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A celebrated personal trainer based in Nashville, Gunnar stands out in the fitness industry with over 30 years of diverse experience. Known for his functional training expertise and dedication to evolving fitness techniques, Gunnar infuses his dynamic approach and unique humor into every training session.

His approach is centered around strength training methods that are practical and applicable beyond the gym —from everyday life to professional sports arenas.

With a client list as diverse as his training methods, he has worked with athletes from the NBA, NHL, NFL, MLB, USTA, professional boxing (male AND female!) and various NCAA sports. His tenure as the former Director of Strength and Endurance for the Los Angeles Lakers further underscores his wide-ranging impact in the realm of professional sports.

Gunnar’s influence extends to the entertainment industry, with many film and TV celebrities seeking his guidance in preparing for roles and have stayed on to become year-round clients, making him a cornerstone of their fitness regiment.

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