Mark Alvarado

Mark Alvarado


405 lb back squat

335 clean

230 snatch

325 bench

235 Push Press

250 double unders in a row


Bachelor of Exercise and sports science from Texas Tech University

USAW Weightlifting Texas Certified Physical Education Teacher


Born and raised in San Antonio, TX. Graduated from Central Catholic High School. After High School, Mark went on to Texas Tech where he finished with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Sciences. Mark then took a job as a PE teacher in Brownfield, TX where he worked for 2 years. He has been in Fort Worth for 7 years, is now Head Boys' Basketball Coach at North Side High School at FWISD, and has been at the LAB ever since! Mark is married to his beautiful wife Lauren Alvarado and they are expecting their first child!

Turning Point

Motivation & Passion

My passion has always been to live a healthy lifestyle. Growing up I lost multiple family members to preventable diseases. I told myself that I will do what I can to prevent myself and others from suffering the same way.

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