Who is Walter Copeland, II ?

Walter began his fitness career in 2004 as an NCCA accredited personal trainer and group exercise instructor. His passion for health and wellness motivated him to pursue a degree in health sciences from Purdue University. Walter's personal interests and studies encouraged him to deepen his involvement with fitness, and in 2011 he opened WC Fitness. Owning a fitness organization has allowed Walter to intensify his commitment to healthy living. Walter's dedication is motivated by a sincere enjoyment of helping others change their lives, and he credits his clients and friends for his successes.  

Walter has always enjoyed venturing into the community to share the importance of a healthy lifestyle through public speaking and demonstration. Some of his community engagement affiliations include Enon Tabernacle Church, Community College of Philadelphia, Albert Einstein, and Girard College of Philadelphia. In September 2016, he was a panelist for the American Heart Association alongside other notable names such as Patty Jackson, Gerald L. Devaughn, and Kim Coles. 

Certifications and Accomplishments:  

  • International Sports Coaching Association (ISCA): Kinesiologist/Kickboxing; Master Personal Trainer; Kettle Bell; Nutrition Coaching; Sports Nutrition
  • Health Coach Institute (HCI): Health and Life Coach 
  • Precision Nutrition, Exercise & Sports Nutritionist
  • First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Expertise in: weight loss, toning, defining, strength & core training, core synergistic & conditioning, nutrition, flexibility improvement, compound movements, physical rehabilitation, body sculpting, clients with injuries/physical limitations
  • 2016, 2017, 2018 National Gym Association All Natural Bodybuilding
  • Mr. Philadelphia, 1st place; Masters, 2nd place