July Trainer of the Month Spotlight

Certified Strength and Conditioning Expert

Meet Austin Richelle—FAST trainer at our South Chandler facility. He’s sharing advice for those looking to join the fitness field, as well as what motivates him. The FAST South Chandler location has also been nominated as one of the Best Places to Exercise, so cast your vote today to help them bring home this title.


What’s your background?

I graduated from Arizona State University with my Bachelor’s in Exercise and Wellness.


What inspired you to embark on the fitness journey with your career?

My desire to pursue a career in the fitness industry stems from growing up as a multi-sport athlete.


What’s one piece of advice you’d give anyone interested in becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist?

One piece of advice I’d offer to an aspiring Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist is to dedicate time to reading recent research within the field.


What’s your favorite workout style?

Being a smaller guy, my favorite workout style is the one that’s get me consistent massive gains—hypertrophy.


What’s your favorite thing to eat after a workout?

An excessive amount of Brotein.


What’s one food that you can’t live without?

A juicy medium-rare burger with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomatoes on a soft Brioche bun.


What’s the best advice you have ever received?

The best advice in life is the Golden Rule: treat others how you want to be treated.


What motivates you?

My motivation in life is to make my family proud and to strive to make a positive impact in the lives of every person I meet.


If you’re interested in personal training or sports performance training with Austin, contact the South Chandler FAST location today to get started.

Foothills Acceleration and Sports Training (FAST) is empowered by Foothills Therapy Partners (FTP).