Meet Our Trainers!
Contact a personal trainer below with questions or to set up an initial consult!
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First time clients can enjoy a complementary 60 minute training session
to get you acclimated to the facility and your trainer.
Mark Whittington II:
Mark has spent the last 7 years in the Health & Fitness industry. Throughout his journey in the industry, Mark has had the opportunity to work in different markets with people from the ages of 5 to 81! He has been a personal trainer and performance coach in Greensboro, NC, a Program Director and Head Coach and Nutrition Consultant in Charlotte, NC and Virginia. His passion to push his clients to exceed their goals is undeniable.
Giovanni De Matteis:
Gio first started with Muay Thai Kickboxing about 15 years ago. He later persued CrossFit as method of getting in shape. He really found his passion in a strength/conditioning approach to fitness after getting certified in kettlebells, first with the World Kettlebell Club and then the Russian Kettlebell Challenge as an RKC Level 2 Instructor. This passion led him to Functional Movement Screen Level 1 & 2 where he learned to better assess mobility/movement.
Tiffani has been working as a group training instructor and personal trainer for over ten years. She is an experienced trainer that has helped her clients reach their goals with a variety of physical and mental health conditions including: morbid obesity, Traumatic Brain injury, joint replacements, chronic anxiety/depression, and conditions causing chronic pain. In 2007 she graduated from Shepherd University with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, and in 2012 with a Masters from California University of Pennsylvania in Enhanced Athletic Performance and Injury Prevention. Her certifications include the American College of Sports Medicine, National Association of Sports Medicine and the National Association of Speed and Explosion.
One of 11 kids originally from a small town in Western North Carolina, Tim found his passion for fitness while a student at UNC-Chapel Hill where he graduated with degrees in Exercise Sport Science and Psychology. He interned at the UNC-CH Olympic Weight Room assisting the Head Strength Coaches in training athletes for a variety of sports, where he really developed his passion for sports training. An athlete himself, Tim played Ultimate Frisbee in College and continued his passion for the sport on to a local professional team, The Raleigh Flyers. He was also a member of the USA U-23 National Team who won gold in London this past summer. His love for sports makes helping others train for them a joy. He is a Certified Personal Trainer through NASM and is working towards his CSCS. Contact: email@example.com
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Chain Effect is a comprehensive therapy and training studio that unites a collaborative team of experts to help you maximize your fitness and wellness results. To help you achieve optimal health, we offer premier services in physical therapy, nutrition counseling, personal training, small group fitness classes, and special gym memberships. Conveniently located at Blue Ridge Road and Lake Boone Trail, our studio is quickly accessible from Downtown, Midtown and West Raleigh, and Cary.
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Physical Therapy and Performance Enhancement
2501 Blue Ridge Rd, Ste G130
Raleigh, NC 27607
P: (919) 594-1885
F: (919) 200-7227
Hours of Operation
Gym: 24/7 Access
Services by Appointment