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Hi, I'm Ben.

  • Owner of Focus Personal Training

  • 12+ years of experience as a certified, professional personal trainer

  • Former college athlete

  • North Carolina native

  • Dedicated to continual learning 

  • Proud husband and dog dad!

Trainer Ben Austin and Family

I am passionate about helping real people experience real results!  


I graduated from Appalachian State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science.  While at Appalachian State, I was a member of the Track and Field Team, which won four Southern Conference Championships. 


I later received a master's degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).  While at UNCG, I served as a volunteer graduate assistant for the Strength and Conditioning department and also taught undergraduate-level Exercise Physiology courses.

I have trained clients as a Personal Trainer for more than 12 years, with experience working at Greensboro Country Club, Alamance Country Club and Downtown Fitness on Elm in Greensboro.  In 2019, I opened Ben Austin Personal Training and love working with my clients in-person and virtually. 


I have experience working with people with a wide variety of fitness levels.  From Division I collegiate athletes to persons with advanced Parkinson's disease ... and many in between.

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

  • Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP) through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

  • Certified Fitness Expert through Titleist Performance Institute (TPI)

    • TPI is the world's leading educational organization dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing.  Learn more at

We are hiring!

We are searching for new and experienced trainers. Opportunities are available for full time and part time. Potential candidates should have at least one nationally recognized certification in Personal Training.

Trainers at Focus Personal Training Studio are Independent Contractors. Our trainers are true professionals and are compensated as such. Pay is MINIMUM $54/hour with the potential to earn $72/hour.

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