Founder & Creator of PRX
Yusuf Myers, Founder, and Creator of the PRX Workout brand is a fitness visionary and a premier innovator in the wellness industry. Yusuf consistently breaks down barriers with his 360 approach to fitness transforming not only the body but the mind and spirit as well. From exercise classes to meal plans, stretching, supplement suggestions, empowering meetings, recovery promotion, and motivation speeches, his one of a kind program design combined with customized lifestyle adaptations boasts a strong sense of community and changes lives.
Born and raised in NYC, being active has always been a natural way of life for Yusuf, starting Tae Kwon Do at 5 years old. At the start of his career, Yusuf was one of the most sought-after fitness models appearing regularly for years in Men’s Fitness magazine, demonstrating new exercises and how to work out safely and effectively. In 2011, Yusuf was featured as one of the lead trainers on MTV’s hit show “I Used To Be Fat,” which depicted the weight loss journeys of people who battled obesity since their early childhood.
In the last 6 months, Yusuf has returned to the media spotlight appearing on The Dr. Oz Show three times and even hosting Dr. Oz’s System 20 Launch Event. Additionally, he has appeared on Fox & Friends, Inside Edition, Good Day NY, News12 NJ, iHeartMedia Lifestyle Health & Wellness Fair, Daily Mail, MadameNoir.com, the Blue Jacket Fashion Show, and more! He also created the PRX Burn & Brunch event series, which took place in November and March!
The Future of PRX | Virtual Workouts
In the wake of the national pandemic that forced the country to stay home and all gyms to close nationwide, Yusuf sprung into action holding free group classes multiple days a week with clients Angela Simmons and Dascha Polanco as well as world-renowned bodybuilder Ulisses, created a Fitness & Faith series with DeVon Franklin, launched PRX Workouts at home on-demand training video collection and converted his state of the art challenges virtually for the world to take part in, encouraging people to build their immune system and keep a sane mind despite the difficulties of staying at home.
Known for his game-changing transformations, Yusuf’s mission is motivating and helping the world get healthy and fit. He’s dedicated his life’s work to leaving a heartfelt impact and creating a ripple effect, not only on his client's lives but the subsequent people around them.
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