Ben has been a part of the One to One Fitness team since 2005. He currently holds certifications through the NSCA, USA Powerlifting, and Hardstyle Kettlebell Club and previously held certifications through CrossFit and USA Weightlifting. Ben takes a calculated approach to training people of all levels. His training style focuses on a balance of exercise technique, structured programming, rest, recovery, to promote long term success. Ben played sports growing up, and spent about 15 years training in various styles of martial arts. He competed for 3 years in both Muay Thai and MMA cage fighting. Ben currently participates in powerlifting competitions as a class 1 competitor in the USAPL. He was the USAPL State Champion in 2014 and 2016, as well as the Midwest Regional Champion in 2016. Outside of the gym, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa, and daughter, Lizza.