Anthony Mendez

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Anthony Mendez
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Born
Anthony Michael Mendez

(1992-11-09) November 9, 1992 (age 28)
Miami, Florida
NationalityHispanic
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationAssociates Degree in Exercise Science
Alma materMiami Dade College
Occupation
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Coach
  • Fitness Coach
Years active2011 - present
OrganizationMFPRO[1]
Height5’9”
Children1
Parents
  • Antonio Mendez (father)
  • Irene Groba (mother)
RelativesAndreian Mendez (Brother)
Websitemendezfitness.com

Anthony Mendez (born 9 November 1992) is an American entrepreneur, business coach, fitness coach, social media influencer, and athlete.[2] He is known for his expertise in loaded and unloaded movement training, business coaching, and mindset coaching. Mendez offers a wide range of specialized techniques for professionals to achieve their desired goals and generate six figures or more online by leveraging social media.[3][4]

Mendez is a highly acclaimed fitness[5] & business professional who offers personal as well as online programs incorporating a distinctive coaching style with a personalized approach. He has worked with many celebrity clients and is currently an athlete for Puma and Onnit. Mendez is also the Co-Host of the Sweat It Out Podcast and is considered as one of the top influential people in Miami.[6]

Mendez has hosted multiple fitness events and is one of the Top Influencers for the Miami Heat and Miami Dolphins. He has also been featured in several media outlets like Men’s Health Magazine, Men’s Journal, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Sports, New York Weekly, Future Sharks, Thrive Global, La Progressive, Medium, Yolo Daily, Times Bulletin, All Health Channel, Stay Fit 305, Miami Vibes Magazine, Voyage Mia, Miami Under 40 and others.[7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15]

Early life and education

Mendez was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He attended a private school, Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School, where he completed his high school education. During this time, Mendez played football and wrestling. He was also a member of the Key Club.[16]

In 2011, Mendez pursued a three-year-long course in Exercise Science at Miami Dade College. In 2014, Mendez joined the Equinox Academy in New York to pursue a diploma course in personal training.

Career

Mendez started his career as a personal trainer in 2011 when he joined Bally Total Fitness. By the end of 2011, Mendez became a master trainer at LA Fitness, where he worked for over two years. In 2014 Mendez started personal training at Equinox.

Mendez started leveraging social media in 2013, posting snippets of his workout sessions and how-to videos for his audience. He soon gained popularity and earned a name in the health and fitness sector.[17][18]

In 2016, Mendez founded MFPRO, a community for sports enthusiasts and an active platform where he shares exclusive content related to workouts, nutrition, high-level mindset, self-growth, entrepreneurship, business, inspiration, social media tactics, lifestyle, fitness, and health. In 2017, Mendez became a co-owner of a personal training facility called MSP Athletics.[19]

Mendez, as a social media influencer, leverages social media’s power for networking, interaction, growth, and to help people gain online traction.[20]

Mendez signed as an athlete and coach for Puma in 2017. He is also a co-host of a fitness podcast, Sweat It Out Podcast, where Mendez and Joshua Evans talk about Health, Fitness and Mindset, Entrepreneurship.[21][22][23]

Awards

Mendez is the recipient of the 2018 Top Health & Fitness Coach In Miami award and One of the top influential people in Miami award.[24] He also secured the first place award in the Puma Summit, which was awarded by Usain Bolt. [25]

Licenses and certifications

  • NCSF, National Council on Strength and Fitness (Issued in 2015)
  • AAAI/ISMA, The American Aerobic Association International (Issued in 2011)
  • CPR & AED by the American Heart Association (Issued in 2010)
  • Tap or Snap Fighter Conditioning Coach, Tap or Snap Gym Inc.(Issued in April 2012)
  • Pre/Post Natal, Equinox (Issued in 2014)
  • Animal Flow, Equinox (Issued in 2015)
  • ViPR, Equinox (Issued in 2015)
  • Kettle Bells Level 1, Equinox (Issued in 2015)
  • FMS Level 1 & 2, Functional Movement Systems (Issued in 2015)
  • Trigger Point, TriggerPoint Performance Therapy (Issued in 2015)
  • Healthy Living, ALISON (Issued in 2015)
  • Precision Nutrition lvl.1, Precision Nutrition (Issued in 2016)
  • Human Optimization Movement (Issued in 2018)
  • Enter The Flow 2018
  • PPSC 2020

In the media

           

References

  1. Stories, Local. "Meet Anthony Mendez of MFPRO - Voyage MIA Magazine | Miami City Guide". Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  2. "Anthony Mendez Instagram". Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  3. "Anthony Mendez Helps Fellow Fitness Coaches Move Toward Six Figures". www.accesswire.com. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  4. "Meet Anthony Mendez a Top Powerhouse in the Fitness & Health Industry | 🚘 LatestLY". LatestLY. 8 August 2020. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  5. "Anthony Mendez Helps Fellow Fitness Coaches Move Toward Six Figures". AP NEWS. 17 September 2020. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  6. "February 2019". Flipsnack. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  7. Medina, Johnny (25 June 2020). "Meet The Fitness Coach for YOU; Anthony Mendez". Medium. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  8. "These Swolemates Found Love: Meet 4 Miami Fit Couples". STAY FIT 305. 12 February 2018.
  9. Medina, Johnny (25 June 2020). "Meet The Fitness Coach for YOU; Anthony Mendez". Medium. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  10. "Check out on Inc.com!". Inc.com. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  11. "Anthony Mendez Helps Fellow Fitness Coaches Move Toward Six Figures". Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  12. "How This Fitness Expert Scaled His Business to $20,000 a Month with His Unique Style of Training". Future Sharks. 16 April 2019. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  13. "Anthony Mendez". Health Channel. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  14. "Anthony Mendez on Instagram: "➖ #TheInfluencerStoreShop ➖ . I have to start by saying I'm truly blessed and what a honor to have been able to appear in the front cover…"". Instagram. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  15. "GlobalPro Health & Fitness At Kamps Fitness: Escape The Office And Focus On A Better You! | GlobalPro". 20 February 2019. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  16. "Entrepreneur Anthony Mendez Shares His Top Tips For Avoiding Stress And Achieving Success". News Break. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  17. "ANTHONY MENDEZ PROVIDES BESPOKE PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINING PROGRAM IN MIAMI AREA THROUGH MENDEZFITNESS.COM & MENDEZFITNESSPRO.COM - Press Release - Digital Journal". www.digitaljournal.com. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  18. "Why You Should Be Drinking Kangen Alkalized Water". STAY FIT 305. 5 January 2019. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  19. "Anthony Mendez Guides Fitness Coaches to Reign on Social Media". LA Wire. 15 September 2020. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  20. Marie, Sarah (1 October 2020). "Anthony Mendez Helping Fitness Coaches Scale Their Business". New York Weekly. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  21. "Interview with Powerhouse Fitness & Health Entrepreneur- Anthony Mendez !". YOLO DAILY. 5 August 2020. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  22. "What Is A Mantra You Live By? 17 Miami Fitness Trainers Tell All". STAY FIT 305. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  23. "Story not found…". Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  24. "25 Miami Fitness Trainers You Need to Follow in 2018". STAY FIT 305. 24 January 2018. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  25. Foster, Shane T. (9 August 2020). "Anthony Mendez Shares 3 Tips On Growing Your Social Media as a Health & Fitness Coach". Time Bulletin. Retrieved 7 October 2020.

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