About

James

James W Camastra

Your Fitness Expert

I have been a full-time personal trainer since 1995 and believe that smart/progressive training, adequate rest, and well-balanced nutrition, form the foundation for a healthy lifestyle.  I appreciate the opportunity to work with you on improving your physical well-being.  Please check out my testimonials to get a better idea of what my clients have to say.

I was the owner, Founder and Program Director at Progressive Personal Training in Manhattan.  Having recently purchased a home in East Setauket, I'm now available to see clients on Long Island.  My credentials:

  • BS in Physical Education, concentration in Adult Fitness from SUNY Cortland

  • MS in Exercise Science: Human Performance and Injury Prevention from the California University of Pennsylvania;

  • Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM);

  • Youth Fitness Specialist with the American Council on Exercise (ACE);

  • Continuing education and 20+ years experience with:​

    • Increasing Strength and Endurance​

    • Sports Specific Strength and Conditioning

    • Decreasing Body Fat

    • Post-Rehab - All Injuries and Issues

    • Pre/Post Natal Training

    • Functional Resistance Training

    • Balance Training

    • Injury Prevention

    • All Ages and Ability Levels