Jeff Kuhland is a fitness professional who is living the dream. He is the owner and author of Athletic Human. He also works as a Certification Team Instructor for MovNat, and is the Program Director at The Aid Station. Before this he began his fitness career in high school where sports were always a focus. After running cross country, indoor and outdoor track, and playing soccer, Jeff went on to run Division I track at James Madison University. He now participates in many endurance and outdoor sports, including ultramarathons, adventure racing, kayaking, rock climbing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and many other extreme sports.
He is currently training to set speed records for kayaking the James River and New River.
Jeff's career highlights include winning Nationals for the U.S. Challenge Adventure Racing Series in Lake Placid in 2008 and placing 1at Worlds for the Intelligent Sport World Series held in Cyprus. Jeff has completed the Mountain Masochist 54-mile ultramarathon, kayaked/rafted the Grand Canyon (226 miles), and is currently on a quest to hike to the top of all fifty United States.
He earned a B.S. in Sports and Recreation Management with minors in Business, Economics, and Exercise Science from James Madison University in 2009. Jeff completed his Master of Business Administration from Lynchburg College in 2012.
Professional Certifications include:
- NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
- CrossFit Level 1 Certified
- CrossFit Gymnastics
- FMS Level 1&2 Certified
- MovNat Trainer Certification
- USA Track and Field Certification