Our Personal Trainers

Amer Nahhas, B.S., CSCS, USAW-SPC, CPT

Amer Nahhas has the kind of resume you look for in a personal trainer –
– degree in Kinesiology from one of the best programs in the state
– certified by one of the top agencies in the business in both personal training and strength & conditioning
– certified as a sports performance coach by USA weightlifting
This resume speaks to the dedication that Amer has to the field of fitness.
Born in Youngstown Ohio Amer left when he was 3 and grew up in Palestine for 15 years. He’s been back in the states for 10 years, drawn by the mild climate and the great exercise science program at ECU. After graduation he ultimately settled in Raleigh to be near family.
During his career he’s worked in various capacities that have given him invaluable experience working with people from both all over the fitness spectrum. While at ECU Amer worked in cardiac pulmonary rehab where great care must be taken with clients to progress them slowly and safely. He’s served as a strength and conditioning coach at Cardinal Gibbons HS where he got the chance to work with young athletes. And of course he’s also held several positions working with the general public with goals varying from weight loss to performance.
In his free time, Amer loves learning about new cultures, eating good food, and is a huge soccer enthusiast.