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Scott Iardella, MPT, CSCS, CISSN, SFGII, CK-FMS, PN-L1 has a long history in the field of health and fitness with nearly thirty years of experience. He has an extensive background in strength and conditioning, sports physical therapy, competitive bodybuilding, and is an expert the area of Russian kettlebells and movement based training. 

 

Scott started his own weight-training journey at the age of fifteen, when he started working at a local fitness center. Four years later he competed in his first bodybuilding competition and competed locally for the next six years. The experiences of competitive bodybuilding and overcoming a major injury led him to obtain his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland. Scott worked as an Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapist and has worked with many amateur and professional athletes, as well as the general population. He specialized in the areas of shoulder joint pathology, knee, and spine injury prevention and rehabilitation.

 

His current focus is in teaching the proper biomechanics of kettlebells and other movement-based training to maximize performance, improve body composition, and prevent injury. Additionally, he is equally as passionate about educating others in eating for health and optimal performance.

 

Scott is Certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is a Certified Sports Nutritionist by the ISSN and a Precision Nutrition Level One Certified Fitness Professional. Additionally, he is passionate about kettlebells and movement-based training and holds the SFG Level II Kettlebell Instructor certification, as well as being Certified Kettlebell-Functional Movement Specialist. On top of all that, Scott is also USAW certified.

 

To find out more about Scott, go to his website Rdella Training, visit his Twitter, or visit his Facebook.