The Rypt Gym Method

A semi-private gym with seasoned trainers, a bodybuilding world champion ... and a surgeon bodybuilder.

Gym Memberships


What we do

Transform your body

Anticipating & responding

We can anticipate the problems you will have because we have been there. We will help you adjust your training, your calories, your macros, your cravings, your plateaus and the inconveniences of meal prepping. 

We know what you need

We know that people have jobs and families and social responsibilities that need to be balanced with a fitness regimen. You will hit your goals with us.

how it works

3 Easy Steps

to your new body

  • 1
    Book a Complementary Consult With Our Trainer
  • 2
     Get your exercise & Nutrition Plan
  • 3
    Follow- up  Monthly or Weekly - making sure That you stay on track 

why it works

We’ve been there

With RYPT GYM  You Get The Results you want by Staying focused and on task; a personalized program that Holds You Accountable.

You are not alone. With regular scheduled follow-up visits we can check your progress, weight, your body fat percentage, and your body composition. We only win if you win, so you have nothing to lose.  You can end the program at any time with no penalty.

Our partnership with Midtown body offers medical services to speed up results

 Results Through Accountability Coaching

Our team

Here is our awesome team

jose almeida
Jose Almeida, MD
Founder And Co-owner 

Dr. Almeida is a vascular surgeon and competitive bodybuilder who also provides medical services to help clients and patients with their most troublesome areas.

He has been Yaxeni's client for 20 years and competed in 17 bodybuilding shows from 2008 - 2022.
Dr. Almeida is our founder and medical director 

Yaxeni Champion Rypt Gym
Yaxeni Oriquen
Co-owner and Head Trainer

Yaxeni Oriquen is a professional bodybuilding champion. She ranks as the second-best female bodybuilder of all time in the IFBB Pro Women’s Bodybuilding Ranking List.

 Her most noteworthy achievement has been winning the Ms. Olympia title in 2005.

Rypt Gym in Midtown Miami has transformed hundreds of bodies.  Success is easy with our friendly coaches, each of whom has 25 years of experience.  It's OK if you've tried before, we will do better.

Originally from Brazil, Berg has been the go to trainer of many Miami socialites and celebrities for decades. As an authority in functional training, sculpting and toning muscles are his main talents. 

Berg Arruda
 Personal Trainer

With over 25 years of experience Zoltan is a nutrition and weight training guru. Whether looking to get ready for a competition or aiming to lose stubborn fat, Zoltan will provide all the necessary guidance to help you reach your goals and achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Zoltan Zenda
Personal trainer

Rypt Gym was founded in 2016 for bodybuilders. We are now a semi private facility which delivers added attention to members who want to be held accountable for their results - and therefore, reaching their fitness goals quicker because they develop the required habits for long term success.