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Chris Heria

Chris Heria

Chris Heria (born December 21, 1991) is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ThenX fitness program which involves a workout routine with weights and calisthenics. He also founded The Miami Trainer, the Calisthenics Academy and the Calisthenics eVolution Institute. He is also an Athlete sponsored by BarStarzz. [11] [10] [9]

Early Life & Education

Heria was born in Miami, Florida. In 2008, he graduated from St. Brendan High School. [8]


Chris Heria has built a reputation as a Street Workout Champion, Pro Bar Athlete and Certified Personal Trainer. He represented the United States in the Street Workout World Championship and is a representative of BarStarzz, a famous workout team.

He has internationally competed as a bar athlete and has taught at various workshops and seminars.

He offers online training at his YouTube channel OFFICIALTHENX. He also has many establishments in Miami, including The Miami Trainer, Calisthenics Academy and his personal gym.

As of September 2019, his YouTube channel has more than 1.2 million subscribers. He also has 921,000 followers on Instagram.

Controversy (YouTube Drama)

On October 21, 2018, Chris Heria uploaded a video entitled, " 8 Min Workout To Burn BELLY FAT | 2018."

In it, he mentioned that he was going to show his viewers how to an abdominal, high-intensity workout routine that focused on building one's abs and burning belly fat simultaneously.

After several people posted response videos criticizing it (particularly Every Damn Day Fitness), Chris Heria responded to the critics and trolls addressing their points.

Within a minute of the video, he implies that another fitness YouTuber, Austin Dunham, copied what he says and/or does by watching Heria's videos.

In November 23 2012, Chris was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after he stabbed his ex-partner's cousin with a knife. Chris claims he was being attacked by a teenage gang and stabbed the person in self-defense.


Chris Heria's diet is relative to what he trains for the day.

In a video, Heria breaks his training into three different scenarios:

  1. Heavy lifting with low reps, which translates to a 'heavy carb day;'

  2. Fat burning, which translates to 'light to no carbs;'

  3. Regular workouts, which translates to 'half carbs'

His diet consists of proteins and carbohydrates.

The proteins in his shopping list include:

  • Ground turkey

  • Chicken breast

  • Shrimp

  • Salmon

  • Turkey bacon

  • Free-range eggs

His carbs include a variety of vegetables:

  • Broccoli

  • Asparagus

  • Onion

  • Quinoa

  • Spinach

*He also eats black beans and garbanzo beans (chickpeas).

When he is done eating his main meals, he will usually have a snack.

The snacks include:

  • Greek yogurt (which he eats because of its source of casein and eats at night to release protein slowly)

  • Sugar-free Jell-O (which he eats due to its low caloric content)

  • Bananas (which he eats for his source of potassium, which help regulate muscle contractions)

  • Grapes (which he eats in moderation)

  • Raspberries (which he puts into his Greek yogurt)


In 2018, Chris released 3 music videos: Feeling of You, On My Mind, Patient. Feeling of You has more than 500,000 views on YouTube.

Personal Life

Chris is the single father of a son named Zen who was born in 2011.

It is unclear who the mother is, or if Chris has ever had a wife.

However, he did post pictures of himself with a woman who went by the Instagram handle @arod_vanwild and called her "his girl".

While Chris Heria hasn't revealed his ethnicity, the last name Heria is most often found in the Philippines.

As of November 2019, Chris Heria's net worth is calculated to be upwards of $6,700,000.

Chris has a myriad of tattoos covering his body. His knuckles say “redefine this mess.” His left hand displays a portrait of a woman with an ornament above her. His left shoulder shows an asymmetric structure with portraits surrounding it. His right hand has an Albert Einstein tattoo as well as a sea monster beneath it. Heria’s neck has a large flower tattoo next to it. His chest bears an inscription that reads “I will be heard” with three faces looking in different directions He also has a tattoo of serial killer Albert Fish on the inside of his left forearm. He has many other tattoos as well.


Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comChris Heria in one of his training tutorials
Jun 10, 2017, 6:16 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comChris Heria duing an intensive workout
Jun 10, 2017, 6:16 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comChris in one of the video tutorials
Jun 10, 2017, 6:19 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comChris Heria taking a selfie
Jun 10, 2017, 6:21 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comChris in one of his OFFICIALTHENX
Jun 10, 2017, 6:24 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comA shot of Chris doing training
Jun 10, 2017, 6:24 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comChris Heria with his son Zen
Jun 10, 2017, 6:25 PM
Citation Linkfamousbirthdays.comFamousbirthdays website
Jun 10, 2017, 5:52 PM
Citation Linkinstagram.comHis Instagram ID
Jun 10, 2017, 5:56 PM
Citation Linkfacebook.comHis Facebook ID
Jun 10, 2017, 5:57 PM
Citation Linkyoutube.comHis YouTube channel, OFFICIALTHENX
Jun 10, 2017, 5:58 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comChris during a longjump
Jun 10, 2017, 6:04 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comChris Heria posing for a picture
Jun 10, 2017, 6:04 PM
Citation Linkyoutube.comChris Heria on YouTube
Dec 21, 2018, 8:40 PM
Citation Linkwww.youtube.com8 Min Workout To Burn BELLY FAT | 2018 (uploaded October 21, 2018); this video was deemed controversial by the YouTube fitness community
Dec 21, 2018, 7:33 PM
Citation Linkwww.youtube.comHow To Lose Arm Fat And Get Toned | 2018 (uploaded July 15, 2018); this video was deemed controversial by the YouTube fitness community
Dec 21, 2018, 7:35 PM
Citation Linkwww.youtube.com"The TRUTH about Chris Heria | My Story" (uploaded by Austin Dunham on November 25, 2018)
Dec 21, 2018, 8:06 PM
Citation Linkwww.youtube.comChris Heria's "Training & Nutrition | Vlog 4 S1" (uploaded November 2, 2017)
Dec 21, 2018, 8:44 PM
Citation Linkwww.youtube.com"What I Eat for the Week | 2018" (uploaded November 1, 2018)
Dec 21, 2018, 8:46 PM
Citation Linkwww.youtube.comChris Heria - Feeling Of You (Official Video)
Jul 4, 2019, 2:01 PM