David Lyons, has spent most of his life in the gym either training as a boxer/martial artist or bodybuilder. He owned fitness centers across the US in the late 80’s/early 90’s; consulted in sales/marketing/management for gyms such as Golds’ Gym, Powerhouse Gym, Anytime Fitness and others; created and manufactured his own line of supplements; trained athletes and celebrities; and, after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2006, founded The MS Bodybuilding Challenge and co-founded the MS Fitness Challenge nonprofit charity with wife, Kendra R.N.
As a fitness trainer David is the creator of fitness certifications for the National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT) and MedFit Network. He is the author of the #1 selling book Everyday Health and Fitness with MS and columnist for the largest online wellness magazine, EverydayHealth.com. David is also the Senior Fitness Director for MS Workouts, overseeing all trainer programs.
Lyons is the only fitness expert with multiple sclerosis to receive the Health Advocate Lifetime Achievement Award from Arnold Schwarzenegger and to be inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame. He has also been endorsed by fitness icons such as Lou Ferrigno and Tony Little as well as celebrities such as Shark Tank's Daymond John and entertainment's LaToya Jackson. David Lyons is, Forged Passion!