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About Doug

Doug Bopst is an award-winning personal trainer, author, speaker and business owner. Those credentials and accolades are a result of his own transformation. He is a former felon and drug addict, sentenced to months in jail due to being found guilty of “possession with intent to sell.” He chose to use his time locked in that small cell to beat his demons and reinvent himself thanks to a combination of faith, family and fitness.

He has helped hundreds of people improve their health and wellness.

The three books he has written are a reflection of his personal story: “From Felony to Fitness to Free,” “Faith Family Fitness” and his newest book, “The Heart of Recovery,” where he interviewed roughly 50 of the most inspiring individuals who have beat addiction from of all walks of life with hopes of helping others get into recovery. 

He has been featured nationally in media outlets such as the Today Show, Mens Health, Goalcast, Cheddar, Greatist, Thrive Global and others…

Doug has also been featured as a guest on various podcasts including Impact Theory, Rise Together PodcastRich Roll Podcast, This Life with Dr. Drew and One37pm.

He has also been featured on local media outlets in his hometown such as WBAL 11WJZ 13WMAR 2  and in the Baltimore Sun as one of Baltimore’s “12 Fitness Heroes” in 2015.

He has spoken to and worked with many companies, organizations and schools including McCormick and the Clemson Football Team.