Gordon Waddell, Medical Exercise Specialist (Gold Certified)

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Gordon Waddell

Montclair, NJ US 07042
(973) 865-6691

About Gordon Waddell: Gordon Waddell, PES, CSCS, CES is the founder of ADVANCED FITNESS CONCEPTS, a human performance company focused on improving health and fitness by using cutting edge science and training techniques. He formed this company in 2006 after serving for 6 years as the Fitness Director and Head Trainer for the area’s largest commercial gym. Where he learned first-hand that the commercial gym industry does NOT care about the health of the individual or the quality of the training provided; just how much can the trainer sell. Gordon believes knowledge is power and is constantly in pursuit of ways to increase his knowledge of training, injury rehabilitation, sports conditioning, nutrition, anatomy and physiology. He has earned an honors degree in Exercise Physiology Summa Cum Laude from William Paterson University and a Masters degree in Exercise Science from Montclair State University. He plans to pursue his Doctorate in Movement Science at UMDNJ. Realizing that academic knowledge must be combined with practical skills to be useful & effective; he holds certifications from the industry’s leading organizations including but not limited to: The CHEK Institute, National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Strength & Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting and The American Academy of Health, Fitness & Rehabilitation Professionals. Gordon has been a leader in the fitness industry for over 10 years. His work experience is as diversified as his education, encompassing: Physical Therapy & Sports Rehabilitation; Sports Performance Training & Conditioning; Cardiac Rehabilitation and Nutritional Counseling. This eclectic approach to training allows him to achieve SUPERIOR results across a wide population. His areas of specialization include: Orthopedic exercise & injury post-rehabilitation; Sports conditioning; and Special populations. Gordon is available for personal training, seminars, and program design in Essex & Passaic County, NJ. Private studio and in-home.

ACE Certifications: Medical Exercise Specialist (Gold Certified)

Years Certified with ACE: 19 years

Programs & Rates: Private Personal Training Sessions: $70.00
Semi-private / Small Group Training: $100.00

Years in the Industry: 16-20 years

Specialties: Nutrition
Nutrition for Health and Wellness
Sports Nutrition
Personal and Small Group Training
Bodyweight Training
Core Training
Functional Training
Movement-based Training
Sports Performance
Special Populations and Conditions
Cardiovascular Disease / High Blood Pressure
Injury Prevention and Post Rehab
Metabolic Disease / Diabetes
Multiple Sclerosis
Older Adult
Orthopedic Conditions
Pre-Post Natal
Women's Fitness


Medical Exercise Specialist Specific Information

Years of Experience: 16-20 years

Preferred Client Type: Arthritis, Cardio Vascular Disease, Gait, Diabetes, Older Adult, Osteoporosis, Overweight, Underweight, Post Rehab, Other: Athletes and Recreational Sports Performance

Client Training Locations: Home, Other: Private Studio & In-office; Your club (only if permitted)

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