James Shapiro

Sports Performance Coach & Personal Trainer

Sports Performance Enhancement, Corrective Exercise, & Exercise Science
California University of Pennsylvania & Edith Cowan University
9.5 years

James Shapiro, MS, CES, PES, has operated in nearly every position in the fitness and strength and conditioning industry for nearly a decade. His clients range from stay-at-home moms to division-I athletes. He primarily services the Los Angeles area but also works with clients virtually and online across the country.

James started right after graduating with his undergraduate degree from Queens College where he became a certified personal trainer through NASM. He shortly began his first MS degree while working full-time at various fitness chains, concierge personal training services, boutique studios, and strength and conditioning facilities in NYC. He also completed several strength and conditioning internships at nationally known private facilities, learning the best industry standards, while finishing his second MS degree from an internationally recognized university.

Over the past five years, he has also lended his professional input and opinion on exercise science related topics to multiple media outlets. James has been featured in Women’s Health, Men’s Health, GQ, Insider, EatThisNotThat, Weight Watchers, and Reader’s Digest to name a few.

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