Zach is certified as a personal trainer through the National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) where he studied strength training and kinesiology. He also holds the Basic Olympic Lifting Certification (BOLC). Zach attended Yeshiva University in New York and The Genesis Institute in Jerusalem, Israel and has spent time traveling in Europe.
Zach is active in the Powerlifting world, competing himself as well as coaching Maryland state record holding powerlifters. His philosophy on exercise is “One step at a time leads to big results.”