xcel fitness


Mike Young


I’m an avid outdoorsman and former collegiate athlete originally from Princeton, MN. I started training clients in 1999 as a certified trainer while pursuing my B.S. in Exercise Science at the University of Utah. I’ve spent the past 22 years working as a trainer, training director, territory sales manager, lead consultant and educator to thousands of clubs, trainers, and clients. After many years traveling and living on the west coast, I’ve recently returned to Xcel Fitness, which in my opinion is the best all around training facility and working environment in the Western US. I have a seasoned passion for fitness, performance enhancement, pain reduction, pre/post surgical rehab, weight loss, addiction recovery and helping others achieve their specific life goals through my coaching progression and motivational techniques. 

Athletic Background:

RB and OLB, SMSU College Football 
1st Place 1999 NGA Mr. Natural Teen Utah
5th Place 2000 NPC Mr. Utah 
Mountain Bike Racing 
Wake Surfing 


Southwest Minnesota State University 
General studies & Kinesiology 
B.S. University of Utah 
Exercise & Sports Science 

Coaching Credentials:


Make a Change

Real People. Real Results

Xcel fitness is honestly the best gym I have ever been to. I have tried other gyms in the past but I always came back to Xcel! The trainers and coaches always push me hard and are concerned about my growth and progress. All of the classes are great and every class I’ve been to has been amazing! I really recommend becoming a member here!”


The gym is always very clean and well maintained. They have also implemented great cleaning tools and tactics with COVID, ensuring that all of the equipment gets wiped down before and after each use. It has all of the equipment that you’d ever need. By far the best gym in Utah!”

Kennedy Shaver

The time to xcel is now

Gym H0urs

Mon - Fri : 4:30am - 9pm

Sat: 6 am - 4pm

Sun: 8am - 2pm