Name: David Polisky
Hometown: Fort Worth
When and why did you come to Austin?
I moved to Austin in 2005 after graduating from Texas State University.
What is your background? How did you get into personal training?
I studied sports and exercise science while in college. My first role in the fitness/medical field was as a Rehabilitation Technician at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital where I assisted patients and therapists using a variety of techniques and methodologies to help aid in their recovery.
Tell us about your current fitness goals and training:
My current fitness goal is to be as strong as possible while keeping my body fat under 15%.
What is the most common fitness myth you work through with your clients?
The most common fitness myth that I come across deals with calorie consumption. People are under the misconception that by eating less frequently, they will lose body fat.
What do you want your clients to take away from each training session with you?
I want each of my clients to leave feeling stronger and better than they felt before they began their day.
What sets you apart from other fitness professionals?
I refuse to let anyone give up on themselves.
What is your favorite thing about Austin Simply Fit?
My favorite thing about Austin Simply Fit is how easy we make it to achieve your fitness goals. You can accomplish a lot in 30 minutes if you work hard enough.
How do you, personally, define success?
Personally, I define success as never giving up…either on oneself, your partner(s), your team, or whom/whatever you really care about. If someone really cares enough, they will NEVER give up on their goals.