Very few times in our live's will we get the chance to meet someone as cool, passionate, and sold out for Christ as my friend, Doug. I have been wanting to do this interview for a long time so we could all glean a bit of Doug's wisdom. Seriously, take time to listen to this interview, read his bio, and then add him to your prayer list because Doug is on a mission and I have NO DOUBT the enemy will try to steal his joy along the way.
Doug Bopst is a Nationally recognized Personal Trainer, Best Selling Author, Speaker and Recovery Fitness Expert. But, most of all, he likes to think of himself as a life transformational coach.
Doug is the founder of Doug Bopst Fitness, a business focusing on helping people use fitness to get better everyday and inspire themselves to do the best they can.
He is also the founder of “One Day Stronger,” a 30 day intensive coaching program helping people in drug and alcohol recovery as well as others in need to restore balance, hope and purpose in their lives. Being a former felon and drug addict, he has used the power of faith, family and fitness to exponentially impact his career, life and most of all his relationship with himself and God.
He has helped hundreds of people improve their health and wellness during his time in the industry so far. He published his first book, "From Felony to Fitness to Free," to inspire people that they too can turn a negative into a positive and to remember how far you have come and not how far you have to go. He published his second book, "Faith Family Fitness," to encourage you to grow closer to God, believe in yourself, surround yourself with the BEST and to stay mentally, physically and spiritually fit. He has been featured on Local News Stations such as WBAL, WJZ, ABC and FOX 45 to share his story and encourage others. He has also been featured in the Baltimore Sun, Towson Times, PFP Magazine and North County News for his accolades in helping others and also was voted as one of Baltimore’s 12 Fitness Heros’ in 2015. He believes with the genuine ability to be passionate, caring and loyal in everything that you do will allow you to live a purposeful, prosperous and fulfilling life.