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Name: Troy Thompson Home Gym: T2 The Gym
1283 Sparks St, Sudbury, ON Canada, P3A 2C7
Specialty: Athlete Development and
Certifications: T2 Training Systems, Training and Nutrition Specialist, S.M.A.R.T. Training Style: T2 Training Methods
High intensity 30-minute workouts.
Why did you become a personal trainer?
I have always wanted to help others, and I know how difficult it is to build the body people strive for. I believe that what we do best is what we are most passionate about, and I am most passionate about fitness and nutrition. Over the years, I have studied nutrition experts like Dr. Mauro Di Pasquale, Charles Poliquin, Louie Simmons, and many others to broaden my knowledge, as well as read and study books and journals on anything and everything physiological. I had to try many approaches with a lot of trial and error to see what worked. I became a personal trainer to help people stop wasting time and get results fast. I take the guesswork out so clients don’t waste time trying to figure out what is best for them. I have been a personal trainer for over 25 years and have 30 years of personal experience training. I have the expertise to train a soccer mom or a professional athlete.
What do you think is the reason your clients gravitated to you?
I have a positive attitude, and I am told I give off a great energy. Clients feel my passion for health, wellness, and athletics. I train and coach people the way I believe the body is supposed to be trained, and I don`t follow trends or fads. I do what is needed to get fast and real results that clients desire. I am confident that I am one of the best at what I do and I strongly believe in and know that T2 Training Systems works undeniably, and therefore clients find me, seek me out, and want to work with me. I have developed a training system that maximizes results in time spent training. I take the guesswork out of training, and my clients achieve their goals. I build an amazing rapport with my clients during this short time. It is an efficient, effective release or outlet for clients to get in and get out and get it done. It is very convenient and conforms to any lifestyle in this busy day and age.
Greatest client success story
I have so many client success stories that it is hard to pick just one. Each client has their success story when they reach their goal. One of my greatest success stories is of a client who had recently moved to Ontario and wanted to become a professional bodybuilder. He knew I was a former overall heavyweight and overall champion bodybuilder with many years of experience and I had worked with Dorian Yates, Scott Abel, and other great coaches. We met and I assessed his physique and structured his nutrition and his training and put together a two-year plan to reach his goal. After two years of extreme dedication to the plan, he went on and won the four shows needed to become an IFBB professional.
Why do you think you can rep BSN like a boss? What do you love about the brand?
I can represent BSN like a boss because I am a boss. I am always striving to succeed. I like to push myself and others to new heights, and I have a relentless dedication to being successful in any endeavor I take on. When I believe in a product, I go above and beyond to make sure all athletes, fitness enthusiasts, members, clients, and my community know about the benefits of using it and how it can improve their overall performance. I have a solid foundation and strong ties in my community. I am also very active on social media. I have thousands of members at my gym and thousands of personal clients, past and present. I have an established rapport with them, and because of my open communication skills, my honesty, and the trust I have established with them, I can easily recommend and sell a product I believe in, like BSN. It is a product that delivers and is of superior quality. After having tried many supplement lines, I was thrilled to find a quality product that actually lives up to its promises. At T2, we love BSN products.
Why should YOU be Canada’s Top trainer?
I have been in the gym and fitness industry for 30 years. It is all I have ever done, and it is my passion. Since day one in the gym, I have had a love for working out. I have the necessary qualities that make a good trainer. I have the knowledge and experience to train beginners to pro athletes that want to transform their bodies and/or reach their full athletic potential. I treat each client as an individual and plan out a successful plan of attack. I do not use trial and error, I use my knowledge. I am honest and my integrity is unwavering. I say what should be said, and I use the methods that bring results. I have an experienced coach’s eye. I can slightly change an exercise to completely change the outcome, and I can bring a small change to a diet to bring changes to a physique. I am dedicated to the art of coaching athletes. I believe in what I do.
What is your favorite BSN product and why?
My favorite product, if I have to choose one, would be Glutamine DNA. When my clients are trying to lose body fat and add lean body mass, it’s important to add the most abundant amino acid. During intense training, glutamine levels are depleted in your body. This decreases strength, stamina, and recovery. Studies have shown that an L-glutamine supplement can minimize breakdown of muscle and improve protein metabolism. This is perfect for all of my clients. Research also shows that glutamine increases your ability to secrete human growth hormone, which helps metabolize body fat and support new muscle growth. Glutamine’s anti-catabolism ability prevents the breakdown of your muscle, which makes it a great supplement to add, especially during cutting down.
Troy is a social media ROCKSTAR, taking full advantage of Facebook, Twitter, and Instragram! Check out his journey to being Trainer of the Year on all his platforms!