Joe Haywood is a National NPC Physique Competitor and an Atlanta based Personal Trainer with over 7 years
of fitness experience. His focus has been assisting individuals from all walks of life to achieve their personalized health and
Joe’s interest in fitness was sparked by playing sports as a youth and has never stopped. He excelled in wrestling as a young
athlete, he played football, basketball, ran track and power-lifted throughout his high school tenure. Following high school, he
continued his athletic involvement by playing two years of collegiate level football. After the tragedy of 9/11 Joe decided to serve his
country and join the United States Army.
While in the Army he served two tours in Iraq as a Combat Engineer earning numerous achievements and awards while also
achieving the rank of Sergeant.
With fitness being a significant part of all of Joe's life, it has become a passion for him which led him to his aspiration of becoming
a Personal Trainer. He then went on to attain certifications in Personal Training, Corrective Exercise, Performance Enhancement
and Youth Optimum Performance Training with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), one of the most highly respected
certifying agencies in the world. Knowing that physical activity is just a small part of an individual altering their body composition,
Joe then realized he needed to enhance his understanding of nutrition. He then completed his Fitness Nutrition Specialist
certification with the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA). He has since completed his Bachelors Degree in Sports
Management with a concentration in Fitness and Wellness.
Driven and always looking for an edge, Joe has dedicated his career to the research and development of superior training
techniques and nutritional programs that are designed to correct; muscular imbalances, rehabilitate minor injuries, stimulate fat
burning metabolism, dramatically improve strength, power, core stability, balance, endurance, mental function and flexibility at an
accelerated pace. His uniquely customized programs successfully produce long-term behavioral modifications, vastly improve
physical appearance, overall health and quality of life. Joe currently resides in Atlanta with his wife Mercy and aspires to help
individuals thrive through his vast physical fitness knowledge.
Personal Trainer-National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Corrective Exercise Specialist-National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Performance Enhancement Specialist-National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Youth Optimum Performance-National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Fitness Nutrition Specialist- International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
First Aid, CPR & AED-American Red Cross