bowtai fitness
coaching

"YOU NEVER GO TO YOUR LEVEL OF MOTIVATION;
YOU GO TO YOUR LEVEL OF COACHING AND ACCOUNTABILITY."

 

the team

BRIAN "BOWTAI" TAI

OWNER & HEAD COACH

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Brian Tai, better known as “Bowtai,” is the owner and head coach of Bowtai Fitness. He is a personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, nutrition coach, and recovery practitioner.

Bowtai has been coaching professionally since 2012. He received his Bachelor’s degree from George Mason University in Kinesiology and Biology. He continued his education becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (NSCA), Certified Powerlifting Coach (USAPL), Certified Pain-Free Performance Specialist (Rusin), Certified Nutrition Coach (PN), and certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (RockTape).

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Bowtai and his team, offer all of their services in his private gym, District Barbell in Fairfax, VA. He also provides many of his coaching services online. His clientele ranges from young student athletes and bodybuilding competitors, to people recovering from injuries and retired individuals trying to remain active.

FAHIM KHAN

TRAINER & POWERLIFTING COACH

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Fahim Khan is a Certified Personal Trainer (NASM), Powerlifting Coach with Bowtai Fitness, and an active powerlifting competitor. Fahim will graduate from George Mason University Class of 2023.

 

Fahim was first introduced to weightlifting when he was on the track & field team for all four years of high school. During his senior year, he became the track and field team captain. As the team captain, Fahim had his first taste of coaching by helping his fellow teammates in the weight room after practice. He has been training in powerlifting ever since.

Minh TRAN

TRAINER & POWERLIFTING COACH

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Minh Tran is a Certified Personal Trainer (ACE), Powerlifting Coach with Bowtai Fitness, and an active powerlifting competitor.

 

Minh was first introduced to weightlifting when he was on the football and track & field team in high school. While on these teams, he dedicated a lot of his free time to becoming a stronger and faster athlete. In the process, he fell in love with weight training and eventually shifted his focus to the sport of powerlifting. His love for the sport has lead him to compete in many competitions and also help his friends prepare and compete in competitions as well. Minh has now been in the world of powerlifting for over 10 years.

"IF YOU ARE WILLING TO DEDICATE
YOUR TIME AND ENERGY,
PROPER COACHING WILL LEAD YOU TO YOUR SUCCESS."

 
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Bowtai SERVICES

PERSONAL TRAINING

Private personal training for one-on-one training or small group training in strength and conditioning.

BODYBUILDING COACHING

Online coaching for physique athletes, which includes training, nutrition coaching, and program writing.

POWERLIFTING COACHING

Online coaching for powerlifting athletes, which includes training, nutrition coaching, and program writing.

NUTRITION COACHING

Nutrition coaching ranging from in-person consultations to online coaching with customized meal plans.

RECOVERY SERVICES

Recovery services such as cupping therapy, soft tissue mobilization, and compression therapy.

BOWTAI PRODUCTS

Bowtai Fitness merchandise for sale including items such as t-shirts, water bottles, and even gift cards.

"YOU ONLY GET ONE BODY. COACH IT PROPERLY AND MAXIMIZE ITS FULL POTENTIAL."

 

KNOWING IS NOT ENOUGH. ONE MUST ACQUIRE A KNOWLEDGEABLE COACH TO HELP APPLY.