Designer Fitness

Designer Fitness

5.0 (5)
Best of 2022
3 employees
3 years in business

About this pro

Simply defined.  Fitness packaged with special attention to well thought out customer service and minimizing distractions to your training experience.  Partnered with progressive science-based training, Designer Fitness is ready to design a program that meets you where you are! 

I fell in love with fitness and science early in my life.  Once I realized that science and fitness complimented one another I was hooked.  Using my experience to help others reach their goals is much more than a cliche selling point for me, it is my passion.

Visit for more information.  Thank you and I look forward to designing your fitness.

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Los Angeles, CA 90049
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5 Reviews


  • Elysse McInnes

    Coach Brinson was my jiu-jitsu instructor some years ago and he is by far the best communicator that I have met in the sport. He is able to translate his own knowledge in such a manner that even a beginner will be able to try new things with confidence. He is very personable and relatable, while also maintaining a high level of respect from his students. I cannot recommend his services enough!

  • Sabah Fadai

    I very much enjoyed the level of care Rico has shown towards the small details to help me advance my game to the next level. He is dedicated and shows true passion of teaching his knowledge with us.

  • Susy Goudie

    Rico is an excellent coach and mentor. He was my Jiu Jitsu coach for several years and I wish he never had to leave. He takes time to explain every detail in a way that makes it understandable, easy and fun. Rico is a coach that will push and support you to be the best that you can be. His experience and support has left a lasting impression on me and my other teammates; he left a legacy.

  • Hamza

    Amazing coach

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Typically potential clients visit the "MORE ABOUT YOU" page at "".  After the "MORE ABOUT YOU" page is complete the potential client is contacted to schedule a complimentary session.  The initial complimentary session is discounted %50 as a way to thank potential clients for their interest.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Level 1 Kettlebell Certification

EFTI graduate tier 1,2,3

NCCPT personal trainer certification 

6 plus years as an Equinox personal trainer 

Major Biology/Minor Psychology, Alabama State University 

Graduate of Niceville Senior High School

Assistant head coach @ Mamba MMA Academy 2011-2013

MMA experience 5 fights, 4-1

Jiu Jitsu practitioner 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

I do just visit and go to the "Let's train" page!

How did you get started teaching?

After the being fortunate enough to teach and fight out of Mambas MMA Academy, I moved to L.A.  I wanted to gain experience in training outside of martial arts.  Began my journey as an Equinox trainer.  Since moving to L.A. I learned 3 obstacles interfering with fitness for almost anyone in LA are:

time management

crouded daily commute

experienced trainers is the remedy.  Fitness designed to meet you where you are!

What types of students have you worked with?

I have had the amazing and great experience of working with EVERYONE from:

5-8 year olds


corrections officers 


pro Mixed Martial Artist 

pro hockey players 



stay at home mothers and fathers

pre and post surgery clients

and the list goes on!

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I train a woman whom has aged beautifully.  She is well past her 20's but you wouldn't be able to tell based on her movement.  Since her and I met we have focused on balance coordination and maintaining her stunning summertime physique.  2 years ago I exposed her to a movement called a "sitout" to which she laughed and implied she wouldn't be able to achieve that level of mobility at her age.  I am proud to say as of late November 2019 "sitouts" are a regular part of her Designer workouts!

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Book a complimentary session and let's train!

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Why are you training?

What are your goals?

What are your limitations?

Are your goals aesthetic or performance based, maybe both.