Richard Choueiri

  • Personal trainer certified by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) who specializes in physiology, nutrition, and exercise as well as mixed martial arts.
  • Author of the bodybuilding routine guidebook "The Human Statue Workout: Your 365 Day-a-Year Guide to Transforming Your Body Into a Masterpiece"
  • Degree in exercise science and nutritional science from Rutgers State University


Richard Choueiri is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed dozens of articles about bodybuilding, training, and exercise routines as well as nutrition and competitions for over three years. 

Although he first started working out as a bodybuilder in 2004, it wouldn't be until after he graduated with a Double Major and Double Minor for his Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers State University in 2014 that Choueiri would start writing about the field. Since then, Choueri has become both an ACSM-certified personal trainer and a National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA)-certified mixed martial arts conditioning coach.

Richard Choueiri's work has appeared in a number of publications including the San Francisco ChroniclePhysique magazine, and STACK Fitness, and he is the author of the health and fitness guidebook "The Human Statue Workout."


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Excercise Science and Nutritional Science with a Double Minor in Endocrine Physio and Public Health from Rutgers State University in 2014
  • Medical student at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences from 2015 to 2016
  • Medical student at LECOM Bradenton Medical School from 2016 to present

Awards and Publications

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