Meet the Fitness Pros

Billy Machupa

Role: Personal Trainer
Serving Since: 2013

Billy has 20+ years of experience in the fitness industry. He is the sole proprietor of MACH 1 Fitness. Active in sports as a teenager, his love of exercise and nutrition only grew stronger as he developed. Now in his late thirties, the satisfaction of mentoring others gives him a sense of accomplishment. Having been certified as a personal fitness trainer since 1993, Billy has had the opportunity of working with many dedicated clients, ages ranging from fourteen to eighty-one. Billy believes in his clients and gives them the confidence to believe in themselves. Billy received a Bachelors degree in Biology from the University of Houston in 1996 and maintains a certification through (PFIT) Professional Fitness Instructor Training. He maintains an active certification in Adult /Child CPR and Basic First Aid.

Louis Prunes

Role: Personal Trainer
Serving Since: 2017

Louis Prunes is a native Texan. He has spent his lifetime being active, staying fit and challenging himself through the years. His hobbies and activities include golf, swimming, diving, martial-arts, competitive racquet ball, jogging with his German Shepherd Dog and overall physical fitness.

He trains and has trained males and females of all ages, fitness levels and body shapes. Clients he has trained include high school and college athletes, general population with special needs, body builders, triathlon athletes, law enforcement, and senior citizens who want to gain (or regain) control over their health and enjoy a better quality of life through fitness.

Louis is a double-certified Personal Trainer. He graduated in the top five in his class as an “elite trainer” with a diploma from the elite NPTI (National Personal Training Institute), with 500 hours of classroom and hands-on, training (not an Internet certification), and he also holds certification from NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine). His other certifications include: TRX suspension bands, Kettle Bells, Basic Nutrition.

Louis is a people-person who cares for others. The energy and enthusiasm he brings to the gym along with his friendly character delivers an inspiring atmosphere to challenge his clients’ capabilities. He strives for his clients to have noticeable results that entice and encourage them to want more, reaching their goals and beyond. It's what he calls “great stuff needs.”

Bay Oaks and Club Corporation awarded Louis the prestigious “Super Star Award” for 2015