Joel Eshelman is a personal fitness trainer and marketing strategist who has more than 20 years in professional fitness training. After 5 years of working in big-box gyms, Joel opened his own gym, Apex Personal Fitness, in 2011.
After a decade of leasing out of other spaces, Joel seized the opportunity to open a specialized location in 2019, designed to maximize results for anyone who comes through the door, but also provide an amazing home for other personal trainers. From this mindset, The Gym MPLS was created. More than any other gym in the Twin Cities, The Gym MPLS is a space designed for trainers and their clients.
As a client or member joining The Gym MPLS, you’ll never battle the hustle and bustle of a big-box gym because we are a training-first gym. As a trainer looking to grow their business, you’ll be surrounded by passionate people looking to achieve the best results for their clients. We offer services you’ll find in no other training co-op-style gym. Joel is committed to providing trainers with all the right tools and equipment for their career, from professional photography, creating social media campaigns, and business coaching, just to name a few.