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Welcome to Racked Philly's search for Philadelphia's hottest trainer. Over the coming weeks, we'll profile eight smokin' hot locals—fitness experts who not only look hot in spandex, but can make you look amazing too. Once you've gotten to know everyone, we'll host a March Madness-style showdown in which readers vote for their favorites (polls open Thursday, August 21). Let the games begin!
Holy beefcake! The next contestant to be nominated into this year's Hottest Trainer competition is Lee Woodall—not Evander Holyfield, as many passersby on the street tend to think at first glance. Still, Woodall is happy to sign autographs, both in Holyfield's name and his own; Woodall is, after all, a Super Bowl Champion, having helped the San Francisco 49ers beat the San Diego Charges in Super Bowl XXIX.
After his eight-year career in the NFL, the Carlisle, Pa., native and West Chester University grad hightailed it back to the Philly area, nabbing the title of Regional Fitness Director at SWEAT Fitness. There, Woodall continues his reign of pain, this time directing those tackles at under-performing clients instead of the opposing team. We're kidding, of course; the
big ol' softy certified personal trainer describes his ability to help others improve their confidence and well-being as his favorite part of the gig. But be prepared to bring it: "You have to burn to earn that body" is Woodall's go-to motivational phrase.
· Hottest Trainer 2014 [Racked Philly]