When I was growing up, I lived in a little town called Seneca, South Carolina. I graduated from Seneca High School in 1991. I was a volunteer coach for track from 1991-1995 at my formal high school. I loved coaching the kids from year to year watching how they evolved into young men. As the years passed, I became more and more out-of-shape. I took a long look in the mirror and didn't recognize the person I had become. I started reminicing of my younger days and how "fit" and "in shape" I was. I topped the scales at 220. It was at that moment I knew I needed to make a change. So in 2010, I began to workout daily. In the beginning of 2011, a co-worker and a good friend approached me about becoming a personal trainer. After giving it some thought, I decided it was a great idea. I became a personal trainer and received my certification in 2011.
Placing 184th out of 780 in the 2014 CrossFit Open
South East Region Master Divide 40-44
Passed my Personal Trainer certification with Action Training System September 27, 2011(formerly known
as ACT Athletics Certification and Training Commission)
Attended the course Designing Cardio Programs:
High Intensity Interval Training January 14, 2012
Attended the course Implementing Weight Management Programs: Innovative Boot Camp Drills January 14, 2012
Attended the course Nutrition For Special Populations: Nutrient Timing November 10, 2012
Attended the course Training the Core: 21st Century Core Training November 10, 2012
Passed the CrossFit Level 1 Trainer course March 31, 2013
Passed CrossFit Judges Courses February 14, 2014
Attended the CrossFit Specialty Courses Movement & Mobility February 23, 2014
- Bodyweight Training
- Boot Camp
- Endurance Training
- Functional Training
- High Intensity
- Personal Training
- Post-Natal Fitness
- Pre-Natal Fitness
- Strength And Conditioning
- Track and Field
What to Expect
You will start with a warmup that will get your muscles ready for the movements that will be in the workout. Once the warmup it done, there will be a strength or mobility session. The workout will be customized for your health and fitness needs. Then you will have a cool down session before you leave the gym. You will be using free weights and bodyweight only. Dumbbells, kettlebell, med balls, plyo boxes, barbells, bands and jumpropes.
Client Success Story
"When I first started working out at RW Functional Fitness, LLC I had a hard time working out. I wasn't motivated at all and had the hardest time. He took the time to work with me at my pace making sure I was doing all the exercises with the right form and technique. It's amazing how much of a difference it made in my results. In a few months at RW Functional Fitness, LLC I have had more improvement then trying to do it myself in a year's time."
- Rw Functional Fitness, Llc
- 1572 West Roosevelt Blvd
- Monroe, NC 28110
Working out with Nelvin has been great! He continues to motivate me to push myself beyond my limits. The workouts are catered to me specifically (that is really important to me). I'm treated as a person not a number in the gym. I couldn't lift a hundred pounds or run for 20 miles, but he gave me workouts I could do. He has helped me reach several individual goals. I felt intimidated in larger gyms because everyone was looking and judging me. Nelvin praised my accomplishments without any sarcasm. He is genuine and really nice. I will continue referring my friends to him.