Kurtis Ackerman

Kurtis Ackerman

Kurtis Ackerman is a personal trainer residing in Southern California. He is the owner and head trainer of KB Fitness. He competed in powerlifting and Strongman in his younger years. Now, he trains a wide variety of clientele but specializes in working around injuries. You can connect with him on Instagram, LinkedIn, or kurtis.ackerman@yahoo.com.

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