Advisory Board

Dr. Charlie
Weingroff, DPT

Charlie is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a Certified Athletic Trainer, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He was most recently the Director of Physical Performance and Resiliency and Lead Physical Therapist for the United States Marines Corps Special Operations Command in Camp Lejeune, NC.

Through rehabbing patients, he subscribes to a movement-based approach popularized by the works of Dr. Vladimir Janda, Dr. Shirley Sahrmann, Dr. Stuart McGill, and Gray Cook. In training athletes and clients, he champions the principles of the Functional Movement Screen and sound, evidence-based training principles. Some of the methodologies Charlie is formally trained in include DNS, ART, Dry Needling, Graston, FMS/SFMA, and the RKC.

Charlie also served as Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and Assistant Athletic Trainer for the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers. Among the highlights of his tenure in Philadelphia was being part of the medical staff that ranked 1st in the NBA in Player Missed Games.

Aside from working with patients, athletes and clients, he is also under the bar himself. In 2007, he achieved AAPF Elite status in the 220 weight class with a total of 1915 pounds. His best powerlifting competition total is 800 squat, 510 bench press and 605 deadlift.

Chris Duffin

Known as the “Mad Scientist of Strength” Chris Duffin is a former corporate executive turned inventor and movement professional. He has positioned himself uniquely in the fitness world bridging the gap between top clinical rehabilitation experts and sports performance professionals, as well as actively working with both. He advocates and uses evidence-based approaches in developing both his coaching and cueing methodologies and line of innovative strength training equipment. Chris keeps it simple with reinforcing clean natural movement patterns as a foundation for building strength.

As of today, Chris is the only person in the world capable of squatting and deadlifting over 900lbs at his bodyweight and is one of the most elite pro Powerlifters of our age. Chris may also be the only strength coach that is regularly asked to present at Ph.D level courses on human movement.

Dean Somerset

Dean is an internationally renown educator and public speaker in Exercise Science whose main area of expertise is injury and medical dysfunction management.

Dean has built a reputation as one of the leading authorities in functional anatomy, corrective exercise, and post-rehabilitation in the fitness industry. He is consistently featured in major international fitness publications such as T-Nation.com, Bodybuilding.com, and many others.

Dr. Quinn Henoch, DPT

Dr. Quinn Henoch is a highly respected Doctor of Physical Therapy, with a passion for movement analysis. The focus of his clinical practice is helping patients figure out a more effective way to move their bodies — to reduce pain and/or improve performance.

While much of the attention these days is on Quinn’s clinical practice (and other industry endeavors including ClinicalAthlete.com), Quinn has also garnered distinction as an athlete: playing Division 1 football; competing in track and field, Crossfit, and powerlifting; and most recently as a nationally ranked Olympic weightlifter.

Dr. Jennifer Solomon

Dr. Jennifer L. Solomon, Attending Physiatrist for New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery, is a board-certified physiatrist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and was fellowship-trained in Spine and Sports Medicine in 2003.

Her practice is devoted to using non-operative and minimally invasive treatments of spine and sports injuries. Treatments involve a focused effort to combine multiple therapies (including but not limited to exercise, medication, physical therapy and injection treatments) to provide maximum effectiveness and success.

Dr. Solomon is a team physician for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and is an attending physician of the New York City Marathon.

Dr. Solomon’s research is focused on common lower back injuries and sports injuries that predominantly affect active women. She is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the North American Spine Society, and the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

She has published more than 25 articles and chapters on a variety of spine and sports medicine topics.

Dr. Leon Aibinder, DC

Dr. Leon Aibinder graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 2001. He completed his undergraduate studies at SUNY Binghamton with a BA in Biology.

Through his passion for sports medicine and injury prevention, Dr. Aibinder continues to complement his traditional chiropractic practice with advanced and innovative techniques and treatment modalities.

He is board certified in Active Release Technique and Graston Technique since 2002. In addition, he is a well-respected instructor of ART, instructing courses throughout the United States and Canada.

He is board eligible for the Diplomate in Chiropractic Rehabilitation, focusing on current advanced methods assessing movement dysfunction, muscular imbalances and postural problems.

Dr. Aibinder is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians since 2007.

He is certified in Advanced SFMA, Titleist Performance Golf Instructor, and DNS (Dynamic Neuromusculoskeletal Stabilization) A, B, C.

Dr. Aibinder’s scope of practice is very diverse and complete with experience treating athletes from the NBA, MLB, and NFL, elite marathon runners, triathletes, dancers, mixed martial artists, the weekend warrior, and those that are looking to get back in shape. His medical staff appointments include the NYC marathon, NYC triathlon, Ironman Panama, local NYC triathlon sprints.