Arcadia Fitness Instructors

Arcadia Fitness Instructors

Coach Ben Zhuang


Coach Ben Z. is a professional strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer, and nutritionist who has been active in the fitness industry for over 15 years. He was first certified in 2003 by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. His work experience includes various commercial fitness centers such as Equinox and UFC Gym as well as private personal training and physical therapy studios. Before starting 1A, Ben was a Tier 3 Trainer at Equinox and was the Program Director at the American Fitness and Nutrition Academy where he taught classes and mentored personal trainers. As well as running the 1A Fitness Bootcamp, Ben currently trains a handful of private clients ranging from soccer moms and average joes, to professional athletes and Fortune 500 CEOs.

• NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

• ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

• NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist

• BioForce Certified Conditioning Coach

• ISSN Certified Sports Nutritionist

• FRC Mobility Specialist • Head Instructor at American Fitness and Nutrition Academy

Coach Kevin Mejia

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Coach Kevin has been in the fitness industry as a trainer for over 3 years. He started his fitness journey as a cyclist and skateboarder before becoming a student of Coach Ben Z at the American Fitness and Nutrition Academy. Prior to 1A, Kevin travelled and trained abroad in Germany where he spent a year and a half, he also was at Tier 3 Trainer at Equinox and worked with an online fitness startup between those two. Kevin is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine as well as numerous other certifications ranging from kettlebells to pre and post-natal training.

• NASM Certified Personal Trainer

• Kettlebell Athletics Level 1/2 Certification

• Annette Lang Systems Pre and Post-Partum Certification

• Functional Movement Systems Level 1 Certification

• AFNA Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Specialist

Coach Sebastian MacDonald

Certified Personal Trainer

Coach Sebastian has not yet submitted his bio