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Salvatore Fichera  

Professional Speaker, exercise physiologist, and certified trainer Sal Fichera is uniquely qualified to speak on topics of health, fitness and mind/body synergy.

Fichera has lectured at corporations, colleges, and health clubs on the East and West coasts, covering a broad range of health-related issues. Since 2002, he has been an active member of a NYC chapter of Toastmasters International--hosting meetings, evaluating speakers and delivering motivational lectures on topics such as health, fitness, wellness and interpersonal communication.


As an author, Mr. Fichera has written a fitness book to be published by Basic Health Publications. With a publication date of October, 2007, this is expected to be the first in a series of books. He is a published author of fitness articles and is a column writer for HealthWise magazine.


Fichera is a valuable source for media professionals who seek his expertise on a wide range of health and fitness issues. From his television appearances on CNN, Dateline NBC, NY1 News and NYC’s ABC, NBC and WB11 morning news shows, Fichera has provided concise, articulate and insightful commentary—and has evaluated health and home fitness products. He has written features and editorials, provided expert advice and evaluated consumer products for publications including Cosmopolitan, Fitness Management, NY Daily News and The Daily Challenge. On the web, he’s been a consumer products expert for, and


Fichera has been studying, practicing and teaching the benefits of proper exercise and nutrition since 1987. He graduated fromSt. John’sUniversitywith a B.S. in quantitative analysis and received an M.S. in exercise physiology fromQueensCollege(City University of New York). In 1989, Fichera founded Forza Fitness--a company that blends holistic philosophy with cutting-edge scientific research.


Years before dedicating his life to the fitness profession, Fichera worked in the corporate realm: first as a software programmer, then as a real estate sales agent, a real estate appraiser, then as a corporate recruiter. Fichera channels his experience in the corporate environment into dynamic lectures and presentations that speak to the specific health and wellness concerns ofAmerica.


This combination of practical experience and formal education has created a fully rounded approach to solutions to our health and appearance concerns. Through seminars, interviews and workshops, Fichera has earned a reputation for informative and insightful presentations that motivate audiences to take action; action that can ultimately lead to a more healthy, youthful lifestyle. He frames his subject matter and philosophy in a way that empathizes with the audience and gives them the knowledge, skills, structure and motivation to attain success.




Corporate Lecture Topics


Improved Employee Health = Increased Corporate Profits


Cutting Healthcare Costs Through Smart Lifestyle Choices


---Reverse the Obesity Epidemic by Managing Your Weight


Basics of Stress Management


Workstation Workouts: Simple, Convenient Exercises To Enhance Wellness


---Stop Aging – Start Training


The Mind/Body Connection


---Shape Your Body in Six Weeks or Less


Maximize Your Workout Results with Negative Training


Sal’s RMP Approach to Fitness Success (realistic goals, mindset, persistence)


---5 Psychological Steps to Fitness Success


Strength Training for Women: Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions


The High-Protein Myth: The Truth About Atkins,SouthBeachand Zone Diets


Avert or Minimize Osteoporosis with the Right Nutrition and Exercise Programs


Sensational Abs: Flat Abs in 30 Minutes a Week



College Lecture Topics


Making Your School Cafeteria Work For You: Calories, Carbs and Fats


Shape Your Body in Six Weeks or Less


The High-Protein Myth: The Truth About Atkins,SouthBeachand Zone Diets


The Right Food For Thought: How Diet Affects the Body and Brain


Eliminate the Freshman 15


Carbs, Fats, Proteins and Your Diet


Gut Busters: Flat Abs in 30 Minutes a Week


The Short and Long-Term Physiological Effects of Binge Drinking


The Health & Wellness Consequences of Drugs & Alcohol



For Athletes / Athletic Departments


Optimize Your Performance Through What You Eat


Abs and the College Athlete: Core Conditioning for Sports


Making Your School Cafeteria Work For You: How Well You Eat Determines How Well You Compete



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