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Brien Shamp

Brien Shamp

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248 A Harbor Blvd
Belmont, CA 94002
United States
T: 650-654-4604

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Females who are over-committed, over-stressed, over-worked, over-tired, over-fat, depressed and want to start putting themselves first, or atleast higher in the priority scale.

About My Business:


Brien’s desire is to help as many people as possible achieve whatever they want in life. Specifically, Brien has a special interest in helping women and even more specifically mother’s who are over-committed, over-whelmed, over-worked, stressed, anxious, frustrated and sleep deprived. As a husband and father of two, Brien observes how difficult it is these days for the woman of the house to maintain balance. Brien also can empathize given he has worked with thousands of women all over the world for the last 21 years, helping them decrease stress, weight, pain, and improve hormonal balance. Via the process of stress reduction, Brien has helped thousands of women look and feel better. Women on Brien’s programs have lost their muffin tops, felt sexier, got back into their skinny jeans, reduced hot flashes, improved fertility, decreased anxiety, improved their relationships, achieved the feeling of completion, felt happy again, improved efficiency at work so they can spend more time with their families, reduced digestive issues, become aware of food sensitivities, reactivities, intolerances and allergies, reduced neck, back, hip, knee and foot pain and more. In summary, Brien coaches both men & women clients around the world to optimize efficiency. Within months his clients reduce their pains of life and learn to appreciate what life has to offer. Brien holds a B.S. in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Biomechanics from U.C. Davis and completed extensive graduate studies in the field of Exercise Physiology and Adapted Physical Education at SF State University. He is a Level II Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach, Metabolic Typing Consultant and NRT (Nutrition Response Testing) Practitioner. Brien is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA and has been a Certified Personal Trainer through numerous organizations since 1990. Brien is also a Certified Olympic Weightlifting Coach, Speed, Agility, & Conditioning Instructor, Nike Total Conditioning Instructor, Reiki Practitioner, Medical Massage Therapist, Accupressurist, Acu-Yoga Instructor, Therapeutic Yoga Instructor and in training to be a Spirtual Director. Brien has EXPERIENCE. Each week he works with approximately 300 clients and students of all ages (up to 105 years old) and abilities. He has been the Conditioning Specialist for several colleges in the area: College of San Mateo (CSM), University of Notre Dame, Santa Clara University and Menlo College. From 1998-2004, Brien was an Adapted Physical Education Instructor at Foothill College, where he taught elderly and mentally disabled students to enhance their overall functional capacity through exercise in various settings. Brien is recognized as a Master Trainer by IDEA. In 2000, he won the World’s Best Personal Trainer Contest by Met-Rx and was a judge in 2001. In 2009, Brien and his staff at Optimal Fitness were nominated “Best in the Bay” for Weight Loss by KRON 4. Brien is a LEADER. A trainer of the trainers, Brien is often sought out to present seminars to personal trainers, physicians, nutritionists, coaches, physical therapists, chiropractors and others who want knowledge in athletic performance enhancement, functional conditioning and nutrition. He conducts ongoing trainings to the trainers at his studio and the Menlo Fit Program. Brien is an INNOVATOR. In 1999, Brien developed the award winning Optimal Fitness Nutrition Program (OFNP), which is a comprehensive lifestyle program, especially for people desiring weight loss and enhanced quality of life. In 2000, he developed the worldwide Athletic Training Program (ATP). The principles of ATP are utilized in hundreds of fitness facilities, colleges and athletic teams worldwide. From 2002-2009, he opened the Optimal Fitness Lifestyle Center, which helped thousands of people around the BayArea. In 2010, Brien opened a Personal Training studio in Belmont with Johnny Suarez “Belmont Personal Training & Nutrition”, started SF Bay Area Fit Body Boot Camp at San Mateo Gymnastics and became the Program Director for Menlo Fit in Menlo Park. So far in 2011, Brien opened Burlingame Fit Body Boot Camp and plans to commit to providing services to help mothers reduce stress, and look and feel their absolute best. He consults with clients all over the world, medical practitioners and health clubs to optimize programs and increase sales.

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