Welcome to YA Core Fitness! Whether you are about to start your journey for the first time, or are a returning athlete, I am looking forward to assisting you in achieving your goals.

About Me

Hi! My name is Yusuke, and I am here to help you achieve your fitness goals, or assist in recovering from injury.

My certifications:

  • ACE
  • First aid, CPR
  • Infofit rehabilitation of the Hip, Knee and Ankle
  • Infofit rehab of the Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist

My service to you:

  • Injury prevention or injury recovery
  • Functional and core training
  • Proper and safe exercise form
  • Program focused on weight loss

Who can benefit from personalized program:

  • If you simply desire to become fit, improve flexibility
  • If you are wishing to avoid sitting all day and worrying about your health/posture
  • If you are a complete beginner who wants to go to a gym but doesn’t know where to start
  • If you are a senior who wants to improve quality of life by strength training safely.


  • First Session ⌈$60⌋

  • Regular Personal Training Session ⌈$85⌋  Ask for working holiday special

  • Package of 5 Sessions  ⌈$400⌋  –  $80 per session

  • Package of 10 Sessions  ⌈$750⌋  –  $75 per session

  • Package of 12 sessions (3 sessions per week) [$840]  –  $70 per session

  • Partner Training ⌈$120⌋

  • Partner Training  Package of 5 Sessions ⌈$550⌋

  • In-house training  available in Kitsilano and West Point Grey areas


Exploring the Controversial World of Ballistic Stretching: Benefits and Risks

Flexibility plays a vital role in overall fitness and is known to decline with age and physical inactivity. Poor flexibility, combined with reduced musculoskeletal strength, can hinder one’s ability to perform daily activities effectively. Stretching, therefore, becomes crucial in achieving and maintaining flexibility. However, it is essential to understand the various types of stretching and …

Comparing Two Key Exercises: Squats and Lunges

In the realm of fitness and strength training, choosing the right exercises can significantly impact your progress toward your fitness goals. In this blog post, we’ll explore the findings of two distinct studies comparing different exercises: one delving into squat variations and the other investigating lunges. Understanding the nuances of these exercises can help you …

The Conventional Deadlift: A Guide to Proper Form and Technique

When it comes to building strength and functional fitness, the deadlift is on par with squats in terms of importance. Think about your daily activities and how often you find yourself bending down to lift objects from the floor. Both squats and deadlifts are essential for performing these tasks effectively. In fact, there are instances …


“If you are looking for a fitness program that is highly tailored to you, which will treat & prevent injury, see Yusuke. He specializes in pain and injury free training for strength and fitness. I have been training with Yusuke for some time now, and he knows how to ensure to get the best results for YOU! Thanks Yusuke!”

– Warren P

“Yusuke is the best personal trainer that I’ve had the pleasure of working with. He has a very strong understanding of how the body works, and tailors every single exercise for your needs. I always felt comfortable working with him, and he was calm, well-spoken. He helped me navigate a lingering hip injury with poise, and was always attentive to strict form. If you’re thinking about trying a personal trainer, I can say with absolute confidence that you’ll get your money’s worth and more with Yusuke. If it means anything, with his motivation and skill I started to really enjoy how I felt in my body again.”

– Daniel H


Come and explore the wonderful world of healthy living and fitness with me! Shoot me an email at:



 APT Studio (Amazing Personal Training studio)

2036 W 11th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 2C9