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Doug Fioranelli, MA

DOUG FIORANELLI, MA

Owner, Head Trainer and Certified Fascial Stretch Specialist

Having been a trainer since 2001, Doug has years of experience in strength and conditioning and athletic rehabilitation.  He specializes in working with first responders, army personnel and athletes ranging from middle school up to the professional level including professional boxers, MMA and NFL athletes.

In graduate school Doug spent much of the time in the Exercise Physiology Lab conducting research on different effects various training equipment has on muscle activation, strength and endurance.  This earned him a Master’s degree in Kinesiology and his thesis was published in the “Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.”

In the summer of 2008, he accomplished his lifelong dream and opened RISE ABOVE ® where he dedicates his focus towards helping others achieve their strength and conditioning goals.

Doug specializes in customized and innovative programming that suite the need of the individual to maximize their athletic potential, reduce injury risks and achieve success both in and out of the gym.

CHARLIE PEDERSON

Certified Fascial Stretch Specialist and Personal Trainer

Charlie has been a personal trainer since 1994 and a Fascial Stretch Therapist since 2011. He has a BA in Physical Education from SFSU. He works with a wide range of clients that includes NFL athletes, golfers, runners, swimmers, triathletes, tennis players, general health & fitness and pre/post rehabilitation fitness.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, friends, working out, being outdoors and learning about the latest trends in the fitness industry.

At RISE ABOVE ® Charlie specializes in Facial Stretch Therapy and works privately with fitness clients.

For an appointment email Charlie at Charlie@CharliePederson.com or visit charliepederson.com for more information.

CHARLIE PEDERSON
Jeffrey Lam, PT

JEFFREY LAM, PT

Physical Therapist and IronMan Triathlete

Jeff Lam of MoveWell Physical Therapy is a California licensed physical therapist who will make sure you are properly progressing from the onset of injury towards your full recovery with the highest level of care and attention that you deserve.

You will have 1 on 1 interaction with him from beginning to end without being passes off to an assistant or aide.

Jeff offers his expertise in soft tissue and joint mobilizations, myofascial decompression therapy using cups, rehabilitative Pilates, neuromuscular re-education, gait assessment, massage, traction, therapeutic exercise prescription, balance training, ultrasound, electronic stimulation and posture awareness.

For an appointment at RISE ABOVE ® email him at jeff_therapist@yahoo.com or for more information visit him at movewellphysicaltherapy.com.

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