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Joe Antouri
CEO-Founder-President

Joe started his career in the Fitness and Nutrition industries over 30 years ago. With extensive academic and experience in Nutrition Counseling, Joe operated the Personal training & Nutritional Department at World Gym and Gold’s Gym for over 20 Years.

Joe’s passion in the Health and Fitness Industry has earned him the highest bodybuilding awards in the United States and the World.

The Personal Trainers Association has evolved to being the Harvard of Certification in the World, accredited and recognized. PROPTA books are translated in many languages and the personal trainers association is currently very active in 183 countries.

The Personal Trainers Association is the only organization endorsed and recognized by the IFBB PRO League Worldwide in 203 countries as well as accredited and approved in the US and the World.

To reach Mr. Antouri, you may call the Personal Trainers Association World headquarters in Los Angeles.

Telephone:: (818) 766-3317
Location:: Los Angeles, Ca “USA”
Website:: www.joeantouri.com
Email:: info@propta.com

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Mike Sable
PROPTA Senior Executive Vice President

PROPTA Master Professional Personal Trainer
PROPTA Certified Nutrition Specialist CNS*
3x Mr. World, 3x Mr. Universe, Mr. America

Mike Sable has been teaching for over 25 years world wide. His seminars are not only educational but motivational. As an Executive Vice President of the Personal Trainers Association and a Board Certifying member of the PROPTA National Board of Nutritional Examiners, he is recognized one of the Best Educators in the Fitness & Nutrition industry.

He currently holds his teaching credentials from the PROPTA and the NBNE and a Master Level Professional Personal Trainer, the highest level credential as a personal trainer and an educator.

Mike Sable is recognized World Wide by the industry. The Personal Trainers Association “PROPTA” is proud to have Mike on its elite staff. Mike Sable travels the world certifying students with fellows IFBB PROS. To reach Mike Sable, please call the Personal Trainers Association corporate office at 818-766-3317.

Telephone:: (818) 766-3317
Location:: Woodland Hills, CA
Website:: www.mikesable.com
Email:: getzipped@earthlink.net

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Dr. Charles Antouri
Vice President Of the Medical Board Committee

Dr. Antouri is a board certified chiropractor. His specialties include Chiropractic adjusting, holistic nutrition, detoxification, soft tissue mobilization, strengthening and conditioning. He serves on the Medical Committee of the Personal Trainers Association as Vice President and lectures nationwide on nutrition, bio-mechanics and general health.
Telephone:: (530) 273-6192
Location:: Grass Valley, CA 95945
Website:: www.antouri.com
Email:: drcharles@antouri.com

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Charles Glass
PROPTA Senior Executive Vice President

PROPTA Master Professional Personal Trainer
PROPTA Nutrition Specialist CNS*
Mr. World / IFBB PRO

Charles began weight lifting at the age of 22. He entered his 1st show, The Iron Man, which was a combination of Body Building and Power Lifting. Charles enjoyed competing and won The World Championship in 1983 in Singapore. He is considered The Best of The Best in the world in Personal Training and Nutrition, training celebrities, professional athletes in every sport, magically transforming athletes into super athletes. Charles Glass holds a Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology and Sport Science. Currently as the Vice President of the Personal Trainers Association, educating and certifying students in Venice, California at the Mecca of Body building.

Telephone:: (818) 766-3317
Location:: Venice, CA 90291
Website:: www.charles-glass.com  
Email:: CharlesGlass@propta.com

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Seung Hwan Lee
PROPTA Senior Director-Examiner for Korea

PROPTA Master Professional Personal Trainer
PROPTA Certified Nutrition Specialist CNS*

Sean Lee is the first USPTA/PROPTA director to introduce the program to South Korea. As a well known Master Trainer® of the USPTA/PROPTA in Korea, he has gained notoriety and appeared on Television shows including the Korean version of “The Biggest Loser” “Diet War” where he guides the challengers how to lose fat and improve their health. Since his certification as a USPTA/PROPTA director in 2007, Sean Lee has certified hundreds of Korean trainers to date. He currently holds his teaching credentials from the USPTA/PROPTA as Master Level Professional Personal Trainer, the highest level credential as a personal trainer and and educator. Sean Lee is active in competition around the world. Sean offers the same certification program as the PROPTA in the United States.Sean was recently inducted in the PROPTA hall of fame for his dedication and loyalty to the sport.

Telephone:: 010-3770-0924
Location::  Seoul, Korea
Website:: www.bodyschool.co.kr
Email:: flexxlee@hotmail.com

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Sherry Goggin
PROPTA Senior Vice President of Women Fitness

Professional Personal Trainer

as a PROPTA  Vice President, she has her hands full. Sherry’s carreer is always on the move. With the BS degree in Business and finance, she manages to run and operate few companies. Always in the health and fitness industry, as a Fitness America National Champion, a super model, real estate agent, insurance agent,Clothes designer with her own clothing line called FitGirlWear – www.FitGirlWear.com – she is also the head of Sales division for a new company called FitGum – FITGUM.net, a gum for weight loss.

