Eric Hill is the president of Muscle Energy Health and Fitness training services. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland at College Park.

Eric has worked as a Personal Trainer and Fitness Specialist in various fitness settings in the Metro D.C. area for over 7 years. He has received several awards including Testimonial of the Year 2000 and Trainer of the Year 2001 at Gold’s Gym Van Ness in D.C.

In tandem with his work in the gym, Eric works in the rehabilitation environment. He began his clinical experience at National Rehabilitation Hospital, where he spent two years in various areas of specialization in Physical Therapy. His varied experiences in this environment ranged from training paraplegics to walk with specialized braces, to working with seniors in overcoming functional deficits, and guiding individuals in work conditioning programs designed to help them improve their functional abilities in their work place.

At Reston Therapy and Fitness, Eric is an Orthopedic Clinical Exercise Specialist. He runs a Medically Supervised Fitness Center which is a combination of rehabilitation, sports medicine, and physical fitness. In conjunction with a team of Physical Therapists, he develops therapeutic exercise regimens for patients struggling with various musculoskeletal injuries, disorders, or post corrective surgical procedures, and guides them through recovery.

He is a member of and certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), which is recognized as an advanced certification in the fitness industry. The CSCS is one of the very few fitness professional certifications which requires it recipients to hold a bachelors degree in a fitness related field.

Also, Eric has acquired an advanced certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES). The NASM is one of the National leaders in the sports and fitness industry in enhancing human performance. They specialize in utilizing integrated functional training techniques to improve athletic performance and individual functional daily abilities.

Eric is also a Field-tester for NIKE, Inc. In this capacity, he receives experimental products from the NIKE Training Gear division to test, give feedback, and make recommendations to the research and development staff.

Professional Memberships: National Strength and Conditioning Association; National Academy of Sports Medicine; IDEA Health and Fitness Association

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