At TORQUE – Our trainers not only talk the talk – we walk the walk. We have trainers who specialize in all aspects of fitness – meaning you can be sure that you’ll be working with someone who has experience getting results. Every trainer is professionally certified and has years of experience working with clients. To inquire about working with one of our trainers – call us at 416-642-1010, or email dan@torquebarbell.com.

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DAN PETKOVSEK CSCS(AFPA), PTS, Sports Nutritionist 
Owner of TORQUE BARBELL
Professional powerlifter and National Record Holder. Certified Sports Conditioning Specialist, Sports Nutritionist & TORQUE Powerlifting Coach. Specializing in – Strength training, powerlifting, sports/athletic performance, body transformations.


GARRETT MOHER PTS, PN1
Garrett is a Nationally qualified men’s physique competitor, certified personal trainer and Precision Nutrition Coach. He specializes in body transformations, photoshoot/competition prep and men’s physique posing. Garrett works with both men and women of all ages with a wide range of fitness goals.


ALANNA TASSONE NASM-CPT, Holistic Nutritionist  
Alanna’s goal is to help others include a holistic, yet sustainable and realistic approach to food and training. She specializes in body transformations, and vegan/vegetarian meal planning for fitness enthusiasts. “I hope you all enjoy my fun and easy taco bowls and chocolate pudding while you crush your goals this year!”  


KRISTIAN KARTASHOV PTS, NCCP1, PN1 
Kris is experienced in strength training, bodyweight training, olympic lifting, and athletic performance. He ensures his clients have variety in their training through strength, flexibility, mobility, abdominal strength, and cardiovascular endurance. This give his clients a well-rounded physique with improved health.


MELISSA PEREIRA PTS 
Melissa is a certified personal trainer, specialized in strength training and body transformations. She strives to help her clients achieve sustainable personal, health, and fitness goals that will last beyond their time together in the gym. She is a former bikini competitor and is currently training for powerlifting in 2020.


NICOLETTE ASHBY PTS 
Nicolette is a former client – turned trainer at TORQUE. She has made an incredible transformation in her body and mind through losing nearly 80lbs, and gaining a massive amount of strength – and now competing in powerlifting and strength sports. She relates to her clients on a very personal level having been in their shoes previously.


ERICA NAGY PTS, PN1, MA 
Erica is a competitive powerlifter; She placed 2nd at the WPC World Championshps and gold medal at CPF Nationals 2018. She is a powerlifting and strength coach, certified personal trainer, nutrition coach, and mental health/ mindset specialist with over 13 years in the field.


Independent Trainers

Independent trainers are invited to use our facility to operate their personal training and fitness businesses. They are not employed by TORQUE, however we have a close working relationship with them. For information about operating your business at TORQUE, email dan@torquebarbell.com

 

MARGHERITA DI BARI PTS, IFBB Bikini Pro, Holistic Nutritionist 
Margherita is an IFBB Pro Bikini & Fitness Competitor. She won her IFBB Pro card in 2016. Margherita operates her training company – Find Your Fire – at TORQUE BARBELL.


RODRIGO AGUIRRE PTS, FSTE, TRX ST 
Rodrigo owns Silverback Fitness. He is a Certified Personal Trainer, Fascial Stretch Therapist, as well as TRX Certified. He has extensive knowledge and experience working with clients. “We provide workouts and meal plans depending on our athletes goals and needs.”


BRENDAN VOGAN PTS 
Brendan is a Certified Personal Trainer with experience helping clients of various fitness and experience backgrounds. He attended university where he completed a Kinesiology Degree and has extensive knowledge of the body and physiology.