Experience

A Certified Medical Exercise Specialist with a master’s degree in Exercise Science, Mr. Baumgarten has more than 40 years of experience in the fitness and sports fields, including more than a decade as a legal consultant. A Harvard University graduate, he has extensive experience as a personal trainer, club manager and gym designer. Mr. Baumgarten is Health and Fitness Director-Certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, as well as a Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He is owner and director of Sportfit Consulting, a firm that provides fitness consulting services, including personal coaching, sports instruction, physiological assessment and expert witness services. Since 2005, Mr. Baumgarten has competed in the Nation’s Triathlon and New York City Triathlon, and is a two-time Virginia Open squash champion. He is a recreational enthusiast of weight training, baseball, golf, skiing, cycling, running and hiking. Mr. Baumgarten has consulted on more than 130 cases nationwide, with civil, criminal and federal testifying experience.

Credentials

  • Certified Health and Fitness Director, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Certified Medical Exercise Specialist, American Academy of Health and Fitness Professionals
  • Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist, National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Certified Spinning Instructor, Schwinn Spinning
  • Certified Professional Bike Fitter, Serotta International Cycling Institute
  • Certified Professional Cycling Coach, USA Cycling, 2010 – 2011
  • Certified in Bicycle Assembly and Maintenance, Barnett Institute
  • Certified Triathlon Bike Fitter, Fit Institute for Slow Twitch
  • Certified Level 3 Bike Fitter, International Bike Fitting Institute
  • MS, Exercise Science and Health Promotion, California University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • Pre-medical science studies, City University of New York, New York University, Montgomery College, 1984 – 1988
  • BA, Anthropology, Harvard University, 1977

Affiliations/Awards

  • American College of Sports Medicine, Member
  • IDEA – International Association of Fitness Professionals, Member
  • International Health and Racquet Sportsclub Association, Member
  • Professional Squash Association, Member
    • Virginia State Open Champion, 1987, 1996
    • Teaching Professional, 1985 – 1992, 2008 – 2011
    • Certified Level I Professional
  • Potomac Valley Officials Association, Member
  • Loudoun Officials Association, Member
  • Cascade Officials Association, Member
    • Physical Fitness Consultant to CASO Umpires and Officials
  • Excellence in Achievement Award as Top Fitness Company/Consultant, 2002 – 2006

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