At the age of 8, Jonathan found himself involved in many different sports, but the one the caught his fancy the most was Martial Arts.
He began his career at Goodlife Fitness as a Personal Trainer in Toronto, ON, Canada. He soon outgrew the Commercial gym setting and his passion lead him to bringing his business in to a freelance industry of Personal Training. After 1 year on his own, he had brought on 2 trainers and had over 50+ clientele.
After traveling the world for the last 5 years learning from the best of the best coaches, functional med. doctors and business mentors alike, he decided to take his now expanded 4 coaches and 100+ clientele in to their own gym space.
From 2014 onwards, Jonathan moved on to opening up his very first high-end training facility (Optimal Body Fitness) and now has a successful, results driven and results proven company that’s constantly educating, transforming and producing the best results in Toronto.
After being in the industry just south of 10 years and to see what he has accomplished in a short period of time, it’s evident that Jonathan lives and breathes his passions of fitness and success. Jonathan fully believes that there’s no such thing as fate – if you want something, you must make it happen. And he is dedicated to helping others achieve their health and fitness goals with using the same passion that has enabled him to become the person he is today.
BioSignature Level 1
PICP Level 1 & 2
Hypertrophy Internship with Eoin Lacey of ISI
Hypertrophy and Fat Loss Internships with Charles Poliquin
DTS Level 1
Stretch to Win Level 1
Julie’s passion for health and fitness is contagious. When in college, she learned very quickly the amazing changes that can come from proper training methods. Once she finished college, she decided to take her health and fitness to the next level and hired a Personal Trainer. After training with her PT, she was able to compete as a fitness model.
Fast forward a few years, time in retail services and not such beneficial health choices, Julie found herself needing to get back on track. This is where she found OBF. After almost a full year working with OBF and the amazing results she achieved, not only was she changed physically, she found immense change mentally as well. Her passion for fitness was reignited and she now even works as an OBF coach to help others achieve the same amazing changes. Julie is especially passionate about her education and is invested in future forms of education to help take her clients results to the next level, constantly.
PICP Level 1
PICP Level 2
BioSignature Level 1
DTS Animal Flow Level 1
In his early childhood in Jamaica, Chris enjoyed playing sports like soccer, tennis, swimming and was always very active. He lived like a fish, spending many days at a young age at the beach, enjoying the water sports of snorkeling, sailing and water skiing. When he attended high school, he was part of the school swim team competing against other high schools in Jamaica. Onwards to International Fine Arts College in Miami, he came home on a summer break and was hired for a part time job in a gym in Montego Bay, Jamaica, This was his introduction to learning about weight training and where his passion for transforming the body began.
After moving to Toronto ON, Canada, he made a lifestyle decision to become a full time Personal Trainer. Now he’s bringing all of his experience and passion to OBF to help change others lives through fitness and health.