Fred Fornicola, B.A., is the owner of Fit By Fred in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Fred is a fitness professional, personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, fitness consultant, and lifestyle fitness coach, as well as a published author. He has been involved in the field of strength and fitness for over 35 years. Fred has authored more than 250 articles on strength and fitness and has been featured in numerous publications including Coach and Athletic Director, Hard Gainer and Master Trainer. In addition, he pens regular columns on health and fitness for various Internet websites along with contributing to several blog spots.
Fred was one of the contributing authors of the book Get FIT NJ and co-authored the best-selling book Dumbbell Training for Strength and Fitness and Youth Fitness: An Action Plan For Shaping America’s Kids with Matt Brzycki. Fred is also the editor-in-chief for Strength and Fitness for a Lifetime: How We Train Now as well as the High Performance Training Newsletter. He has also co-written the YouthFIT Certification Program and was instrumental in founding the Jersey Shore Health & Wellness Group. Fred also serves as a volunteer AAU basketball coach for the New Jersey Express.