8: Goals, Goals, Goals, and Kaizen | Sean Gogarty, BA, PT and Michael Mantell, PhD | ACE Fit - 15 Minutes to Wellness

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Episode 8: Goals, Goals, Goals, and Kaizen

Sean Gogarty, BA, PT and Michael Mantell, PhD


In this episode of 15 Minutes to Wellness, Dr. Mantell is joined by ACE Personal Trainer Sean Gogarty, owner of SGO Fitness in San Diego. The two will expand on the notion of kaizen, the principle of bringing about large changes through continuous improvements, that you learned about in the first episode.

About Sean Gogarty

Sean Gogarty's contagious energy, enthusiasm, humor and positivity will get your heart pumping and keep you smiling throughout your workouts. An ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Sean has more than 16 years of sport fitness coaching and training experience.

In 2009, he and his wife, ACE Certified Personal Trainer Sarah Gogarty, founded SGO Fitness. Since then, the company has been voted one of San Diego's best boot camps for three consecutive years. Sean is also the founder and creator of the Mission Thin Possible™ weight-loss adventure, a fun, activity-based weight-loss program that helped people lose over 2,000 pounds last year.

Sean is a graduate of York University in Toronto and studied fitness training and nutrition at the University of California, San Diego. A former lifeguard and multi-sport athlete, he is an avid runner and soccer player.


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