Fitness Coach, Online Personal Trainer, Business Owner, & Blogger

Brian Donovan owns and operates Brian Donovan Fitness, LLC, a Chicago-based fitness coaching service that offers weight loss and performance solutions, as well as nutritional guidance and analysis to clients in the neighborhoods of Andersonville, Edgewater, Wicker Park, Bucktown, and Lakeshore East. He also runs Brian Donovan Fitness Online, an online personal training program that offers personally customized workout plans complete with video instruction, stat tracking tools, and nutritional guidance and analysis to anyone, anywhere in the world. He resides in Chicago, Illinois where he works as a Fitness Coach, Online Personal Trainer, and a contributor to various fitness blogs.

Brian graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and a minor in Business. He is also a graduate of the National Personal Training Institute, a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, a Poliquin BioSignature Practitioner, and a Precision Nutrition Certified Coach.

Brian has authored multiple articles, which you can find at He also runs a free health, fitness, weight loss and nutrition blog. He is currently working on a website for aspiring and current Personal Trainer’s who are seeking information on how to get started in the fitness business or take their careers to the next level. He was recently voted Chicago’s “Best Personal Trainer” by Chicago Reader magazine, Best Of Chicago 2014 edition.

If you have questions or would like to learn more about his services, please send an email to or visit his website at


  • NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Certified Personal Trainer
  • NPTI (National Personal Training Institute) Graduate
  • Poliquin BioSignature Practitioner
  • CrossFit Certified Coach
  • TRX Suspension Training Specialist
  • Certificate of Nutrition, NPTI
  • Precision Nutrition Certified Coach 
  • ShareCare Certified Online Coach


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