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Cristiano Parente named 2014 Personal Trainer to Watch


On Oct. 17, the top 10 personal trainers in the world came to David Barton Gym in New York to compete in the 2014 Personal Trainers to Watch event.

After a day of showing their elite training skills, we are excited to announce Cristiano Arthur S. Parente of Sao Paulo, Brazil as the 2014 Personal Trainer to Watch. 

Parente is a personal trainer and CEO of Koatch in São Paulo. His training philosophy centers on the knowledge of movement.

“It’s truly an honor to have been selected as a finalist, let alone be named the winner among such talented and passionate individuals,” said Parente. “For the past 20 years, I’ve been lucky enough to changes lives – I’m not only coach in physical training, but a coach in life, and the spotlight that Life Fitness has put on the industry through this competition is essential in recognizing the inspirational work being done by personal trainers around the world.”

“Cristiano demonstrated a unique approach to personal training and an impressive level of dedication to the industry.” said Chris Clawson, Life Fitness president. “The resilience, strength and humility he has shown in his journey as a personal trainer are awe-inspiring. He is truly deserving of this award – for his achievements both inside and outside the gym.”

Congratulations to Cristiano and the other nine finalists who all showed the effect that personal training can have on a person’s life.

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