The Performance Lab Team

Performance Lab, LLC. was designed for the individual whose passion and desire is to learn the art of proper movement, strength for function, healthy competition, and overall, maintaining and improving one’s physical capabilities. Our clients cover the complete age spectrum: from youth athletes through 9 to 5’ers to retirees. Whether they be UFC® fighters, stay-at-home parents, athletes or 75-year-olds, our Performance Lab family fight every day to reach their potential. We pride ourselves, as a community, on always striving for knowledge and growth, physically and mentally. Our Performance Lab community creates an environment for achieving ones potential through positivity, discipline, and teamwork! #PLabMafia

Hector Mar

Owner/Coach/Trainer

Hector Mar has worked in the fitness and coaching industry for over 10 years and has built valuable relationships with various sporting organizations and schools in the community. His reputation and relationships allow him to negotiate exclusive training contracts with those organizations and individual athletes, a typically difficult to reach demographic that is very reliant on word-of-mouth referrals.

Hector also has a background in business administration and is a graduate of the Florida Culinary Institute, which gives him a well-rounded perspective on many aspects necessary to the management of Performance Lab. Chris and Hector are both Arizona natives, Chris from Safford and Hector from Nogales. They have a long-term commitment to southern Arizona and a desire to participate in the revitalization of downtown Tucson.

Currently held certifications through the International Sports Science Institute include Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Strength Coach, and Certified Sports Nutritionist. Hector also holds a certification as a level one TRX instructor and level one Eleiko Strength Coach.

Joshua Bunch

Coach/Trainer

Joshua C. Bunch is an athletic strength & mobility coach with a refined/collective vision for efficiencies & effectiveness to generate the most potential out of you.

Utilizing a Track&Field scholarship, in the Decathlon, and a corporate front desk job at L.A Fitness, a Pima Associates Degree in exercise Science & Business was earned in 2009. In an effort to gain a greater understanding of his abilities and how to transfer that knowledge, he became a member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association becoming a Certified Personal Trainer.

Post Pima training, Joshua focused on internships at Miraval (Assessment & Program Design), Fit at the River (Cardiac Rehab Center), Body Basics (Rehabilitation, Mobility & Small Group Training) and 5th St. Fitness (1on1 coaching and Class instructor).

Jacquelyn Brunsting

Dietetic Technician

Jacquelyn is a born and raised Tucson native. She went to Amphitheater High School where she played many sports, from swimming to soccer. Being very active in high school she started her college education at Pima Community College, and played for the Pima Women’s Soccer team, helping the team earn a division champion award in 2010. Jacquelyn remains active on the field as a member of her coed soccer team, Cruz Azul.

After completing the Personal Training program at PCC she became National College of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer. Jacquelyn then transferred to the University of Arizona to complete her bachelors of science in Nutritional Sciences with a dietetics emphasis. While in the program she worked with several of the college’s sports teams like the women’s soccer team and the track and field team.

Once her education was completed Jacquelyn worked in a small nutrition office and worked one on one with a full range of clients and with the experience and education she received her Dietetic Technician Registered accreditation. Now as the Diet Tech at the Performance Lab, Jacquelyn is eager to be a part of the team and provide all clients with the most current information in the realm of nutrition, and to provide the highest quality of nutrition counseling to every Performance Lab member.

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