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Tim Sinak received his bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Exercise Science and his master's degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Missouri – Columbia where he wrote a thesis comparing the effects of a year-long intervention of either resistance training or plyometric training on bone mineral density in osteopenic men.

Sinak has a wide range of experience in the field of kinesiology including research, cardiac rehabilitation, employee wellness, group training and private training. He continues to train clients at Ridgeline Fitness, where he has worked since 2015. He is the head coach and co-founder of Black Tree Barbell Club, a USAW-registered team competing in the sport of weightlifting (snatch & clean and jerk). He has coached at and competed in many competitions, ranging from local competitions to Youth Nationals, American Open Series, American Open Finals, Masters Nationals, and Masters World Championships.

Before Sinak started teaching he worked as a fitness professional in various capacities for over a decade. He is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), the American College of Sports Medicine as a Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP), and USA Weightlifting as a Level 1 Coach (USAW-L1).

Sinak loves to focus his teaching on how knowledge of anatomy, physiology, psychology, biomechanics and nutrition can be applied to well-designed lifestyle interventions that assist people in achieving a wide variety of goals.

When he’s not in the gym or the classroom, you can find him exploring the trails with his growing family!