BURNing questions: david petruzzi


Originally from Connecticut, trainer David Petruzzi has been working in the LA fitness scene for over 8 years.

In addition to being a passionate advocate of healthy lifestyle choices for himself and his clients, David is also an accomplished actor an avid yogi. 

Burn 60: What is your favorite part of working in the fitness industry?

David Petruzzi: I love teaching people how to push past their mental and physical boundaries so they can reach their full potential

What Makes You BURN 

B60 - What is a goal you hope to achieve this year?

DP - To be honest and truthful to myself and those around me.

B60 - If you could move to anywhere in the world, where would it be?

DP - The Italian coast or the French Rivera

B60- Who is your biggest inspiration?

DP - Visionaries, thinkers and inventors like Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk!

steve jobs
steve jobs

Feeling The BURN At Home 

B60 - How and where do you prefer to work up a sweat?

DP - I love me some Yoga! Hot 8 Yoga is one of my favorite places. Also any place that has a treadmill. I love to run as well.

B60: Where are your “trouble zones” and how do you tone them?

DP - I struggled with my weight while growing up, so my “trouble zone” has always been food. Having a healthy and balanced diet, paired with a solid workout regiment has helped me tone my entire body.

B60 - What is the piece of workout clothing you cannot live without?

DP - I sweat like a mad man so moisture wicking clothing is a must!

B60 - What fitness myth makes you cringe?

DP - The myth that if you exercise that can eat whatever you want.

A Day In The Life 


B60 - Describe your perfect day!

DP - I much prefer the imperfect days, they are far more interesting and exciting. However, a near perfect day for me is being surrounded by the people I love.

B60 - If you could live off of only one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

DP - Only one food?! I’d most likely die, I need variety.

B60 -  Where is your favorite place to “escape” in Los Angeles?

DP - The beach. The waves, rays and California breeze. You cant beat it.

David teaches Full Body Burn every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:45 a.m. at our Brentwood studio.