Chris Marhefka is one of two featured trainers and lifestyle coaches who guide engaged couples through the most challenging three months of their lives – as they strive to lose weight and adopt healthy lifestyles in time for their weddings – in new upcoming cable series, Altar’d, premiering Tuesday, January 17, 2017 on Z Living network.
Marhefka is the founder of B3 Gym in Gainesville, FL and co-founder of Eat the 80, a healthy meal delivery service in Florida. He has worked with more than 2,000 clients and has 10+ years experience as a personal trainer, CrossFit instructor, and nutrition and lifestyle coach. He holds a Certified Personal Trainer certification from the American College of Sports Medicine and is a CrossFit L1 and L2 certificate holder.
Chris graduated from the University of Florida in May 2008 with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, with a specialization in Finance and a minor in Entrepreneurship. He serves as a guest lecturer at the University of Florida and is a volunteer fitness instructor to at-risk youth. He previously served as a volunteer director for the American Cancer Society and as an Advisory Board Member for Kids Kicking Cancer at UF Health.
Chris currently lives in Gainesville, FL with his wife, Carlee and two dogs, Buddy and Kona. He enjoys spending time outdoors, is a recreational pilot, amateur chef, adventure seeker, CrossFit athlete, and an Ironman Triathlete. His vision is to help a million people become healthier.
Something no one knows about him is that when he first started B3 Gym in 2010, he also worked at a catering company by day, at a bar by night, and lived out of his car.