Dr. Nicholas RomanovDr. Nicholas Romanov

is a two-time Olympic coach and world-renowned sports scientist with a career spanning over forty years. He has conducted research worldwide, including in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and New Zealand. As a former elite record-holding national high jumper, Dr. Romanov created the Pose Method® in the 1970s. He founded Romanov Academy in the 1990s to certify and educate coaches teaching sports technique. There are now thousands of Pose Method® certified Technique Specialists worldwide. Over the last several decades, the Pose Method has been utilized at an institutional level with large organizations including the United States Military, CrossFit, and professional sports programs including the National Triathlon teams of Great Britain, United States, and Russia. Dr. Romanov also works with medical professionals including physical therapists, podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons. He travels around the world conducting research, consulting professional sports organizations, and as a motivational speaker. Dr. Romanov lives in Miami, FL.

Dr. Romanov is available for Author Talks, speaker engagements and book signings. Please contact Lana Romanov for more information and to schedule.

Kurt Brungardt

has covered the sports and fitness beat for nearly twenty years. He has written ten, including the bestsellers The Complete Book of Abs and The Complete Book of Core Training. He has written for Men’s Health, SLAM, and Vanity Fair. His 2007 feature article for Vanity Fair, “Galloping Scared,” was nominated for a Genesis Award. Most recently, he covered the 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 NBA draft for SLAMonline. He is the creator of the multipart documentary series Undrafted for SLAMonline, which started in 2012 and is now in its third year. He’s a contributor to Weight Watchers online and is the associate editor for the Web site (a Web site started by NBA strength coaches). He has also produced and directed exercise videos, most notably the Billboard Top 10 classic Abs of Steel for Men as well as Action Sports Camp (a workout for kids), hosted by NBA All-Star and champion Sean Elliot. Kurt Brungardt lives in New York, NY.