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One word immediately comes to mind when describing VIDA Metropole trainer Shea Huening's athleticism: abs. Crazy abs. Did that get your attention? Huening has been immersed in fitness all his life, so it's no surprise he dedicated himself to fitness and became a personal trainer. After not making the football team his freshman year of high school, his mother — a former body builder herself — pushed him to work even harder. This gave Huening the motivation he needed to gain a competitive edge and not give up on his fitness goals. Huening went on to graduate from Old Dominion University with a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and later gained his master's degree from California University of Pennsylvania in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. As a personal trainer, Huening makes sure his clients benefit from their goals by teaching them how to train the right way rather than just how to train hard.
Huening is currently training to perform for a NFL Regional Combine in March of 2015. When he's not in the gym, you can find him cheering for the Carolina Panthers or working on his other passion, graphic design.—Kate Friedman
Biggest pet peeve in the gym?
Seeing people use weights incorrectly.