Some of the best bodies on the runway attribute their desirable frames to a handful of super trainers. Among the select few entrusted with tightening and toning these adored silhouettes, Michael Olajide, former middleweight champion boxer, is at the top of the list. Victoria’s Secret models, from Adriana Lima to Constance Jablonski, as well as newcomers Romee Strijd and Kelly Gale, are kept in peak form with professional athlete-grade routines combining punches, bodyweight resistance moves and strength-training exercises.
From Aerospace, his Chelsea boutique gym, Olajide’s savage yet serene fitness experience engages body, mind and spirit. Leaving the machines behind, Olajide emulates the techniques of professional athletes delivering an efficient, effective and rewarding approach to fitness.
Olajide is a known as the godfather of boxing fitness techniques and the pioneer of the AERO workout program. He has done choreography work in major movies and theatrical productions including Black Dahlia by Brian De Palma, Will Smith’s Ali and Spike Lee’s Subway Stories. He is an instructor at NYC’s top fitness clubs and a private consultant to a host of celebrities including Josh Hartnett, Mark Wahlberg, John Leguizamo and supermodel, Iman.