As a Master Instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the owner of R2Fitness (www.R2Fitness.com
), a personal trainer, a licensed massage therapist, and adjunct faculty for CalU of PA's Exercise Science and Sports Studies Department, Rick Richey has taught fitness workshops and lectures both nationally and internationally. His passion for fitness, along with humor and Southern charm, enhance his clients' and students' experience while he makes complex concepts more accessible. Rick has worked with film, TV, and music industry personalities along with professional athletes. However, he also works with entry level clients for weight loss, pre- and post-injury habilitation, strength and muscular development, and performance enhancement goals.
• MS in Exercise Science, California University of Pennsylvania
• BA in Communications and Theater,University of North Alabama: Minors in Biology and Business Administration
• Swedish Institute of Health Sciences: Massage Therapy: AS in Occupational Studies
• NASM CPT, PES, CES
• NSCA- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist