Mike Littrell is the owner of the Pittsburgh Performance Institute, a studio designed to help people recover from both physical and mental stress to allow them to better function at peak performance. Mike is a Pittsburgh native who grew up in Upper St. Clair where his initial love for physical fitness and overall well being commenced. After playing lacrosse for years, Susquehanna University recruited Mike to play for their team. Matt went on to attend college and meet his future wife here. Today he and his wife, Amanda reside in the Robinson area with their two huskies, Evian and Athena. They’re expecting their first child.
Mike’s passion for being active and bettering his and other’s well-being sparked him to start his own small nutrition business that focused on meal prep and planning for his clients.
Aside from his business ventures, Mike also started bodybuilding in the fall of 2015 when he took 3rd place at the Mid Atlantic Grand Prix. From there, Mike found a passion for Ultra Running where he excels in 50 and 100-mile races. His most recent races include the UA MTN running series 50k (2x); UROC 100k; Grindstone 100 miler; Cold Water Rumble 100 Miler, Outrun 24-hour race; The Ghost town challenge 50k and Hell Hath No Hurry 50 miler where he took 2nd place.
Mike loves to spend his free time in the outdoors, running, working out, spending time with his family and dogs and finding new ways to challenge himself physically and mentally.