CHAD EARNED a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Hardin-Simmons University. He graduated from Trinity University, where he also played baseball. As a physical therapist he specializes in treating the spine and helping restore optimal functional movement. He is the co-founder and director of fitness Alchemy fitness + flow, a holistic-based gym in Austin, Texas. Chad is a certified Level I Coach with Optimum Performance Training as well as Level 1 Russian Kettlebell Instructor. Chad also holds a Level I Crossfit certification, Crossfit Olympic Weightlifting certification, and Crossfit Endurance certification. Chad enjoys good clean food, Olympic weightlifting, playing with kettlebells, running fast, yoga, playing with their dog Maya and good times with good people.