Vive Fitness Spotlight: Mathew Rouches


Personal Trainer


Personal Trainer and NPC Physique Athlete.  Mathew moved to Portland in 2009 for culinary school.  Upon finishing his Associates in Culinary Art he pursed his career as a chef in Las Vegas.  While in Vegas, as a hobby, he was very active in the gym helping athletes with strength and conditioning in their off seasons.

Looking for a change he moved back to Portland in 2012 where became certified as a personal trainer.  8 months after becoming certified, he set a new goal for himself and decided to do a Physique competition.  He realized his goal a short time later and was on stage by October 0f 2013.  As of December of 2014 he is hooked and is now prepping for his 4th competition.  

Dieting and competing has helped Mathew put all his skills to good use - not only for himself, but for those he trains and coaches. 

The news or cartoons? News

Watching sports at a bar or man cave? Man Cave

Three ingredients to make a dinner successful? 1: Salt and pepper. 2: Garlic. 3: Olive oil.