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About Kris - Founder of Krissfit-Stay Strong

Country of origin – Bulgaria
Kris Baychev is an accredited Corrective Exercise Specialist and has been certified as a Personal Trainer by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. His fitness and bodybuilding career began in 2003 when he volunteered for his military service in the Bulgarian Armed Forces. There he was in charge of leading the morning physical training drills for over 500 people. After finishing his service, he focused his attention on outdoor workouts and bodybuilding. Year by year he built up his knowledge, gaining experience and honing his skills – how to train safely and effectively in order to reach a multitude of fitness goals. Realizing that this is his calling he decided to help individuals develop themselves and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Kris is versed in training all age groups with his youngest client being 13 and the oldest in his 70’s. Kris is passionate to show his clients that fitness is a part of an overall healthy lifestyle, his specialties are sports injury prevention and recovery, bodybuilding, core stabilization, fat-loss, strength and conditioning, wrestling training and event specific personal training. He claims for him no goal is unreachable and no challenge too great.
Kris is business owner and CEO of Krissfit- Stay Strong. He is also a husband and father of a three years old little girl. Kris is NPC bodybuilding competitor athlete and 2021 DC championship bodybuilding overall winner with six medals total. He also competed in the Jay Cutler Classic and Battle Royalle in the past. He is extremely motivated to keep working hard and see how far he can go in an athlete lifestyle.

As a fitness professional Kris is specialized in:

  • Core training
  • Strength and Endurance training
  • Power and Conditioning
  • Motivation
  • Sports Performance
  • Fitness and Bodybuilding
  • Meal Planning and Nutrition

Certification:

  • NASM CPT (Certified personal trainer)
  • NASM CES (Corrective exercise specialist)
  • NASM BCS (Behavior Change Specialist)
  • CPR/AED (First aid kid with American Red Cross)

Kristiyan Baychev

About Viki - Owner of Krissfit-Stay Strong

Country of origin – Ukraine
Victoria is Certified Personal Trainer and practices competitive ballroom dancing professionally. She has won several international competitions last and most notably the Washington Dance-O-Rama in 2016. Her love of dancing is what sparked her career as a personal trainer and she tries to implement her knowledge of that area in her training programs. She specializes in training women of all ages including pre- and post-natal as well as :

As a fitness professional Viki is specialized in:

  • Nutrition
  • Wellness
  • Functional Training
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sports Performance
  • Fitness and Bodybuilding
  • Meal Planning and Nutrition

Certification:

  • BACHELOR OF ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF CHOREOGRAPHY,
    LVIV, UA
  • NASM CPT (Certified Personal Trainer)
  • NASM WLS ( Weight Loss Specialist)
  • NASM WFS ( Women’s Fitness Specialization)
  • client base by training women of all ages and body types, including younger, pre- and postnatal, and elderly women
  • CPR/AED certified

She helps thousands people to achive their goals.
“I love being a personal trainer because it feels great to help people feel better and it’s also healthy, fun. I like to motivate and inspire my clients. I love seeing them walk out of the session feeling amazing and strong. Sometimes I can’t believe how lucky I am to play such a big role in people’s lives.”

About Ivan - CPT with Krissfit-Stay Strong

Country of origin – Bulgaria
Ivan has been a personal trainer since 2016 and has worked with hundreds of people in that time. He has always been driven by the passion to help other people succeed in their fitness journey. As a child he used to play all kinds of sports including volleyball, soccer, karate, dancing and swimming. He has been passionate about sports since he was a little kid. Ivan specializes in weight-loss, core and balance and corrective exercise trainings. Also creating custom workouts and customizing nutrition plans according to the taste of the people, he works with them and their needs. His goal is to have the most positive impact on the lives of the people he works with, helping them become the healthiest, happier version of themselves. He believes that everyone deserves the right to good health and to be happy inside and out!

As a fitness professional Ivan is specialized in:

  • Core training
  • Strength and Endurance training
  • Power and Conditioning
  • Motivation
  • Sports Performance
  • Fitness and Bodybuilding
  • Meal Planning and Nutrition

Certification:

  • NASM CPT (Certified personal trainer)
  • NASM WLS (Weight Loss specialist)
  • NASM BCS (Behavior Change Specialist)
  • CPR/AED

About James - CPT with Krissfit-Stay Strong

James Harris has been a personal trainer for over 10 years! James has always evolved with sports competing in martial arts football basketball and track. He later on went to play college football at Lane College in Jackson Tennessee.
James holds multiple certifications such as Fitness Trainer, Exercise Therapy, Senior Fitness Specialist, Olympic Lifting, and Strength and Conditioning. James also has his B.S in Health Science. His certifications are through USAW level 1 Olympic lifts, ISSA, and TRX.
Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, James has a wife and two kids and currently lives in Bowie, MD where he is a big Chicago Bears and Bulls fan.

Certification:

  • ISSA Personal Trainer
  • ISSA exercise therapy
  • USAW Level 1 Olympic Lift
  • ISSA Strength and Conditioning
  • ISSA Senior Fitness
  • TRX Certification
  • RED CROSS CPR AND AED CERTIFICATION
  • Bachelors Health Science

About Neli - CPT with Krissfit-Stay Strong

Neli Mitreva started hers bodybuilding career 12 years ago. In 2014 she won hers first pro card in USBF (Natural) bodybuilding federation. 2015 she became IFPA pro (second pro card). 2016 she move in IFBB FEDERATION to follow her dreams to be on Olympia stage (got 3th pro card - IFBB PRO LEAGUE). 4 years later (2019) she is 2 times International figure champion - 2 times Arnold classic champion.
Neli Mitreva is also Madeira school's track and field coach. She was a professional track and field athlete for 18 years. Neli holds the Bulgarian national record in the heptathalon and was a 19 time national champion in the heptathalon, shot put, discus, and 4x100 relay. Her training resulted in participation in the Balkan games, European cup, European championships, World championships, and the 2008 Olympic games. Her experience and knowledge is an incredible asset to Madeira school's track program!
Neli started hers journey as professional personal trainer and nutritionalist in Europe and USA 12 years ago. She has over 15 certifications from AFAA, IFAA and American red cross. She also works with professional athletes - D1, National and Olympic levels) and helping them to move forward in their sport career.

Certification:

  • IAAF for International track and field judge
  • British Athletic "Women in the World Athletics"
  • IAAF "Kids Athletics"
  • IAAF "Athletics at the school for the Balkan countries"
  • AFAA USA for training and nutrition
  • American red cross - CPR

About Sam - Sales manager and accountant of Krissfit-Stay Strong

Sam has started his career in 2007 as a professional lifeguard for ‘’High Sierra Pools Inc’’. Next year he became a Facility Manager at Arlington Forest Club and not too long after that he was chosen for one of the recruiters and instructors for the American Red Cross. In the next 8 years he combined his job duties with schedule making, sales promoting, accounting, recruiting and organizing a smooth start for the new employees. In 2016 he decided to change the subject and started working as a Facility Manager in one of the biggest breweries in Europe - Bulgaria. In 2020 he played a role in supporting and starting the foundations of KrissFit Stay Strong. Since then, he is a part of our team KrissFit Stay Strong.

Skills:

  • Office Manager
  • Team leader
  • Schedule maker
  • Accountant
  • Support
  • HR