Browse Our Elite Personal Trainers Below

Working out isn’t easy and losing weight is a challenge. QLF Personal Trainers keep you motivated and encourage you to reach beyond your limits.

Our professional and experienced Personal Trainers will take time to listen to your needs and help you with your fitness goals.

Call us to set up a time for your FREE session: 713-621-4300



A.B. Barrientes

A.B. became a National Strength and Conditioning Certified Personal Trainer in 1999. In 2000, he received a degree in kinesiology with a specialization in exercise physiology from Texas A&M University. In 2011, he became a Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist through the Stretch to Win Institute. He is also holds a Level III certification in FST and has logged over 2,000 hours as a Fascial Stretch Therapist. A.B. has worked in some of Houston's premier fitness facilities. With his specialization in weight loss and toning, mature adult quality of life training/injury prevention, flexibility and pain reduction through FST, he is adept at helping his clients achieve their health, fitness and lifestyle goals. His fitness programs and sessions are designed to maximize efficiency during resistance training, high intensity aerobic bursts and dynamic functional exercises.


Bjanca Prudhomme

Bjanca comes to Quality Life Fitness as a Health Coach and Certified Personal Trainer. A mom of two and Breast Cancer Survivor, Bjanca recognizes the importance of a healthy lifestyle. She left her corporate career to pursue helping others achieve their fitness goals and improve their overall health and wellness.  Bjanca is huge advocate of self-care, and she coaches women to build strength and confidence inside and out. Bjanca has a Bachelor’s of Science in Communications with a Specialization in Psychology from The University of Florida.


Bob Arriaga

Bob has over 46 years health experience. His certifications include: Personal Development/Performance Coach (CPC – IPEC), Certified Personal Fitness Trainer (NFPT), Certified Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner, (NLP). Our behaviors are pre-empted by some feeling/emotion. Procrastination occurs from over-thinking rather than TAKING ACTION! The first step to success is taking that “first step.” Remember this, life is like a jigsaw puzzle. Have you ever worked on a jigsaw puzzle? Did you notice what the final outcome would look like before putting it together? I partner with individuals to search for opportunities through crucial conversations developing strategies for rejuvenating hope and momentum in life and along the way finding energy and confidence towards that final outcome, (“putting the pieces together”). The biggest plus happens when we become physically fit and have fun in the process!


Corey Ashe

My goal with my clients is three-fold: live a healthier lifestyle, a more active lifestyle, and feel better about yourself. I'm here to help you take those first steps toward not only reaching, but surpassing your goals. As a former Dynamo soccer professional, I have ten years of sports experience for those of you looking for sports conditioning and stronger athletic techniques. I'm fully-certified (NASM CPT, CES, EXOS Performance Specialist) and hold the following sports accolades:

Professional Athlete For Major League Soccer (2007-2016)

MLS Cup Champion (2007)

Two-Time MLS All Star (2011, 2013)

USA Gold Cup Champion (2013)

Contact me today and let's get going!


Jason Crawford

Jason has been an athlete his entire life. He ran track in high school in New Mexico, where he still holds state records. He has been a personal trainer for 12 years and excels in sport specific training, particularly baseball, lacrosse and track. He trains athletes of all ages and skill levels, professionals and students. Jason understands the importance of nutrition, injury prevention and is great with kids. Jason’s background and experience have led to him using and developing innovative strategies to improve agility and speed. These techniques give his clients an edge and results they can see!


Jose Moore

Jose has been in the personal training profession for over 20 years. He has been involved with fitness, health and coaching for over 30 years. He holds an Associate of Arts degree from Blinn College; a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education/kinesiology from Sam Houston State University; and a Master's Degree in physiology of exercise from the University of South Alabama. Jose holds the following certifications from the International Fitness Professionals Association: Personal Fitness Trainer, Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer, Bio-mechanics of Sport and Exercise Specialist, Flexibility Specialist, Senior Fitness Specialist, and Speed and Power Specialist. Jose is currently a personal trainer and manager at Quality Life Fitness. Call QLF today for an assessment!

