Hello, I'm Josh Stroud.

I'm a former Ironman, Mr. USA, Pro Wrestler and Natural Nationals Champion turned personal trainer who has over the years developed a specific, easy to follow system to help my personal clients acheive their fitness goals. I am the owner of J's Training which is a very successful health facility specializing in rehab, personal training, general health and fitness training. I also own Bodymaker Productions, Inc which is a sales and service firm for exercise and workout gear and also provides nutritional and exercise training on an outpatient basis.

My company provides:

  • weight loss
  • better health training
  • professional athlete grooming
  • specialized sporting event training

I developed the BodyMaker bar and system in 1996 after years of seeing people exercising too hard and too quickly. All of my exercise routines and personal training sessions focus on exercising smartly and with the correct technique. After witnessing the stunning transformation of many of my client's bodies and lives, I've decided to share the knowledge I've accumulated over a lifetime with the world! I'm the highest-rated personal trainer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The social and business elite of DFW routinely testify that I am the only trainer worthy of this task. I'm honored to have won the Ironman, Southern Masters USA, Mr. USA and the Natural Nationals contest during my competition days and I have also trained Super Bowl winners.

My Education:

Alabama A&M University, 78/82, BS degree in Health and Science. Middle School Wrestling School Coach, Fall 82, Historical development of school health programs as college thesis. Physical Science teacher Spring 83.

My Specialized Studies in:

Hyperthermia and Hypohydration, 1988. Nautilus Training / GFA @ City Club, 7/88. Whatley Cancer Center, Dallas, cancer research and autopsies. Journal of Applied Sport Science Research, Sept 1988. Study of Muscle Characteristics of Elite Powerlifters & Bodybuilders, 1982. Stairmaster "Shope the Future of Exercise" CE, 1994. Study of elite body builders, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Dept, UNT Health Science Center, FW 6/29/95.

My Other Acheivements:

  • USFL Player 1984/1985
  • Mr Ironman 1981
  • Southern Masters USA 1982
  • Mr. USA 1983
  • Southeastern Mr. USA 1983
  • Natural Nationals of ANBC 1989
  • Professional Wrestler with World Wrestling Alliance
  • NGA Cert 1995 member
  • Pakistan Body Builders Guild 1990
  • International BodyBuilding in Nobeokaa, Japan 1990

I'm also the sponsor of the Texas Natural AllStar Bodybuilding Championship, Dallas & Fort Worth TX. I'm currently the Channel 11 KTVT health and exercise speaker, live broadcast and the chairman of the National Gym Association of Texas.

Brenda Teele, Weather Anchor CBS Affiliate KTVT

Learning what to eat, when to eat and why really made the difference. I have a great trainer who helped me tone up...

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Tyrone-Alexandre Roy, Professional Football Player

The only thing I could control was being ready for any "opportunity". Being at J.S. made it all possible. Thanks Josh!

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Melody Murphy Ed. D. Director, Shelton State CC

The Bodymaker bar is easy to work with. You can target all the major muscle groups in the body effectively and efficiently...

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