Max Smirnov

Max Smirnov, Co-Owner and Head Coach of Xceed, brings a combination of a positive, inspirational attitude and serious discipline to his teaching. He has 15 different certifications in fitness and manual therapy under his belt, is a certified master trainer who has helped dozens of fitness professionals achieve their accreditations, has taught anatomy at the college level and is called upon regularly to present workshops in the area of functional fitness. In addition, he has created and taught HIIT, cardiovascular, strength & conditioning and circuit fitness classes at various fitness centres across Montreal.


  • Reconditioning by Scott Livingston Level 1 & Level 2
  • Stuart McGill Lower Back rehab
  • FMS Level 1&2
  • Douglas Heel Be Activated Training – Level 1 & Level 2
  • Neurokinetic Therapy Level 1
  • YM-YWHA – Corrective Conditioning program
  • Athletic conditioning and development with Derek Della Rocca
  • (Strength & Conditioning coach for Montreal Alouettes) Level 1-3
  • College Marie-Victorin & T.A.V. Institute – A.E.C. 15 months full time Personal
  • Trainer Development Program