Scott L. Danberg, MS

Scott DanbergDirector of Fitness,
Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa
  • MS, Kinesiology, California State University, Northridge
  • PhD candidate, Leadership and Education
  • American Coaching Effectiveness Program, Sport Psychology – Masters Level
  • Adjunct Professor, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida
  • Regional Program Coordinator, America’s Athletes With Disabilities
  • U.S. Flagbearer for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London
  • 2010 U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships (Gold Medals – Discus, Shot Put)
  • 2007 Parapan American Games (Gold Medal – Shot Put)

Avid athlete, fitness coach, wellness educator, and designer of customized exercise programs for both children and adults, Scott Danberg has inspired thousands to make exercise a part of their lives. Scott has also worked on numerous television programs to promote fitness and healthy living.

Though he enjoys coaching the many Olympic-caliber athletes who come to Pritikin, what is most rewarding to Scott is his work with those who arrive at Pritikin in poor shape – people unable to walk more than a hundred feet. Within two to three weeks, “they’re walking – and sometimes even jogging – distances they never thought possible. It’s incredibly fulfilling to watch their transformation, and to know that every day I play a role in leading people back to health and vitality.”

Eugenia Killoran

Senior Editor & Writer

Eugenia Killoran has been the food and fitness journalist for the Pritikin Program since 1992. She has published more than 3,000 articles, lectures, and book chapters on a wide variety of healthy living and weight-loss topics.

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