Yusef R. Battle, ACSM RCEP
The Fit Solution, Founder
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP)
Healthier You Initiative, Advisory Board Chair
A sought after fitness consultant, Yusef Battle, has over 17 years experience in the health and fitness industry. Mr. Battle was appointed for two terms by Maryland Governor O'Malley to the Maryland State Advisory Council on Physical Fitness. He also served on the Obesity Prevention Strategy Group and completed two terms as a Montgomery County Health Commissioner under County Executives Doug Duncan and Isiah Leggett. He has created several innovative fitness and obesity prevention programs including the Healthier You Initiative and the Motivation for Health & Life Workshop Series which began with a speech and book signing from Dr. Ben Carson the "healthcare pioneer" and world renowned neurosurgeon from Johns Hopkins Medical Institute. Mr. Battle is a preceptor in obesity prevention for hundreds of health majored students at over (20) universities. He has also established relationships with (125) universities nationally and (5) overseas institutions. Mr. Battle graduated with a degree in Exercise Physiology from Howard University. He also received training in the areas of rehabilitation and physical therapy from National Rehabilitation Hospital, Howard University Hospital and while participating in the Masters program in Physical Therapy at Howard University. He is currently a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist and has been a certified Health and Fitness Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine for 17 years. He was also named one of the top three fitness trainers in the region by Bethesda Magazine. The Fit Solution was named one of the Top 100 Minority-owned enterprises in Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia regions. The organization has served over (100) corporations and non-profit organizations within the continental United States.
Yusef lives in Bethesda, MD with his lovely wife of 14 years and two daughters (3 and 6 years old). His hobbies include singing, weight training, watching NFL football (mainly Pittsburgh Steelers), "light duty" cooking and going on fun "journeys" with his daughters.