Performance Athlete, Bodybuilder, Personal Trainer, Security Expert
Brian Gardner, Owner of Body Shop Fitness, has always been involved in competitive sports - including Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Strongman and Triathlons - for the past 20 years. Now he is able to bring his passion to life through others in the community as a certified trainer and the founder of his own gym. He has been a member for over 12 years of Omega Force Christian Power Team which has appeared on America’s Got Talent and the Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic in 2013; Judged for the American Power Lifting League, the American Strongman League and for NGA Bodybuilding, Fitness, and Figure Competitions; and has promoted a Powerlifting meet at Body Shop Fitness for the past four years which he plans to expand in 2014. Brian also holds multiple state records in powerlifting.
Prior to fitness center ownership, Brian gained over 24 years management experience as the Warden in 3 different high security prisons. During this time he was a Certified Law Enforcement Special Operations/Emergency Preparedness Instructor and Tactical Team/Special Ops Team member and leader.
Brian has a Bachelor of Science Degree from MTSU and is near completion of his Master of Science.