Jeff Kuhland


Jeff Kuhland is a fitness professional who is living the dream. He is the owner and author of Before this, he began his fitness career in high school where sports were always a focus. After running cross country, indoor/outdoor track, and playing soccer, Jeff went on to run Division I Track at James Madison University. He now participates in many endurance/outdoor sports including ultramarathons, adventure racing, kayaking, rock climbing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and enjoys many other extreme sports. Career highlights include winning Nationals for the U.S. Challenge Adventure Racing Series in Lake Placid in 2008 and placing 17th in the Intelligent Sport World Series held in Cyprus. Jeff has completed the Mountain Masochist 54-mile ultramarathon, kayaked/rafted the Grand Canyon (226 miles), and is currently on a quest to hike to the top of all fifty United States.

He earned a B.S. in Sports and Recreation Management with minors in Business, Economics, and Exercise Science from James Madison University in 2009. Jeff completed his Master of Business Administration from Lynchburg College in 2012.

Professional Certifications include:

  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified
  • CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer
  • FMS Level 1&2 Certified
  • MovNat Trainer Certification
  • USA Track and Field Certification

2 thoughts on “Jeff Kuhland

  1. Norma Jean Davis says:

    Impressive resumé, Jeff! If I were younger, I’d hire you in an instant to train me. Good luck with your new venture.

    Norma Jean

  2. Best boss I ever had, learned so much from him at the Jamerson YMCA. Thanks Jeff!