Brian Donovan

Chicago, IL 60640

Brian Donovan Fitness is an in-home, private studio, and online personal training service based in Chicago, Illinois. Brian Donovan owns and operates Brian Donovan Fitness, LLC, a Chicago personal training service that offers weight loss and performance solutions, as well as nutritional guidance and analysis to clients in the neighborhoods of Andersonville, Edgewater, Wicker Park, Bucktown, and Lakeshore East. He also runs Brian Donovan Fitness Online, an online personal training program that offers personally customized workout plans complete with video instruction, stat tracking tools, and nutritional guidance and analysis to anyone, anywhere in the world. He resides in Chicago, Illinois where he works as a Fitness Coach, Online Personal Trainer, and a contributor to various fitness blogs.

Brian graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and a minor in Business. He is also a graduate of the National Personal Training Institute, a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, a Poliquin BioSignature Practitioner, and is currently working towards his Precision Nutrition Coaching Certification.

Brian has authored multiple articles, which you can find at He also offers a free health, fitness, weight loss and nutrition blog at He is currently working on a website for aspiring and current Personal Trainer’s who are seeking information on how to get started in the fitness business or take their careers to the next level. He was recently voted Chicago’s “Best Personal Trainer” by Chicago Reader magazine, Best Of Chicago 2014 edition.

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About Me


  • BA, Communications, Michigan State University

Certifications / Trainings

NPTI - Personal Training
CrossFit - Level 1 Certification: Fundamentals
Poliquin - BioSignature Practitioner Level 1
Expires: Dec 31, 2015
NASM - Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Not Verified
Expires: Jan 29, 2012

CPR Certified

AED Certified

Liability Insurance

  • Fitness & Wellness

Brian's Locations

Brian Donovan Fitness Online

Within 75.00 miles of 60601 (Mobile Training Radius)

HiFi Personal Fitness

820 N. Orleans
Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60610

My Time Fitness

2117 N. Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647

Brian Donovan Fitness, LLC

Within 10.00 miles of 60601 (Mobile Training Radius)

Kru Strength + Fitness

5117 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640

Additional Information


$70.00 / hr, Rate Varies Based On Package

Payment Methods

Cash, Cashier's Check, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Chicago Reader Magazine - Best Of Chicago 2014 Edition - Best Personal Trainer

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