Our trainers are all self-employed professionals with years of fitness experience. We have a ton of certified trainers for you to choose from. Each brings their own fitness specialty and unique training style, but all are committed to ensuring safe and effective workouts. Let us match you with the perfect trainer to achieve your fitness dreams or contact one of these professionals below. You can't go wrong!

Flexibility Training

It’s More than Sit Ups

Join one of our trainers for an hour of unique exercises to tighten and strengthen your body. This type of training allows for a wide variety of exercises that works every muscle group. Flexibility Training will improve all fitness areas by emphasizing coordination, balance and core strength.

Weight Training

Go For It!

We’re going to pump you up! Strengthen and tone your body by letting one of our certified pros teach you proper form and different fitness routines. This will help to improve endurance, build muscle mass, rev up your metabolism and develop maximum strength. Your beach body will thank you.

Core Training

Get Your Heart Working

Use one of our trainers as a personal coach as you begin a journey to get faster, stronger and healthier. Core Training is suitable for everyone at any kind of fitness level. It is an excellent rehabilitation program following injury, taking advantage of the body’s natural movements. Don’t hesitate to start today!


The trainers listed below are some of the fitness industry's best.  

If you're looking for more muscle mass, strength & conditioning, weight loss, flexibility, or even stepping on the stage to compete, we have the right trainer for you.

Take a leap forward in your fitness goals! 

  • Member of Center Point Church - NRH

  • Ordained Minister

  • Nutritionist

  • Cross Training 

  • CPR Certified

  • Licensed Therapist

  • Life Coach

  • Children's Counselor

  • Holds Several State & World Powerlifting Records

  • 40yrs Experience in Health & Fitness Gym 

  • Specializes in Medical Rehab Fitness

  • 36 yrs experience being married to Kirk Stroud :-D


NASM Certified Personal Trainer 

- Nutritionist 

40 yrs experience

Text: 817-690-7036
Call: 817-268-3488

2012-2015 California Death Ride

Tour of the California Alps

5 Pass Finisher 4 years in a row!

129 miles & 15,000 feet of lung busting climbing over 5 mountain tops all in the altitude of the Sierras on a bicycle!


Men’s Masters Division (50-59)


2008-NGA Southern States Natural Extravaganza Overall & Open Champion - Pro Card Winner!

2008-NPC Texas Shredder-2nd Place
2009-NPC Texas Shredder-1st Place
2009-NPC Texas State Championship-1st Place
2010-NPC Texas State Championship-1st Place

2010-NPC Ronnie Coleman Classic-1st Place

GaryBenkendorf, CI-CPT - Owner VE-Certified

  • American Council on Exercise -ACE- Certified Personal Trainer

  • Cooper Institute Certified Personal Trainer

  • Certification #CPTE100315-119987 

Personal | Group Trainer & Wellness Coach

At DFW Fitness Connection, my promise to you is simple. With decades of certificated fitness and wellness experience with results-driven success, my focus with you will be to create a sensible, sustainable and long-lasting approach to a fitter, more flexible and functional lifestyle, resulting in a better performing body while significantly improving the quality of your life. 

Inspire, Motivate & Empower


Free Consultation, Rates & More! 


"Iron Boss"

United States Powerlifting Association

Certified Coach Practitioner

Certificate #1553

2016 Texas Deadlift Record Holder 

3 (1st place) Gold Powerlifting Medals 

“We will do whatever it takes to make a better version of yourself!

Stronger, Faster and Happier!” 

5-day Free trial!


Cell: 469 412 5798

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NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Call or Text


CPT #1384869

Fitness Nutrition Specialist


Corrective Exercise Specialist 


Group Exercise Specialist 


Silver Sneakers Certified 


Licensed Massage therapist


CPR Certified

Call/Text 214-578-9778



A master trainer certified through NASM and ACE, with special certifications in nutrition and physical therapy. I've enjoyed 25 years experience in this field. Much of my experience has been with competitive athletes, both amateur and professional. I've also worked with anyone looking to lose weight, gain weight or simply get back in shape, as well as recovery from sports injuries and surgery. I believe in giving all I can to help you reach your goals.

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NFPT Certified Personal Trainer

Specializes in
⦁    Weight loss
⦁    Cardiovascular Health
⦁    Functional Fitness
⦁    Nutrition
⦁    Boot camp Instructor

      - I workout with you!!


Contact me for a FREE SESSION 

and in-person consultation.

Email: CSTRAININGINFO@GMAIL.COM Phone: 817-210-7117

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