Mike Hayden

Mike is an award winning strength and conditioning coach. Mike co-manages the fitness studio, personal training and corporate fitness training programs. He has an extensive sports-specific, strength and conditioning background and currently works with athletes and teams in various sports and at all levels.

Mike is the innovator of the P.A.R.E./ PREP course and has trained many successful applicants for the Ottawa, Ontario, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police forces and the Ottawa Fire Dept.

He is an exercise nutrition specialist licensed under Dr. John Berardi PhD, one of the world's foremost exercise nutrition experts.

Mike's many designations include:

Mike is certified as a personal trainer and a Certified Fitness Consultant. His certifications include:

He is also an Adaptive Fitness Specialist, holds a Coach Level certification from Canadian Hockey Association (CHA), holds a Black Belt in Kempo Karate and Purple Belt in Jui Jitsu, and is certified in CPR and first aid.

Mike has been featured in many print publications and television programs including, The Ottawa Citizen, The Ottawa Sun, CJOH TV, The A Channel and Active Living magazine.

Mike lectures to the public and his peers on, strength training, sport-specific conditioning, sports nutrition, and healthy lifestyle changes.  He is a highly sought after public speaker and a consultant to many government agencies, high tech firms and corporations.