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A Bit About Me



Personal Trainer

Years as a Personal Trainer:

27 Years

Hours of Personal Training:

Over  29,000 Hours


General Population, Weight Loss, Strength Building, Nutrition Coaching, Mobility, Flexibility


Degree in Kinesiology, NFL combine workout, South Bay California Trainer of The Year, Trainer on the Discovery Health Body Challenge TV show, Kinesiologist, CSCS, CPT, PN1

A Bit About Me

A Bit About Me

Derek, a 50-year young Kinesiologist and owner of Perform Younger, has a passion for helping adults overcome age-related health challenges, such as fat gain, loss of muscle and mobility, pain, injury, and chronic disease. 

During his almost 30-year career as a fitness professional, Derek accomplished significant milestones.  He earned a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and acquired multiple personal training certifications.  Additionally, he devoted seven years to collaborating with a physical therapist, equipping himself to address the diverse challenges of assisting individuals in reclaiming their youth, enhancing their appearance, improving their health, and optimizing their performance.

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