Sporting Chances

by: Cedric Bryant, PhD

Bridging the Gap

Even a trainer for NBA stars sees the effects of the obesity epidemic.

Ed Downs is a fifth-degree black belt, a U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee, an ACE-certified Personal Trainer and a more-than-20-year fitness industry veteran. He has spent much of his career working with professional athletes from a variety of sports, many of whom have trained at his TERF Athletic Facility in Miami. The creator of PROTERF train- ing, Downs has successfully developed and patented the Downs Disc, which he uses in client training programs.

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 10, Issue 11

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Cedric Bryant, PhD IDEA Author/Presenter