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ETHAN BENDA has been a Certified Trainer for over 17 years, and is a contributor to Men’s Health Magazine. He was born with an innate drive for fitness; he was the weird kid in the neighborhood that built obstacle courses and made the other kids have pushup contests.
Ethan is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Specialist in Performance Nutrition, and a Certified Training For Warriors (TFW) coach. He has completed the first level of Resistance Training Specialist (biomechanics) classes and is the developer of Functional Interval Training(F.I.T.), and The Diamond Protocol.

He has trained multiple amateur and professional athletes and specialized in the physical,  psychological, and nutritional demands of competitive sport, creating athletes who “never get tired.”
Ethan has studied various forms of hand-to-hand combat including Judo, Krav Maga, Submission Wrestling, and Muay Thai. He holds a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Professor Jason Bircher (Renato Tavares Association), with multiple 1st place wins in jiu-jitsu competition. Ethan is also an All-Natural Physique Competitor & Body Builder with multiple top 5 finishes.

Ethan’s dedication to the success of his clients has made him one of Kansas City’s most popular trainers for years. Whether you’re looking for sport-specific training, fat loss, metabolic enhancement, muscle growth or just to feel better about your body, Ethan can help you achieve your goals.



LIZ BENDA is an IFBB Bikini Pro,  NPC judge, and fitness model. She’s a Certified Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, a Certified Training For Warriors (TFW) coach, and has completed the first level of Resistance Training Specialist (biomechanics) classes.

She has experience training people of all fitness levels, from the severely de-conditioned to seasoned athletes. The success of her clients is testimony to her training skills. She has taken several competitors through the rigors of preparing for bikini and figure competition, with most of her clients getting top 5 finishes.

If you are looking to lose body fat, increase strength, compete in competition, or just build a better-looking body, Liz is your trainer.


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