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Yvel A. Joseph, MS, CPT

Yvel is an experienced Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Martial Artist and Certified USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach with over 15 years of personal fitness training, leading team sports through performance conditioning and competition experiences.  He uses his enthusiasm and high energy in coaching, training and teaching others on the benefits of fitness, healthy living and lifestyle balance.  His fitness specialties are in fitness coaching and group boot camp fitness, boxing, kickboxing and self-defense. So, if you hear him tell you to LOOK ALIVE!!!, it’s time to gear up and get energized!!!


Yvel has created, managed and lead fitness and sports conditioning programs for area teams and athletes along with local community groups, corporate companies and schools. He manages corporate wellness programs to serve the needs of employees, participants and members through energetic fitness classes and wellness presentations. Yvel also serves as a performance fitness coach for athletics in pre-season, in-season and post season conditioning and strength training. He works with high school, collegiate and professional athletes who’ve excelled at the HS National Track & Field Championships, Masters World Championships (Track & Field, Dragon Boat, etc.), Paralympians sprinters who competed at the 2016 Rio Para-Olympics and many more.  Yvel also runs specialty boot camp and fitness programs in the greater Boston area for corporations and at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center.


Yvel is co-principal owner and partner at Performance Fitness and Training, LLC (PFIT). He’s earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University, as a scholarship Track and Field Athlete and champion in the mid distance sprints (500M, 800M, 1000M). He’s also earned a Master’s degree in International Business from Boston University.  He holds Black Belt level degrees in Taekwon-Do from Jae H. Kim Taekwon-Do Institute.  In 2014, he won the Masters USA Track & Field Championship in the indoor 800M Run. Through his athletic accomplishments and international experiences in business, health and fitness, he is motivated to get you energized and moving you towards your health, fitness, performance and lifestyle goals. Yvel is an avid martial artist, cyclist and mountain biker.  In his leisure time, he enjoys community service (volunteering), hiking, reading and spending time with family and friends.


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