OUR MISSION

At Leo’s Fitness Lab, we are dedicated to eliminating wasted effort and guiding our clients to their goals through personal training, nutrition, and mentorship. Let us help you achieve your fitness ambitions faster than ever before with our modern, computer-controlled, high intensity resistance training. We’re changing the way you exercise, so you can change your life.

High intensity interval training San Diego

Leo’s Fitness Lab is dedicated to my father, Master Chief Leo Hamel Sr. (above in 1951) who served as a Frogman in the Navy’s Elite Underwater Demolition Teams, the direct predecessors to modern day Navy Seals. As a competitive bodybuilder, my father taught me the importance of weight training for fitness and fat loss. I’ve carried this knowledge with me throughout my life.

I previously worked out with weights, aerobic machines, and took classes at traditional gyms and never quite achieved the results I was looking for. I lost weight, but lost muscle as well as fat, so I simply became a smaller version of my old self. Sure, I wore a smaller pant size, but I was “skinny fat.” I never achieved the chiseled body that I desired. After reading the book, Body by Science, I discovered the reasons why I was failing. I searched for and found the scientifically based technology that was necessary to achieve my goals and brought them all together in one place. I’m so excited to share this revolutionary technology with all of San Diego!

Our Team

Riley J.

Manager

Riley is our manager here at Leo’s Fitness Lab, and has been an important part of the Leo Hamel team for many years. He is dedicated to helping clients set their goals and crush them. In his spare time, Riley loves spending time with his wife, Taylor and son, Noah, hiking with their beloved Boxer, and enjoying all that his hometown of San Diego has to offer.

Jonathan M.

Trainer

Jonathan is one of our friendly trainers here at Leo’s Fitness Lab. He earned his degree in exercise and nutritional science from San Diego State University. Jonathan is passionate about weightlifting and nutrition, and is working towards his goal of participating in a bodybuilding physique competition. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, exploring new places and trying different cuisines.