ACE CPT, Orthopedic Exercise Specialist
Richard was born in Virginia and raised oversees in Lebanon. He moved back to
Northern Virginia and attended high school in Annandale where he ran track and
played basketball. Richard attended James Madison University where he obtained
a Bachelors of Science with a concentration in biology and developed a strong
background in human anatomy and physiology.
Richard has always been passionate about fitness and exercise. He started
strength training at the age of fourteen, conditioning himself over the years
into elite fitness levels. He also excels in many sports including soccer,
basketball, football and tennis. Richard chose to pursue a career in personal
training and became an American
Council on Exercise Personal Trainer.
Richard has great experience working with clients with muscular imbalances as
well as injuries particular to the back, knees and shoulders. As an ACE Orthopedic
Exercise Specialist, Richard designs exercise programs
that incorporate appropriate progressions and strategies to improve movement,
avoid injury and boost function.
Richard excels at motivating his clients to challenge themselves in order to
get results as he brings a positive energy to every session and empathizes
with them. He understands that everyone has different fitness goals and
is proficient when it comes to designing exercise programs to fit the specific
needs of each individual