We have several great trainers available for you at Tequila & Deadlifts, all with great qualifications and trAining styles. Read through the bio’s below and when you’re ready Hit “Let’s Get Started!” To select who you’re interested in working with.


Kerith Rae

  • Owner and Founder of Tequila & Deadlifts

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer, 2013

  • NASM Women’s Fitness Specialist, 2015

  • TRX Level 1 Certified

  • NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialization 2019

I maintain my certifications, and keep up with with with current studies, education, and news on health and fitness. My passion is helping people find their own version of strength- whether it be mental or physical. My go-to cocktail is tequila and soda and two limes.

Follow her @tequilaanddeadlifts


Mara winters

Mara Winters is owner of In Motion Fitness. She is a professional Figure Competitor with a career in the fitness industry that spans over 15 years. As a successful bodybuilding coach, she has a team of athletes that place in top competitions. In her robust career she has several in several capacities in the fitness industry from gym management to business consulting. She also is a host the internet radio show This One Time At The Gym, and has made several appearances as a fitness personality in the RVA area.

Follow her @mara_inmotion

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Ryan Paradiso

Owner of Paradise Fitness. Bachelors in Exercise, Sport, Health Education program from Radford University and American Council of Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer. Ryan’s #1 priority is to be able to help you reach your goal in a healthy and timely manner while making you feel comfortable throughout the entire process. He tells you all this to say that no matter what your goal is and no matter how many bumps you may hit along the way, if you focus on your goal and put in the work to make it happen, you too can achieve that goal. No matter how far away it may seem! Whoever you may be he looks forward to building a relationship with you and helping you live a happier and healthier life!

Follow him @paradise_fitness100


Mary Gregory

Owner of Inclusive Strength. Mary is a transgender powerlifter and an active USAPL state ref and certified Club Coach. She has set records as a female and male lifter.With over 15 meets under her belt as a lifter and referee she wants to share that experience with you! She is also very active in the local lifting community and has been the guest speaker at a couple of local womxns group to discuss strength and inclusion. Her goal is to help you get stronger and help you set PRs in the gym and on the platform. She loves sharing the empowerment that comes from being able to stand up with a heavy weight inside and outside of the gym! Seeing another human blossom from that confidence and strength in there life is awesome!

Follow her @75marylifts


Adam Turck

Adam is a Certified Personal Trainer who also lives a double life as a thespian. He’s an active part of the Richmond Theatre community and we are thrilled to have him on board. He also claims his protein brownie is the best you’ve ever had and promises to share the recipe with all our members soon!


Interested in training at Tequila & Deadlifts?

Reach out to Kerith at tequilaanddeadlifts@gmail.com and start your training business today!