Matthew Taylor

Founder / Coach

Matt is the owner and founder of StrongerYou Personal Training as well as a powerlifting competitor at the world level. He has been competing since 2012 and has taken best lifter at AAU Worlds as a Sub-Junior athlete as well as being nationally qualified as a Men’s Open Athlete in the CPU.

He holds competition PRs of 212.5kg in the squat, 145kg in the bench press, and 250kg in the deadlift.

Matt has been training professionally since 2014 and has extensive continuing education in strength training, rehab, and sports performance.


Notable Achievements
  • Certified Personal Trainer
    CanFitPro Certified Personal Training Specialist (PTS)
  • DNS Exercise
    Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization is a unique way of bracing and moving which improves force output and safety while performing strength movements.
  • PRI Trained
    Postural Restoration Institute techniques allow for an optimization of the Zone of Apposition to ensure maximum safety and efficiency in lifting as well as providing a unique way to improve mobility without wasting time on passively stretching without improving movement quality.
  • Adaptive Bodywork
    Level 1 Certified — Reduce pain and muscle tightness with a unique manual therapy method.
  • Functional Movement Screen
    Level 2 Certified
  • Precision Nutrition
    Level 1 Certified — Exponentially improve your results from your training by taking your diet and nutrition into account.
  • World Powerlifting Champion
    1st Place, Men’s Sub-Junior, AAU World Powerlifting Championship.
  • Post-Rehab Certified
    How do you get back into exercising after an injury and physiotherapy? We can help!