Pete McCall is the host of the All About Fitness podcast, personal trainer, strength coach, fitness educator and author living in Carlsbad, CA.
Pete is a frequently quoted media spokesperson!
Frequently quoted as a fitness expert in publications such as The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, U-T San Diego, Time, Men’s Fitness, SELF, Glamour, US News & World Report and LiveStrong, Pete is a sought-after resource for accurate, in-depth insights on exercise science and how to get results from working out.
He trains the trainers and educates fitness professionals
Besides working with individual clients and teaching group fitness classes, Pete has more than 15 years of experience educating personal trainers around the world including teaching for both the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). According to Pete, fitness is, “Having the ability to do what you want to do when you want to do it.”
Pete is a published author
Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple by new book by Human Kinetics – learn how to design your own exercise programs for strength training, metabolic conditioning and mobility; in other words, learn about the types of exercise that can help you slow down the aging process.
Former Exercise Physiologist for ACE where he helped create the Integrated Fitness Training Model (ACE IFT(TM) Model), write the ACE Personal Trainer Manual textbook, created the Metabolic Conditioning, Movement-based Training and Youth Fitness education workshops as well as creating and delivering both live and online education programs.
A Master Trainer for Core Health & Fitness (Nautilus, Stairmaster, Star Trac and Schwinn Fitness), an education consultant and blogger with ACE, a blogger and content contributor to 24Life – the online magazine of 24 Hour Fitness, an online educator for NASM, an adjunct faculty in exercise science at both Mesa Community College and San Diego State University and a group fitness instructor for both Equinox and the YMCA.
Pete is an experienced public speaker and educator
He has spoken at fitness conferences and delivered fitness education workshops to personal trainers all over the world with a specific emphasis in China (hold a Chinese work visa), wellness education talks organizations including the US Navy (Naval Air Station North Island Coronado), the White House, the World Bank, Sharp Healthcare, the International Association of Fire Fighters, Oceanside Fire Department and Reebok.
Master’s degree in Exercise Science
Master’s of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, Certified Personal Trainer with both ACE and NASM. In addition he is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as well as a fellow in Applied Functional Science from the Gray Institute.
Experienced Master Trainer and education content creator
Pete creates and teaches education programs for Core Health & Fitness, the parent company of Nautilus and StairMaster – where he is the global master trainer for both brands. Pete has created a number of continuing education courses for fitness professionals, personal trainers and group fitness instructors to earn their CECs, all courses are approved by ACE, AFAA and NASM:
Previous work experience:
Former National Director of Fitness Education for the Millennium Partners Sports Club/LA and Senior Faculty for Town Sports International health club companies.
Rugby Coach and semi-retired rugby player
Pete played front row forward (all three positions) for clubs including Santa Monica Rugby, Potomac Athletic Club and the Boston Irish Wolfhounds where he was a member of the 2007 men’s club division three national championship team.
Enjoys mountain biking, obstacle course races, hiking, keeping up with his two children and coaching youth rugby.