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Chris Ecklund

Personal Training near Santa Barbara

Chris Ecklund

Chris Ecklund, MA, LMT, CSCS, CES, PES is a Strength Coach and Manual Therapist who specializes in performance enhancement to maximize athletic potential. As the founder and co-owner of Prevail Conditioning Performance Center, Chris’ vision has always been focused on developing an elite training facility providing multiple disciplines to potentiate human health and performance from a team approach. Utilizing integrated manual therapy techniques and over 25 years of coaching experience, Chris is recognized as a leader in the industry bringing research to real world training principles.  In 2015 Chris was named as one of only 20 Master Instructors and Trainers in the world by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).  Chris also serves as an Adjunct Faculty member of the Kinesiology Department at Westmont College and subject matter expert and special advisor to the NASM.  Chris is a sought after speaker and author in the areas of performance enhancement, biomechanics and corrective exercise.  Chris resides in Santa Barbara, CA with his wife Emily and little boy, Jameson.



M.A., Kinesiology (San Jose State University)

B.A., Kinesiology (Westmont College)

Manual Therapist LMT (Santa Barbara Body Therapy Institute)

Olympic Lifting Club Coach (USAW)

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)

Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM)

Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM)

Certified Personal Trainer (NASM)

Titleist Performance Institute Certified Level 1

Certified Personal Trainer (NASM)


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