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Brian Thurston

Certified Personal Trainer

Brian Thurston


  • B.S. Degree in Physical Education, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA.


  • FMS Functional Movement Systems
  • MAT Muscle Activation Technique
  • TPI Titleist Performance Institute Level 1 Golf Instructor
  • NASM National Academy of Sports Medicine CPT
  • TRX Sports Medicine/Rehab Certified


  • Golf Fitness
  • Flexibility
  • Overally toning and conditioning


  • Golf
  • Playing guitar
  • Singing/Songwriting
  • Mountain biking

Trainer Philosophy:
I believe that everyone can progress from a deconditioned state to a more vital, fully functional state that allows the body the freedom to move without pain and difficulty.


Brian Thurston has been involved in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years. Upon entering the commercial fitness industry in 1989, Brian held various titles including fitness instructor, fitness director and facility designer. Brian has been published in many fitness magazines including GQ, Orange Coast Magazine and the LA Times. Prior to moving to Reno, Brian was a top performing Advantage Trainer for The Sports Club Company in Los Angeles, now Equinox. Brian achieved Master Trainer status in 2001 and his responsibilities included teaching and mentoring new trainers for The Sports

Club Company at the Orange County, Beverly Hills and West Los Angeles locations. In his prior position as fitness manager, Brian managed a department of trainers that produce over 2 million dollars per year. During his tenure with The Sports Club Company, Brian was selected to be part of the Leigh Steinberg Sports Agency in Orange County, California as part of a program to prepare top level collegiate quarterbacks for the annual NFL Combines. Additionally, Brian had been the exclusive trainer for Major League Baseball pitcher Mike McDougal of the Chicago White Sox in 2009. As a result of his top performance, Brian was voted Trainer of the Year in 2006 at the Beverly Hills location.