ACE certified personal trainer

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About Cory


Cory Schidler creates weight loss programs for men and women over 40 years old.  He is very familiar with working with older adults.  His oldest client it 96 years old. He is a certified personal trainer and owner of Core Fitness AZ in Scottsdale AZ. Cory earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he majored in Exercise Science. He is certified by the American Council on Exercise as a Certified Personal Trainer, and by the Titleist Performance Institute as a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor. Cory has served his Country as a Combat Medic in the United States Army and an Medtech in the United States Air Force. He retired in 2018 after 20 years of service. Cory has over 25 years of experience in the fitness industry and has held various positions that include: gym owner, fitness director, personal trainer, fitness instructor, and Nautilus instructor. He works with a variety of clients over 40 years old and he is very familiar with working with injuries.  He finds solutions for his clients so that they can get the results they want. He is married to his beautiful wife Kelli and has two beautiful daughters. He also enjoys riding his mountain bike with his friends, playing golf, and of course working out.


My favorite exercise

Dying bugs and bridges. If these exercises are done well, your Core will be much stronger.

My training philosophy

Always consider the individual client and determine where they are and the next level we can go. Everyone is on a different playing field, so every client needs specific advice for their needs. We are all unique.

My training experience

Over 25 years of training experience working with clients as young as 9 years old to as old as 96. I have worked with the healthy to lose weight, as well as with clients with severe health challenges.

Areas of Expertise

  • Core and Balance
  • Nutrition
  • Strength Training
  • Weight Loss
  • Flexibility and Mobility
  • Muscular Definition
  • Muscle Gain
  • Posture
  • Kettlebells
  • TRX
  • Functional Training
  • Sports Performance Training
  • Massage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Cardiovascular Conditioning
  • Cross Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Stress Reduction
  • Wellness
  • Corrective Exercise

NCCA Accredited Certifications

ace certification ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Additional Certifications

TPI Golf Certified


BS in Education and Major Exercise Science

Who I Especially Like Working With

Post-rehab, Pre/post-natal, Rehab, Seniors, Youth

Medical Conditions Experience

Arthritis, Artificial Hips, Artificial Knees, Asperger's Syndrome, Asthma, Autism, Autoimmune Diseases, Back Pain/Issues, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cardiac Rehab, Celiac Disease, Dementia, Diabetes, Emphysema, Fibromyalgia, Golfers Elbow, Hamstring Issues, Headaches/Migraines, Heart Attack, Hernia, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Hip Pain/Issues, Hip Replacement, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, IBD, Joint Pain, Joint Replacement, Knee Pain/Issues, Limited Mobility, Lower Body Pain/Issues, Lyme Disease, Menopause, Metabolic Dysfunction, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Multiple Sclerosis, Neck Pain, Neuropathy, Obesity, Parkinson's Disease, Piriformis Syndrome, Plantar fasciitis, Postural Issues, Prediabetes, Pregnancy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rotator Cuff Issues, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Shoulder Issues, Sleep Apnea, Stress, Stroke, Stroke recovery, Tennis Elbow

8700 E Vista Bonita Dr #116

Scottsdale, AZ 85255

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