Robert Marting

Robert Marting born in King County, Seattle, Washington is a Fitness Trainer and Spokesperson best known for his fitness training DVD series Great Form Equals Great Results.

Biography

The son of a Navy pilot, Marting spent time as a child in Thousand Oaks, California before growing up in Colleyville, Texas, a small suburb of Fort Worth. He first picked up a weight in grade school for various team sports. Before graduating from Grapevine High School, he was hooked and knew he wanted to contribute to the field fitness through various types of media. An alumnus of Texas Tech University, Marting earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences. Upon graduating in 1996, he started the Personal Training service PrecisionFit in Dallas, Texas. A savvy student of bio-mechanics and physiology, he became a stickler of perfect form and technique with his clientele and often challenged the growing personal training profession for not holding the same standard.

From his time at Texas Tech Marting had set a goal of getting in good enough shape to make the cover of a major fitness magazine. Moving to Los Angeles in 2002, he achieved that goal appearing on multiple magazine covers including Men's Fitness and Bill Phillips Muscle Media. Wanting to communicate the countless physical and psychological benefits of correct resistance training techniques to everyone, he began filming segments that would later become Great Form Equals Great Results. The first volume was completed and distributed worldwide in 2003, with the more advanced volumes 2 and 3 completed in 2007 to form the box-set.

As part the United States Department of Health and Human Services extensive effort to address adult and childhood obesity, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality invited Marting as a panelist for the development of an interactive DVD to help clinicians, families and children combat the epidemic of obesity.

Marting’s work has been published for continuing medical education credits and various physician-targeted journals including Patient Care, Consultant and Internal Medicine News.

External Links

* [http://www.greatformdvd.com Official Website]


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