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ACE Profiles |  Chris McGrath

Chris McGrath

ACE Medical Exercise Specialist, Health Coach

BURLINGTON, VT

Chris McGrath is the founder of Movement First, a New York City-based health and fitness education, consulting and training organization. Drawing on more than 20 years of fitness and coaching experience, Chris specializes in a variety of training modalities including sports performance, injury prevention, post-rehabilitation, and lifestyle and wellness coaching. He has successfully established himself as an international fitness expert and has presented and consulted for some of the most successful fitness organizations in the world including ACE, Functional Movement Systems, TRX®, Reebok, EA Sports Active and numerous others. Chris holds a master’s degree in exercise science, a bachelor’s degree in health education, and he currently serves as an adjunct professor at Long Island University in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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