Charles (Charlie) Mora is a health educator,
personal trainer and licensed massage therapist. He is the owner and
director of Excel Sports International, Inc., located in Cape
Canaveral, Florida. Charlie brings over 10 years experience in
clinical massage and twelve years experience in personal training to
Excel’s Health Education Team.
Charlie serves as a health and fitness consultant
for Florida TODAY newspaper, and is frequently quoted as an expert
source in its published fitness articles. A talk he presented to the
newspaper’s employees was judged to be among the most popular given
as part of the organization’s on-going "Brown Bag Lunch" series.
Charlie was chosen by the Olympic Athletic
Committee to treat athletes at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta.
His clinical experience includes rehab work to
orthopedic surgeons and chiropractors. He has worked extensively
with University of Florida athletes in the areas of track and field,
baseball, tennis, golf, and gymnastics. He has trained and treated
Olympic track and field Gold Medalists Mark Everett, Dennis Mitchell
and Michelle Finn.
Charlie developed the sport massage internship at
the University of Central Florida and taught sports massage at Reese
Institute in Orlando and the Space Coast Massage Institute in Cocoa
Beach. He has spoken to many civic groups
throughout Brevard County and Central Florida. He is frequently
called upon to visit elementary school children to talk with them
about the importance of eating properly, especially with regard to
brain power and athletic prowess!
In simple terms, Charlie tells you - no matter
what your age, gender, economic status or education level - what
foods you should eat to stay young, fit and trim, and which foods to
avoid like the plague! Which minerals, vitamins and proteins are
vital for staving off middle age aches and pains and keeping your
body healthy. How to make the connection that what we eat and do
determines what we are and what we can be.
His approach is fresh, provocative,
humorous, and no nonsense. In follow up surveys, he rates highest
among the speakers and is frequently sought after through word of
Excel Sports: Trainer Biographies
Bailey is a wife, mother of 3 and grandmother of 2 (a young grandmother).
Her profession is a First Grade Teacher's Aide but her passion is
personal training, running and cycling.
Judy was introduced
to training and fitness by accident...literally. Twelve years
ago while driving, she was rear-ended by another driver and suffered
serious back injuries. She went to Cocoa Beach Chiropractor
Dr. Dan Sickles for treatment. His advice was to see Sports
Therapist Charlie Mora at Excel Sports International. His
initial treatment was massage therapy along with incorporating a
strength training program. Amazed by her recovery, Judy was
hooked on fitness!
direction, Judy became a Certified Fitness Instructor and began
running and cycling. She has completed numerous 5K, 10K, and
15K road races. In 2005 she ran the Disney Half-Marathon and
in 2006 she completed the full Disney Marathon. In 2007, Judy
completed both the Disney Half Marathon and the full Marathon on
consecutive days earning the prestigious "Goofy" medal. She
has also completed a number of team relay triathlons and twice she
has completed the Bike Across Florida. In July 2003, Judy
traveled to Puerto Rico to train athletes for the XV World Master
Track & Field Championships.
Judy has inspired
many friends and acquaintances to take up fitness programs including
her husband Chris who often assists Judy and Charlie at Excel Sports
in Cocoa Beach.