Karl Smith

This is an imageDr. Karl Smith DHED, MS, CSCS, PES

Dr. Karl Smith has a Doctorate in Health Education, a Masters in Exercise Science, is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist.  Karl is the owner of The Exercise Rx, which strives to provide exceptional wellness services to its clients through research proven and industry tested fitness programming that reinforces safe and effective results focused training.

Karl began his career in 2006 as personal trainer in Atlanta, GA, where he created exercise programs for clients that were interested in weight loss and general conditioning.  While searching for a more diverse understanding of exercise principles Karl soon began training at Velocity Sports Performance Center where he would train novice and professional athletes of all ages and skill levels in the combined sciences of Speed, Power, Agility and Quickness training through a structured sports conditioning program.  The need to expand his knowledge base became apparent as Karl then began working in the corporate wellness arena, where his client contact and impact jumped into the thousands.  Karl created and managed wellness programs, for fortune 100 companies,that included HRA implementation and assessments, exercise program development and management, health promotion document creation and a variety of other corporate wellness initiatives.

As a personal trainer Karl brings with him an array of tools acquired over the years from his diverse background in the wellness industry.  Karl has worked with various populations from professional athletes to sedentary individuals and from children as young as 7 years old to elderly adults, so clients can be assured that their needs will be addressed through experiential expertise and educational aptitude.

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