Whether you want to lose weight, lose inches, get stronger, increase your metabolism, improve your nutrition, or just improve your overall health and fitness, we have certified personal trainers that are committed to providing the right program for you to reach your goals. Our experienced fitness professional have specialized education, background, and training in exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports training, functional fitness, weight loss, nutrition, and lifestyle management. We will evaluate and assess your body for muscular imbalances and design personalized programs to fit your needs and maximize your results in a safe and effective manner. XCell Fitness is your Personal Trainer and place for information.
The benefits of working with a personal trainer is one of the fastest, easiest, most successful ways to improve your health and fitness.Today, personal trainers are used by people of all fitness, age and economic levels–and from all over the world–to help make lifestyle changes those people couldn’t achieve by themselves. How do you know if XCell Fitness Academy is the right choice for you? Consider the all the benefits we can do for you.
XCell Fitness Academy Personal Training
We offer 1-1 Personal Training, Semi-Private and Small Group Personal Training sessions. Our dynamic, fun, results-oriented workouts combine resistance training, olympic lifting, agility training, balance & flexibility training, endurance workouts, plyometrics, core, and functional training. Additionally you can work with us around the world with our Trainers on the Go program. Book an appointment today, and see how we can help you with your health and fitness goals. We offer Personal Training at XCell Fitness Academy in Signal Hill, CA.
Throughout the years in the fitness industry, we have found people thrive off of the fast pace tempo of working one on one with a trainer. We will develop an individualized fitness program that will fit each clients unique needs. Our varying fitness workouts will make the body constantly adapt to the changes and exceed our clients expectations. Our specialty is in motivating clients to help reach new goals, training clients how to gain structural balance, flexibility and strength. Our goal is to helping people gain strength and flexibility in their physical bodies, as well as developing the habits and structuring their environments for long term success. XCell Fitness Academy’s personal training style works to open clients to several modalities of training. We want our clients to try new things. We would like to share our experiences and train others in the functional fitness and take an overall approach to living a life of longevity and health.
Our personal training focus is on safety, technique, form, most importantly, learning! Our goal is to empower our clients to make long-term improvements to the mind and body. We are excited to introduce to you a new and varied training program.
” We provide you with the Accountability, knowledge, and motivation to transform your life”
• Private Personal Training
• Limited Members
• Private Personal Training Studio
• Private One on One Sessions
• Fitness Assessment
Join The Team
Our clients come to us for many reasons.
• Weight loss
• Improve energy
• Increase metabolism
• Program Design
• Sports Performance
Profile Testing For:
• Body Fat Testing
• Fitness Assessment
• Functional Movement Screen
• Sub-Maximal Heart Rate
• Cardiovascular Training Zones
You’re in Good Hands
We are experienced fitness professional that have specialized education, background, and training in exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports training, functional fitness, weight loss, nutrition, and lifestyle management. We will evaluate and assess your body for muscular imbalances and design personalized programs to fit your needs and maximize your results in a safe and effective manner. XCell Fitness Academy is your Personal Trainer and will provide you with the knowledge, motivation, and confidence to attain your goals, change your body, and transform your life.
Enhance Your Mind, Body and Spirit. A personal trainer can act as a doorway to new personal growth experiences. Our programs can include mind-body activities, such as yoga, breathing techniques, nutritional counseling, and life coaching sessions and may help you uncover new insights about yourself or find potential you didn’t realize you had.
Regardless of your goals, we are committed and here to transform them into a reality. Along with personal training, nutrition plays a critical role in getting your results. We can educate you on what foods to eat, how much to eat and when, how to grocery shop and eat to improve your energy. We also offer a select few nutritional items at our center to help optimize recovery, promote fat loss and energy.
Meet the Trainers
Matthew Choate, CSCS, FMS, B.S. Dietetics and Food Administration,Owner of XCell Fitness Academy.
Matthew attended CSULB where he received his degree in Dietetics & Food Administration. He has been a personal trainer for the past 5 years, and received the Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, and Fitness Nutrition Specialist certification from NASM. He then continued his studies and received his degree in nutrition and became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist-NSCA. Matthew has a life long passion for fitness and nutrition and is the creator of the scientifically based X-Fit program at XCell Fitness Academy.
Dylan Stalker, ACSM, B.S. Kinesiology
Dylan was born and raised in Long Beach, CA and attained his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at California State University Long Beach. He believes that fitness is about becoming the strongest, most capable version of oneself, both physically and mentally. Dylan has years of experience working with a range of beginners to advanced individuals, and currently works with professional motorsports athletes as well. Aside from working out, Dylan enjoys all things Star Wars, hiking, movies, and photography!
Dylan is currently CPR/AED certified and holds his training certification under the American College of Sports Medicine.
Cory has been a personal trainer for the past 5 years, and a fitness enthusiast his whole life. Fitness was always something that came natural to him and was always an outlet for him. Having family members who have suffered from chronic illnesses and weight issues, fitness to him became his way of life. He now lives everyday trying to impart his passion to others. Cory has been an athlete his entire life playing football, volleyball, track, and basketball from grade school to the college level. After playing in the Junior Olympics for volleyball he then became an amateur bodybuilder at the age of 18. He is now an accredited NPC Men’s Physique athlete on a journey to compete in Mr. Olympia.
Ginny Saumier-Sugita is a NASM certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor. She trains clients privately and teaches at both Fitness 19 in Long Beach and Xcell Fitness Academy in Signal Hill. Ginny’s expertise also involves kickboxing, working with moms and nutritional guidance. When she’s not working, she loves to shop and hang with her two young girls, teaching them healthy cooking & daily physical activity.
Steve McCarthy is a highly sought after Strength & Conditioning Specialist. He runs certification programs for strength coaches and personal trainers. He has given lectures around the U.S. and has 15 years of experience as a Strength & Conditioning Coach. Steve is known for his remarkable abilities to increase strength, speed, flexibility, & endurance. In college he studied kinesiology and is certified in 6 nationally recognized organizations.
Steve McCarthy is also the founder and owner of McCarthy’s Training System. He has worked with every level of athlete from everyday individual to NFL players. Pro MMA Fighters, Pro boxing, and Olympian athletes. With all his experience, years of hard work and dedication he is proud to present a Training System uniquely designed around every type of individual from post surgery rehabilitation to hardcore workouts maximizing your strength, power, and overall explosiveness to enhance every aspect of your athletic performance.
Theo Sheridan, CSCS, B.S. Exercise Science
Theo was born and raised in Long Beach, but got his degree in Exercise Science from Concordia University Nebraska after accepting football and academic scholarships. From there he pursued his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the NSCA and has been personal training ever sense. Theo has worked with a variety of clients ranging from those post-surgery to power lifting to fat loss. He trains privately at 24 Hour Fitness in Cerritos.
A powerful resource. Upon enrollment, an evaluation of one’s current fitness level will help establish a program that leads to success. During the assessment, a one on one discussion occurs revealing your exercise history, assessing your fitness goals, and their current level of nutrition. A brief medical history is reviewed, as well as any current exercise limitations that the member may have. A series of tests are done including a postural analysis and a body fat analysis. You will leave the Active Assessment with a solid baseline for where you are, where you want to be and a plan for how you will get there.
Following the Active Assessment, we want to give you the ability to take the information you gathered to make sure you are comfortable with the facility and to make sure you are on the right track to meeting your health and fitness goals.
The Assessment Covers:
• Current Weight
• Current Body Fat
• Current Body Measurements
• Cardiovascular Strength
• Restrictions your body may have