Celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak holds a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto and an Honors Degree in Kinesiology from University of Western Ontario. He is also certified by The American College of Sports Medicine and The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology, and served as an exercise and nutrition scientist for Canada’s Department of National Defense for three years.
Pasternak is a New York Times Bestselling Author whose books include 5-Factor Fitness, 5-Factor Diet , The 5-Factor World Diet , and The Body Reset Diet. Harley's books have been translated into 14 languages in over 20 countries around the globe.
As a fitness and nutrition specialist, Pasternak has trained many celebrities including Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Halle Berry, Katy Perry, Megan Fox, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Pattinson, Jessica Simpson, Ke$ha, Hillary Duff and Jennifer Hudson. He has appeared on MTV, VH1, E!, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “Dr. Oz,” "THE VIEW", “The Tyra Banks Show,” “Access Hollywood,” “Extra,” “Rachael Ray” “Next Top Model”, "GMA", and “THE TODAY SHOW.” In addition, Harley has been covered in a wide array of print publications, including daily newspapers and health & fitness, women’s, lifestyle and entertainment magazines, such as: New York Post, LA Times, Washington Post, Shape, Men’s Health, Fitness, Woman’s World, Glamour, Elle, Allure, Jane, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Teen People, People, US Weekly, InTouch and Star.
Pasternak is a spokesperson for a variety of high profile health and fitness-related brands including New Balance, Shaklee, SmartWater, Hass Avocados, and FitBit. He has made speaking appearances in over 30 countries for a diversity of Fortune 500 companies, health and fitness organizations, and Universities. Pasternak is a Toronto native and currently resides with his wife in Los Angeles.