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Alex Ecklin

Alex is a DiSalvo Performance Training alumni, professional jiu jitsu athlete and owner of Masterskaya in Brooklyn. He used the nutrition coaching program to great success to get on weight and performing top notch for EBI7: The Featherweights. 

"As a martial artist, I am always working to learn more in every aspect. One thing I always lacked was an understanding on nutrition. I worked with Mark in preparation for the Eddie Bravo Invitational, and Mark educated me on nutrition and dieting and broke it down in a very simple way. He provided a loose guideline of the foods I should be eating, when I should be eating them and in what ways that was tailored for my competition. He answered many things I was always curious about and did not overcomplicate anything. I still use the principles he taught me today.

Since then, I also brought Mark into my martial arts school, Masterskya, for a workshop on mobility for grapplers. He taught us body movements and exercises that were functional for fighters, and I have implemented several of those movements in our daily warmups.

I highly recommend Mark from both perspectives and think he has an amazing amount of knowledge for anyone looking to understand fitness/nutrition further."

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Daniel Gutin

Daniel Gutin is a jiu jitsu competitor in the Master's Division (over 30). He's a husband and father and is devoted to bettering himself a little bit each day. He has lost 30lbs and counting since working with DiSalvo Performance, and most recently picked up a silver medal at the IBJJF Pan Am (No Gi) Master's division and has his eyes on more hardware, weight loss and building the strength to maximize his body.