Chris Chang Fitness

Chris's Story


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Chris has been helping clients in Midtown, Manhattan to live healthier lifestyles since 2015 when he joined Equinox's Personal Training team. Chris also became an Equinox Brand Ambassador, starring in Equinox’s Personal Training Marketing Campaigns and Fitness Contributor for articles by Furthermore Magazine. In 2016, Chris signed with Wilhelmina Models as part of the Sports + Fitness Division and has since been featured by Health Magazine, Under Armour, Designow, Naboso Technology, Furthermore Magazine, Equinox, and the cover of the May 2017 issue of Runner's World Magazine. In 2018, Chris began assistant coaching with StrongFirst at their SFG1 certification. In 2019, Chris Equinox’s Fitness Training Institute (EFTI) as a Master Instructor, helping to educate and develop the trainers within Equinox’s Personal Training Department.

From collegiate track & field as a pole vaulter, to football, lacrosse, Olympic weightlifting, and strength & conditioning, Chris has always pursued his passions for athletics. His studies in engineering and ambitions in the pole vault led toward his interest in the Biomechanics of sport. This is also what sparked his early retirement from his engineering career to developing a career in the fitness industry. Learning from the great innovators of fitness, such as Fabio Zonin, Phil Scarito, Mike Fitch, Dr. Emily Splitchal, Max Shank, Claudia Ramirez, Dr. Paul Salinas, and many more, Chris has made education a priority not only for himself, but also for his clients. Chris firmly believes knowledge is the foundation of success.

Chris is a Tier 3+ Coach and EFTI Master Instructor at Equinox in Midtown, Manhattan specializing in Longevity, Strength & Conditioning, Mobility, Gymnastics, Kettlebells, and Pre-Hab/Post-Rehab.  He has a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Chris is currently certified as PTA Global, Pn1, CAFS, FRCmc, SFG-2, FMS-2, AF-2, 3DMAPS, USAW-L1, BTS-1, Procedos, TP-2, KBA-1, MPC-1.