Joshua Perez

Josh creates programs that blend various aspects of training in ways that are unique for each of his clients. His emphasis is strength training, weight management, sports training, youth training, agility, circuit and interval training, and group training. In his downtime he likes to fish, watch football, golf, tennis, and listen to live music.

Josh strives to form strong positive relationships with his clients and takes pride in being a part of their achievements. Josh holds a Bachelor Degree in Exercise Sports Science and is ACE Certified.

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Karen Peden

Karen Peden graduated from The University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science/Kinesiology. She's been training for 19 years around the Houston area. Karen is certified through National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) and TRX. She specializes in high intensity interval training (HITT) and general fitness. Karen loves helping people reach their personal fitness goals and encouraging people to improve their daily lives through fitness.


Lorenzo Ortiz

A Professional Trainer since 2002, my workout sessions are fun, challenging and motivating. I use the tried and true 'old school' methods to my training, but also bring the latest scientific approaches to how our bodies function, move and operate. Blending in multiple genres and techniques to your training keeps you at the top of your game and I'll put together a plan that you'll find both challenging and very rewarding. I look forward to helping you reach your goals for a stronger, better, healthier you.


Matt Smith

Matt believes in building strong healthy bodies! He prides himself on giving his clients his “The Sky is the Limit” attitude. His expertise in the fitness industry comes from a wide range of experience and years of knowledge. Training for 12 years now with 20 years of personal experience in the gym. Competing in Division I NCAA football at UTEP gave him an experience that most will never have! He utilizes a wide variety of training styles Including strength training, metabolic conditioning, boxing, active rest training, and interval cardio. His clientele consists of a wide range of clients from 18 to 75 years of age, men and women! Using the right combination of methods specific to your goals he can help you achieve the results you are after! He is NASM Certified (National Academy of Sports Medicine)


Michael Igwe

e Michael has certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Trainer, International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA) Certified Trainer and is a Certified Nurse Assistant. He has 8 years’ experience as a Personal Trainer.


Nicole Rockett

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Patti Grammer Kirkham

Patti has been in the health and fitness industry for over 30 years. She has a B.A. in physical education, health education, coaching and athletic training from Gustavus Adolphus College. She holds a Masters in Education with specialization in physiology from U of H. Certifications include National Athletic Training Assoc, American College of Sports Medicine, Powerhouse Pilates, PFIT Upper and Lower Body Rehab Specialist, CPM Fascia-wise/Anatomy Training Specialist, Titleist Performance Institute Golf Fitness Instructor-1 and TPI Junior Instructor-2. Ninety-five percent of Patti's current clients are over 55. Many want to get stronger, lose weight and/or play pain free golf. Patti looks forward to meeting you at QLF, where the clean and friendly atmosphere provides the perfect environment for you to meet your health and fitness goals.


Paul Brehar

Paul graduated from ANEFS Academy of National Physical Education and Sport in Bucharest, Romania with degrees in Kinesiology, Exercise, and extensive knowledge in Massage, Stretching, Pressure-point Therapy, Post Traumatic Rehabilitation, and Weight Management Specialist. Paul is certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a full Personal Trainer. With over 15 years of experience, his techniques include weight training, weight-loss, body reshape, core strengthening, and cardio drills. He also teaches R.A.W. (Real Athletic Workout) in the studio on Saturday's from 11:00AM to 12:00PM! Paul's native tongue is Romanian, and he is fully proficient in English and Spanish.



Rockett comes to QLF with 24 years of experience in the fitness industry. Rockett received his PFIT Certification from Baylor School of Medicine in 1993. He owned and operated TRK Fitness in Meyerland for 15 years. Personal training isn't his only focus. He also has a passion for coaching youth athletics. He has coached soccer, basketball, and track and field at Trafton Academy Middle School for the last 22 years earning many undefeated seasons. Rockett is best known for his gift of inspiring each client to believe in one's self and have faith in their abilities. He encourages not only his personal training clients but his youth athletes, that when you want something bad enough, let that drive push you to make it happen!