CHRIS ECKLUND, MA, CSCS
Chris Ecklund joined Hayashida & Associates in September 2006 after relocating from the Bay Area. Chris has been in the fitness and strength and performance industry for over 10 years and has worked in a variety of areas which has influenced his holistic approach in dealing with athletes or fitness enthusiasts. He enjoys working with athletes of any age or ability level to help them achieve their full potential as well as those who are motivated to achieve health and wellness.
After earning his Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology from Westmont College in 1996, Chris worked as a Personal Trainer and Assistant Fitness Director in the Bay Area. During that time Chris was certified as a Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Upon leaving the health club setting, Chris earned his California Teaching Credential and went to work in the secondary level where he continued teaching and training, focusing his efforts on high school students' fitness. During his teaching tenure, Chris earned his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and began working more specifically with high school and college athletes in the East Bay Area. In 2006 Chris also completed his masters Degree in Kinesiology with emphasis in Exercise Physiology from San Jose State University.
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