THRIVE 24HR FITNESS
Thrive 24hr Fitness is a gym owned by Lloyd Garden, a fitness expert who is passionate about helping people change their lives. We know you’re busy, and you want to work out in a safe place where you don’t have to wait for equipment. You want to come in, workout, and feel better when it fits your schedule.
For the last 11 years, we’ve worked with people of all fitness levels. Thrive 24hr Fitness put together a diverse team of personal trainers on staff with numerous certifications, degrees, training styles, and areas of expertise. There’s plenty of equipment, healthy meal preparation, and if you need extra help, there’s a trainer at Thrive 24hr Fitness that’s a perfect fit for you here in Brookhaven!
MEET TEAM THRIVE
Lloyd Garden, Owner, and Personal Trainer
Lloyd Garden is an accomplished ex-professional athlete, ISSA Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach, NSA Nutritional Coach, and the dynamic visionary behind Thrive Fitness Studio.
As a renowned personal trainer of the Greater Atlanta area for over fifteen years, Lloyd has guided high school, collegiate and professional athletes, sports trainers, new moms, and high-power executives through the maze of personalized training and proper nutrition. His elite experience has positioned him as the “trainers’ trainer” educating new aspiring personal trainers over the years. His micro-focused approach has resulted in happy, fit, and healthy clients from all backgrounds.
Kristen Eby, Personal Trainer
Kristin Eby moved to Atlanta five years ago from Oklahoma where she competed for four years in varsity softball and track with three state championship appearances. She was offered numerous collegiate athletic scholarships for both sports but declined those to help run multiple family businesses. Kristin is an NSCA certified personal trainer with years of experience helping people of all ages (youth to adult) reach their health and fitness goals.
Her specializations include, but are not limited to: functional strength training, body sculpting, corrective exercise, sports performance training, weight loss/weight management, and general fitness. Also, she has extensive knowledge of nutrition and offers meal planning and meal prep services.
Gustavo Jenkins, Personal Trainer
Gustavo Jenkins is a graduate of the National Personal Training Institute (NTPI). He has a degree and more than 1000 hours of direct personal training experience. He is a physique specialist and Caliber Enterprise model. He strives to inspire others to live a healthy lifestyle while building their self-confidence and is a firm believer in practice makes perfect.
Gustavo guides clients to set goals and crush expectations by fighting the good fight every day. “Give it your all every day, and every day you will win:‘ There are certain constants in life. It doesn’t matter whether you wear a blue, white, gray, or purple collar; the formula for success is the same.
Heath Ward, Personal Trainer
Heath Ward is a Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Trainer specializing in Sports Performance, General Fitness, Weight Management, and Functional Strength in Atlanta, Ga. With a background in sports, sales management, and ministry, Heath has dedicated his life towards coaching, training and inspiring people to win with attitudes of courage and boldness. He is now using that experience to motivate and encourage people to achieve overall health by assertively chasing after goals in the areas of physical fitness and total wellness – emotional and spiritual health. Heath Ward started Lion Chaser Fitness aiming to support prospective, novice and skilled athletes in their pursuit towards success no matter how big the dream.
Macy Wyatt, Personal Trainer
Macy Wyatt is an alumni of The University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign where she completed 4 years as an NCAA Division I full scholarship gymnast. She managed 40+ hours a week of practice, competition, and rehabilitation while excelling academically in the Applied Health Sciences program. There she started a “Get Up and Move” movement in 2010 for a duration of 3 years, which involved elementary school visits to teach the importance of fitness and health. She was a 3-time National qualifier as a level 10 gymnast. Placing top 7 AA amongst the best gymnasts in the nation in 2008, and the top 3 in the nation on several individual events. She competed at the elite level of gymnastics receiving advanced coaching by US National Team coaches.
Brandie Edwards, Personal Trainer
Brandie Edwards, Personal Trainer Brandie Edwards is an ACE certified personal trainer and also Red Cross certified in CPR. She holds a B.S. in Biology and M.S. in Health Education from Texas Southern University. While in college, she was on the Texas Southern University Track & Field team where she became the SWAC Champion in the Heptathlon.
After college, Brandie moved to Atlanta to pursue a career in the health field and started training for bikini fitness competitions. This is where her love grew even more for health and fitness. She loves working with clients on specialized fitness programs and is excited to begin helping our clients
Kirk Kapple, and Personal Trainer
With over 25000 training hours, it’s easy to say that Kirk (CPT, PES, CGFI) has a passion for coaching and helping others realize their true potential in and out of the gym. Kirk has professional experience with multiple avenues in the fitness industry including specialized 1 on 1 training, small group training, online coaching, instructing Spin, Yoga, HIIT and many other group fitness classes. He has worked with clients ranging from Division 1 athletes to retired fitness enthusiasts just looking to stay healthy. His specialties include muscle building, strength building, weight loss/fat loss, and energy system development. As an ex competitive triathlete, he has also helped coach many clients through their first 5k/10k/half marathon and several triathlons. Kirk believes in a challenging, but fun approach to fitness and that learning to stay consistent and positive is key.
Gabe Glamp, Personal Trainer
Gabe Glamp is a CPR certified and ISSA certified personal trainer. He has found an overwhelming passion for fitness through his own successful weight loss and transformation. Through his own experience and advancing his skills, Gabe has learned numerous types of workouts applicable to all body types. He has used his gained knowledge over the years to help train and empower individuals to achieve their fitness goals. He believes in consistency in combination with individualized training to create the greatest outcomes. Gabe not only uses his positive attitude and energetic demeanor to keep clients motivated to push closer to their goals, but to celebrate each client’s accomplishments and personal achievements.
Jacquelin Jenkins, Communications Manager
Jacquelin became a member of the Thrive team in March 2019. Her role is assisting clients and trainers with communication and scheduling as well as maintaining the overall appearance and cleanliness of the gym. Jacquelin is classically trained in ballet and she participated in track & field as a state-qualifying sprinter.
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