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Andy Painter

"I'm 51 years old and a father of one from Simpsonville, South Carolina. I have been training since 1984. I lifted weights for athletics for football and track and field to start my career. I got into more serious training after a couple of years mainly focusing on bodybuilding and powerlifting. I have been a competitor in both since 1988. I retired from bodybuilding in 1997 after placing well in several shows. I focused more on powerlifting and coaching powerlifters. I retired from active competition in 2007 after a major injury to focus on coaching other lifters.


My specialty is powerlifting coaching. I have coached high-level competitors as well as others who just wanted to get stronger. I also have trained several bodybuilders who placed well in shows. I write meal plans for both gaining and losing weight. I also write meal plans for competitive bodybuilders for the off-season as well as precontest preparation. I coach males and females, older and younger athletes, as well as general fitness. I have over 30 years of practical real-world experience.

I have placed well in bodybuilding competitions as well as being a record-holding powerlifter. I coach several powerlifters, including my son, who are all national and state-level competitors as well as record holders. I love coaching more than I ever did competing."

Elvis Assemian

“Without a plan you believe in, your goal becomes a distant wish.”

"I have been training for the past 21 years. I began training while deciding whether or not I wanted to pursue a career in education after college and never looked back. There is great satisfaction in knowing that I can help someone achieve a goal that seems unrealistic. Also, the education aspect of training is another thing I cherish. I have held many certifications over the years (ACE, IFPA, and ISSA CPT and Nutrition certification from APEX NUTRITION). I have a Bachelor's in Healthcare Administration as well.

The range of individuals I train varies from teenagers to older adults. I also work with athletes and do contest preparation for bodybuilding and fitness shows. I have worked with many athletes in recovery in conjunction with their medical providers to maximize recovery and return to pre-injury form."


Dr. Greg Gebler PT, DPT, CSCS

"Dr. Gregory Gebler is a Doctor of Physical Therapy who received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Campbell University outside of Raleigh, North Carolina in 2018. I hold a Master's Level 1 Dry Needling Certification and have experience in outpatient orthopedics treating a variety of orthopedic and post-operative conditions.


I am currently employed at BMW Plant Spartanburg as an Early Injury Prevention Specialist full-time. My true passion, however, is strength and conditioning. With a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Buffalo received in 2014, I have spent years working with pro athletes, Olympians, and aspiring athletes to achieve optimum performance. I currently hold a certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.


I use my knowledge of powerlifting, my education, and my history as a college lacrosse player at the University of Buffalo to help injured athletes achieve their goals. I train as a powerlifter and currently hold the state deadlift record in the AAPF for the 181lb weight class when he is not hunting, fishing, or golfing.


Feel free to contact me to see how I can help eliminate your pain to help get you back into pain-free exercise and achieve your goals!

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