Jay Cardiello is a former writer for Verywell Fit covering men's health and general fitness. He is one of the most sought after and recognized health and wellness professionals in the world. Jay is also a strength and conditioning specialist to celebrities and professional athletes, television and radio personalities, a regular contributor to leading media outlets, a published author, and a strategic advisor to global brands. Jay was named the #1 Motivator in Health and Wellness by Shape in 2013 and ranked by Greatist.com along with Michelle Obama and Dr. Oz on a list of those who have made an impact on health and wellness worldwide.
Jay has worked with Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Seacrest, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Sofia Vergara, Julianne Hough, Kevin Love, Minka Kelly and teams in the MLB and NFL. He is the former Fitness Editor at Large for Shape, a regular contributor to Men’s Fitness, Star and OK! magazines, and a member of the Advisory Board for Muscle & Fitness. He was featured as a trainer on ABC's “My Diet is Better than Yours" in 2016.
Jay is the co-founder of “Off the Scale,” a healthcare intervention program to help slow, stop and reverse the progression of chronic illnesses and diseases associated with obesity. He is also the founder of JCORE, which offers his multi-faceted wellness program, hailed as “one of the hottest at-home celeb workouts” by US Weekly and the “Workout Taking Over Wall Street” by Bloomberg TV.
Finally, Jay is a philanthropist and fitness advisor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, striving to win the battle against cancer. Jay resides in New York City with his wife Paula and son Max.
Jay graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1999.
Jay is also certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the International Sports Sciences Association and is an "Exercise is Medicine" Professional.
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