Personal Trainer in Philadelphia



Personal Trainer in Philadelphia

Weight Loss Plans

Stay Young Fitness Corporation is the premier personal training service along the East Coast. The personal trainers on staff currently serve the greater Philadelphia Region, NJ, Delaware, NY, and Fl. The Company was founded by Damien Young, who serves as President and CEO. Stay Young Fitness Corporation is the Industry's leading In-Home Personal Training Company, recruiting only professionals who meet the highest standards of excellence in their respective fields. Each staff member is at the peak of their profession, devoted solely to helping clients in all physical and emotional aspects of their life.

Damien, a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Certified Personal Trainer, Sports Nutritionist, Weight Loss Consultant, martial arts black belt, and former United States Marine, has dedicated his life to helping others. He has helped tens of thousands of men and women get into shape with his dynamic and unique approach to personal training and mind/body conditioning. Damien has to date over 20,000 hours of personal training experience. He is the creator of the infamous Instinctive Weight Loss System and Train Your Brain Audio Products currently sold in 40 Countries Worldwide.

Damien served as a professor at the country’s most prestigious personal training school, the National Personal Training Institute in Philadelphia and Delaware. He taught these future personal trainers in the fields of exercise physiology, human anatomy, nutrition, exercise science, human microbiology and weight management. His vast knowledge of nutrition and exercise allowed him to successfully certify hundreds of new personal trainers along the east coast. Damien Young is known across the personal training world as the “Teacher of Trainers.” Damien sits on the Panel for the Advanced Personal Trainer Certification for the National Personal Training Institute. He is helping to raise the bar and awareness of the Personal Training Industry as a whole.

Each personal trainer and staff member of Stay Young Fitness Corporation has been hand selected from an elite list of fitness professionals. Our All Star Personal Training Staff all have different specialties, which provide our clients with many different and exciting exercise routines. We strive to not only make exercise rewarding and enjoyable, but to enable anyone to use a Personal Fitness Trainer. If you live in the Philadelphia, PA region, you must try our services. I guarantee, you will not find a better personal training company that can match our prices, knowledge, and enthusiasm.

“I believe that everyone is put on this earth for a reason. Many people live their lives never finding their purpose, Fortunately, I found mine long ago. Nutrition and Exercise fascinated me many years ago. Starting at age 10, I read as many books and articles I could get my hands on. My passion for this extremely complex field has enabled me to help many others live a more satisfying, rewarding way of life. My purpose in life is to help you, and anyone who wants to be helped, in getting the body you want and need, while simplifying the complex issues of weight loss and exercise. Now, with our unprecedented fitness staff of personal trainers, dieticians, personal chefs, and massage therapists, you can work with the best at prices you can afford. Take advantage of this website and all its contents. I look forward to hearing your success stories soon.”


