Ed Mecklenburg has been a personal trainer since 2006 and brings a variety of skills to bear with his eclectic background and extensive knowledge in the health and fitness field.
Ed specializes in injury prevention and post rehab, infusing a strong emphasis on functional training. Ed’s approach to functional training is that he believes it is more task driven than text book driven.
Ed also has a strong martial arts background:
Wrestled NCAA Division I at American University
5 years of Muay Thai
7 years of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
3rd at 2015 No-Gi Worlds
3rd at 2016 Pan American Championships
Ed brings a fun and professional approach, combined with his love of health and fitness and a great passion for teaching and helping others to achieve their goals.
Ed has B.S. in Health Promotion from American University and numerous other certifications.
Certified Personal Trainer with NASM
Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist with NASM
Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist with NASM
Certified Functional Movement Specialist through Gray Cook
Certified Reactive Training Specialist through Gray Cook
Student of Applied Functional Science through the Gray Institute