ABOUt me

Hello I’m James Barrett


My love for fitness was ignited at a young age, and since then, it has grown into an unwavering passion that I can’t help but share. With years of experience in personal training, group fitness, and nutrition coaching under my belt, I’m here to share my knowledge and inspire you on your own fitness journey. After high school, I joined the military, where my enthusiasm for fitness soared to new heights. I went on to earn a degree in kinesiology and began coaching clients. But more than anything, I’m just like you – someone who enjoys breaking a sweat, pushing my limits, and feeling amazing in my own skin.

When I’m not at the gym or coaching clients, you can find me exploring the great outdoors, experimenting with new workout routines, or whipping up tasty and nutritious recipes in my kitchen. I believe that staying fit and healthy should be enjoyable, and I’m always on the lookout for new ways to make it fun and accessible for everyone.

Here at Bear Essentials Fitness, my mission is to create a supportive and empowering community where we can learn from one another, share our experiences, and celebrate our progress together. You can expect a wide range of content, from workout tips and routines to healthy recipes and personal stories, all aimed at keeping you motivated and on track with your goals. Whether you’re a fitness pro or just starting out, there’s a little something for everyone in our bear den!

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s embark on this amazing journey together, as we conquer our goals and become the healthiest, happiest versions of ourselves. Remember, progress is progress, no matter how small, and I’m here to support you every step of the way. Let’s get moving and unleash our inner beast!