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Daniel Wirt | MS

Danny is a Ph.D. student studying the dynamics of exercise as it relates to health and human performance. He’s taught several exercise and sport science courses at various universities along with helping to conduct exercise research at an ivy league institution. Danny has worked in a commercial gym setting helping to promote weight loss and educate clients, to facilitate long-term change. This was done while also coaching national-level powerlifting competitors. Coaching and handling at events like the Arnold Sports Festival and USAPL raw nationals. Personal interests include hiking, research, competing in powerlifting, and maximizing recovery with naps with his dog.



  • B.S. In Exercise and Sport Science
  • M.S. In Exercise and Sport Science
  • PH.D. Student in Health and Human Performance


Professional Career:

  • Instructor at Appalachian State University
  • Instructor at Temple University
  • Clinical research coordinator at University of Pennsylvania


Competitive History

  • 2x bodyweight bench press in 83kg class
  • Best competition lifts: 496-pound squat, 353-pound bench, 507-pound deadlift


Additional Career Background:

  • Coached both recreationally and nationally competitive powerlifting athletes
  • Worked as a coaching intern under Dr. Mike Israetel
  • Lead Personal trainer at commercial gym setting