Nik earned a Bachelors in Exercise and Movement Science and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA. Nik previously worked at NutriFormance/Athletic Republic in St. Louis, Missouri as a Sports Performance Coach/Personal Trainer. He has since relocated and now personal trains in Overland Park, Kansas. Nik is currently a freelance writer for BarBend. He has worked in college Strength and Conditioning at the D1-AA level, trained high school athletes and pro athletes privately, and has worked with a broad age range of general fitness clientele.