Patrick Smith, CSCS
Pat is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and holds his B.S. in exercise science from Elon University. As a member of Elon’s baseball team, Pat developed a passion for fitness during the team’s strength and conditioning sessions. He decided to major in exercise science, and senior year interned in the Wake Forest athletic department training ACC athletes under renowned strength coach Ethan Reeve. Following college, Pat worked as a personal trainer at popular gyms in New Haven and Boston before opening Lifted in the fall of 2012. He is experienced in working with all age groups, and has helped his clients reach a wide variety of fitness goals.
Mo Davidson, CPT
Mo Davidson is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine and holds his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Southern Connecticut State University. During college Mo received all-league honors as a member of Southern’s baseball team, and interned at Griffin hospital in the cardiac rehab department. He has experience personal training and teaching group exercise classes at multiple gyms in Boston, and also completed a mentorship program with internationally renowned strength coach Mike Boyle. Whether you are training for athletics or just want to get in better shape, Mo will commit to helping you reach your goals and live pain and injury free.
Ariel Hovland, CSCS, CPT
Ariel is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine. She holds her bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation sciences from Northeastern University and will be graduating with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May of 2016. Ariel has four years of experience training a variety of clients at Northeastern University’s athletic facility, and has completed physical therapy internships at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Select Physical Therapy, and Perkins School for the Blind. She has also traveled to South Africa, Ecuador, and Hawaii to study health and international medicine. Ariel is passionate about health and fitness and loves helping her clients reach their training goals!
Shelby Keys, CPT, RD
Shelby is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine and a Registered Dietitian. She holds her B.S. in nutrition from Syracuse University, Certificate in Sports Nutrition from Simmons College, and will be graduating with a Master of Science in Nutrition and Metabolism from the BU Graduate School of Medicine in January 2017. Shelby has over four years of experience providing nutrition coaching and personal training to a variety of individuals and wellness companies. She believes in a lifestyle approach to transform the body, and is passionate about helping her clients reach their fitness potential.
Danny is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He was a member of the NCAA Division I men’s soccer team at Sacred Heart, and holds both a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and a master’s degree in Exercise Science and Nutrition from the university. After working as a graduate assistant strength coach at Sacred Heart, Danny moved on to work at several gyms and physical therapy clinics in NYC and Boston. He will be graduating with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Simmons College in May of 2020.