Steve holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and University of Maryland. He is certified as a personal trainer by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), with over 15 years of experience. His previous personal experiences include Olympic lifting and power lifting. He won a silver medal in the masters division of the Maryland State Powerlifting Championship (held by the Maryland State Powerlifting Association, the state chapter of the USAPL) in November 2014 and holds four Maryland State records. Today, Steve trains clients for overall fitness, including core strengthening and stability progressions with basic resistance training exercises. He has worked with clients with a wide variety of health issues including rotator cuff problems, knee and hip replacement. In 2010, 2012 and 2015 Steve received honors from Bethesda Magazine for being one of the area’s top trainers.