Rick Richey, DHSc, MS, has been in the fitness industry since 2002 as a certified personal trainer, training manager, educator, orthopedic massage therapist, college and university professor, fitness industry presenter, as well as a subject matter expert and talent for fitness industry educational videos and written content. He is the host of the NASM CPT Podcast with Rick Richey and co-host of the Omnia Fitness Podcast with Rick and Drogo – powered by Everlast. Rick is regularly used by media outlets for quotes and content regarding fitness and wellness. He has also written chapters in the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Essentials of Personal Training textbook. He earned a Master’s of Science in Exercise science and a Doctorate of Health Science and Exercise Leadership degree at the California University of Pennsylvania.