In this week's Podcast #47, we are joined by one of Canada's top strength coaches, Michael Petrella.
Michael is the owner and head trainer at STG Strength and Power. To date Michael has opened and expanded through 5 facilities over the past 12 plus years. Michael is the current recipient of the coveted R.E.C. “Envy Award,” earned for his current training location, which is regarded by many as one of the finest and best equipped private gyms in the world. Michael works one-on-one with clients, who range from young teens to 70 and 80 year olds.
Michael holds several high-level certifications including being a MEDX /HIT/Arthur Jones certified personal trainer with the I.A.R.T. and a Certified Master Trainer with S.P.A.R.T.A.
Michael’s achievements include being recognized by the World Head of Family Sokeship Council for having the “Most Innovative Training Program” and being published in Fitness Science Annual and RescindX’s Strength from the Shadows magazine.
Michael and his team at STG are known for working with competitive power lifters. They have trained two clients to WPC/AWPC World Championships in powerlifting and the powerlifting team has achieved over 50 world records that are recognized in 4 different powerlifting organizations – the WPC, RPS, 100% Raw, and IPA.
TAKU’s NOTE: Jesse and I were lucky enough to meet Michael Petrella and other members of the STG Team at the 2019 Resistance Exercise Conference in Minnesota. We are both looking forward to having the opportunity of visiting Michael and his team to explore all of the amazing machines, and strength training tools he has amassed at STG.