Joe Dowdell

PeakTeam
CSCS, CPT
Founder and CEO, Peak Performance
Author, Ultimate You

Personal trainer and strength coach Joe Dowdell is one of the most highly sought-after fitness experts in the world.  His motivating teaching style and unique expertise have helped transform a clientele that includes stars of television and film, musicians, pro athletes, CEO’s and top fashion models from around the world—an association reflecting his own former career in front on the camera.  Joe is the founder and co-owner of Peak Performance; a 10,000-square-foot loft, that was one of the top 10 gyms in America, two years in a row, by Men’s Health Magazine.

 

Over the last 17 years, Mr. Dowdell has earned many of the top certifications (see below) in the varied disciplines (biomechanics, physiology, etc.) that constitute fitness, and his ability to articulate that knowledge has made him a regular expert contributor to national publications as diverse as Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Allure, Men’s Fitness, Fitness Magazine, LiveStrong.com and BodyBuilding.com (the last three whose advisory board he serves on).  Mr. Dowdell has contributed to the following books: The A-List Workout (McGraw Hill), Lift Strong, Mario Lopez’s Knockout Fitness (Rodale Publishing), The Big Book of Exercises (Rodale Publishing) and his own fitness book entitled “Ultimate You,” (Rodale Publishing) is now available everywhere.

 

Personal trainer and strength coach Joe Dowdell is one of the most highly sought-after fitness experts in the world.  His motivating teaching style and unique expertise have helped transform a clientele that includes stars of television and film, musicians, pro athletes, CEO’s and top fashion models from around the world—an association reflecting his own former career in front on the camera.  Joe is the founder and co-owner of Peak Performance; a 10,000-square-foot loft, that was one of the top 10 gyms in America, two years in a row, by Men’s Health Magazine.  Over the last 17 years, Mr. Dowdell has earned many of the top certifications (see below) in the varied disciplines (biomechanics, physiology, etc.) that constitute fitness, and his ability to articulate that knowledge has made him a regular expert contributor to national publications as diverse as Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Allure, Men’s Fitness, Fitness Magazine, LiveStrong.com and BodyBuilding.com (the last three whose advisory board he serves on).  Mr. Dowdell has contributed to the following books: The A-List Workout (McGraw Hill), Lift Strong, Mario Lopez’s Knockout Fitness (Rodale Publishing), The Big Book of Exercises (Rodale Publishing) and his own fitness book entitled “Ultimate You,” (Rodale Publishing) is now available everywhere.


Certifications:
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
Certified Personal Trainer (NASM)
Certified Personal Trainer (ACE)
Club Coach Certified (USAW)
Resistance Training Specialist—Master’s Level Candidate (RTS)
Poliquin International Certification Program—Level 5 (Poliquin Performance Center)
Bio-Signature Modulation Practitioner— Level 2 (Poliquin Performance Center)
Poliquin Instant Muscle Strengthening Technique (PIMST)—(Poliquin Performance Center)
C.H.E.K Practitioner—Level 2 (CHEK Institute)
Russian Kettlebell Instructor (Kettlebell Concepts)
Medical Exercise Specialist (AAHFRP)
Active-Isolated Flexibility Technician (Maximum Performance International)

Affiliations:
Scientific Advisory Board Member—Fitness Magazine
Scientific Advisory Board Member—BodyBuilding.com
Scientific Advisory Board Member—LiveStrong.com
Contributing Fitness Editor—Men’s Health & Women’s Health
Contributing Fitness Editor—Men’s Fitness
Technical Editor—Men’s Health & Women’s Health
On Camera Fitness Expert—Men’s Health.com
On Camera Expert—Men’s Fitness
On Camera Fitness Expert—Health Guru.com
On Camera Expert & Contributing Expert—Gatorade G Series Fit
Educational Instructor—Keiser Performance
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach—Vitor “Shaolin” Mixed Martial Arts/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team
“Ask the $250 per Hour Trainer” bi-monthly column on BodyBuilding.com
“Ask the Celebrity Trainer” bi-monthly column on Shape.com

Sponsorships:
Gatorade G Series Fit Team
Nike
Nike SPARQ
Hyper-Wear
TRX