Telephone:: (818) 766-3317
Location::  Los Angeles, CA
Website:: www.sherrygoggin.com
Email:: info@propta.com

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Robert Godwin
PROPTA Senior Director for Older Adults Fitness & Nutrition

Master Professional Personal Trainer

Rob has been a Professional Personal Trainer for over twenty years.  He Graduated from Brigham Young University in 1980 with a BA.  He has held certifications in personal training from ISSA, NASM, 24 Hour Fitness and the PROPTA also known as the Personal Trainers Association, where he currently holds the title of Director and Master Trainer and an Approved Program Provider for Continuing education. He is currently a senior supervisor at Golds Gym in California.

Having competed in many bodybuilding competitions, the placing of which he is most proud is second place in the California State Championships, Over-50 Men’s Category. This was achieved after a prolonged illness, hospitalization and surgery.  Ask him about it, he’ll tell you the whole story.

Aside from being a very experienced trainer in the usual areas of weight loss, body shaping and athletic training, Rob also specializes in the area of training older individuals, having worked with clients even in their 80’s. He has extensive training and has done his own research in the special training and nutrition needed by older adults.

He has also begun working with clients who have suffered brain injuries or who struggle with neuro-muscular diseases, using specialized neuro-muscular reeducation techniques.

As a Director and Examiner for the Personal Trainers Association, Rob certifies trainers in Personal training and nutrition, specializing in older adult and special populations. His education and knowledge is unsurpassed. Rob offers CEUs credits for all personal trainers in practical application, nutrition and training and fitness for the older population. Rob is a approved program provider for the PROPTA.

Telephone:: (818) 917-0521
Location::  Los Angeles, CA
Email:: info@propta.com

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Jem Welsh
Senior Director-Examiner of Nutrition & Dietetics

PROPTA Master Professional  Personal Trainer
PROPTA Certified Nutrition Specialist CNS*

“The Shredder”: Jem Welsh, CNS, MPPT

When bikini competitors, professional bodybuilders, film and TV celebrities and modeling agencies need an edge in body image, they call the original “Shredder”, Jem Welsh. Jem is a Certified Nutrition Specialist and Master Professional Private Trainer in the Southern California area and Director of Nutrition for The Professional Personal Trainers Association (PROPTA), home of the IFBB Pros. His clientele – from competitors in NPC and IFBB ranks, to NFL, PGA, NHL and NCAA athletes – trust Jem’s ability to prepare them using his signature “Whole Body” health programs. He is the “go-to” professional for celebrities seeking the camera-ready look with his trusted “Red Carpet” quick-tone programs. With over 30 years of successful results, Jem has earned his nickname many times over.

Jem is also a highly-sought educator. He has provided Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits of study to over 3000 physicians, pharmacists and dieticians, in the relative fields of metabolic nutrition, hormonal health and natural medicine topics. As an expert in metabolic/hormonal action, Jem is referral of choice for hormonal lab interpretation, both from doctors and bodybuilders. Jem is also a product development expert in the nutrition industry, with over 200 products of his design on the market, including his functional food products ClenZ and CutZ, the innovative body cleansing and sculpting food powders and collaboration with Mr. USA, Joe Antouri, to produce the innovative FitGum.

As Director of Nutritional Education at PROPTA, Jem lectures on metabolic science and counseling application, enabling trainers to call upon is experience to broaden their private-training business. His passion for his work, devotion to the cause of fitness and his astounding results in the field over the past 25 years has been formally recognized in 2011, with induction into the Personal Trainers Hall of Fame – the only non-titled bodybuilder pro to achieve this honor.

Jem maintains offices in Newport Beach and Beverly Hills, California.

Telephone:: (949) 999-3341
Location:: Newport Beach – Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Website::  www.jemwelsh.com
Email:: info@jemwelsh.com

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Dr. Micheal Walszak MD.
Vice President Of the Medical Board Committee

Renowned thyroid and diabetes researcher publishing an effective thyroid-vitamin treatment for the atherosclerotic component in diabetic retinopathy- Journal Of Applied Nutrition,vol. 24 no’s 1 & 2 spring 1972 Coauthored two acclaimed books ” Nutrition and Well Being ” and “Nutrition Applied Personally .

Presided as President, Editor, and Board member, of the prestigious Journal Of Applied Nutrition during a 20 Year association. Currently he is the Personal Trainers Association “PROPTA”  Vice President of the Medical Board since it implementation in 1995.

Telephone:: (818) 766-3317
Location:: San Diego, CA 95945
Email:: micwalc@aol.com

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