Dan Tatro, NSCA-CPT
Dan Tatro began his interest in physical fitness at the age of sixteen while getting in shape for his high school hockey team in Vermont. In addition to hockey, Dan also played football and baseball and was awarded the High School Hockey Coach's Player of The Year Award his senior year. After graduating high school, Dan went on to the University of Vermont, studying Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise and Sports Science.
Upon receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from the University of Vermont, Dan joined the United States Army and was among the country's elite infantry paratroopers in the 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He earned the rank of E5 sergeant as a non-commissioned officer. His Army tours took him to Afghanistan in 2003 and Iraq in 2004. While in the Army, Dan won the Company Iron Man Competition in 2003 and the Battalion Road March Competition in 2004. Dan also was sent to West Point Military Academy in 2005 to train the Army Cadets. Dan currently holds a certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a personal trainer (NSCA - CPT).
Dan currently works as an Independent personal trainer in Orange County , CA He trains people in their homes, private community fitness centers and at the Rancho Santa Margarita studio. Dan enjoys working with both male and female of all ages......
Dan prefers private one-on-one training over others so the focus is on the individual and no one else. One-on-one has been shown to be extremely effective and rewarding to most individuals.
While not all people have the time or money to go to the gym, Dan enjoys traveling to a clients home with exercise equipment specific to their programs. Dan has travels around Orange County and has helped people with his in home training regime from Los Angeles to San Diego
Dan has been doing online exercise programs for 9 years. With the proper pre participation screen and health history screening Dan has successfully got hundreds of people to meet their fitness goals without physically being there. Dan is always there for email or phone support at any point and together, this method has been proven to be effective although less traditional.
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Army Vs. Civilian Workouts Army workouts are very different compared to the workouts performed by the average person in the gym. The rating scale for physical fitness also referred to as the APFT (Army Physical Fitness Test) scale is a method to determine upper body, abdominal, and cardiovascular fitness. The push up test, the sit-up […]