Experience OPEX Santa Barbara
Coach. Client. Community.
Every client has the full support a coach off the floor, but they have the guidance of a coach on the floor as they train with the rest of the gym community each day.
Instead of just telling you what it is, see it for yourself!
Is OPEX right for you?
Your coach provides you the roadmap to achieve your desired results, not force you into their vision. We believe that every individual is unique, and that your fitness program should be designed specifically for you. The beauty of working with OPEX Santa Barbara is that you decide what health and fitness results you want to create for yourself and your coach will get you there.
Support and guidance from a professional
Creating plans for yourself can feel overwhelming or impossible. We'll focus on the path so you can focus on the progress.
Balance fitness and nutrition with lifestyle
Every OPEX Santa Barbara Coach works closely with their clients to better understand what keeps them healthy, happy, and fulfilled, in and outside of the gym.
Personalized plan to look, feel and perform better
What you’ve been doing just isn’t working, is it? It’s time for a personalized approach that give you consistent and sustainable results.
What we offer
Professional Remote CoachingAdaptable, individualized program to meet the ever changing demands that life throws at you, with the freedom to train anywhere.
On-site CoachingCommunity based environment where clients perform their workouts on-site alongside like minded individuals, all working towards their own unique goals. Enveloping Santa Barbara, Montecito, Summerland and Goleta
Founded in 2018 by owner and head coach David Downey, OPEX Santa Barbara is the last gym you’ll ever need.
Whether you are looking for energy to play with your children or grandchildren, want to compete in your chosen sport, or looking for consistency in your fitness program, we are here to guide and support you to reach your goals.Meet David
Hear from our members
One of the most important aspects of a client's long term results is that they make tangible progress in areas of their lives that they prioritize. At OPEX Santa Barbara we have the ability to design YOUR path to get there!
Dr. Rachel Alioto
What drew you to OPEX Santa Barbara? Why were we different? I was drawn to OPEX because I have been lifting/working out for years, but felt like I was not hitting my personal goals. I have been cre...Full Story
What drew you to OPEX Santa Barbara? Why were we different? The level of attention and professionalism has been unparalleled from all of my past gym and fitness experiences. Having a coach who ca...Full Story
What drew you to OPEX Santa Barbara? Why were we different? I have been a fitness lover for several years now. I enjoyed going to group classes, but I could never lose the weight I gained after goi...Full Story
What drew you to OPEX Santa Barbara? Why were we different? OPEX was suggested to me by my Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. ACE, as a means to continue my program of rehabilitation in a more inform...Full Story
We're so confident, your initial consultation is completely free.
Don't worry, this consultation isn't a workout to make you sweat.
It's our chance to hear your story and determine if we would be a good fit for your health and fitness goals.
Our insights on health, fitness & lifestyle
Know Your Why. Live Your Purpose.Our goal at OPEX Santa Barbara is to ensure that you are working towards yours and that we are providing you the pathway to see it through. Do you know your "why"? Do you feel that you hav...
Muscle As Medicine - Why Resistance Training Is Crucial To Fight AgingThe importance of building muscle as people begin to age is a crucial step to take earlier in life. Muscle loss and decline is inevitable, but the more you can do now, the better off you'll be later in life when those declines start to occur.