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Christopher Bonilla

Christopher Bonilla

As a life-long athlete, I have competed in everything from olympic weightlifting to an Ironman triathlon. Since 2014, I have trained clients of all types in bootcamp, Crossfit, and olympic weightlifting settings.

Having been in the Army National Guard since 2012, military fitness is a particular passion of mine, and lead me to write my first book "The Ultimate Training Guide for the Army Combat Fitness Test".

I am currently finishing my Master's degree in Sports Health and Fitness from the United States Sports Academy.

  • locationFrederick, MD
  • jobRemote for the right position
  • locationMilitary veteran
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Work experience

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Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Fitness Edge MD

2014 Jun. 01 - 2018 Apr. 01

Created and implemented daily workouts for unpredictable class sizes varying from 3-15 clients. Dynamically adjusted workouts based on client limitations, and real time feedback. Operated open gym hours, supervising the workouts of members and ensuring safety. Conducted a barbell club in which clients would receive individualized programming and instruction on strength movements, particularly Olympic weightlifting movements.

Crossfit/Weightlifting Coach

Moco Crossfit

2016 Nov. 01 - 2018 Apr. 01

Instructed classes of up to 10 members in strength and metabolic conditioning workouts. Prescribed scaling options to members based on limitations or athletic experience. Coached the weightlifting team 8 hours per week, including writing individualized programs for each athlete. Coached athletes at local weightlifting competitions, implementing peaking strategies and mental preparation; and counting cards and managing rest periods during competition.

Remote Personal Trainer

Self

2018 Nov. 01 - 2022 Jan. 01

Leverage social media and personal connections to acquire clients for online fitness coaching. Gather client health history and determine goals in order to create individualized programming and deliver it to clients through the mobile application. Maintain constant communication with clients to ensure program compliance and adjust according to feedback. Review video submissions of clients to ensure proper form on all exercises.

Education and certification

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ACE Certified Personal Trainer

ACE

2018 Aug. 01 - 2022 Aug. 01

ACE CPT

Precision Nutrition Level One

Precision Nutrition

2019 Oct. 01 - 2021 Oct. 01

PN L1

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

NSCA

2019 Dec. 01 - 2022 Dec. 01

CSCS

Additional skills

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Military Fitness

Military Fitness

Fitness Writing

Anything from blog posts to research writing.

Short biography

As a life-long athlete, I have competed in everything from olympic weightlifting to an Ironman triathlon. Since 2014, I have trained clients of all types in bootcamp, Crossfit, and olympic weightlifting settings. Having been in the Army National Guard since 2012, military fitness is a particular passion of mine, and lead me to write my first book "The Ultimate Training Guide for the Army Combat Fitness Test". I am currently finishing my Master's degree in Sports Health and Fitness from the United States Sports Academy.

Summary

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What are you most passionate about in your work? What motivates you?

My passion is olympic weightlifting, and military fitness.

Are you willing to relocate?

No

Which coaching skills do you possess that set you apart from other coaches?

I have experience in variety of fitness settings with every client type. I am also an experienced writer, and can communicate fitness concepts to audiences at all knowledge levels.

Where do you see yourself in your career in 5 years?

I would like to be training clients online and producing educational content.

Tell us about a coach you've worked with who has mentored you or a coach you've learned from online.

General fitness- Eric Trexler and Mike Isratel
Olympic Weightlifting- Gregg Everett

What are your values as a coach that differentiate you from others?

I am extremely adaptable and have a wide skill set obtained through my civilian and military training and experience.

Are you a military veteran?

Yes

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