GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rick Kattouf II is the high energy founder and CEO of TeamKattouf, Inc., the world's premier coaching service for multi-sport running, cycling, fitness and nutrition. As an international fitness and nutrition expert, he has helped thousands around the world take control of their fitness regiment on their own time and in their own space.
He is also the creator of TeamKattouf Nutrition Supplements and the 5-Round Fury Fitness® Workout App. In addition to being a medically trained Doctor of Optometry, he has spent more than twenty years researching health, fitness, nutrition, anatomy, physiology and human performance and, as a result, today he operates one of the largest fitness and conditioning coaching businesses in the world. As a four-time Team USA duathlete, a four-time USAT All-American duathlete, a two-time Inside Triathlon magazine All-American, a three-time age group duathlon national champion, and a former top ranked duathlete in the USA, he leads his clients by example and provides them first class individualized coaching.
The overall mission of Team Kattouf is to assist individuals in bridging the gap between where they are and where they want to be, no matter where they may currently be on the fitness spectrum. Kattouf says, "I went into this business saying I'm going to make a champion out of each person I coach. That person's goals are my goals, I want to help them achieve what they want to achieve. When they start getting great results, they start talking. They become a champion of their own results." Kattouf emphatically states his message to perspective clients, "If you are ready to become the champion you desire, let TeamKattouf help you bridge that gap between where you are and where you want to be so your goals and dreams can become a reality. No matter how good I am, the individual has to be ready. If you aren't ready, it's not going to work. But, if you are ready, let's go!"
In addition to being a world-renowned nutrition and fitness expert, Kattouf is a prolific author. His first book, "Forever Fit - The Easy to Follow, Step by Step Life Plan to Improve Your Body and Mind," was published in 2005. That was followed by, 9 Round Nutrition Guide and Journal – The Science Behind Eating Healthy for Life. He is a Best-Selling author and contributor to the recently released Best-Seller, The Secret to Winning Big. Additionally, he has published numerous training and fitness plans, has written articles for a multitude of health and fitness media sources, is a contributing blogger to America's PremierExperts® Blog and writes articles for the International Triathlon Coaches Association (ITCA) as well as the Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Association (MMACA).
Kattouf has been the featured guest on The Health and Wellness Today television program and has been seen on ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox affiliates around the country, numerous other television and radio programs, and has been the keynote speaker for dozens of organizations throughout the country.
Because of his contribution to his industry and his outstanding business success, Kattouf is being featured as one of the World Fitness Elite™ Trainers of the Year in USA Today in America and in The Independent in the UK. Additional information about Kattouf and his worldwide fitness business can be found at www.teamkattouf.com and www.5roundfury.com.
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