All Star Fitness Staff
Damien Young   Personal Trainer Danielle Borriello   Personal Trainer April Price
Damien Young, President and Founder, C.Ht,Cpt,Spn  
Danielle Borriello, BS, AAAI, SPN
Personal Training Supervisor
April Price, BS, AAAI/ISMA General Manager
Damien Young is one of the most sought after personal trainers in the Country. He specializes in Extreme Physical Transformations, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Weight Loss and Nutrition Consulting. With over 20,000 hours of one-on-one personal training experience, he leads the All-Star Team of personal trainers for Stay Young Fitness Corporation. Damien has authored several books and is the creator of the Instinctive Weight Loss System and the Train Your Brain for Weight Loss Series of Audio Products sold in over 40 Countries worldwide. Currently Damien is not accepting any new clients.
Danielle Borriello BS, a certified personal trainer since 1996, specializes in formulating extremely high quality programs for each client regardless of their age or goals. She received her first Black Belt in 2004, (currently Third Degree), and is now working toward her goal to becoming an Ironman tri-athlete. Danielle uses a myriad of disciplines such as weight training, sports conditioning, kick boxing, core-conditioning, flexibility and self-defense, combined with positive reinforcement to encourage clients and build their confidence in order to commit to reaching personal conditioning goals. A nationally Certified Sports Nutritionist with a professional focus in macrobiotics, Danielle combines the techniques of exercise and proper diet regimen to condition the body internally as well as externally.
April has been in the fitness industry for 12 years and a personal trainer for the last 8 years. After 10 years of competitive gymnastics, she turned to fitness to continue the active lifestyle that she had such a passion for, and currently is a Nationally ranked NPC Fitness Competitor.
April has worked with a wide variety of clients ranging from the pre-teen athlete looking to enhance their athletic abilities all the way to the older population looking to maintain a healthy standard of living. Her goal is to develop a training program based on the individual which meets their personal goals while ensuring that they do so properly and safely. She believes that every body is different and requires a unique program tailored for them individually. 
April has experience with nutrition, cardiovascular training, strength training, yoga, and pilates.She believes it is important to pass on her knowledge to her clients so that they can make fitness and nutrition into an attainable and realistic lifestyle. April's greatest enjoyment comes from helping others reach their goals and creating a healthy body for life. 
Personal Trainer Philadelphia Mariann Hove   Personal Trainer Philadelphia Erica Bloom   Personal Trainer, Adam Loadenthal
Mariann Hove, Cpt,Spn
Erica Bloom, BA, NPTI
Adam Loadenthal, BA
With a combined total of 17 years in the fitness industry, I have gained the knowledge and skills necessary to motivate anyone looking to start their fitness journey's as well as those who have become stagnant in their current routines.  As a Certified Personal Trainer, Sports Nutritionist, and Certified Group Fitness Instructor, I have the diversity and passion needed to ensure my clients will get the results they want without being bored or unmotivated.  My experience is in kickboxing, strength training, interval and circuit training.  As the mother of 4 children, I am very conscious of the importance of getting as much out of a workout under any time constraint.

Erica is a motivated fitness professional that understands the importance of exercise, nutrition and overall wellness in order to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Erica graduated college with a bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science, with an emphasis in  Physical Education. Erica has always lived an active and healthy life and wanted to further her learning in fitness and nutrition. Erica realized her true passion while attending the National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) in Philadelphia. She graduated from NPTI and began her career as a personal trainer and nutritional consultant. Erica expanded her knowledge in the health and fitness field by becoming a prenatal and postnatal specialist, as well as becoming certified in group resistance training, and kickboxing through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America.

Erica has been working as an in home personal trainer for 6 years and has developed a great rapport with her clients. Erica strives to make every session a positive experience both physically and mentally. Her depth of knowledge and experience allows her to develop creative workouts which are both challenging and individualized to meet the needs of her diverse clientele. Erica is a personal trainer whose ultimate goal is to empower her clients to become active participants in their overall health and well being
Adam is an extremely motivated individual who is dedicated to improving his clients' health, physique and lifestyle. He has been bodybuilding for 9 years with 7 years of experience in personal training. He has 4 years of education in Kinesiology from West Chester University. Adam has a background in kinesiology, biomechanics, anatomy, exercise physiology, fitness and wellness, nutrition and dietetics. He received his phase 1 and 2 advanced personal training certifications, sports nutrition certification, athletic training, first aid and CPR certifications.
Personal Trainer, Liz Gilinger
  Personal Trainer Leslie Hawthorne   Personal Trainer, Danielle Hargenrader
Liz Gilinger, ACE, AFAA
Leslie Hawthorne, AFPA
Daniele Hargenrader, NPTI

Liz Gilinger, a fitness professional for over 15 years, brings with her many areas of expertise in order to provide noticeable results to her clients. In addition to her unique training technique, Liz provides nutritional guidance, in an effort to provide a comprehensive, well-balanced program to her clients. Liz focuses not only on weight control, but provides the motivation for a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Liz specializes in Functional Training, Pilates, and Children's Fitness, and Nutrition.

Liz is an ACE Certified Aerobics Instructor, an AFAA Certified Personal Trainer, a Certified Spinning Instructor, and is well versed in Pilates Mat, Reformer and Chair Training.

Leslie Hawthorne is a certified personal trainer through American Fitness Professionals & Associates.  She has been actively interested in physical fitness for the past 12 years.  She is always looking for new ways to motivate people to stay fit and healthy through new techniques.  Exercise routines should be varied and fun, as well as continually challenging the body to work hard.  she looks forward to working with you and aiming towards getting you the results you are looking for!

