Michael is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), a certified health coach through the American Council for Exercise (ACE) and a Board Certified (BCC) health and wellness coach. He also has NASM certifications in corrective exercise, sports performance and behavior change. He has senior fitness specialty and group fitness certifications through the National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA), and a fitness nutrition certification through the International Sports Science Association (ISSA). Michael earned a master’s degree in human resources development from the University of St. Thomas, and works with people to integrate their fitness goals with their life goals. Michael lives in Eden Prairie Minnesota.