Mister Abs, also known as Levi James, is an elite personal trainer, lifestyle fitness coach, corporate trainer, group fitness instructor for women, men and children of all ages and fitness model. Why the nickname, Mister Abs? Early on in his career, clients applauded him for his creative yet intense Ab classes and also admired his washboard, six-pack physique! Now, he’s taken it to another level to deliver a complete custom fitness lifestyle to all of his clients. He has over 18 years of training experience and teaching classes throughout NYC,
his certifications include:
DSW Lifestyle Fitness Coach
DSW Sports Nutrition
ESA Pilates Mat
DSW Pre/Post natal
ESA Weight Training
He has trained with a three-time kickboxing World Champion and served as a Fitness & Conditioning coach at Undisputed in New York City. Levi was the mastermind behind the ‘Cardio Kick-n-Abs’ class and the ‘Booty Call’ class for NYHRC. He also has runs an Outdoor Boot Camp Classes (Blast of Fitness Boot Camp). His clients have ranged from Hollywood actors (Renoly Santiago: Con Air, Dangerous Minds) to singers (Tina Sugand) Grammy award artists(Diana Krall) to corporate clients like Hugo Boss and the ladies of Tarte cosmetics
Additionally, He is a regular guest on CBS LIVE FROM THE COUCH as a fitness expert. He has also appeared in Shape magazine and Fitness magazine, Sephora: The Ultimate Guide to Makeup, Skin, and Hair from the Beauty Authority, Weekend Today, Fox 5,
Mister Abs founded L&R Fitness, a company and exercise program specifically designed for children (a program he won New Yorker of the Month for. Are you up for the challenge?
Over 19 years personal training
17+ years group fitness
8 years full contact kickboxing
Pilates Mat Certified
Sport Nutrition Certified
Pre/Post Natal Certified
Fitness Instructor/consultant for Hugo Boss and Tarte Cosmetics
Created classes: Ultimate Abs, Cardio kick n' Abs, Booty call, Blast of Fitness Boot Camp, Amazing grace, Fit WARRIOR and Tour de Fit Current most popular program: Ripped and Ready Bride
3 1/2 years ran L & R Fitness (created kid's program)
“The BEST fitness trainer/instructor should have...
The PASSION to inspire people
The EXPERTISE to educate people and
The RAPPORT required to impact people’s lifestyles.
But they should also be FUN.
Mister Abs delivers all the above.”