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Lisa MacDonald has rapidly emerged as a premier leader in the fitness community over the past 15 years. Currently, she serves as the co-owner of The Maximus Gym, a world-class training facility located in Salt Lake City, Utah, alongside her husband Bobby Maximus.


Lisa is a Fully Certified Westside Barbell Strength and Conditioning coach and the Creator of the Gym Jones Women’s Seminar. She has trained under some of the world’s most prominent leaders in the industry and holds an "Art Of Strength" certification in Fundamental Strength and Kettlebell training.


In addition to her extensive fitness credentials, Lisa has a diverse educational background, including her University Degree focusing in psychology covering topics such as Personality Adjustment, Culture & Human Nature, Women’s Studies,Human Anatomy and Human Biology, as well as numerous nutrition courses.


Lisa's specific areas of interest in training revolve around the psychology of training and women's related issues. Her holistic, no-frills approach to training empowers life changes in her students, emphasizing the connection between a strong body and a strong mind.

Lisa Maximus programs focus on simple yet powerful ideals such as healthy feeling good and the importance of strength for overall well-being. As the creator of a world-class educational program, Lisa excels in developing programming protocols for athletes in the gym.


Personally overcoming body image issues and health challenges, and learning to balance fitness, career and motherhood, Lisa Maximus has become a highly sought after mentor and trainer. In her role as a mother and stepmother to two young boys, and loving wife of training legend Bobby Maximus, Lisa has gained invaluable experiences that allows her to relate to real life challenges her students face.

As the creator of a world class educational program, Lisa is an expert in developing programming protocols for female athletes in the gym community. She is also well versed in the creation and delivery of education workshops focusing on women's health issues.


Lisa is a certified instructor and holds an “Art Of Strength” certification in the art of kettlebells teaching. In the past she has also served as the head of the Women's program at Gym Jones and helped to create their Women's Specific Issues seminar. Her specialties include the psychology of training, nutrition, and the study of women's related issues. 

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