2: Know Where You’re Going | Doug Balzarini, CSCS, MMA-CC and Michael Mantell, PhD | ACE Fit - 15 Minutes to Wellness

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Episode 2: Know Where You’re Going

Doug Balzarini, CSCS, MMA-CC and Michael Mantell, PhD


To truly plan out where you’re going, you have to first know where you are. Find out how considering your current eating habits, weight and behaviors related to physical activity over a few days can help you identify areas for improvement. Doug Balzarini, ACE-certified Personal Trainer and mixed martial arts expert, joins Dr. Mantell for 15 Minutes to Wellness.

About Doug Balzarini

Originally from Massachusetts, Doug Balzarini got his start working at ACE for five years before joining Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego as a personal trainer. As the director of operations at Fitness Quest 10, he managed all aspects of corporate wellness programming and worked with clients of every age and ability. Since then, Doug has worked with professional NFL and MLB athletes,an dhe has trained multiple Bellator, WEC and UFC fighters at Alliance Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. Doug has competed in multiple grappling tournaments, and he has earned multiple certifications, including the MMA Conditioning Coach and TRX™ Instructor Training certifications.


Hosted by Dr. Michael Mantell,
ACE Senior Fitness Consultant
for Behavioral Sciences

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