Welcome to Pure Gains Fitness. My name is Alex Nigro, and I am the owner and head Trainer here at P.G.F. I work either one on one, group training, or online with a wide variety of clients. Ranging from: desk job moms, to older folks with arthritis, to college age ladies looking to tone up, to hardcore bodybuilders and power-lifters preparing for a competition, to sports performance athletes Youth and High School ages.

I offer Online Training and Diet Coaching, along with Individual and Group Personal Training. There are many ways to reach your fitness and health goals in order to live a long and healthy life. I am here to make that an effective and safe process. In Person Training is done through both Four Seasons Health Club locations in Bloomington, IL.

Trainer Alex at the Arthritis Jingle Bell 5k

Trainer Alex at the Arthritis Jingle Bell 5k


  •  B.S. in Exercise Science from Illinois State University
  • Certified EXOS Performance Specialist (XPS)
  • Certified Personal Training through the NCSF
  • CPR/AED Certified
  • ISU Strength and Conditioning volunteer intern Part Time from summer ’14- May ’15
  • ISU KNR 298 internship done at ISU Strength and Conditioning (50 hrs)
  • Co-Head Wrestling Coach at Kingsley Junior High School (2 seasons)
  • Competitive Natural Bodybuilder: Winner of both a Teen and Novice natural bodybuilding classes
  • Competitive Raw Natural Powerlifter: State of Illinois record holder in the Squat for age and weight (100%RawPowerlfiting)
  • I have been an athlete all my life. I started out as a little league baseball player. In high school, I was a 3 Letter Varsity Wrestler, qualified for both Fargo Nationals for Greco-Roman, and the 2011 IHSA State Tournament (135lbs)


Wrestlers training for their up coming season.

Wrestlers training for their up coming season.




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