Thanks for visiting BuiltLean!
I’m grateful you’re here.
We’ve worked hard to make BuiltLean a valuable resource for you.
We’ve also had the honor to work with thousands of men worldwide to improve their health & well-being.
Here’s my story of how BuiltLean came to be.
As a kid, I dreamed about having a lean, strong, & athletic body.
I started with bodyweight workouts when I was 12 years old, then started weightlifting when I was 16.
As a Division I lacrosse player at Yale, I reached a high fitness level.
But after college, my physical condition took a turn for the worse…big time.
In my first year in the workforce, I gained 30 pounds of fat and tipped the scale at 200 pounds.
Eating big portions, drinking 3 nights a week, and spending most of my time sitting down staring at a computer added up.
I felt uncomfortable in my own skin and wasn’t happy with how I looked & felt.
I also had low back pain that would flare up regularly.
I knew I had to make a change in my life!
I had to find efficient exercise & eating strategies to look like an athlete while being a desk jockey.
My initial strategy of crash dieting & exercise backfired completely.
I wanted to burn as many calories as possible while eating as few calories as possible.
Because I didn’t eat much during the day, I was starving at night. I would stuff down a large bowl or two of cereal, which didn’t help my cause!
After a few weeks of pushing very hard, I had no results to show.
It really bothered me. When you work hard, you should get some results.
I didn’t give up. I made my exercise more efficient and my eating habits more sustainable.
Within a few months, my body completely transformed.
After 5 years of building my hedge fund career and working more late nights than I can remember, I left my finance job.
I got the top certifications in the fitness field. I spent countless hours training people of all ages and fitness levels.
Over time, I developed a fitness program that helped everyone I worked with get fantastic results.
Fast forward 15 years, the BuiltLean® Program is now helping men worldwide get lean & healthy.
I’ve been featured on NBC, CBS, FOX, Men’s Journal, Men’s Health, and many other media outlets for my expertise in helping busy professional men transform their bodies.
I’m grateful that I’ve had a lean & healthy body for almost two decades.
My flexibility is improving as I get older. I couldn’t be happier with my results!
With the right mindset and approach, I know you CAN achieve the results you want and improve them over the long term.
I created BuiltLean because I believe in you and I know you can be lean & healthy for life.
My desire to help you improve your health is in my blood; my Dad is a doctor, and my Mom was a nurse (she cut her career short to focus on raising four kids).
While getting the lean body you dream about can seem far-fetched, I know you CAN do it!
If you struggle with eating consistency and want to lose 10+ pounds of fat, then be sure to check out our get lean guide.
Hometown: Port Washington, NY
Residence: Santa Monica, CA
Education: Yale University, ‘04
Hobbies: Exercise (of course!), Wellness, Hiking, Traveling, Snowboarding, Volunteering