Daniele is an NPTI certified personal trainer, as well as a pre and post natal training specialist whose passion in life is to help empower others to take control of their health. As a type 1 diabetic of over 21 years, Daniele has made it her life’s work to understand how exercise and nutrition affect the human body. With extensive experience in body weight training, sports specific training, injury/surgery/joint replacement rehab training, and training those with special medical needs, her ability to tailor programs to each individual’s needs and goals, no matter the age or fitness level of the client, is her specialty.

Daniele’s own personal success in losing 50 pounds is one of her main motivators to get out and share her knowledge with others. Being an experienced personal chef is just another way she is able to pass her healthy lifestyle advice on to clients. Working with clients ranging in age from 10 to 71 years old, Daniele believes that no matter what your age, where there’s a will there’s a way, and she truly loves to help people find their path to optimum health.

Personal Trainer, Megan Warren   Personal Trainer, Kyle Shollock   Personal Trainer Keara
Megan Warren, CSCS/CPT
Kyle Shollock, BA, ISSA
Keara, Palmay, BS, ISSA
Megan Warren is an NSCA Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from West Chester University. She is currently attending Neumann University for her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. She has been involved in the health and fitness industry for the past 6 years and was a Division II track and field athlete. Megan has worked with every type of client ranging from the collegiate athlete to the post-rehabilitation client. With her extensive knowledge of the human body and her passion for helping clients reach and exceed their goals, Megan can customize a program tailored to any individual’s needs. With her natural competitive nature and ability to motivate her clients, Megan has excelled in sports performance training. She has trained athletes of all ages and can push any athlete to their maximum potential. She specializes in strength training, plyometric training, speed and agility training, flexibility, and core stability training specific to the athlete’s sport. In addition to sports performance Megan has worked with clients of all ages and fitness levels. She has designed successful programs for weight loss, post rehabilitation, chronic diseases, pre and post natal fitness, core strength and stability, youth fitness, and body sculpting. No matter what your goal, Megan can design a program customary to your individual needs and push you to your potential while making it fun at the same time! “A strong outside creates a strong inside.”

Kyle Shollock is a recent graduate of Temple University with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice degree, but his real passion is fitness. Kyle is a 4 year varsity starter in  high school basketball and soccer but his career in sports came to a halt due to multiple shoulder replacements which made him turn to fitness and maintaining a healthy physique.

Kyle still enjoys coaching and training younger basketball athletes. He’s a certified personal trainer with a certification from the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) and CPR/AED certified.
Kyle has been training clients for 3 years with his most renowned client being retired Phillies player Darren Daulton. His fitness strengths are in helping others lose fat and building lean muscle, building core strength and High Intensity Interval Training. Kyle enjoys thinking outside of the box with his workout routines to make them more enjoyable to clients.


Keara Palmay is a Certified Health Coach, Personal Trainer, and Wellness Columnist for FitLife.Tv. Her interest in health and wellness peaked after her own personal battle with cancer. While Keara was fortunate enough to beat cancer at the young age of seventeen, chemotherapy left her body badly damaged. Because of this, she was committed to doing everything in her power to elevate her health to a level greater than it had ever been before. She transformed herself from a weak and depressed victim to a strong and empowered survivor. Today, Keara coaches and trains clients, hosts workshops, and is pursuing her Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition through the University of Bridgeport. Her mission is to empower others to take control of their health and well-being by living each moment to its fullest.

Personal Trainer, Christa Contino   Personal Trainer, Lou Christou   Personal Trainer, Katie Mitchell
Christa Contino, NPTI
Lou Christou, NPTI
Katie Mitchell, NPTI, AAAI/ISMA
Christa is a national certified personal trainer and nutritional consultant through NPTI.  She is also a special education teacher for the PhiladelphiaSchool District.  She was motivated to enroll at NPTI after her own weight loss success with a personal trainer.  Learning how to eat and workout properly helped her to lose 40lbs and gain motivation to get ceritified to help others reach their goals too.  " With the education I received from NPTI and my unforgettable lessons from my own trainer, I hope I can provide you with the same motivation to reach your goals."

Lou Christou is currently pursuing a life-long passion of sharing his enthusiasm for fitness with others. To him, there is no greater reward than that of helping people get fit, and assisting them in making wise choices with respect to their health and physical well-being.

