Move Well First: A New Path for Coaching Fitness

One of the best things about working in the fitness industry is the constant room for growth and opportunities to learn from the best minds in the industry. As fitness professionals, we hold continuing education in high regard. We aim to continually learn and evolve into better coaches and expect the same from our peers.


One of the worst things about working in the fitness industry is the mass confusion. Professionals and the general public often fall prey to the endless search to find the “next best thing.” Over the last 15 years, I have tried just about everything and anything the industry has to offer. Figuring out what to do to produce the best results has sent us all on a rollercoaster ride.

Justin Grinnell is the Owner of State of Fitness in East Lansing, Michigan. State of Fitness opened up six years ago and is already one of the leading training facilities in the Midwest. State of Fitness has over 350 members who train everyday under his leadership. He also operates a Corporate Wellness facility at Jackson National Life in Okemos, Michigan. In addition to being a facility owner, Justin has his own blog, Grinnell Training , and has been a featured writer for over seven years in...Read more