Matt Jennings is the founder and CEO of The Lift Gym (Point Pleasant Beach,NJ) and The Lift Transformation Gym (Manasquan, NJ). Matt has been involved in fitness for over three decades as an athlete, coach, consultant and business owner. He is a former national champion bodybuilder and former national record holder in both the bench press and deadlift. He studied biology at Seton Hall University and holds certifications with the NSCA, NASM-PES, and is a Precision Nutrition Level-1 Certified Nutritionist. During his career Matt has worked with top fashion celebrities, pro bodybuilders, pro MMA UFC and BELLATOR fighters, collegiate and high school athletes, and thousands of people just wanting to look and feel better.
Matt Jennings lives in Brick, NJ with his wife and their three boys.
In 2000, Matt and his wife Kathleen opened an 8,000 square foot health club in Brick, NJ that catered to families and athletes who desired a service focused health club setting with an old school gym atmosphere. More recently, Matt and his team built two very successful gyms under THE LIFT GYM brand. THE LIFT GYM in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ houses multiple programs based on goals of the general population and athletic performance. People train here to have fun, develop camaraderie and prepare both physically and mentally for all the ‘cool stuff’ outside the gym walls. Both former and current collegiate and pro athletes train here because of the comprehensive and expanded programming that is offered. THE LIFT GYM was voted Best Of The Best Health Clubs/Gyms in Ocean County in both 2014 and 2015.
THE LIFT TRANSFORMATION GYM located in Manasquan, NJ is a 4,000 sq ft facility that houses a large group nutrition/training/coaching program called the 6 week transformation challenge. These challenges run throughout the year and are setting the standard in the weight-loss and body transformation category.