About Us

the burn district fitness story


Ron and Melissa Rodriguez have been owners of Burn District Fitness since May 2021. Ron has been an AFAA Certified Personal Trainer & RRCA Certified Running Coach in North Florida since 2012. Ron’s career in fitness has been extensive including managing the fitness program for The Biggest Loser Resort at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Ron has been an avid runner and is a 9x marathoner, supporting such local organizations as the Donna Foundation and the Galloway Running Program. Ron specializes in functional training, weight loss and cross-training and coaching for running.

He makes fitness challenging but fun all in a professionally designed program. Ron believes accountability is the multiplier of results and can help take your running to the next level.

When Ron is not training for his next marathon, he likes to play the guitar and spend time with his wife Melissa and son Elijah.


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