academy of Sports Medicine
Quick Health & Hotness Tip: Eat donuts but eat vegetables too. Progress not perfection. You will not look forward to every workout. Come anyway.
Favorite Thing About MFF: Growth. (Mentally & physically. If you are into that sorta thing.) Swear words. Normal people.