Carlos Payte, owner of Payte Fitness Consulting is a fitness professional with 15 years of experience in the fitness industry as a personal trainer and leader of fitness departments with some of the most reputable sports and healthcare facilities in Marin County, CA. In addition to his professional experience as a fitness trainer, he is a former athlete and baseball coach. All of this experience has contributed to his passion and deep understanding of what it takes to condition the body physically, mentally, and emotionally to reach optimal results for each individual client. His love of providing a safe and motivating experience for his clients to achieve their fitness, nutritional, and health goals has grown every year. Carlos was born and raised in Novato, California where he was involved in sports, including baseball, karate, and football. Baseball has been his lifelong passion and he got his first experience with teaching and sharing his knowledge of conditional training when he served as the Assistant Baseball Coach for Novato High School in the early 1990’s. He attended college at Santa Rosa Junior College where he also played baseball and earned his AA degree in general education. After spending several years in the restaurant business managing a restaurant in Marin County, Carlos decided to take his passion for health and wellness and start a new career as a personal trainer. He has been the Fitness Director for both Meridian Sports Club Rolling Hills in Novato and Fitness Director for the state of the art gym at the Osher Marin JCC in San Rafael. Carlos is continually expanding his education in the fitness field, including earning certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, IFPA, Precision Nutrition and NESTA Adventure Boot Camp.