brain meets brawn personal training, sports medicine, & post physical therapy recovery
personal training, sports medicine, & post physical therapy in ferndale, mi

fitness meets rehab

personal training | sports medicine | recovery

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3029 hilton road ferndale mi, 48220


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licensed athletic training staff for personal training & sports medicine rehabilitation

Max Dickerson

Licensed Athletic Trainer

Max has over 10 years of personal training & orthopedic rehabilitation experience with a specialization in CrossFit inspired workouts and Olympic lifting technique.

licensed athletic training staff for personal training & sports medicine rehabilitation

Michael Gorney

Licensed Athletic Trainer

Mike has over 10 years of personal training & orthopedic rehabilitation experience. He specializes in teaching beginner to advanced calisthenics & gymnastics strength.

orthopedic surgeon staff for personal training & sports medicine rehabilitation

Dr. Derek L. Hill

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Hill is an orthopedic hip and knee specialist and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

group fitness instructor staff for personal training & sports medicine rehabilitation

Nicole Nahed

Certified Personal Trainer

Nicole's health and fitness journey started when she was in high school recovering from a sports injury that changed the way she thought about her body.

athletic recovery

  • acute & chronic pain relief

  • normatec compression

  • hypervolt massage

  • therapeutic heat therapy

  • post physical therapy solution

recovery solutions

the old school system of eat, sleep, train only works so well. with exercise, sport or recreationally, the body will break down over time. brain meets brawn fitness & sport recovery uses industry leading therapeutic tools to deliver a professional athlete level service.

how can we help?

brain meets brawn is an alternative to traditional personal training & physical therapy. we bridge the gap between fitness & sports medicine combining the best elements of both industries. do not let old injuries stop you from doing the things that you love most. turn to a new chapter in life and get back to your favorite sports and workouts. discover the solutions you will use to accomplish your most ambitious goals.

  • perform pain free

  • fix an injury

  • get really strong

  • rid yourself of pain

  • learn about food

  • start new habits

choose your solutions

sports medicine

rehab solutions

  • injury eval & diagnosis

  • therapeutic treatments

  • acute & chronic pain relief

  • post physical therapy

  • tele-health available

don't be left on the table or handed off to the "assistant." bmb sports medicine takes a patient centered approach towards orthopedic rehabilitation. we will create a detailed "return to activity" plan of action to fix your injuries and get you back to what you love most.

  • calisthenics strength

  • resistance strength

  • mobility & flexibility

  • group fitness classes

  • nutrition education

the brain meets brawn personal fitness training program takes an evidence based approach to calisthenics, mobility, and resistance strength training. you will challenge the body & mind using simple fitness principles, biomechanics, and a rules over reps approach for safe, effective exercise and pain free performance

personal fitness training

fitness solutions

in-person & virtual personal strength training course in ferndale, mi

four-week starter strength course

best rated personal trainer and post physical therapy in ferndale, royal oak, and berkley, mi

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highly rated and affordable personal training & post physical therapy in ferndale, mi

meet the team

private fitness training, physiotherapy, and fitness recovery in ferndale, mi

your health & fitness solutions

progress with strength training comes from consistency, longevity, and most importantly, safety. we stress proper form and biomechanics to create a safe, efficient, and effective strength training program. let your last weight lifting injury or deficit be your last!

week four


strength deficits

in-studio +

virtual training course

at-home +

virtual training course

Sign-up for our 4-week hybrid in-studio personal training and virtual training program to learn all the movements, exercises, and tools you will need to get back into shape and feeling stronger than before.

Do you have a local gym or at-home set-up? Try out the virtual program for free! Follow along week by week learning how to move your body more efficiently, improve your body strength, and correct form lifting weights to become stronger than before.

during week two you will build on-top of the previous week focusing on movements of the lower and upper body. you will learn the proper form of several common exercises and how to progress those exercises to make them more challenging.

week two

unlock your body

part two

week one

unlock your body

part one

in week one you will focus on improving core strength & mobility. this will include movements of the spine, pelvis, ribcage, & shoulders.

we will teach you a “mind over body” approach to movement and exercise to strengthen the core and create a deeper connection to your body.

week three will show you how to use calisthenics to improve your overall body strength. we will highlight beginner and intermediate exercises you can do from home, now. with calisthenics you can take your workout anywhere! 

week three

mind over body


personal training and post physical therapy for fitness and sports in ferndale, mi

get back to it, better than before

visit brain meets brawn fitness solutions in ferndale, royal oak, and berkley, mi

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Our studio features +800 square feet of unobstructed functional space, 35 feet of 6 foot high mirrors, and convenient highway access to I-696 & I-75. We are a few minute drive from near by Royal Oak, Berkley, Oak Park, Warren, Birmingham, and Pleasant Ridge. The equipment ranges from your standard dumbbell free weights to Olympic rings and TRX suspension straps - anything you can imagine incorporating into a workout, we have it. Most importantly, we take great pride in the cleanliness of our facility as it follows all current CDC recommended guidelines on fitness studio maintenance.

ferndale, mi

an alternative

to the traditional

Brain Meets Brawn Fitness Solutions
Personal Training & Sports Medicine
3029 Hilton Road Ferndale MI, 48220
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