A Master Trainer and Wellness Nutrition Consultant with more than 15 years of professional experience, Joe Depena founded VP Fitness, LLC in December of 2011. He has an Associates Degree from CCRI in “Liberal Arts & Sciences” and also attended Scranton University with a focus on Business Administration. His extensive background in diverse training areas, include functional, strength, sport-specific, military, and special population training. Joe has received national recognition from Town Sports International for excellence as a personal trainer and fitness professionals such as:
- #1 Master Trainer at Town Sports International 2009-2011;
- Top Regional Performer – Town Sports International 2009
- Business Driver of the Year – Town Sports International 2009
VP Fitness was created because of Joe’s passion for physical fitness and his commitment to support and guide his clients reach their personal best through exercise and nutrition. He is a firm believer that, with the right attitude and the right motivation, anyone can lead a healthier lifestyle and accomplish even more than they thought possible.
Joe is certified by the National Federation of Personal Trainers and by American Fitness Professionals and Associates. In addition to providing personal training services for VP Fitness members, Joe is certified in TRX Suspension Training®, TRX Ripcord Training®, and ViPR Training®. In addition, Joe is a NASM corrective exercise specialist, a Certified Functional Strength Coach, and certified to work with seniors, youth, pre/post natal clients. He instructs group classes such as boot camp and boxing fundamentals as well as serves as a life coach and exercise program design specialist.