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What Makes BodyWorks Fitness Different?

BodyWorks Fitness/Nutrition, LLC is the premier provider of fitness, health and wellness services in the Lower West Side Community area on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois. It is three miles southwest of the Chicago Loop and it’s main neighborhood is Pilsen.

At BodyWorks Fitness/Nutrition, LLC assisting you in the achievement of your health and fitness goals is our only purpose. Right from the start we begin by identifying roadblocks that may hinder your success and then together we formulate a plan of action to address those challenges to success. We then move on to the customization of your plan that includes updates as often as needed to keep you progressing toward your goals with daily check-ins for accountability, support and motivation assuring you that you are not alone in this journey and that working together failure is not an option. You will succeed!

Meet Malcolm Burges!

Malcolm M. Burges, Jr. is owner, and head coach of BodyWorks Fitness/Nutrition, LLC. He is the creator of the M3 Turbo Shred Program (formerly Metabolic Weight Loss/Body Transformation Program). A program that integrates advance assessment, exercise and nutrition program design into the treatment of chronic disease, disability and obesity. He has assisted hundreds of clients who have been able to manage or recover completely from the following diseases: obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and multiple sclerosis, through their participation in the M3 Turbo Shred Program.

Mr. Burges is trained in Functional Diagnostic Medicine, and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. He holds advance certifications in CHEK Exercise Coach, and CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach, Level 1 from the prestigious CHEK Institute with specializations in Corrective exercise and High-Performance Exercise Kinesiology.

Mr. Burges is trained in Myofascial release increasing mobility and range of motion in joint, and muscles utilizing therapy balls. He is graduate of National Personal Training Institute of Chicago, Illinois and holds advanced personal training certifications from National Personal Training Institute and the Wellness Certification Commission.

Special Skills

Functional Diagnostic Medicine:

Utilization of functional lab assessment in identification of the complex mix of causes of a person’s health conditions then utilizes the latest research finding on supplements, diet and other natural tools for restoring balance in the body’s primary physiological processes.

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition:

Utilization of functional lab assessments and client intake methods to develop highly indivualized targeted protocols to build health and enhance performance placing focus on the hormone, immune, digestion, detoxification, energy production and nervous systems.

Holistic Lifestyle Coaching:

Considers the body as a “system of systems” in identifying the underlying causes of disease and stress and how they are preventable through healthy eating habits, lifestyle management and appropriate types of exercise.

Mr. Burges, has a broad range of knowledge and skills and holds certifications in the following:
  • Certified Exercise and Sports Nutrition Specialist Pn1, Precision Nutrition, Inc. (PN)
  • Certified Metabolic Effect Nutrition Coach, Level 2, Metabolic Effect Clinic, Winston-Salem (ME)
  • Certified Trainer of Special Populations, American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA)
  • Certified Post-Rehab Exercise Specialist, American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA)
  • Certified Biggest Loser Pro Trainer, NBC (Ch. 5), Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
  • Certified High School Strength and Conditioning Specialist, International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA)
  • Certified Mix Martial Arts Strength and Conditioning Coach, Mix Martial Arts Conditioning Association (MMACA)
  • Certified Kickboxing Instructor, Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
  • Certified TACTIX Instructor, National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA)
  • Licensed First Degree Black Belt Taekwondo, Taekwondo Masters Academy (TMA)

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