Aleks grew up in Buffalo Grove and graduated from Stevenson High School. He enrolled at the National Personal Training Institute in Chicago. A year later, he graduated with national level certification. He continued training for several months until he realized he wanted more. Aleks went on to pass the NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) to become a certified personal trainer and was then introduced to a program that was taught by Paul Chek. This is when his vision of “Fusion Health” was born. Aleks believes that one’s wellness is the result of a lifestyle that includes a healthy diet, physical activity, stress reduction, mindfulness and gratitude. He is a CHEK Practitioner level II, Holistic Lifestyle Coach level III, and LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist). Having been a personal trainer for almost seven years, his personal training philosophy goes beyond simply going through the motions and counting reps. It is about making a decision to change your life and taking the necessary steps to make it happen. Aleks takes a whole body approach so that his clients will see and feel the personal training benefits. He prides himself on helping his clients lead a stress free, pain free and healthy lifestyle. He brings together fitness, nutrition and relaxation services to help promote your mind, body and spirit. With motivation, dedication and education you can do it and Aleks can help. Changing your life is a journey and he will be there to support you, motivate you and make sure you enjoy every step along the way.