602-499-7161 bigernie@cox.net

Scottsdale Personal Training Coach

I’m Ernie Villegas, welcome to our team website! Over the last 25 years, I’ve been a nationally recognized personal training coach based in Scottsdale Arizona. My training focus is on contest prep including Figure prep, Bikini prep, Men’s Physique prep and Bodybuilding. I work with both IFBB Pro’s, armatures and those looking for a stepping stone into competing! I love what I do and am here to help you transform your body and mind to take you to a whole new level you never thought was possible.

Pre Contest Prep Training

My pre contest prep program’s use a blend of golden era and modern day weight training to build muscle from your weak points outward. We mix up! Depending on your focus I do HIIT cardio and circuit training to build your plyometric strength and conditioning along with classic cardio. All of my programs have a strong emphasis on the nutrition and supplementation to fuel intense workouts and blast away fat. My pre contest prep is offered through personal training, group training and our most popular which is our 12 week online contest prep program.

TBTC 12 Week Challenge

I created the Total Body Transformation Challenge for individuals looking to get into the best shape of their life but not looking to compete. The program is tailored to your desired physique whether that be to lose weight, build muscle, train for your next marathon, post 60 years, post pregnancy and athletes. The program is offered through personal training with me 1:1, online or in a class group setting which I run at our gym here in Scottsdale Monday – Saturday and includes a nutrition and supplementation plan.

Nationally Recognized Fitness Trainer

Ernie Villegas, competitor and top notch dynamic personal trainer has been involved in the bodybuilding fitness industry for over 30 years. He competed in bodybuilding for over 12 years with his last competition appearance in 1999. In 1986 Ernie hit the scene in the figure and fitness industry starting with only 2 female competitors. He now trains 30+ competitors at various levels of fitness and the figure competition industry. Figure has become his signature specialty. He has been a certified personal trainer for over 21 years as well as a certified NPC judge for the past 14 years.

The intense involvement and expertise Ernie has in the bodybuilding competition scene here in Arizona, has helped advance the sport into what is now; a bodybuilding, figure/ fitness power house.

Ernie Villegas has been a significant force in establishing Arizona as a figure competitors Mecca. He has trained champion after champion at the local level and has made his mark on the national scene. Locally, Ernie’s competitors have placed in the top five, won their class or taken the overall.Trust a proven training professional who is committed to helping you reach your fitness goals.

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Training with Ernie has changed my life. I always knew what was healthy and how to workout, but not how to transform my body to what I had always wanted it to be. I have never done anything so hard, but yet so rewarding. Its great if you win, but all-in-all you already get your satisfaction and reward every time you look in the mirror and see what you have done. It’s amazing the bodies God has given us, it just takes a little work, to get the full potential out of them!

Hannah, Phoenix Bikini Prep

Training with Ernie has had a huge impact on my life. Working out on a team inspired me to become a fitness instructor. I’ve made new friends. I’ve learned a lot about nutrition and the way our bodies work. And I found out that I’m a lot stronger on the inside than I ever knew! Thanks Ernie!

Jonelle, Figure Competitor

Ernie gave me the courage and confidence to compete and believed in me. I’ve learned so much from him and truly enjoy competing. I am privileged to work with him. He is a true professional, mentor and friend. I have him to thank for my success!

Jennifer Scottsdale, Arizona

Ernie is a no-nonsense trainer with a proven track record. Beyond his training, nutrition and supplement expertise, Ernie is caring and dedicated to the overall well-being of his team members. He continues to challenge me and motivate me.

Jennifer Scottsdale, IFBB Pro

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