High School / College
Marcus went to Western Harnett High School where he was the all conference, defensive player of the year 2004. That year he played in the North Carolina Oasis Shrine Bowl. After high school Marcus went to Garden City Community College and transferred to Troy University after two years. He continued playing football for Troy University while studying Social Sciences - Economic Development. Playing football, studying and training hard was the start of Marcus' passion for fitness.
After Troy University, 2008, Marcus was looked at by the Kansas City Chiefs and played with the New Orleans Saints. He then went on to play arena football with the Bossier-Shreveport Battlewings for 2009. Played with the Arizona Rattlers from 2010 - 2015 where they went to the ArenaBowl 4 times and won 3 ArenaBowl championships - 2012, 2013 and 2014 . During his time with the Rattlers Marcus was a starting defensive end. Marcus finished his football career with the LA Kiss in 2015.
Marcus has spent years focusing on his fitness. His performance in the game was directly related to the amount of time and focus he put into his training and conditioning. After football Marcus refined his approach to diet and exercise through studying and training a wide variety of clients. He has trained models, athletes, men/women wanting to lose weight, men/women wanting to gain muscle and many more. His results are inspiring and his passion for the success of his clients is unwavering.
MP Fitness Pro is founded by Marcus J. Pittman. Marcus has had a love for fitness that he expressed though years of playing sports. Over the years Marcus has used his experience and passion to develop and refine his proven approach. He is dedicated to a lifestyle that promotes and implements balance of the mind, body and spirit.