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The National Gym Association (NGA) is one of the most recognizable Training and Athletic Associations in the world. The NGA is a 501(3)(c) NOT-FOR-PROFIT organization that dedicates all resources and experience to the athlete and to teaching and training individuals to become the most professional certified personal fitness trainers in the world. Our Not-For-Profit status allows us to utilize all the resources we have to promote competitions and dedicate healthy living standards throughout the United States.

The National Gym Association, founded by Andy Bostinto in 1979, has trained and certified thousands of personal fitness trainers. These professional trainers have been involved in every facet of the bodybuilding and fitness training business. Our members have won countless bodybuilding contests, trained thousands of athletes and have worked with some of the most famous recognizable people in the world today.

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National Gym Association - Celebrity Testimonials

Governor SchwarzeneggerThe President of the NGA Andy Bostinto is a real icon and idol to many people in the personal training field and bodybuilding business. Your letter brought back memories of training at your gym Andy. I am honored and delighted to receive this honorary certificate from your organization. I hope I look half as good as you do when I am your age. You are a big idol for a lot of people. Everybody needs somebody to look up to.Governor Schwarzenegger

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Former Mr. Universe

ANDY BOSTINTO, founder of the NGA, is one of the most recognizable names in the bodybuilding and professional fitness training world. He has personally trained with individuals that have won the most prestigious bodybuilding awards in the world such as former Mr. Olympia & Mr. Universe and current Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger. He has also trained with the former Mr. Universe and the original "Incredible Hulk" Lou Ferrigno. In fact, Andy himself is a former Pro Mr. America (Masters). more >>


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The NGA is seeking experienced promoters who would like to join an organization tthat has a reputable world-wide reputation in our sport. If you are interested, please contact the NGA at (954) 344-8410 or


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