We specialize in all levels of health and fitness, from beginners to experienced athletes who need sport specific training.

CHARITH MADAWELA Electrical Engineering (B.S.)            NASM Weight Loss Specialist       NESTA                                     CPR/First Aid Card 

CHARITH MADAWELA
Electrical Engineering (B.S.)            NASM Weight Loss Specialist       NESTA                                     CPR/First Aid Card 

Charith is a former aerospace electrical engineer who decided to turn his passion for fitness and healthy living into a career. The professionalism, ingenuity and attention to detail that defined his work as an engineer also defines his approach to fitness training. He is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Weight Loss Specialist. His work in the gym is known internationally. In his native Sri Lanka, he is known as a “Fitness Guru” and has been featured on the popular TV program “Rise and Shine.” He also writes regularly for the Daily Mirror there.

After graduating from Wichita State University in 2007, Charith became an aerospace engineer for two of the world’s leading aerospace companies. His work required him to be highly analytical and systematic. Taking that same approach to fitness, Charith developed a unique, highly effective personal-training philosophy and program that maximizes fat loss while building speed, power, strength and endurance. Moreover, he teaches functional fitness that can be used for a lifetime.

Whether clients want to get lean, toned, bulked up or even ripped, Charith offers a wide-array of ways to mix and match routines for extraordinary results.

Charith is a motivator who helps power clients through those last reps and steps that make the ultimate difference.


COLIN CLEVELAND ACE, CPR/First Aid Card

COLIN CLEVELAND
ACE, CPR/First Aid Card

Born in the greater Seattle area, Colin was raised to live a very active lifestyle. Growing up with two brothers, competition became his first nature. He started off playing baseball and skiing at a young age. As soon as he got to junior high, opportunities to play new sports opened up his eyes to new ways of competition. Each quarter he was able to try out a new sport, joining the school tennis, football, wrestling, and baseball teams.

When high school was over, he was looking for new ways of competing. He found a mixed martial arts gym and started training in the arts of Boxing, Muay Thai, and Jiu Jitsu. After training for five months he decided to try out his newly learned skills in a submission wrestling tournament, winning first place in his division. From that point on he was hooked, competing in every tournament he could find, as well as in an MMA match. A new opportunity rose for Colin and he was offered a job as the head MMA and Jiu Jitsu coach at the gym he was training at and he gladly accepted the position. Training people of all skill levels and bringing the team to tournaments all around the Seattle area, Colin really loved seeing how each of his students was incredibly happy over how they have progressed throughout their time training with him.

From then on, he wanted to find a way to further extend his passion in fitness. He decided to go to school at Lake Washington Institute of Technology to learn about the field of Personal Training. After becoming certified, he quickly found a job in the fitness industry and has greatly enjoyed every moment of changing lives through fitness.


NATE STEOGER Exercise Science (B.S.), CPR/First Aid Card

NATE STEOGER
Exercise Science (B.S.), CPR/First Aid Card

Nate studied Exercise Science at Central Washington University and got a personal training certificate at Bellevue College. His passion for fitness started in 2008, where he learned about isolated muscle group training for two years. Within these two yearsNate started enjoying power cleans which made him focus more on Olympic Weightlifting. When Nate started Olympic Weightlifting he also learned about the importance of strength training, mobility, and anthropometry. Nate has a very well rounded view of all types of fitness because he has done Bodybuilding, CrossFit, High Intensity Interval Training (HITT), Strength Training, and Endurance Training.

Nate believes in writing everything down in a log and progressing off of what was done last session. Nate believes a good training session isn’t determined on soreness the next day but if progress was made.


IAN ALLEN Nutrition and Dietetics (B.S.)             NASM, CPR/First Aid Card

IAN ALLEN
Nutrition and Dietetics (B.S.)             NASM, CPR/First Aid Card

Ian’s philosophy on training and life is that there are no such things as limits and plateaus, but rather goals and future personal bests. This mentality was forged through a lifetime of competition and athletics. Ian was a multiple sport athlete in high school, competing in Football, Track and Field, and Competitive Powerlifting. Each day presents the opportunity to better ourselves. 

This viewpoint was further developed while studying at Central Washington University, where he  received a bachelor’s of science in Nutrition and Dietetics. Ian believes that nutrition is the most important aspect in weight loss, and loves to share his knowledge of healthy eating with his clients. While at CWU, Ian also competed in varsity Track and Field, developing a strong affinity for athletic performance and unconventional training. 

Following his passion for weightlifting, Ian received his personal training certificate from NASM.

Ian still competes in Powerlifting and is known as a technician for his methodical and detailed approach to barbell training.

Through a positive attitude and compassionate coaching, Ian is able to guide his clients to new heights they never thought possible.


