Certified Fitness Trainer
- American College of Exercise Science
American Heart Association (Health care provider)
Merrek Peters was born and raised in Huntington Beach, Ca. He grew up playing AAA ice hockey and then later went on to play prep school in Maine. During his hockey career he got into Crossfit to stay in shape in the off season. A year later Merrek got his level 1 Crossfit certification and began coaching at several gyms in Arizona while he studied at Arizona State University. Merrek also coached high school hockey and trained athletes in his spare time.
He has taken up a career in Olympic weightlifting where he competes at the National level. Last summer Merrek spent some time in Colorado Springs at the Olympic Training Center, training and trying out for the Olympic Bobsled team. He will return to the Olympic Training Center again this Summer to continue his pursuit of representing Team USA. Merrek has worked with many different coaches all with different backgrounds and philosophies in their training. He applies what he has learned from these different backgrounds to his clients and athletes to help them reach their fitness goals.