Our Team

Owner & Personal Trainer

Eric Gramza

BS Exercise & Sports Physiology, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)

With more than 15 years of experience and extensive education and professional certification, Eric founded Bodyfuel in 2007 because he believes in the diversity of a well-rounded lifestyle. He wanted to pass his knowledge on to his clients to help them reach their fitness goals while also being able to handle the obstacles that life throws at them.

Eric gained extensive experience in strength and conditioning as the intern strength and conditioning coach for the NBA’s Orlando Magic for the 2003-04 season, Eric worked closely with Tracy McGrady, Grant Hill and Juwan Howard, overseeing their daily strength training. He also worked to administer sport-specific conditioning for players who did not play game minutes.  Eric also served as a graduate assistant on the strength and conditioning staff at Florida State University. He was the women’s volleyball strength and conditioning coach for the 2004/2005 seasons and was responsible for assisting with the implementation of the strength and conditioning program for the football team, which included the development of the daily dynamic warm-up and core strength.  Eric’s experience at the collegiate and professional level distinguishes him as a true expert in training athletes to their fullest potential.

Personal Trainer

Charlie Pocius

BS Exercise Physiology

Charlie is a student in his senior year at Marquette University, where he is studying for his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology degree. He is also in the first year of the physical therapy program at Marquette.

Charlie interned at bodyfuel inc in 2015 and has been a part-time trainer here since January 2016. He is originally from Barrington, IL, where he played lacrosse in all four years of high school. He enjoys weightlifting, following Chicago sports, and going to concerts in his free time.

Charlie is a personal trainer because he believes that everyone should feel empowered to work towards their fitness and health goals.

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