Congratulations to Santei Di Leonardo, Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center's Trainer of the Month for February 2014!
Specialty: Weight loss; muscle development; functional training.
"Success starts with showing up."Bio: Santei earned his Bachelor of Science degree in information technology and informatics, with a minor in Italian and criminology, from Rutgers University; and his personal training certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Currently, he is working on a Master of Divinity degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Most of Santei's life has been devoted to fitness. Wrestling is a huge part of his background, especially leading and coaching as team captain. On the Exercise Floor, Santei focuses on creating programs to help with weight loss and muscle development. He enjoys working with the Center's diverse population.
His hobbies include exercising, watching and practicing mixed martial arts, boxing, and hiking. He loves to participate in outdoor activities. Santei enjoys food from a variety of cultures; his favorites are tiramisu and adobo. Fun fact: Santei's decent is half Italian and half Filipino. He believes he has the best of both worlds in food.
Santei encourages members to achieve a higher level of fitness.