Owner - Chris Brainard

Chris was born was in San Antonio and then moved to Southlake where he went K-12. After playing football at Southlake Carroll and winning 2 State Championships he went on to play football at the University of North Texas. Chris is passionate about helping others improve their performance and helping them achieve their goals.


  • Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology & Exercise Science
  • EXOS Performance Speciliast
  • CPPS (Certified Physical Preparation Specialist)
  • NASM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer)
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1
  • Precision Nutrition Level 2
  • Postural Restoration Institute (Myokinematic Restoration)

Dir. of Performance
Tyler Duck

Hi everyone! I’m Tyler. I grew up playing baseball and basketball and continued playing all the way through high school. I enjoy helping athletes and adults get stronger and more powerful. Can’t wait to meet you and help you achieve your fitness goals.


  • Master of Kinesiology, George Mason University
  • Bachelor of Science, Texas Tech University
  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS)



529 Industrial Blvd suite 101, Grapevine, TX 76051

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