Along with ISSA certifications in fitness training, nutrition, and conditioning, Josh has been awarded the prestigious title of Master of Fitness Sciences (MFS). He was also recently named the ISSA Director of Applied Strength and Power Development. In addition to being certified by the NSCA as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and by NASM as a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), Josh completed his Master’s degree in Exercise Science, with an emphasis in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention at California University of Pennsylvania. He is the co-author of the EliteFTS Best Selling eBook, Metroflex Gym Powerbuilding Basics.
As an athlete, he won many national and world titles in both powerlifting and strongman. At 22 years of age he was the youngest person in powerlifting history to bench press 600 pounds raw. He squatted 909 pounds in the USPF, officially bench-pressed 620 pounds raw, and officially deadlifted 810 pounds raw. In 2005, he won the Atlantis Strongest Man in America competition.
Josh has been focusing on providing outstanding personal training in person as well as via the Internet. He has combined his education along with his in-the-trenches experience to develop The JoshStrength Method. This method has provided countless clients the road map to success.