Nat’s Bio

Nat Collins is a Physical Therapist, writer, speaker, and endurance coach in Colorado Springs, CO.

Nat’s clients and patients include runners and athletes competing in distances from 5k to ultra, with competitive backgrounds ranging from podium finishes at Western States, Pikes Peak and Mt. Washington, to athletes running PR’s at their local 5k.

Nat practices as a sports and orthopedic Physical Therapist at Ascend Physical Therapy in Colorado Springs.  He earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Northwestern University and completed his Masters coursework in Exercise Science at Colorado State, studying the role of oxidative stress on heart damage.  He has held a Certified Strength + Conditioning Specialist certification from the NSCA since 2012.

Nat is a 2:49 marathoner, and has run the Chicago, Boston and Pikes Peak Marathons, as well as the Grand Canyon Rim-Rim-Rim and Maroon Bells 4 Pass Loop.  In his free time, Nat enjoys being in the mountains with his wife Sarah and their Australian Cattle Dog Wally, reading nerdy exercise science books, working on his kettlebell game, and listening to 80’s pop rock.  His barber wishes he would stop asking for the Ross Geller.

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