Whether it was basketball, weight training, karate, or mountain biking, Russ has always had a passion for fitness. Russ has a BSBA and a Masters in Accountancy from Auburn University. He earned his CPA at the age of 23 and has eight years of experience working in both public and private accounting. In 2002, Russ was named Class Champion in an International Physique Transformation Contest. It was during this event when Russ realized his calling was to help others enjoy the benefits of regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle. In 2003, Russ launched his www.russyeager.com website and has helped thousands of people all over the world lose body fat, get stronger, healthier, and increase energy for family, friends, and business. In 2006, Russ decided to combine his passion for fitness and his business background to create an exclusive one-on-one personal training studio in Atlanta, GA. This vision became a reality when Russ teamed up with Fitness Together, the world leader in personal training, and opened Fitness Together in December 2006.
In just over 1 year Russ expanded to a second location and now has what he calls a "Dream Team" of fitness coaches ready to serve and motivate individuals looking to live longer, look better, and feel amazing!
Russ is certified through the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) as a Certified Fitness Trainer (CFT), and also holds a black belt in Shotokan Karate. Russ is a writer for Natural Muscle Magazine and has appeared in American Health and Fitness Magazine, Men’s Fitness Magazine, Ironman Magazine, and Natural Bodybuilding and Fitness Magazine. He is also the author of Russ Yeager’s Complete Physique Training DVD, which has instructed and motivated men and women across the United States and Internationally. Russ takes a comprehensive approach to personal fitness and stresses the importance of nutrition, consistency, and motivation in addition to regular exercise. He feels that these three factors are the missing pieces of the puzzle that prevent most individuals from achieving their health and fitness goals. If you are ready to make a change, Russ and his knowledgeable friendly staff of Johns Creek Personal Trainers are here to help you become the best you can be.