Owner, Navy Veteran
After Burns Fitness
Derek Burns is a Gulf War and operation Deliberate Force Navy Veteran who has been an athlete all of his life. Derek began his personal training career 14 years ago, sharing his love for personal growth that encompasses area of the physical, mental and spiritual with thousands of clients. He started his own company “AfterBurns Sports and Performance” eleven years ago and has been transforming the lives of many ever since.
Derek is BioSignature practitioner, PICP Level 1 Coach, Nutrition coach and Transformation Specialist. He was also a competitive body builder for 5 years and has been helping coach and prepare many competitive body builders, male and female. Living life by the mantra “Solid. Soulful. Substance. Strength”, he centers not only his life around God but focuses on a holistic approach when working with clients. Helping them to not only look better on the outside but feel better on the inside. He believes that the client is like art and he is the artist. “A coaches work is shown in and through his clients results”, says Coach Burns.
He has been featured and written articles for three publication Thrive Magazine, Huffington Post and Northern Virginia Magazine. Derek has also been a guest trainer and guest speaker for events such as Jack N Jill of Loudon County Health Fair, Delta Sigma Theta Fairfax Chapter Health Fair, Word of Life Church Health and Fitness and Sponsored Many Fitness and Cooking Demos in the Northern Virginia Area. Derek is also the official personal trainer and fitness expert for the Tigerlily Foundation’s Pure Cat Initiative, where he hosts weekly classes with cancer patients, caregivers and loved ones nationally and globally. Giving his clients what they want but showing them what they need, because ultimately “RESULTS DRIVE MOTIVATION’”