Steve works in the medical field as a Physical Therapist Assistant, serving for over 7 years, treating people with varied complex medical conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s, joint replacements, orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, etc.… to improve their quality of life and movement.
Steve has been involved with martial arts since the age of 10, competing in various karate tournaments and later in MMA. He was a wrestler and ran long distance track-and-field.
After a severe knee injury followed by surgery Steve gained weight, weighing 215lbs at one time which coincided with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, joint inflammation and a myriad of gastrointestinal problems. Steve recognized his health issues and acted by cleaning up his nutrition and hitting the gym consistently, losing 55lbs in one solid year, dissipating his health issues and becoming a healthier human being.
Steve is now an avid hiker, hiking the NC, Wyoming, Montana, and Virginia mountains and enjoys anything outdoors such as kayaking, hunting, fishing, bonfires with family and friends and camping.
Steve understands the importance of life-long fitness, nutrition and health which is why he became an ACE certified personal trainer continually educating himself as a trainer and therapist so he can use his knowledge and skills to help others change their lives and live their passions.