Hailing from the northeast, Brandon Davis moved to Wilmington, NC in 2008 and quickly made an impact with the local cycling scene. Known through his mechanic skills at local bike shop (Two Wheeler Dealer) he quickly made a mark on the regional triathlon, road, cyclocross scene and moved up the ladder, clinching his most recent accomplishments: 2011 Lake Placid Ironman Finisher; 2012 NC State Masters 40k Time Trial Champion (2nd place); and the 2011/12 NC State Cyclocross Champion (1st place CX4).
Formerly a mountain bike racer, Brandon brought the discipline of training and racing into various facets of his life here in Wilmington. Brandon can still be found building trails with the local SORBA (Southern Off-Road Biking Assoc.) chapter as race director for the Coastal Carolina Off-Road Series, however his personal passion lies more in roadracing and cyclocross these days with his local club Port City Velo.
As both an ongoing student and practitioner of Exercise Science and its relationship with power-based training, Brandon brings cyclists from various degrees of experience to new levels of fitness by implementing knowledge gained from years of riding, racing,and training. With his background in various disciplines from iron-distance triathlon, cyclocross, 24-hour mountain bike racing to the simple desire to push your friends at the local club ride, Brandon can help you meet and exceed your goals regarding cycling fitness by utilizing our state of the art CompuTrainer facility here at Fitness For Life.
Brandon looks forward to helping you achieve your goals for the upcoming season!
Hello, my name is Blaze Winterstein and I'm honored to be apart of the Fitness For Life Staff. I graduated with my Bachelors in Exercise Science at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and working towards my Masters in Physical Therapy. I believe this is the perfect career path for me because it allows me to help others' lives and well-being while being active and involved through fitness and nutrition. FITNESS FOR LIFE is the perfect slogan for my life because it's what I grew up around and have loved ever since I was young. I believe my love for fitness came to fruition because my father owned and operated a gym for 25 years and that's where I spent the majority of my time. For me it has always been intriguing to learn new and improved ways of fitness and well-being. Henry Ford once said, "Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty," which works perfectly for fitness because if you're not learning something new on how to improve and modify your body and lifestyle then your mind and body will become complacent.
Sports and fitness played a significant part of his life and included neighborhood and organized teams. Coaching was a natural progression for Eric Torrey.
"I have always enjoyed coaching because it allows you to challenge an individual to push themselves beyond what they ever thought was possible," says Torrey.
his is true whether he's coaching someone to lose weight, to compete in their first sprint triathlon or to complete a century ride. He's able to fit the needs of seasoned competitors looking to PR in their favorite distance or beginners in their first race. At Fitness for Life, Eric will work to inspire you to reach your potential and achieve some goals you never even thought were possible.
Ted Farrell is one of Fitness for Life's newest trainers - but he's no stranger to the area. In 2010, Encore magazine named him one of Wilmington’s best trainers (Best of Wilmington 2010 2nd runner-up for best personal trainer). Ted received his B.S in Exercise Science from the University of Mount Union in 2002 and has held a national certification in personal training from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for over ten years. Ted currently is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) for the Nation Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Ted works with people from all walks of life to safely overcome their challenges and effectively achieve their goals. In addition to personal training, Ted has also had experience as a physical therapy technician.