ABOUT KEVIN SHIELDS
Kevin Shields is one of the nation’s leading Fitness Coaches and Sports Nutritionist. Kevin currently works as an Exercise Physiologist for one of Central Florida’s largest Health Systems. Aside form his work as an Exercise Physiologist, Kevin also runs a successful online fitness and nutrition coaching business helping clients all around the world reclaim their health. Kevin also serves as a consultant to some of the top fitness competitors in the industry, local Tampa Bay Area gym owners, and sports nutrition companies around the country. Kevin graduated with distinguished honors with his Masters Degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science from the University of Tampa. Here, he worked for one of the nation’s leading sports nutrition and body composition research labs for 3 years. Specific areas of research focused on optimizing body composition through nutrition intervention, management of blood glucose, and sports nutrition supplementation.
With over 35 publications, abstracts, and scientific articles, much of Kevin’s work can be accessed through prestigious scholarly articles. Other than his scholastic achievements, Kevin also holds certified credentials as a Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C) from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), two gold standards in researched based exercise prescription. He also holds the Certified Sports Nutritionist Certification (CISSN) from the International Society of Sports Nutrution (CISSN). With nearly a decades worth of experience, Kevin has the practical know-how working with multiple hundred clients focusing on fitness goals ranging from long-term weight loss, blood glucose management, reducing the risk for osteoporosis, diabetes, and help control hypertension. Kevin has also worked with professional athletes, Hollywood celebrities, business executives, moms, dads, and weekend warriors alike. He understands how to see his client’s goal and take them there.Kevin combines his passion, education, qualifications, and practical experience to help you achieve your goals!
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QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
- Master’s Degree in Exercise & Nutrition Science
- Bachelor of Arts in Health Science
- NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
- ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist
- CISSN Sports Nutritionist
- Presenter at ISSN 2014 & 2015 Annual Conference
- Presenter at NSCA 2014 & 2015 Annual Conference
- TRX Instructor
CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR IN
- Journal of Strength and Conditioning
- Plos 1
- Journal of International Society of Sports Nutrition
- Nutrition and Metabolism