Fitz Karlton is a professional fitness instructor and lifestyle/wellness coach known worldwide for his results driven approach to health and well being. Boasting over 30 years of experience in the fitness industry, he has a growing media footprint and endorsements from the Department of the Navy and United States Special Operations Command. As One of America’s Top Fitness Professionals he is also very proud of the Congratulatory and Thank You letter he received from Governor Schwarzenegger.
He also provided personalized service to Olympic & world class athletes, Navy SEAL’s & divers and the U. S. Navy’s Fitness Enhancement Program (FEP). While leading FEP Karlton created a 90% success rates for its participants,earning him to Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medals from the Secretary of the Navy.
However, athleticism did not always come easy for Karlton. As a child, he required leg braces and was usually chosen last if he was picked at all when it came to neighbor sports. Eventually his fierce spirit conquered his childhood adversities and three vehicle-totaling-automobile accidents, forging him into the strong and determined man he is today.
Karlton’s endless enthusiasm and optimism fuel his relentless pursuit of his personal dreams, making his collegiate debut as a walk on to the University of Tampa Track Team at the age of 45. At age 46 he became a 2016 USA Track & Field Silver Medalist and is currently training for the 2020 Olympics 800-meter Gold.
Becoming a fitness and health expert requires thorough education as well as practical experience. Karlton has earned a Bachelors’ Degree in Sports and Health Sciences from American Military University, as well as a Master’s in Exercise and Nutrition Science from the University of Tampa. Having perfected his craft, trained, lectured and competed on 4 continents and in over 18 countries, The Fitz Karlton is going to change your life!