By curating this page, you will get permissions to update as well as add content to this page. Page views on this page will count towards your incentive program.
Michael Torchia is a media commentator on fitness issues and a celebrity fitness trainer for over 20 years. His clients have included Keith Urban, Kim Cattrall, Oprah Winfrey, Matt Damon, Kevin Spacey, Joe Mantegna, Sylvester Stallone and Al Pacino. A native of White Plains, New York, Torchia launched his fitness career in the late 1970s when he won the Mr. Teenage New York and Mr. Teenage America competitions. Torchia moved to California in 1980 and established himself among the Venice Beach bodybuilding scene at the original Gold's Gym where he encountered Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbo along with other top bodybuilders of that era. Mike began his fitness training career while preparing for the 1981 Mr. California bodybuilding competition, where he won the title.