Strength & Conditioning Specialist
“nothing works, unless you do”
Franco was born and raised in Natalia, Texas. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17. After a tour to Iraq, Franco finished his second enlistment in the military as a Drill Instructor aboard MCRD San Diego. Franco has graduated from the American Public University with a B.S. in Sports and Health Sciences and graduate level schooling at Point Loma Nazarene University with a M.S in Kinesiology with a Concentration in Sports Performance. Franco is currently studying physical therapy school at the University of Miami.
Franco enjoys running and training, participating in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu, and reading sports performance research. He holds eight certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) which include: CPT, YES, BCS, WLS, PES, MMAES, FNS, and CES. He also is certified with TRX as a GTC. Lastly, Franco is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Areas of Special Emphasis
Postural Restoration &Rehabilitation
Postural Restoration is a cutting-edge, integrated approach to physical medicine based on the principle that the human body is, innately, asymmetrical.
Musculoskeletal Injury Mitigation
Preventing musculoskeletal injuries starts with understanding them. And the key feature to understand is that musculoskeletal injury hazards involve the effect some working tasks have on the body – usually over long periods of time.
Physical Demands in Operational Environment
Understanding your operational environment and the ability to operate in austere locations. Franco understands the physical demands because he specializes body mechanics.