About Us

Chris Eschbach, Ph.D., EP-C, CSCS

With extensive experience in both the scientific and applied aspects of wellness, weight loss, fitness, and sport performance Dr. Eschbach guides assessment and training programs to help clients succeed. 
His athletic background as a division I swimmer and professional triathlete in combination with education in applied physiology allows him to understand the needs of individuals and corporations striving to be as efficient as possible in health and performance.  The combination of practical experience and academic foundation brings together the science of exercise with the art of training.

Career Highlights

  • Ph.D., Exercise Physiology; M.S. Human Performance; B.S. Zoology
  • Director, Biometrics Laboratory Valencell Inc.
  • Founder, Human Performance Laboratory (2002)
  • Associate Professor of Exercise Science at North Carolina Wesleyan College 2011-2012
  • Chair, Department of Nutrition, Health and Human Performance Meredith College 2009-2011
  • Associate Professor of Exercise Science at Meredith College 2001-2011
  • 50 time overall race champion 
  • 7 time Ironman triathlon finisher (4 World Championships)
  • Amateur National Champion Long Course Triathlon
    • Ironman Triathlon PR: 9:24
    • Half-Ironman PR: 4:02
    • Olympic Distance Triathlon PR: 1:51
    • Marathon PR: 2:40
  • Captain, Western Illinois University Swimming and Diving Team