Our Team

Edward Jackowski, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO of Exude Fitness

EXUDE Fitness is one of the most successful motivational and one-on-one fitness companies in the country, headquartered in Manhattan, NY servicing the Tri-State & Southeast FL. As an inventor, Edward's medically proven, trademarked and world's only patented fitness regimens based on body types are dramatically changing the way we look at exercise. Whether someone's shape is identified as Hourglass®, Spoon®, Ruler® or Cone®, his gadget-free fitness routines are guaranteed to improve anyone's problem-areas within 30 days and can be performed at home, the gym or while traveling.

As an author, Edward has written seven books in the motivational fitness, weight loss/golf vocations including the best-selling tome Escape Your Shape. His other writing credits include being appointed the first-ever fitness advisor and fitness columnist for AARP's Modern Maturity Magazine and has been a sports/fitness columnist for The New York Daily News website, a contributing writer to WebMD, eDiets.com and weightwatchersformen.com as well as a syndicated fitness columnist for various papers. He has been appeared on numerous shows and networks including; World News Tonight, CNN, Fox News Channel, ET and Extra. He is one of the few fitness experts to have been interviewed by Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer and Pat Robertson. Additionally, Edward's patented body type system has been featured in thousands of national newspapers, magazines and websites both here and abroad.

Concerned about teaching the importance of proper fitness, Edward and Exude have touched hundreds of non-profit organizations, schools, community centers and senior homes by donating his expertise, training services & fitness equipment. For years, Edward represented The American Diabetes Association (ADA) in NYC, where annually was one of the key note speakers at their annual EXPO and the Fitness Expert for one of the ADA's African-American Initiatives — lecturing to schools, groups and hospitals on the benefits of fitness to help combat diabetes. Presently, he is the Lifestyle/Fitness Expert for — www.thecaregiverspace.org — America's leading organization for providing support to the over 65 million caregivers here in the USA.

Edward is credited with being the first fitness specialist to educate the public how certain exercises can either enhance someone's physique/figure or actually make problem areas look worse and is the Creator of Escape Your Shape, a Lifestyle Brand that matches its products and services with other lifestyle and wellness companies which includes books, DVD's, motivational CD's, fitness accessories and programming - marketed through websites, internet & catalogs. He has also designed educational fitness-related videos, manuals and exercise equipment for Avon's Wellness catalog, eDiets.com and as a spokesperson was selected as Avon's Fitness Guru of the year and was the first-ever paid spokesperson for ZonePerfect Bars. And of course everyone remembers how Exude Fitness saved Miss Universe, Alicia Machado from Venezuela from being de-crowned by Donald Trump, helping her slim down which enabled her to keep her title.

Edward is a much sought-after motivational speaker performing seminars for companies on a variety of business/lifestyle and fitness-related topics both here and abroad and consults with start-up companies in the health/wellness field on how to manage every aspect of their business. An avid athlete, Edward teaches sports-specific mind and body techniques for a variety of sports working with amateur and professional athletes of all ages and genders for golf, tennis, tri-athletes, basketball, baseball, football, soccer and other sports. As a coach, Edward currently coaches youth football and basketball.

In the last few years, the medical community has come to Edward asking him to license his proven fitness methodologies along with his unique patent on body typing. Some of the country's most-respected universities and hospitals are now using his work for medical studies showing the efficacy of his exercise system versus traditional means of fitness to treat obesity, diabetes and adherence to an exercise program.

Exude Fitness Consultants

Exude has one of the most diversified staff in the fitness industry that includes: fitness consultants, personal trainers, nutritionists, hypnotists, lifestyle coaches, and home and corporate gym-design experts.

Each Exude Fitness Consultant is hand-picked and trained by Edward and his program directors and each is put through Exude's extensive body type exercise and fitness training program. All of Exude's Fitness Consultants are certified and hold current CPR certifications.

Your individual fitness prescription will be designed by either Edward or by the Program Director who performs your Fitness Assessment/Orientation. All programs are reviewed by Edward.

After your assessment, we'll match you with the Exude Fitness Consultant who is best equipped to address your specific needs and to motivate, educate, and help you reach your desired fitness, health, and aesthetic goals.

Your program will also follow the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Guidelines to maximize safety, effectiveness, and efficiency.

In addition your Fitness Consultant, you can also call on other Exude staff members with deep expertise in the following areas of health and fitness:

  • Weight Lifting
  • Body Building
  • Sport-Specific Training
  • All Cancer-Related Fitness Programming and Dietary Planning
  • Diabetes Management
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Exercise Therapy for Knees, Back, Neck, Shoulder, ankles and Foot Issues
  • Severely Obese
  • Children & Teen Fitness
  • Senior Fitness
  • Special Needs Such as Autism, ADHD, MS, MD and Cerebral Palsy
  • Eating Disorders
  • Body Image Issues

Get Started

No matter where you live, Exude designs an effective, personalized fitness program for you. If you live within the NY-NJ-CT tri-state area or in Southeastern FL, Exude works one-on-one with you. If you live outside the areas where we offer our one-on-one services, distance is no barrier.

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