Lou is a fully insured personal trainer, and top graduate from the National Personal Training Institute. He is experienced in both in-home and studio settings. His areas of specialty include strength-training, body composition, and increasing overall cardiovascular fitness. With regard to exercise-program design, he places strong emphasis on individual goals, safety, function, and most of all, keeping things fun. In addition, he is also an avid runner, triathlete, and hiker. His passion for fitness is rivaled only by his love of the outdoors.


Katie has been involved in the fitness/training industry for 7 years. As a client herself, she worked with multiple trainers for sports training, weight loss & toning, and injury rehab(lower back) She has been actively training a variety of clients for over 2 years. Katie's passion for fitness is on going, she continues working toward new certifications, attending health/fitness clinics, and keeps up to date with current books and fads.

Katie stands out as a trainer because she understands what PERSONAL training means. Every client deserves a plan designed for their own individual goals and needs. Her specialties include: weight loss & toning, Core training, improving cardiovascular fitness, improving and preventing back pain, and teaching healthy eating/attitude. She's confident she will provide you with the knowledge and tools to achieve your goals, and keep you setting new ones!

Personal Trainer, Jen Brango   Personal Trainer Christine Anderson   Personal Trainer, Kristin Noblette
Jen Brango, AAAI/ISMA
Christine Anderson, NPTI
Kristin Noblette, NPTI, AFPA

Jen is an AAAI/ISMA certified personal trainer. Jen found her passion in training when she competed in her first amateur bodybuilding competition in 2004.

She takes that passion to her clients, helping them to improve their overall health and well being. She helps guide the client in changing their lifestyle to include exercise and a proper nutrition.

Jen is versed in functional training, core and strength training, and plyometrics.


Christine Anderson found her passion for personal training through her journey of dealing with weight issues throughout her adult life and the desire to achieve a healthy lifestyle. 

Christine, being a trainee herself for several years, realized how rewarding it is to motivate, inspire and assist others in their journey of becoming more healthy and fit.  As a recent graduate from the National Personal Training Institute and a Certified Personal Trainer through National Association of Sports Medicine Christine offers a diversified approach to helping others achieve their goals.

She specializes in weight loss and toning, functional training, strength and endurance training, and circuit training, while focusing on the importance of nutrition as well as exercise to reach your goals.  Christine is also enrolled to become certified in suspension training. 

Christine’s passionate and energetic personality coupled with the ability to create a diversified and fun protocol to meet your individual needs will push you further you than you ever imagined! 

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Kristin. I began in the fitness industry 10 years ago with my own struggles in weight management. It took some time to realize that true fitness was a life style change, not a quick fix diet or group fitness class. I have made health and fitness my lifestyle and my greatest passion. I want to help others reach their own personal fitness goals, in tern, fulfilling my own greatest goal, to put others on their own path to health and wellness. I am NPTI certified in personal training and nutrition, as well as AFPA certified in nutrition and wellness consulting. I have a well rounded background, specializing in everything from sports conditioning, polymerics, callosities, cross-training, weight loss, weight gain, dietary planning, and wellness consulting. Whatever your personal goal may be, I am here to push you beyond your own current expectations, pushing you to become a better you.
Personal Trainer Nicole Pressman   Personal Trainer, Cynthia Pena   Personal Trainer Travis McCann
Nicole Pressman, BS, NESTA
Cynthia Pena, NPTI
Travis Pollen, NPTI
Nicole started her athletic career at age two after she enrolled in gymnastics. After coaching and doing gymnastics for most of her teenage and young adult life, the passion for youth health and fitness influenced her cross over from gymnastics to group fitness and personal training, leading her to obtain her undergraduate degree in Sport and Recreation Management. She currently works full time as a Fitness Director for a local community center where she works with and trains very diverse clientele from youth athletes to older adults. Nicole’s specialty is working one-on-one with individuals that have chronic conditions and disabilities as well as with older adults. She also is enthusiastic about training, instructing, and assisting members in achieving their personal health and fitness goals regardless of age and current athletic level!

Cynthia is a fully insured and certified trainer with a diploma from the elite National Personal Training Institute in 2007. Since her graduation from NPTI, Cynthia has continued to take course work in Nutrition and Exercise Science to ensure that she is providing her clients with the most recent approaches in research to get them optimal results. She is passionate about health and fitness and has her own success story with weight management.

