George Herring

George Herring is the premier exercise physiologist of the southeast whose influence has stretched worldwide touching millions of people. A living legacy, George backs up his extensive knowledge of exercise, health, and nutrition with his own incredible physical abilities. Through his personal training, George has helped teenagers, seasoned athletes, middle-aged beginners, and great-grandmothers reach fitness goals they never thought possible.

High School

Like many of the young people George has trained, he too was a highschool athlete.

  • Two-time MVP lineman and team captain
  • All-state football Thomas County Central
  • All region baseball
  • Most Athletic Award

College

  • Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology
  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education
  • Minor in Nutrition
  • Football/baseball scholarship at Furman University
  • Started on both teams as a freshman
  • Helped get a grant-in-aid for weightlifting at Auburn
  • Three time NCAA collegiate champion
  • Two time NCAA best lifter
  • 4.38 sec 40 yard dash

Weightlifting

  • 15 State Titles
  • 87 State Records
  • 17 National Titles
  • World Games Gold Medal
  • Pan American Games Gold Medal
  • Nineteen time world champion
  • Three time best lifter in world
  • Three time IPF gold medalist
  • 60 World Records
  • Voted All Century Team by PL USA
  • Strongest drug free lifter of all time under 200 lbs.
  • 963 lb Squat, 700 lb Benchpress, 855 lb Deadlift at 220 lbs body weight
  • 16 W.A.B.D.L. World Titles