Welcome to the Paragon Health and Fitness Blog!

My story:

My name is Adam Reeder.  I generally cannot stand it when people flaunt their accomplishments or credentials, but for the purposes of an introduction I think it’s important for you to know who I am and why you should feel comfortable taking advice from this site. I am a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).  I live and work in the Cleveland, Ohio area.  I’ve been in the fitness industry since 2007 and I have a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology.  I’ve worked with a wide variety of clientele, ranging in age from 7 to 87 years old, including high school and collegiate athletes as well as cancer patients, pre- and post-surgical patients, and patients with dementia.  The goals of my clients range from improving athletic performance to reducing body fat to regaining function in a surgically-replaced hip or knee.  I take great pride in the work that I’ve done with my clients and look forward to helping many others in the future.

As you will come to find out, I am a huge proponent of movement-based strategies to help achieve health, wellness, and optimal performance.  As such, I am certified through Functional Movement Systems (FMS) and Functional Range Conditioning (FRC).  I will go into much greater detail about both the FMS and FRC at a later date, but for now suffice it say they are incredibly power tools used to help improve movement quality to help a client achieve their goals.

I hope to use this site to help share as much information as possible, including:

  • Sample exercises and workout routines
  • Nutritional guidance
  • Healthy recipes
  • Training and fitness strategies
  • Motivational tools

This site will be useful for anyone in or around the fitness industry, whether you are looking to start an exercise program, have been on an exercise program for years, or are a trainer yourself.

Paragon Health & Fitness is a full-service wellness center located in a brand-new facility at 19970 Ingersoll Drive in Rocky River, Ohio 44116.

Our services include but are not limited to:
-One-on-one and small group fitness training
-Sports Performance Training
-Wellness Solutions for employers interested in implementing a wellness program for their employees
-In-house Nutrition Coaching with our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist  (RDN)

Thank you for reading!

Adam Reeder


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