Jon Esposito

Jon Esposito

I am currently the Evaluation Director of La Palestra, a preventive health and wellness center. I have a Master's degree in exercise science and am currently in my third year of my PhD program in Health and Human Performance. I am also certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), the International Society of Sports Nutrition (CISSN), and certified in Olympic weightlifting (USAW). I currently work with all populations to provide well rounded exercise and nutrition plans that best suit the individual. I have extensive experience working with athletes to improve their performance in many sports such as Olympic weightlifting, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, football, track and field, rowing, marathon’s, and more. Additionally, I have extensive experience working with clinical populations to help improve an individual’s quality of life through exercise and nutrition.

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