Hours of Operation

Monday: 6:00am - 12:00pm and 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Tuesday: 6:00am- 12:00pm and 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Wednesday: 6:00am- 12:00pm and 4:00pm- 9:00pm

Thursday: 6:00am- 12:00pm and 4:00pm- 9:00pm

Friday: 6:00am- 12:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am- 12:00pm

Sunday: CLOSED

WHO WE ARE

Walter and his team of certified personal trainers and fitness instructors specialize in weight loss, core strengthening, nutrition improvement, flexibility improvement, sports conditioning, physical rehabilitation and clients with limitations. Call or send an email today to set up a free consultation appointment to assess your fitness and discuss your goals. Get started, get fit!

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Meet Walter E. Copeland II, Pn1, CLC, CHC.

Walter began his fitness career in 2004 as an NCCA accredited personal trainer and group exercise instructor. His passion for health and wellness motivated him to pursue a degree in health sciences from Purdue University. Walter's personal interests along with his studies encouraged him to deepen his involvement with fitness, and in 2011 he opened WC Fitness. Owning a fitness organization has allowed Walter to intensify his commitment to healthy living, and he especially enjoys the opportunities for the community that accompany the tight-knit fitness family that his gym fosters. Walter's dedication is motivated by a sincere enjoyment of helping others change their lives, and he credits his clients and friends for his successes.  

Walter has always enjoyed venturing into the community to share the importance of a healthy lifestyle through public speaking and demonstration. Some of his community engagement affiliations include Enon Tabernacle Church, Community College of Philadelphia, Albert Einstein, and Girard College of Philadelphia. In September 2016, he was a panelist for the American Heart Association alongside other notable names such as Patty Jackson, Gerald L. Devaughn and Kim Coles. 

Certifications and Accomplishments:  

  • International Sports Coaching Association (ISCA): Kinesiologist/Kickboxing; Master Personal Trainer; Kettle Bell; Nutrition Coaching; Sports Nutrition
  • Health Coach Institute (HCI): Health and Life Coach 
  • Precision Nutrition, Exercise & Sports Nutritionist
  • First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Expertise in: weight loss, toning, defining, strength & core training, core synergistic & conditioning, nutrition, flexibility improvement, compound movements, physical rehabilitation, body sculpting, clients with injuries/physical limitations
  • 2016, 2017, 2018 National Gym Association All Natural Bodybuilding
  • Mr. Philadelphia, 1st place; Masters, 2nd place
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MEET THE STAFF.

Our team of highly-motivated individuals cannot wait to help you meet your goals.

Kobe Lipsey

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Kobe is motivated to help his community lead better, healthier lives through his work as an NCSF and Fitour certified personal trainer. As a personal fitness trainer, he guides his clients along the challenging road to success and encourages them to make every moment count. Kobe believes that nothing is more valuable than the present, and he endeavors to instill this confidence in each and every one of his clients. 

Certifications and Accomplishments:

  • National Counsel on Strength and Fitness certified
  • Fitour certified

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Morgan Burrell

Morgan Burrell is a certified personal trainer who aims to serve those pursuing their physical and mental health as a part of their lifestyle. She is a personal development enthusiast and loves learning how to become the best version of herself. Being alumni of Spellman University helped ignite her passion for fitness while assisting others in their journeys to health.

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Jerome Edlow

Administrative Assistant

Jerome has lived in Philadelphia all his life and is WC Fitness' Administrative Assistant. He organizes everyone's schedules and makes weekly follow-up calls to check in on the fitness family. The healthcare industry tends to prioritize easy fixes to complex problems, and Jerome considers this to be an unfortunate oversight. Physical fitness is often the missing key, and he believes that staying dedicated to exercise and good nutrition is essential to maintaining versatility and overall health.