As President of the OPTIMALBODY brand, David Lyons brings over 30 years of fitness experience to this company. From his start as a personal trainer in the 1980's to owning and operating fitness centers nationwide Lyons brings a vast array of fitness experience and accolades. David is the Founder with wife Kendra Lyons R.N. of MS Fitness Challenge. It is the mission of the MS Fitness Challenge(MSFC) to provide certified fitness professionals to people with MS nationwide in an effort to educate and train them in the benefits of exercise and nutrition in winning the battle against Multiple Sclerosis. MSFC pays for these professionals to work with the person signed up for a 12 week "Challenge" program and a membership for that person at a host fitness center through the donations of its supporters. Lyons is the Developer with AFPA of the MS Fitness & Wellness Specialist certification. Together with AFPA (American Fitness Professionals & Associates) through MSFC have developed this course to provide trainers, coaches & health professionals with the necessary guidelines, exercise protocols, lifestyle recommendations and resources to be successful in helping clients with Multiple Sclerosis achieve a healthier lifestyle.
To learn more about the MS Fitness Wellness Specialist certification click here.
David writes a monthly column, MS Fitness Challenge, for EverydayHealth.com, the largest online health & fitness magazine reaching 30 million visitors a month as well as his column for WatchFit.com out of the UK.
Read about David in Bodybuilding.com here.