Marsalis Burgin is the founder of Burgin Performance Solutions, a Personal Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach for multiple High School Sports, and is also a Corrective Exercise Specialist based out of Cincinnati, Ohio.
As a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist, he always knew he had a passion for helping others meet their fitness goals. He takes pride in reaching clients goals while keeping them safe and using movements they will use in their everyday life. Marsalis excels in teaching correct and safe movement patterns that will lead to improved stability, mobility, strength and power in athletes and adults. He also enjoys having college interns to share his knowledge with and prepare them for the field.
Marsalis is also a Strength and Conditioning coach at Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, OH. He believes that along with preparing his student athletes for competition physically and mentally, this is his opportunity to give back to the youth and prepare them for the obstacles that they will have in the real world.
Marsalis is a graduate from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Promotion with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology. He also completed his certificate of Personal Fitness Trainer at Cincinnati State. Marsalis is a Personal Trainer certified by the American College of Sports Medicine. He is also a Corrective Exercise Specialist certified by National Academy of Sports Medicine. Marsalis has experience working in different local wellness facilities, corporate and private gyms, and Physical Therapy facilities.
Want to know more about Marsalis? See his interview below.
How did you get into your field?
In 2009 I was working as a Health Coach at Mercy Healthplex and one day a member asked me to give her some exercises to do on vacation. A week later she came back and informed me of how the exercises helped her get through her trip with minimal amounts of pain and she was able to play with her grandkids. From then on I knew I wanted to make a positive impact on others’ lives through my gift.
What is your training background?
I started personal training at Mercy Healthplex and Explosion Fitness Solutions in 2011.
From there, I went on to work at Twin Lakes Assisted Living community in the wellness department working with the Physical Therapy team to coordinate workouts for residents.
Who influenced your career path (who have you enjoyed learning from, mentor, etc.)?your career path (who have you enjoyed learning from, mentor, )?
I’ve learned a lot from Mike Boyle and Jason Adams.
What makes you love your field?
I love how I can make a positive impact on someone’s life through my gifts. Personal Training gives you strength. Not only strengthen the body but the mental strength you will need in life.
What kind of clients do you love working with?
I enjoy working with the general population and athletes.
What sets you apart?
I’m a Corrective Exercise Specialist, I take pride in being able to get people out of pain.
What’s your mission?
Our mission is to empower individual growth through quality training. Burgin Performance Solutions wants to serve clients with a great experience. We take pride in simply making people better. Pushing them to lengths they didn’t think were possible and doing it safely. We want to prepare you for life physically and mentally.
What do you do with your spare time?
Spending time with my children
Watching Ohio State football