MEET PAUL WATSON
An elite, nationally competitive athlete, Paul has
been transforming people’s health and lives for
over 25 years. His customized programs have
transformed men and women around the country,
crafting everyone from elite athletes to family
fitness members, and changing their lives from the
inside and out, physically as well mentally.
Combining a formal education with his drive to
push the boundaries of human physical
capabilities, his goal is to educate the public on the
extraordinary health benefits of hard training
throughout the human body.
Paul has worked extensively with firefighters,
police, and college athletes. But his niche is
preparing those that are training for (or already in)
one of the elite communities of the military as well
as the racing community such as Spartan, Tough
Mudder, DEKA and HYROX athletes.
-Began career as a personal trainer in New York
City in 1997.
-Elite strength and obstacle training coach.
-Winner of numerous running, strength, and
rough-terrain racing events.
-Enlisted in the military after 9/11, proudly served
2 tours of duty as a tech for Navy SEAL Team 5.
-Relocated to Fresno in 2009, graduated Fresno
Police Academy same year.
-Started Elite Physical Training in 2010.
-Opened Warrior Fitness January 1, 2015.
-Defied all government mandates to close during
the 2020 pandemic, and proudly kept his doors
open for freedom – the only gym in Fresno to
openly do that.