Charlie Cates

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Charlie Cates

MAT®Rx Foot and Hand Specialist, Specialist Program Instructor & Jumpstart Instructor

Char­lie Cates is a Muscle Activation Techniques® certified master specialist (MAT®m), a mastery level Resistance Training Specialist™ with honors (RTSmh), and a Cer­ti­fied Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.  He is also a candidate for a Masters of Science degree in Exercise Science from Northeastern Illinois University.

Charlie attained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College in 2010, where he played varsity basketball for four years.

A type 1 dia­betic, he is the president of Muscle Activation Schaumburg in Schaumburg, IL.  He specializes in managing and improving the function of his clients’ muscular system through utilizing the MAT® process and RTS™ principles.

Charlie has been instructing for the Muscle Activation Techniques® program since 2014.