We do things differently here. Our trainers are the heart of our business. They've all done the time-in life, and in their business--and now, they push you to do it too. Our trainers all have a story. In fact, they have really really interesting stories. They will undoubtedly inspire you to be your very best.
The founder of CONBODY, Coss developed his bodyweight training style when he was incarcerated for 4 years on drug charges. Coss lost 70 pounds in 6 months and found his calling. He founded CONBODY fitness studio in New York City, where he hires other former inmates who have turned their lives around through fitness.
Derek spent most of his teenage years in group homes and juvenile detention for drug related charges. After a brief stint in the military and some additional run-ins with the law, he started running and everything changed. He lost 60 pounds and learned perseverance. He’s since run 4 marathons and 3 ultramarathons, and teaches cardio conditioning classes at CONBODY.
After serving 22 years in prison, Syrreta is known as that OG of fitness at ConBody. She's kicked females a$$es in the prison yard and knows everything you need to know about perfect form! So holla at her and get beat down by our first lady at ConBody!
Lature fell in love with living a healthy lifestyle prior to his incarceration after seeing many of his loved ones' health fail due to poor diets, little exercise, drugs or alcohol. He was determined to make a change for himself. During his incarceration he was introduced to Calisthenics and body weight training, that ultimately kept him in good shape. His working out eventually attracted the attention of others, which led him into leading a group of guys on a daily training program. Now, as he pursues his NASM Personal Training Certification, he intends to share that love for calisthenics and fitness with CONBODY.
The Biggest Loser, a native New Yorker, and the man who knows the definition of the biggest loser. Believe us when we say this guy knows how to transform and sculpt your body. As a NASM certified trainer, and having had his own trouble with the law, Ray gave himself a second start not only with his life but his #ConBody as well. Through his determination and his use of prison style workouts he lost an incredible 215lbs going from 415-200lbs. Trust us when we say you don't want to miss his secrets!
Shane did his first yoga pose when he was in prison, using a magazine article as a guide. From that moment, he was hooked on how yoga made him feel. He started practicing with other inmates and now he’s CONBODY’s resident yoga master.