Manuel Clemente, also known as Mr. Manny Fitness, is a celebrity personal trainer based out of New York City. Known for his relentless training an All-American Basketball player, Manny switched sports and was recruited by football powerhouse Virginia Tech. Realizing that not only did he enjoy working out, he possessed the ability to encourage and motivate others to be their best selves.
After securing both his NASM and ISSA certifications, Manny Fitness launched his personal coaching program in NYC. After years of exponential growth, Manny is now known as the go to trainer in the entertainment and athletic communities. When screen actress Tika Sumpter wants to look her best for her Esquire Mag shoot or when artist Jim Jones and his fiancée Chrissy Lampkin are shooting their hit reality show Jim & Chrissy they all call on Mr. Manny Fitness.
He’s currently trainer New York Jets Star Quarterback Michael Vick and worked with Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George. Manny studying of human physiology makes him ideal for athletes looking for an edge, new moms looking to get back in shape and everybody in between. Manny’s motto “Be somebody with a body” has garnered him worldwide notoriety, people as far as China and Abu Dhabi are flying into NYC just to train with him. He’s a physically strong, energetic, and very knowledgeable trainer who trains extremely hard, and practices everything that he preaches.
Manny is far more than just a personal trainer though. When he’s not in the gym he’s running the daily operations of his “MF Apparel” clothing line, writing his first novel, or in the kitchen preparing food and recipes for his “MF Foodies” healthy meal plans and food blog. He also shot “Too Personal”, a reality TV pilot surrounding Manny’s life, which is currently being shopped to many of the major networks. Manny’s passion for his career and commitment to his many projects will ensure his role as a leader in the fitness industry for many years to come.