After having gone from 150 pounds to a current weight of 117pounds, Cynthia lives the lifestyle that she promotes and teaches to her clients. She is currently in her off season and is gearing up to compete in her first figure competition in the Fall of this year. Cynthia is creative with her in home workouts and ensures that her clients never quit before the hour. Discipline, determination, and focus are qualities she brings to her training sessions and in turn, she helps her clients develop them as well. She specializes in weight loss & toning, core strengthening, functional training, circuit style training and emphasizes the importance of proper nutrition in order to obtain the best possible results.


Although Travis Pollen was born missing his left leg, he never let it slow him down. At age 3, he had his left foot amputated and was fitted with his first prosthetic leg. As a child, he always loved sports – from baseball, to basketball, to table tennis. At age 15, he found his true calling when he discovered swimming. During his seven year swimming career, he set two American Paralympic records and inspired teammates and competitors alike with his hard work and determination.

Over the years, Travis spent countless hours both in the pool and at the gym developing his strength, conditioning, and flexibility. Now in his 20's and NPTI-certified, he considers personal training the best way to help others stay healthy, realize their full fitness potential, and discover their own passion for exercise. Given Travis's own physical difference, he readily relates to his clients' unique needs and prides himself on designing highly individualized exercise programs.

Pesonal Trainer, Rebecca Stogsdill   Personal Trainer Chelsea Thomas   Personal Trainer, Hasan Smith
Rebecca Stogsdill, BS, NSCA
Chelsea Thomas, ACE, AFAA
Hasan Smith, NASM, ISCA

Rebecca is a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She completed her degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science in 2009 and is currently completing her Dietetic Internship to become a Registered Dietitian. Rebecca believes that nutrition and exercise go hand and hand to achieve a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys promoting functional exercise routines utilizing body weight and intensity to obtain increased endurance and strength. She has worked with a diverse population of clients to help them achieve their desired goals with individualized routines. 

Rebecca continues to stay up-to-date with fitness trends by frequently attending continuing education seminars in the fitness industry. Above all she believes that fitness should be fun and she takes pride in her ability to add variety and enthusiasm to all your workouts. With more than 8 years experience in the fitness industry, she can provide you with the tools you need to build the body and life you desire.


Chelsea is an ACE certified personal trainer and AFAA certified group fitness instructor. She has been a personal trainer for over five years and has really enjoyed helping people reach their personal fitness goals. In order to help people to achieve their goals Chelsea believes that every training program should be specifically designed to meet her clients needs and goals. 

Chelsea understands what a struggle it can be to commit to staying healthy and working out which is why she first became a fitness instructor. She has experience with a variety os disciplines including TRX, Kettle bells, weight training, cardiovascular techniques, High Intensity Interval Training, and various others. 
Chelsea has experience witha wide variety of clients ranging from seniors looking to maintain balance and flexibility, young women looking for that quick fix before bikini season, teens in need of fitness instruction and everything in between. She currently competes in bikini fitness competitions and understands the need for people to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Chelsea wants to assist her clients in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and achieving their goals.

Hasan began his personal training career while attending Temple University. His experiences playing sports such as football and martial arts has given him a complete outlook to life.  Hasan believes that fitness is a powerful tool that enhances our every day lives. He’s helped people from all different backgrounds and circumstances ranging from senior citizens, young athletes, to the typical every day gym member.

He’s an N.A.S.M certified personal trainer and corrective exercise specialist. He’s also a I.S.C.A certified boxing/kickboxing instructor and a MMA conditioning coach. Hasan likes to implement self defense in training as a way to boost his clients’ confidence and courage.  It's also an excellent alternative to the standard machine based cardio regimen.

Personal Training Certifications
Stay Young Fitness Corporation has been the top In-Home Personal Training and Weight Loss Company in the Philadelphia area since 1999. All of its Personal Trainers and Nutrition Experts have been hand-picked out of thousands of applicants in the Philadelphia region and weight loss is their specialty. Stay Young Fitness has garnered the reputation as the Personal Training Company of the Future and the most innovative and leading Personal Training Company in the continental United States. Stay Young Fitness is known for the incredible results it produces for weight loss and extreme body transformations of its clients, all in their own homes.
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