Dr Schoenfeld is an internationally renowned fitness expert and widely regarded as one of the leading authorities on body composition training (muscle development and fat loss). He is a lifetime drug-free bodybuilder, and has won numerous natural bodybuilding titles.
Brad is widely regarded as a "trainer of trainers." He is an assistant professor in the exercise science department at Lehman College in the Bronx, NY, and acts as director of their human performance laboratory. He was previously a faculty and board member at the American Academy of Personal Training in New York City, a vocational school for aspiring fitness trainers.
Brad is a best-selling author of multiple fitness books and textbooks, with over a half-million books sold. Brad has also been published or appeared in such consumer publications as Shape, Self, Fitness, Ladies Home Journal, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Woman's Day, Fit, The New York Times, New York Daily News, Gannett Suburban Papers, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Oxygen, Musclemag, Ironman, Muscle and Fitness Hers, and many, many others. He formerly served as a columnist for Muscular Development and Fitness Rx magazines, and serves as a regular contributor to Men's Health. He has been a fitness correspondent for News 12 (Westchester, NY) and has appeared on over a hundred television shows including FOX Newschannel, CNN Headline News, CBS Evening News, UPN News, Good Day New York, Good Day LA, CBS New York Live, NBC Live at Five, and Today in New York, as well as hundreds of radio programs across the country.
He has consulted with numerous college and professional strength and conditioning programs including North Carolina State University, the Leicester Tigers Rugby Club, and England Rugby U20. He currently serves as the Sports Nutritionist for the New Jersey Devils hockey organization.
Brad earned his masters degree in kinesiology/exercise science from the University of Texas and his PhD at Rocky Mountain University where his dissertation focused on elucidating the mechanisms of muscle hypertrophy and their application to resistance training. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed research articles on exercise and sports nutrition, many in high impact factor journals, as well as several textbook chapters. He acts as the Assistant Editor-in-Chief for the NSCA's Strength and Conditioning Journal, as well as serving on the editorial advisory board for the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition and the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.
Brad is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA and achieved the distinction of fellowship with the organization. He also has achieved multiple certifications as a personal trainer, including the NSCA, ACSM, American Council on Exercise (ACE), Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), and CanFitPro. In 2011, he was named NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year. In addition, he is a member of IDEA Health and Fitness.