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Andra Roig Jr., NASM-CPT, CES

Health Coordinator, Harlem Children's Zone, Inc

Andra Roig, Jr. is the Health Coordinator of Harlem Children's Zone's A Cut Above after school program and founder of Roig Rage Fitness personal training based in Harlem N.Y. As Health Coordinator, Andra manages all components of the Healthy Harlem initiative, ensuring successful and effective delivery of the initiative's innovative nutrition and fitness curriculum.

Andra's journey in fitness and nutrition began after the birth of his son and his desire to leave the graphic design field, where he was the Art Director of a nationally read banking magazine. Returning to school, Andra earned a degree in Exercise Science from Brooklyn College and became one of the first Wellness Coordinators at Harlem Children's Zone.

As a NASM Certified Correctional Exercise Specialist, Andra is specialized in correcting musculoskeletal imbalances and ensuring proper fitness form and function. Using his personalized fitness techniques, Andra has trained the students at Countee Cullen Community Center to a total weight loss of 226lbs between 80+ high school students, winning the 2012 Get Fit weight loss challenge. Strengthening community relations through children, their families, fitness and nutrition, Andra is in the forefront fighting Harlem's childhood obesity epidemic and training the next generation of fitness and nutrition professionals to continue the crusade.