Yusuf Boyd, NASM Elite Trainer

Bio


Yusuf Boyd is the owner of Biomechaniks. Yusuf holds a Bachelor of Science in Fitness Management from Mississippi State University (’98).  In 2002 he earned his Master of Science Degree in Human Kinetics from University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, focusing in Psychology/Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity. While at UWM, he completed the Athletic Training Education Program, which is certified by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. Upon completing his graduate work, Yusuf accepted a position as Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). During his tenure, Yusuf developed a transferable skill set that was invaluable in making his career transition.

In 2007 after acclaimed success and growth as an athletic trainer, he left the NBA to embark on his path of entrepreneurial success. Yusuf’s business savvy and passion for people led to the development of Biomechaniks, a boutique fitness studio and injury rehabilitation service in Germantown, Tennessee. Biomechaniks tailors programs to individuals who will not submit to a life of monotonous uniformity and will only accept perfection. Established by a Certified Athletic Trainer with a history of client success, Biomechaniks offers fitness, personal training, athletic performance, and injury prevention/rehabilitation services; making them unique to the Memphis area.

Outside of Biomechaniks, Yusuf is active in many political and social organizations. He is an active member of Kappa Alpha Psi and an eight-year veteran of the Army Reserves.  In his spare time he enjoys cooking healthy meals.


Education:

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee — Master of Science, Human Kinetics 2002
Mississippi State University - Bachelor of Science, Fitness Management 1998

Certifications:

National Athletic Trainer’s Association - Athletic Trainer, Certified
Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners - Licensed Athletic Trainer
NASM - Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
NASM - Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)
NASM - Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)

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