Zach is a 33-year-old realtor and self-proclaimed hot dog slanger.
Q: What got you started working out?
A: I need all the strength and endurance I can get in order to keep up with Harper.
Q: How many days per week do you typically work out? What groups are you a part of?
A: I work out 3x weekly right now. Member of Strength Collective semi private training.
Q: What’s your favorite exercise?
A: Bench and running!
Q: What’s your favorite post-workout meal/snack?
Q: What do you find most challenging about working out?
A: Finding time to make it to the gym.
Q: What keeps you motivated to work out regularly?
A: I like to push myself to new levels. Working out is pretty much just playing a bunch of little games with yourself. Have fun with it!
Q: What advice do you have for someone who’s thinking about getting started in the gym?
A: Get your butt in here! In my opinion, the hardest part about going to the gym is going to the gym. Once you’ve been here a few times and start to develop a routine it gets kinda fun.
Q: What is something you couldn’t do when you started, that you can do now?
A: General mobility. I can move around so much easier now than when I first started the gym.
Q: What fitness accomplishment are you most proud of?
A: Being able to run like Forrest Gump!
Q: What goals are you working on now?
A: I tore my ACL/meniscus and had surgery earlier this year. My goal is to get into better shape than before my knee injury.
Q: Tell us a random fact about yourself that people might not know:
A: I could watch pimple popping videos for hours.
Q: What’s your favorite thing about working out at The Strength Collective?
A: Belonging to a tribe who wants to see me succeed. It’s great to have knowledgeable trainers who will keep you accountable and have your back. I also value the friendships I’ve made at the gym. You develop a camaraderie when you’re getting your butt kicked together.