PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Most gyms you go to would be the identical: the gear, the ambiance, the exercise. However Gem Health in Tigard is providing one thing totally different.
Cem Eren, founder and proprietor of Gem Health boxing gymnasium, was born in Germany, however moved to Texas at 17. Eren was at all times intrigued by coaching and fell in love with the method of not simply formally coaching folks in weight-lifting, however boxing as properly.
“I used to be at all times taken with studying concerning the human physique, the way it works, and why some issues are higher for you than others, I used to be simply at all times fascinated about it,” he informed KOIN 6 Information.
One factor that separates Eren from all people else is his constant and actual enthusiasm that he brings to the gymnasium each day.
“You actually can’t pretend this, that is actually who I’m,” he stated. “I deliver a lot vitality as a result of I actually really feel like if I give it out, it should come again to me as properly. It’s actually arduous to elucidate, I like unlocking folks’s true potential.”
An enormous attraction that turned lots of Portland natives’ consideration to the coach is the truth that he trains excessive stage athletes, together with Portland’s beloved All-Star Damian Lillard.
“You generally neglect how massive sure athletes are,” Eren stated. “He is available in right here and works arduous, he loves the game, he’s a scholar of it and continues to be taught and progress, I feel it actually helps him.”
A very powerful factor for Eren is simply serving to those that come into the gymnasium out and proceed to assist them unlock their potential.
“On the finish of the day, in case you come into this gymnasium, my job is that will help you get higher, it doesn’t matter what.”