Irene McCormick, MS, CSCS, is the owner of, and the co-creator of ReCharge Fitness Conventions, LLC. A published author and university faculty, Irene offers global education for brands including IDEA Health & Fitness, WaterRower, Hyperice, Orangetheory Fitness, TRX, Savvier Fitness and JumpSport. Irene is adjunct Faculty at North Georgia University in the Kinesiology department, with 16-years of university-level teaching experience. 

Irene earned her Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from Iowa State University in 1996, an undergraduate degree from California State University, Northridge 1990, and an A.A. degree from Moorpark College in Athletic Training (1987), where she is included in the Track & Field Hall of Fame. 

The recipient of the 2018 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year award, Irene is a RYKA FitPro Brand Ambassador and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for ACE, NASM, AFAA, Human Kinetics, the Med Fit Education Network and ISSA. 

Irene has been a fitness leader since 1984, teaching all styles and training multi-level fitness programming. She has been featured talent in dozens of streaming fitness videos and DVD. Irene has written dozens of educational manuals, edited several fitness publications, and has published her own books: “A Woman’s Guide to Muscle & Strength” in 2009, & “The HIIT Advantage for Women” in 2011 for Human Kinetics publishing. 

Irene’s focus is program design for women over 40 dealing with hormones! She works exclusively 1:1 in virtual, personal training settings, and co-produces a podcast with her daughter covering the emotional, intimate, and intellectual sides of women and their life experiences with fitness. 

Irene is an educational advisory board member and author of the upcoming Orthopedic Fitness Specialist course for the MedFit Education Foundation. Certifications include NSCA-CSCS; ACE PT, GFI, HC; ACSM Health & Fitness Leader; NASM, CPT; AFAA Group; AEA Aquatic Exercise, TRX Master Level Trainer, and YogaFit.