Derek Carter is a  kinesiologist, certified strength and conditioning specialist, certified trainer and certified nutrition coach who has a passion for helping men look, feel, and perform younger. 
He has earned certifications from some of the most recognized fitness associations in the world.  
Derek has been seen on the Discovery Health Channel, trained Olympic gold medalists, and has NFL experience.  

CEO & Founder of Perform Younger®


My Passion

Ever since becoming a parent and business owner I've experienced the challenge of finding balance between family, business and health.  I reflected back on all the conversations I've had with my clients over the years, expressing the same difficulties.  I began to relate to the struggle and decided that I would dedicate the rest of my career to helping people get back to looking, feeling, and performing like their younger selves. 


-More than 25 years as a Fitness Professional
- Kinesiology degree from Univ. of Maine, Orono
- CSCS Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with NSCA (National Strength Conditioning Assoc.)
- Certified Personal Trainer with NASM (National    Academy of Sports Medicine)
- Certified Personal Trainer with NCEP (National  College of Exercise Professionals)
- Certified Coach with Precision Nutrition


- 2019 Personal Trainer Best of Manhattan Beach
- 3 Time defensive back All-Conference Selection
- All American first team seletion by "The Poor Man Guides To The NFL Selection"
- 1997 University of Maine Football Captain
- 1997 Strength & Conditioning Award Winner. 
- Combine workout with the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens