Brandan Schieppati is the founder of Rise Above Fitness and his body transformations and conditioning circuits are quickly becoming legendary. Brandan comes from the unique background of being a successful touring and recording musician with a full-time passion for fitness. He got seriously into fitness in 1998, while on tour with his band Bleeding Through in 2002, becoming legendary for his parking lot work outs while on the road.

Brandan started interning under world-renown strength and conditioning coaches and getting hands on training with professional and olympic athletes. Brandan started Rise Above Fitness in 2010 and opened his first gym in Huntington Beach in 2011 with aspirations of opening many more world wide. Brandan works with promising high school athletes in all sports (Football, Lacrosse, Baseball, Hockey) as well as athletes on the college and professional level. He is becoming nationally and internationally known for his high intensity strength and conditioning techniques. Brandan’s passion and focus as well as creative and unconventional fitness programs will help you rise above your goals.


- ISSA Certified Personal Training Certification
- NASM-National Academy of Sports Medicine CPT Certified Personal Trainer certification
- Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach for Costa Mesa High School Football