Anthony Carey M.A., CSCS, ACE-AHFS

Anthony Carey, holds a Master’s degree in biomechanics and athletic training and is the inventor of the Core-Tex™. Anthony is recognized internationally as a leading expert in biomechanics, corrective exercise, functional anatomy and motor control. He was named Personal Fitness Professional Magazine’s 2009 Personal Trainer of the Year and has received recognition for his work in the national media, including the New York Times, Time Magazine and Oprah’s “O” Magazine. Anthony has authored two best-selling books: The Pain-Free Program: A Proven Method to Relieve Back, Neck, Shoulders and Joint Pain and Relationship and Referrals: A Personal Trainer’s Guide to Doing Business with the Medical Community, and consults for the San Diego Chargers as well as some of the largest equipment manufacturers and health clubs in the world.

Profesional Resume

Anthony Carey is the CEO and founder of Function First. He is also the author of The Pain Free Program:  A Proven Method to Relieve Back, Neck, Shoulder and Joint Pain, published by John Wiley and Sons. 

The New York Times calls Anthony Carey Reputable and Qualified

Anthony's professional resume includes:
  • 21 years of experience working in the fitness, corporate wellness and athletic training industries
  • Master of Arts degree in biomechanics and athletic training from San Diego State University 1995
  • Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology from Trenton State College 1989
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Gold-Certified Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist through the American Council on Exercise
  • IDEA Master Level Trainer
  • 1800 clinical hours necessary to sit for the NATA’s Athletic Trainer Certified exam
  • CPR certified
  • Specialties

    Corrective Exercise Expert


    Personal Training