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John Li

Personal Trainer

John Li

John started his career at the 14th Street Y as a camp counselor and shortly afterwards transitioned over to fitness as a Fitness Monitor. He became certified as an ACE Personal Trainer and began training clients within a year. He would train clients whenever he could while he was completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology at Brooklyn College. He approaches all of his clients with the intention of ensuring longevity and seeing incremental improvement in their overall fitness.


ACE certified Personal Trainer
ACE Certified Nutrition Specialist
USAW Sports Performance Coach Level 1
USATF Coach Level 1
Ukraine 2 week Olympic weightlifting camp in Ukraine April 2017
American Red Cross CPR/AED


I have an identical twin brother who is also a personal trainer