Ken Weichert a.k.a.” SGT Ken” is an international award-winning presenter, six-time US Army Soldier of the Year, Master Fitness Trainer, Master Resilience Trainer, Counterintelligence Agent and highly decorated combat veteran. Ken has trained over 500,000 service members and civilians through Operation Fit to Fight, has written over 100 articles for GX®, Backpacker®, Outside®, Health®, and created the Operation Family Fit video series and fitness kits for the Air National Guard.
Ken founded the longest-running Boot Camp fitness program in the United States, START Fitness®, and has starred in several best-selling fitness videos. Ken is the recipient of the Canadian Fitness Professionals 2011 “Best Presenter of the Year” award, and has been featured numerous times on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox news, and continues to serve as a host for the Fit for Duty show on the Pentagon channel.
Ken is a continuing education provider through the American Council on Exercise (ACE), the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) for the Tactical Fitness Trainer (a.k.a. “Boot Camp Instructor”) course. Ken’s mission is to provide safe and effective fitness and resilience training to help people turn stress into strength and obstacles into opportunities.