Mickey is a native of Spartanburg, SC. He has over 15 years of experience
in sports and fitness. Mickey was an All-State, All-Area and All-Region
football player from 1993-95. While playing in the North South All-Star
football game he earned MVP for his performance during the game.
Mickey was also an All-Region track athlete from 1993-96. After
high school Mickey continued his career as an athlete at Northern
Illinois University where he played football on a full scholarship.
Mr. Gist attended North Greenville University and finished his degree
in Advanced Childhood Development at Spartanburg Technical College.
He is certified in CPR and First Aid. Mickey also received a certification
as a Physical Therapy Technician.
Mickey's positive personality and energetic attributes really exemplifies
daily with his training regimen. He has been operating a fitness
boot camp for 3 years and counting. His workout group started out
with only 5 people and has continued to grow with everyone achieving
Mickey has spent many years in training, teaching, and inspiring
thousands of people to get in better shape, strengthen bodies, develop
mental toughness, increase self-confidence, and learn a healthier
way of life.