1115 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA

MEET THE TEAM

Packy McDonagh, MS, LMT

Packy has been a personal trainer for 10 years. He excels at working with those who have movement dysfunctions and past injuries and his number 1 goal is injury prevention. He worked in Hollywood, California as a personal trainer so realizes people work with trainers to lose weight and look good! At body+fuel you can find Packy coaching classes, working 1 on 1 with clients, and doing manual therapy and sports massage. 

Education/Certifications:

Licensed Massage Therapist, BS Exercise Science, MS Rehabilitation Science

NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist, TRX, CrossFit L-1, CrossFit Powerlifting, Functional Movement Systems (FMS)

 

Danielle McDonagh, RN, Perinatal Fitness Specialist

Danielle brings a unique skill combination to body+fuel. Her start in fitness and coaching came as a natural progression after years of dancing. Danielle became a personal trainer, crossfit coach, birthfit educator and most recently a nurse health coach educating patients about behavior change. 

Danielle specializes in working with pregnant and postpartum women. She is most inspired by her own pregnancies and birthing experience; she coaches with the mindset that the potential of the human body is beyond our own expectations.

"The best athlete is not always the best coach. I am first and foremost a teacher, an athlete second."

Education/ Certifications:

Mom of 2, nurse, health coach, CrossFit L-1, certified perinatal fitness instructor. 

UMass Boston BS Psychology

Columbia University BS Nursing 

Perinatal Fitness Specialist, Nurse Health Coach, NASM Women’s Fitness Specialist

 

Bridget McDonagh

Meet Bridget McDonagh, one of our newest and brightest trainers at body+fuel. She is an ACE certified fitness instructor here at the gym. Bridget's passion for fitness started when her brother Packy opened up his first gym in Dorchester. Years later Bridget seized the opportunity to start training when Packy and Brad opened Body Plus Fuel in February of 2017. 

 

 

Emily Belanus

Meet Emily Belanus, one of our coaches at body+fuel. She has been an athlete her entire life a gymnast for 13 years, played rugby in college and she also has been doing Olympic Weightlifting for the last 2 years. Emily graduated from Boston University with a masters degree in Public Health. She is very passionate about healthy living, fitness and helping others live their healthiest lives. She always brings a smile to class and helps everyone push themselves to their full potential.

 

 

Brandon Wahlberg

Meet Brandon Wahlberg, one of our personal trainers here at Body + Fuel. If his names sounds familiar, it should. He is the nephew of Mark and Donnie and a regular on the show Wahlburgers. He is a very hands-on trainer that caters to your needs. Brandon is constantly switching up his own training regiment to stay on top of his game and has regularly trained with his uncles, picking up a few Hollywood secrets on the way! Brandon is always looking for new clients so let us know if you would like to work with him.