DB Strength was created by Doug Balzarini to provide fitness and wellness education and resources to help you achieve your goals. Doug is currently offering these services in Beverly, MA at Iron Village Strength & Conditioning. Prior to the move back east, he was the strength coach for the Alliance MMA Fight Team at the Alliance Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. He was also the Operations Director, personal trainer, and strength coach at Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego. He was also an assistant coach for ‘Team Cruz’ on the TV show, “The Ultimate Fighter Live” on the FX network.

Doug has been in the fitness industry for the past 18 years. He is originally from Massachusetts where he earned his undergraduate degree in exercise physiology and had his first personal training job. He moved to San Diego in 2000 and worked for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for 5 years before starting his career at Fitness Quest 10 as a personal trainer and strength coach. He was there from 2005 to 2011 and worked with clients of all ages and abilities.

Since being in San Diego he has completed some graduate work in Biomechanics at San Diego State University, competed in multiple grappling tournaments, and has earned the following certifications:

DVDs, manuals, magazines including:

Manuals, magazines, internet, etc., including:

  • UFC Magazinejump
  • Fighter’s Only Magazine
  • Train Hard Fight Easy Magazine
  • Fight! Magazine
  • MMA Business Magazine
  • ACE Personal Trainer Manual
  • Various ACE magazine appearances
  • Content contributor to BodyBuilding.com
  • Content contributor to JacoClothing.com
  • Content contributor to EliteFTS.com
  • Content contributor to OneResult.com
  • Content contributor to the FQ10 blog site
  • Content contributor to the TDE website

Fitness Quest 10
Director of OperationsManaged all aspects of corporate wellness programming; from initial contact to completion of the event, workshop, or contract.

Personal Trainer – Worked with clients of all ages and abilities; educating them towards a healthier lifestyle through exercise, proper nutrition, and a positive mindset.

Strength & Conditioning Coach
- FQ10 has allowed Doug to work with a number of athletes; from youngsters learning basic movement patterns and body awareness to professional players in the NFL, MLB, Bellator, WEC, and UFC. Currently, he trains many professional fighters based out of ‘Alliance Training Center’ in Chula Vista, CA.

Athletes who have utilized the DB Strength Training System