IVY KARLINSKY Nutrition and Exercise Science (B.S.) -In progress       ACE, CPR / First Aid Card

IVY KARLINSKY
Nutrition and Exercise Science (B.S.) -In progress      
ACE, CPR / First Aid Card

Ivy has always lived an active life. Growing up she played soccer and ran track and field as well as cross country. She was even on the wrestling team in high school. An energetic lifestyle has always been important to Ivy and after college she began distance running and completed numerous half marathons, marathons, ultra marathons and even a sprint triathlon. 

Ivy decided to take her love of movement one step further and go back to school for a degree in Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University, and to turn her passion into a career. She is deeply enthusiastic about helping others achieve their fitness goals inside and out of the gym. By incorporating dynamic cardio and challenging weight lifting, she believes that not only will you feel better but you will see improvements in all areas of your life, including confidence, work performance and relationships, most importantly, your relationship with yourself. 

Ivy has also been frequently featured in the Active Times for articles on fitness and health, you can view them on our media page. Ivy is also a Certified Schwinn Cycling Instructor and works with clients one on one and in small group training to help them achieve their individual goals.


ADNAN MUJIC NSCA CPR/AED                    

ADNAN MUJIC
NSCA CPR/AED                    

Adnan became invested in this profession to make a direct impact on people's lives. In the past he has worked at multiple gyms in the Seattle area has been exposed to many ways of training. At transform 180 he continues to immerse himself in the science of strength training and conditioning and the methods behind human performance training.

He enjoys working with those who not only want to look better but who also want to be a better version of themselves. At a very young age he saw the importance of physical activity and was fascinated by what made elite athletes perform at a high level. He has worked with people of all ages and body types and his programs are customized based on each individuals needs and abilities. Giving people a positive outlet to relieve stress while reaching their fitness goals is his main purpose with personal training.


JENNINE DUNCAN Exercise Science (B.S.) CPR/First Aid Card

JENNINE DUNCAN
Exercise Science (B.S.)
CPR/First Aid Card

Jennine has always had an active lifestyle, starting competitive soccer at the age of three. Since then, she has maintained a constant competitive athletic career, holding multiple records in both softball and soccer at her high school. After high school, she became a division-1 collegiate softball player while studying Exercise Science at East Tennessee State University. While studying at East Tennessee State University, Jennine had the opportunity to work with and train alongside everyone from youth to elite and Olympic level athletes. 

Jennine believes a classic approach of basic weightlifting movements alongside high intensity interval training will provide the best results. She also believes that variation is key to provide an adaptive training experience and prevent plateauing. Jennine wants to help everyone tap into their competitive side and achieve their individual fitness goals.


JULIAN MARTINEZ B.S in Business Management                   NFPT                                                       CPR/AED/First aid

JULIAN MARTINEZ
B.S in Business Management                   NFPT                                                       CPR/AED/First aid

Julian started his personal training career September 1, 2013 in Reno, Nevada while completing his bachelor’s degree in Business Management.  His passion for the fitness industry started in high school after he was asked to compete in his high school’s weight lifting competition.  After competing and taking first place, he knew that this industry would always be a part of his life.  Julian has seen his body perform at a level that he never knew possible, and wants others to witness the same experience.   He believes in helping people reach their body’s full potential through proper physical training.  

Julian enjoys being outside and likes to be as active as possible.  He spends his free time reading, working out/running, and playing in sport leagues.  He continues to expand his knowledge on personal training through books and personal experiences.  Julian has worked with a variety of different clients and has a very motivating approach towards helping them reach their goals.  Julian said, “If you can get through the gym doors, you just completed the hardest part”.   

“Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion” - Michael Jordan 


DEVON WALKER Sports & Exercise Science (B.S) ACE, CSCS,  First Aid/CPR/AED

DEVON WALKER
Sports & Exercise Science (B.S)
ACE, CSCS, 
First Aid/CPR/AED

Devon believes that you are only as good as the value that you provide, he focuses on making everyone training session the most rewarding part of of his client’s day. He uses a multidimensional approach to find the right balance to meet individuals lifestyle goals. Fitness always has been and always will be more than just weight management and getting strong. He uses his passion and experience to not only get result but to make his clients look forward to going to the gym.

Devon grow up in Southern California where he was recruited for Track & Field at Seattle University where he received his B.S. in Sports & Exercise Science. At SU he got great insight into the exercise science world when he started working in a sport performance lab. He then followed his passion for exercise science by working in a physical therapy client, college athletics at the University of Washington, and a sports performance gym. Devon is always jumping around different aspects of fitness if that Olympic Lifting, Powerlifting, and other forms of cross training.