Temecula, CA 92592
Francesca Fisher is the owner and creator of the Geri-Fit tier III, evidence-based strength training program for older adults. The company licenses its EB program to facilities and instructors nationwide and in four countries. The Geri-Fit accredited training and certification program is recognized by ACE, NSCA, the California Department of Social Services, and others (pending).
Ms. Fisher continues to be a frequent presenter at trade shows and conferences and, in the past, has presented her programs and methods to the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the United States Weightlifting Federation, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and Metro Health General Hospital. The Geri-Fit® exercise program was part of a 2010 study conducted by the University of Texas Arlington under the direction of Dr. Christopher Ray. Results of the study were published in Taylor and Francis amongst other journals and Geri-Fit became a tier III (highest level) disease and health promotion program as recognized by the ACL and NCOA in 2012.
The Geri-Fit program is one of 48-approved tier III level evidence-based programs that are federally funded under Title IIID OAA. The Geri-Fit program is also an endorsed program under American Specialty Health and is under the umbrella of Silver&Fit exercise programs recognized by most Medicare supplemental insurance plans.
Ms. Fisher is a former international competitive bodybuilder and titleholder, and has served as a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Advisory Committee and the International Weightlifting Association. She was awarded the Top 10 Women Business Owners by the National Association usiness Owners (NAWBO) in 1998 and the company won the Best Emerging Business award by the EDC southern California in 2014. The Geri-Fit Company is a certified woman-owned small business (WOSB / WBENC)and a certified business with the State of California.
Francesca Fisher lives in Temecula, CA with her husband, Carl, a contemporary marble artist. You can reach her by calling 1-888-GERI-FIT.
International Weightlifting Association (IWA) - Certified Personal Fitness Trainer
International Weightlifting Association (IWA) - Senior Strength Training Specialist
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