Pelham, AL (November 19, 2012)---National Fitness Hall-of-Famer Douglas Brooks, known by many as one of the top 100 Personal Trainers of all time, has been named Director of Education at PurMotion. Brooks will work alongside the founder of PurMotion, 5X Olympian Jorge Bonnet, to develop educational programming and certifications that will be taught globally.
“Douglas Brooks brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to PurMotion,” said founder and CEO of PurMotion Jorge Bonnet, “Douglas validates PurMotion's commitment to help us develop an educational platform that will allow fitness professionals around the world to efficiently deliver the PurMotion training methodology. Douglas will develop system-driven certification courses that will lead to the ultimate PurMotion Master Trainer program. I’m honored to welcome Douglas to the PurMotion family.”
Brooks comes to PurMotion with strong credentials as he was inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame in 2007. He will design and conduct the first ever PurMotion Certification Workshop that will take place January 19-20, 2013. Brooks brings 30-years of coaching and education experience to an All-Star Team at PurMotion which includes Olympians Bonnet and Willie Smith, along with other professional coaches, athletes and educators.
"I have a deep respect for Jorge's training and teaching methodologies which are unique, fresh and movement/performance focused, “Brooks said, “With a sound teaching platform in place and a zeal to create products that continually set the standard in the functional and sport performance areas of our industry, PurMotion will continue influencing how we train, as well as setting the benchmark that others will try to emulate."
Brooks also added: "I love this company and the culture because it does not rest on yesterday's accomplishments and sincerely cares about the fitness enthusiast, client in rehabilitation and elite athletes at the junior and professional levels--not to mention the family of coaches, educators and fitness professionals that we interact with on a daily basis. It is an honor to be a part of the PurMotion family."
The PurMotion way of training is unique to any other training methodology in the world. Bonnet takes functional training to the next level with the “Train The Way You Move” strategy.
About: Douglas Brooks, MS, Exercise Physiologist, is the Director of Education for PurMotion and also guides program development for BOSU® and RealRyder® Indoor Cycling. The ex-Ironman® triathlete and collegiate gymnast is currently the Director of Athlete Conditioning for Sugar Bowl Ski Academy where he works with elite junior and professional athletes. Douglas was inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame and has been honored by Can-Fit-Pro as the International Presenter of the Year. Coach Brooks is the author of numerous books and cross trains according to the seasons. http://www.movesintfitness.com
About: PurMotion is an innovative alternative to the ordinary workout. Created by Jorge Bonnet, a former five-time Olympian, PurMotion is a training system that allows up to twelve people work out with one central frame. Athletes are able to pull, push, jump, slide, lift and move as they would in a game. The PurMotion Functional Training System has enormous transferability from the workout to the field because it treats the body as an integrated unit and promotes muscle integration. http://purmotion.net