Trainers

 

We only hire trainers who have obtained bachelors or masters degrees in exercise science or who have performed at the highest level of athletics. Included with your training, we offer a Client Liaison who will perform monthly fitness assessments, track your progress and reanalyze your goals.

 
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GLENN BURROUGHS, FOUNDER/HEAD TRAINER

Glenn is originally from Chicago, Illinois. He first fell in love with fitness in high school training every off season for football and track and field. After high school he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education from Hampton University in 2010. While at Hampton he interned and was hired as a sports performance specialist. In 2012 he earned a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Georgia State University. In 2013 he created Sweat Equity Fitness. Glenn has worked with a plethora of clients over the years with various, different goals, ages, and physical limitations. He has the ability to create a workout program tailored for your needs.  

B.S. in Health and Physical Education - Hampton University, 2010

M.S. in Exercise Physiology - Georgia State University, 2012 

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BRIAN INGRAM, ASSOCIATE TRAINER

Brian is originally from Stone Mountain, GA.  He played college football at the University of Delaware from 2002-2005.  He has worked as a personal trainer, and performance coach since 2006.  He joined the Sweat Equity Fitness team in 2017

B.S. Exercise Science University of Delaware 2006

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LAVAR MERRELL, ASSOCIATE TRAINER

LaVar is originally from Chicago, Illinois. He was always into sports and fitness, playing various sports all day long with his childhood friends on the south side of Chicago. 

He played collegiate basketball at Knox College (2005-2009) then played semi-pro for the Chicago Steam (2010). 

In 2010, he began teaching boot camps, athletic aqua, indoor cycling, and strength classes as a Group Fitness Instructor. Throughout the last seven years he has taught at various gyms including East Bank Club, LA Fitness, and Concourse Athletic Club. 

LaVar possess high energy and an undying love for fitness. He brings “it” with each client and group training session. 

“Progression happens each day… You are only competing with yourself…”

B.A. Journalism - Knox College, 2009

M.A. Sports Journalism (Broadcast) - DePaul University, 2014

Certified Group Fitness Instructor A.F.A.A.

Certified Boxing Trainer SCW