Philippe was born in Stockholm, Sweden to an Italian Father and French Mother, and is fluent in 4 languages. A former national Judo Champion, he traveled extensively with the Swedish Judo Team before settling down in Los Angeles in 1989. Philippe has been a personal trainer at In Training since 1990. Philippe specializes in weight loss and nutrition as well as weight gain through muscle building. He is also accomplished at preparing athletes and actors for specific goals. When not working or training himself, Philippe is interested in art, photography and motorcycle riding.