Fitness Gurus Nick and Jill Murphy on Fighting Fat with Fat

Certified Personal Trainer and Life Coach Nick Murphy, along with his wife and business partner Jill Murphy, spoke at the Firebarn on Thursday, February 16th.

Nick Murphy, owner of Mission Fitness, has over 20 years of experience in the health and well-being field. He works with clients from across the fitness spectrum, including world class athletes, the morbidly obese, and everyone in between. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge of health, fitness, diet, and exercise, and empowering his clients to take back control of their lives. Notably, Nick helped Syracuse resident Ronnie Brower lose 425 pounds – more than two-thirds of his body weight –through diet and exercise, transforming his life in the process.

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Nick with Ronnie Brower before and midway through his weight loss journey. Photo from

Nick holds Personal Trainer Certification from the World Instructor Training Schools (WITS), an organization recognized by the U.S. Dept. of Education and U.S. Dept. of Defense. He is a recommended trainer for WITS interns for his experience and extensive knowledge. His past speaking experiences include TEDxSyracuseUniversity in 2016.