National Fitness Hall of Fame Museum & Institute

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Dave Parise

2012 NFHOF Inductee

Born:  September 12, 1960

Hometown:  East Haven, Connecticut


Dave Parise C.P.T. F.P.T.A. M.E.S.  

Founder of Results Plus Personal Training Center opened in 1986.

Founder of Fit Pros Personal Training / Fit-Pro Academy.

Launched – the How to’s and Why not’s of exercise, with meal prepping in the kitchen with “Eat Great N 8”

Over the past thirty years I have had the opportunity to study, apply, and teach exercise science, with a heavy concentration on biomechanics, and safety standards.  I have built my reputation thru my analysis of exercise and movement, as well the equipment used in physical training, developing tools and methods to assure optimal safe forces into the bodies of clients, and athletes. I take pride in being a fitness professional who is up to date and with changing philosophies and my strong attention to detail has helped numerous clients, athletes, and organizations achieve there fitness goals.

  • One of the Top 100 personal trainers in America 2012
  • Selected as one of the most influential personal trainers of all time 2012
  • Featured in Golf Digest- 2000 / 2001-Front cover- feature story
  • Selected as one of the Top 15 industry leaders from the US and Canada by the Association of Fitness Professionals / IDEA
  • Published in or featured in articles: The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Golf Digest, Connecticut Magazine, Status Connecticut, World Traveler, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, IDEA Personal Trainer magazine, Blogger Huff Post.
  • Spotlighted on WTNH-TV News 8 – Fitness Fridays- with Dave Parise
  • Fox Networks’ “Dave Parise’s Corporate Health Tip of the week”
  • Wake up your Workout with Dave Parise WTNH
  • Wrote “Certified vs Qualified” and “Anatomical Profitability” The art of prospecting” for Fitness Professionals.  -Completed numerous advanced level certifications including

National Academy of Sports Medicine - American Council of Exercise, Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, Fit-Pros Academy, Resistance Training School Level 1 and 2 – National Education Provider License #540