Asset 19 angle-down-bold angle-left-bold angle-right-bold angle-up-bold Asset 10 certifications Asset 14 close-bold close Asset 8 Asset 12 menu Asset 18 Asset 17 Asset 6 Asset 16 Asset 9 Asset 15 Asset 11 Asset 13

Brandon Soares

OLYMPIA, WA

ACE Profiles |  Brandon Soares

If you would have told me out of high school I would be a personal trainer, I would have made sure to point out how terrible of a fortune teller you were! You don't leave high school 250 pounds, pre-diabetic and on your way to college for Computer Programming to ever plan to get near the fitness industry.

But it's exactly for those reasons that I am a personal trainer. My health education was limited, I didn't understand calories let alone carbs, proteins and fats. I had no idea how exercise interacted with weight loss. One day I wanted to change, so I started devouring all the information I could. I learned that I wasn't doomed to be overweight and unhappy with myself my entire life. I started running and weightlifting and transformed myself into exactly who I wanted to be. Couple that with a love of helping people and passion for learning, and I plan to show everyone in the Puget Sound area that I am the premier trainer for strength training and weight loss.

 


  • Ashley Thompson

    Pooler, Georgia

    Originally from Carrollton, Georgia, I went to Ogeechee Tech cosmetology program in Statesboro, Georgia. While attending college, I battled the deadly disease of Anorexia Nervosa for three years. D...

    See More »
  • Valetta Stewart

    WASHINGTON, DC

    My name is Valetta but everyone that knows me and are not family, call me Su'Rae. This is: My Life before and after the ACE Certified Personal Trainer course through the SALUTE YOU Scholarship 2013...

    See More »
  • Virginie Breuer

    PUNTA GORDA, FL

    I was a 35 year old successful restaurant manager and I was proud of the fact that I had never worked out in my life! I was overweight but I did not know my weight as I always refused to weigh myse...

    See More »

ACE Recommends

Check out related ACE articles designed to help you on your journey to health and fitness.

Take Control of Your Portion Sizes

Take Control of Your Portion Sizes

Reach your weight loss goal by getting a handle on portion control. Registered dietitian and ACE Health Coach Natalie Digate ... continue »

Down 100 Pounds and Helping Others Do the Same

Down 100 Pounds and Helping Others Do the Same

The first time Ryan Vivar changed his life, he lost nearly 100 pounds. It wasn’t long before he changed his life again by bec... continue »

Is Tabata All It's Cracked Up To Be?

Is Tabata All It's Cracked Up To Be?

Tabata, a form of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), is one of the hottest trends in fitness right now, with legions of... continue »

Get More from ACE

Sign up to receive fitness tips, workouts, healthy recipes and other wellness resources.

Submit