This week on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and Spreaker, STT interviews David Sandler. David is the Director of Science and Education for iSatori and the President and Owner of StrengthPro Inc. He is the former Chief Operating Officer of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has authored 6 books: Sports Power, Weight Training Fundamentals, The Resistance Band Workout Book, Plyo Power, and Strength Training Everyone, Fundamental Weight Training as well as having developed dozens of exercise videos including 3 coaching developmental videos titled Plyometrics Training, Speed and Power Training, and Vertical Jump Training. Sandler was the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at University of Miami and head of Baseball during their 1999 National Championship season. He was an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Sports Science for 6 years at Florida International University where he developed and directed the Strength and Conditioning education curriculum before moving on to Florida Atlantic University for 1 year. Sandler has been a strength and conditioning coach and consultant for 25 years working with some of the world’s best athletes. He is a highly sought after presenter with more than 400 International, National and Regional lectures to his credit. David has published more than 20 scientific articles and abstracts and more than 320 articles in nutrition and supplementation, power, strength and fitness training for various magazines and literature. He has been involved in research, formulation, and development of several nutritional products and sports supplements. Sandler is the Chairman of The Arnold Strength Training Summit at the Arnold Sports Festival Weekend. He is a Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and Fellow of the International Society of Sports Nutritionists. Additionally he regularly serves in a developmental capacity for other top fitness organizations, equipment manufacturers, and professional sports franchises. Sandler has been the lead exercise and sports physiologist for more than 45 episodes of television for National Geographic’s series Fight Science, Super Strength, the Science of Steroids, and Impossible Science, the Emmy Award winning Sport Science series on Fox Sports Network, and Stan Lee’s Superhumans, among other shows. In addition, Sandler was the Science Advisor and Sports Physiologist for Jesse James is a Dead Man, the series, with Spike TV. He is a regular column author, consultant and 15 year member of the advisory board for Muscle and Fitness Magazine as well as other mainstream fitness publications and regularly acts as an expert for more than a dozen top publications. He was a former powerlifter and 3 time US National Bench Press Champion and his research and passion is with strength and power development.
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