Personal Training, Inc.
A. Segal, BS, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS, CPR/AED
2007 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year
2007 Fitness Institute International Personal Trainer of the Year
Qualified and Insured
Jeffrey A. Segal, President
BS, NSCA-CPT, CSCS,
Boca Raton, FL
Phone: (954) 818-9396
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At the age of 25, Jeffrey Segal was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Within two years, he was spending the better part of his days in a wheelchair due to balance difficulties, partial paralysis, visual impairment, chronic fatigue, and a host of other symptoms common to those with MS. Jeff was unwilling to yield to the disease, and instead, launched his own wellness and rehabilitation program.
Today, Jeff is in top physical condition and has reclaimed his life through exercise, nutrition, and other wellness strategies. His outlook on life has also significantly improved. As a motivational speaker, Jeff's earnestness, integrity, and candor reawaken hope and empower others. A 1998 graduate of Florida State University, Jeff became a Certified Personal Training Specialist� (CPTS) through the Fitness Institute International where he successfully completed 300 hours of comprehensive academic and hands-on training. Jeff then completed an additional 60 hours studying special populations and post-rehabilitative exercise guidelines while presenting for the class as well. Having had extensive knowledge of the human body and the ways in which it is affected by both health and chronic illness, Jeff earned certification in the following areas:
Jeff accepting 2007 Fitness Institute International
Personal Trainer of the Year award from
Anthony Abbott, EdD, CSCS,*D NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA
Having had extensive knowledge of the human body and the ways in which it is affected by both health and chronic illness, Jeff earned certification in the following areas:
- Fitness Instruction
- Strength and Conditioning
- Fitness Testing
- Nutritional Education and Weight Management
- Functional Training
- Post Post-Rehabilitation and Special Populations
Jeff's additional include NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist� (CSCS), as well as an NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer� (NSCA-CPT) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association Certification Commission. The CSCS credential was established for college graduates who apply science and knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. The NSCA-CPT program, which is the first nationally recognized personal training credential, established as a means of identifying individuals who possess the knowledge and skill to competently and safely train both active and sedentary individuals as well as those with special health and fitness needs. While managing his MS with both wellness and pharmaceutical strategies, Jeff continues to thrive using functional and progressive training modalities.
In 2004, Jeff founded Balanced Personal Training Inc., based in Boca Raton, to pursue his dream of empowering others in all stages of MS, as well as pre/post-rehabilitation, and helping physical needs of all people. His unique approach to training is geared toward improving function, range of motion, self-esteem, emotional wellness, and quality of life. Jeff is also So-Owner of Personalize Your Fitness, LLC with longtime friend and highly recognized personal trainer, Sheridan Rafer.
In 2007, Jeff was awarded the distinct honor of Personal Trainer of the Year by both The National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Fitness Institute International.
Jeff is available for speaking engagements at support group meetings, educational and patient programs, corporate motivation, and other health and wellness events. His lectures are suited for fitness professionals as well as those looking for motivation. He is available as a personal trainer for all levels of ability. In addition, Jeff is a CEU provider for the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Email Jeff at
Jeff@balancedpersonaltraining.com or call 954-818-9396.