Anthony Carey, MA, CSCS, ACE-MES, holds a Master’s degree in biomechanics and athletic training and is Personal Fitness Professional Magazine’s 2009 Personal Trainer of the Year and 2017 Finalist for IDEA’s Personal Trainer of the Year. He is the owner of Function First in San Diego, California which was voted San Diego’s “Best Of” Personal Trainers/Studio for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. Anthony has authored two bestselling books; The Pain-Free Program: A Proven Method to Relieve Back, Neck, Shoulder and Joint Pain and Relationships and Referrals: A Personal Trainer’s Guide to Doing Business with the Medical Community and has been featured in multiple educational DVDs. His work has received national attention, including the New York Times, Time Magazine, Oprah’s “O” Magazine and Shape. His clientele is represented by people who have sought Anthony’s help from more than 18 different countries and 32 US states. Anthony is the inventor of the Core-Tex®, the revolutionary reaction tool currently being used by multiple professional sports teams, health clubs and major universities in the US and abroad and he is the developer of the Pain Free Movement Specialist certification. Anthony is recognized internationally as a leading expert on biomechanics, corrective exercise, functional anatomy and motor control and their relationships to musculoskeletal pain and function. He provides cutting edge, informative and entertaining presentations to the international fitness community through IDEA, NASM, IHRSA, ACE, NATA, SCW, TSI, ECA, AFPA, Fit-Pro (UK), Asia-Fit and Can-Fit Pro.