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Fitness Republic Personal Trainers in San Marcos is a group of multi-certified personal trainers who have a passion to see people live a healthier lifestyle. We provide customized workout plans that are personalized to every client's needs from how to lose weight to post-injury rehabilitation. Our goal is not only to transform your body in the gym, but to influence you in the importance of making healthier decisions in your everyday life. Our certified trainers work with you one-on-one focusing on helping you with anything from improving endurance, building body strength, rehabilitating from an injury or sports specific training. You can choose from an array of existing strength training options or we could help you design your own. Let's get started to a fitter future!

The idea of Fitness Republic stemmed from the idea of a customized workout plan that is personalized to every clients needs and at an affordable rate. Over the last few years many clients have noticed positive results and lead a much healthier life style than before.

Established in 2016.



"...[Joe] is dedicated to his clients and their goals, extremely knowledgeable about the body and overall just a really kind & caring individual."

 - Kathy G.



Joe was born and raised in San Diego, CA. Growing up, Joe always had a passion for playing sports and athletics.  After studying kinesiology and sports sciences at La Sierra University, he decided to further his knowledge in health, fitness, and athletics by becoming a certified personal trainer. Joe worked for 8 years at a local gym then decided to further his career and open his own gym. Over the last few years, Joe has been growing his gym and has made a goal to expand and help people achieve their fitness goals all throughout Northern San Diego. Over the decade that Joe has been training, he has accumulated certifications in 14 specialty courses. Some of which are:

TRX Suspension Training
Advanced Course in Kettlebell Training
Strength Training for Runners & Triathletes
Pregnancy & Strength Training
A Fall Prevention Program
Partner Training

In his free time, Joe enjoys volunteering, spending time with friends and family, and trying to find the best lasagna in San Diego!

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Max was born and raised in San Diego, spending the majority of his childhood in Escondido. Growing up, he struggled with his mental health and overall happiness.. It wasn’t until he started working with a personal trainer that he learned just how important fitness and exercise were to taking control of his mental health and turning it around for the better. With learning this, he decided that he wanted to help others bring that into their lives. Max went to school at California Polytechnic State University, where he gained a degree in kinesiology with a concentration in exercise science.  Following his graduation, he continued his learning by completing his personal training certification through the National Council of Strength and Fitness (NCSF). He has had experience with local gyms in both San Diego and San Luis Obispo, but it wasn’t until he found Fitness Republic that he would feel at home. Some of his specialities include but arent limited to: hypertrophy training, powerlifting, circuit training, and free weight training.

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