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About Personal Trainer in Toronto, Eric Astauskas
Throughout my life I have been involved in many sports. I was a successful track athlete in high school, placing second in Toronto in 4x100m relay and 400m events. I was also named Most Valuable Player on my high school basketball team. I have always had a keen interest in health and fitness and how the body functions. A career in kinesiology and sport science appeared to be the perfect fit for me.
During my years in the kinesiology program at York University (Toronto), I became very passionate about personal training, methodology of training (particularly Dr. Tudor Bompa's periodization methods), fitness assessment, and nutrition. While studying at York, I became certified as a Fitness Consultant with C.S.E.P. (Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology) and a Personal Trainer Specialist with Can-Fit-Pro.
After graduating in 2006, I founded Personal Trainer in Toronto. Over the years, I have trained and/or counseled hundreds of clients of all abilities, ranging from children to elderly. I constantly expand my knowledge base and skills with continuing education (recently completing courses in: older adult fitness, fitness business, advanced exercise nutrition, advanced exercise anatomy, assessing and treating lower back injuries). I am currently taking a course on flexibility assessment and prescription. In addition to my required professional development, I spend time reading and writing aricles (for fitness magazines, universities, and blogs). I also mentor fitness professionals and ones in the process of becoming certified. I gain a variety of perspectives from networking with many fitness and health professionals (including: fitness trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, chiropractors, holistic health practitioners, massage therapists, naturopaths, and dieticians). My mission is to set the standard of excellence in the fitness industry.
Personal Trainer in Toronto
Eric Astrauskas, Spec. Hons. B.A.(Kinesiology), P.T.S.
Hours: M-F 6am-8pm, Sat+Sun 8am-12pm