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Don’t waste your money on intimidating, crowded gyms with subpar personal training services.

Philly Personal Training is the only personal training studio or gym in Philadelphia that’s private and has personal trainers with degrees in exercise science.

267-455-0100 1429 Walnut Street, Suite 401 Philadelphia, PA Mon - Fri 6 am - 9 pm, Sat 9 am - 5 pm, Sun CLOSED

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Brian Maher started Philly Personal Training in the spring of 2009 when he first moved to Philadelphia. He is an experienced, certified personal trainer and strength & conditioning coach.  He received his bachelor’s degree in exercise/sport science from Elon University and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association.  Brian has been featured in Philadelphia Magazine, Be Well Philly, Runner’s World,, and many other media outlets. Brian originally started Philly Personal Training in 2009 as an in home personal training business. He grew […]

Manager, Trainer

Rachel Hydock joined the Philly Personal Training staff in May of 2015. Rachel graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s in kinesiology where she specialized in movement science, being taught not only biomechanics, but also sport psychology, motor behavior and neuroscience. She has spent years after college working in physical therapy, gaining knowledge and first hand experience working with those who have physical limitations while needing rehabilitation. During those years she gained a deep respect and passion for physical fitness, particularly the benefits of living an overall active lifestyle. Rachel decided to become a […]

Personal Trainer

Elizabeth Marmer joined the Philly Personal Training staff in August of 2014. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as a double major with a bachelor’s in exercise science and a bachelor’s in athletic training. During her time in college, she gained experience working with collegiate athletes in injury prevention and injury rehabilitation. After graduation, Elizabeth became a certified personal trainer through the National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT). She then became a personal trainer in West Chester where she further fine-tuned her craft of improving the fitness level of […]

Personal Trainer

Shawn Irving joined the Philly Personal Training staff in June of 2015. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in exercise science, taking classes in anatomy, physiology, exercise testing, and many more related coursework. Prior to joining Philly Personal Training, Shawn trained as a performance specialist and personal trainer at a facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he worked with clients of varying skill sets from adolescents to professional athletes. He also worked at a rehab facility where he assessed and trained healthy individuals as well as individuals in need […]

Personal Trainer

Michael Orzolek joined the Philly Personal Training staff in January 2017. He graduated from Mercyhurst University in 2010 with a bachelor’s in Sports Medicine and from Sacred Heart University in 2014 with a Master’s in Exercise Science and Nutrition. Prior to joining Philly Personal Training, Michael has worked in strength and conditioning, fitness, and rehabilitation settings. Through these his experiences, Michael has worked with clients ranging from beginners to elite athletes. Michael is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). In the […]

Personal Trainer

Matt Godlewski joined the Philly Personal Training staff in July of 2017. He graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. Matt is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Prior to coming to Philly Personal Training, Matt was a tennis instructor at the University of Maryland, instructing clients on tennis skills in addition to speed, strength, and agility drills to help improve their game. He also worked in a physical therapy clinic where he aided […]