Celebrity personal trainer was an overweight teen who turned his life around and now seeks to inspire others.
Fitness expert Michael George knows what it’s like to feel uncomfortable in your own body. As an overweight teenager, he didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life. After beginning an intensive fitness program when he was 17, however, George turned his life around and in doing so, found his calling. Today, he’s not only one of the premier fitness and lifestyle coaches in the country, but he has also worked as a personal trainer for some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities.
Like many proponents of healthy living, George didn’t always have the prize physique he is famous for today. “I grew up a chubby kid with bad eating habits, extremely introverted and shy,” he told Epica Health. That all changed when he began a Charles Atlas weight training program at age 17. Suddenly, within a very short period of time, his physique changed and his self-esteem skyrocketed. George realized he had natural talent as an athlete and excelled at various sports. He also went to UCLA