Dr. Al Sears, M.D. currently owns and operates a successful integrative medicine and anti-aging clinic in Royal Palm Beach, Florida., with over 25,000 patients. His cutting-edge therapies and reputation for solving some of the most difficult-to-diagnose cases attract patients from around the world. As a graduate of the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Sears scored in the 99th percentile on his MCAT and graduated with honors in Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry and Physical Medicine.
After entering private practice, Dr. Sears was one of the first to be board-certified in anti-aging medicine. As a pioneer in this new field of medicine, he is an avid researcher, published author and enthusiastic lecturer. He is the first doctor licensed in the U.S. to administer TA-65, the most important breakthrough in anti-aging medicine today.
Dr. Sears is board-certified as a clinical nutrition specialist and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American College for the Advancement in Medicine (ACAM), the American Medical Association (AMA), the Southern Medical Association (SMA), the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), and the Herb Research Foundation, (HRF). Dr. Sears is also an ACE-certified fitness trainer.
As the founder and director of Wellness Research Foundation, a non-profit research organization, Dr. Sears travels the globe to bring the latest breakthroughs back to his patients in natural therapies. Recent trips to Peru, Brazil, India and Jamaica have yielded important new discoveries in anti-aging and alternative medicine.
Since 1999, Dr. Sears has published 14 books and reports on health and wellness with a readership of millions spread over 163 countries.
In The Doctor's Heart Cure, Dr. Sears revealed for the first time his entire, proven program for successfully reversing heart disease and building a stronger heart. The book has since been published in nine languages and remains a bestseller six years after its release.
In 2005, Dr. Sears' 12 Secrets to Virility shed light on the huge environmental and nutritional problems with virility in our modern world. It gave men a step-by-step guide for maintaining health, strength, and masculinity as they age, and became a bestseller during its first month of release.
His fifth book, PACE: Rediscover Your Native Fitness, sparked a revolution in the fitness world. An effective alternative to traditional cardio, P.A.C.E. is practiced worldwide, delivering reliable fat loss and prevention against heart attack and stroke.
Other releases include Your Best Health Under the Sun, which exposes one of the biggest myths of our time... the misconception that the sun is your enemy. It shows you that sun exposure produces one of the most potent health-boosting substances in your body.
Dr. Sears reveals his easy-to-understand plan of action for training your body to burn fat quickly and efficiently, while at the same time increasing lean muscle in High Speed Fat Loss in 7 Easy Steps. His latest fitness book, P.A.C.E.: The 12-Minute Fitness Revolution, overturns accepted dogma and reveals a more effective, more exhilarating path to a strong heart, robust lungs, and a naturally lean and more energetic body.
An avid lecturer, Dr. Sears regularly speaks at conferences sponsored by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the American College for the Advancement of Medicine and the Age Management Medicine Group. He enjoys a worldwide readership as the author of dozens of books and medical reports, and has appeared on more than 50 national radio programs, ABC News, CNN and ESPN. Dr. Sears also publishes a monthly e-magazine, Health Confidential, and daily e-mail advisories, Doctor's House Call, Confidential Cures and Ageless Beauty Secrets.
Meet Your PACE Express Trainer: Rob Iannuccilli
Your personal trainer for the PACE Express DVDs, Rob Iannuccilli, PTA, CSCS, CPT, has excelled in the health and fitness industry for more than 20 years.
He has a B.S. in Health and Physical Education, is a certified Physical Therapist Assistant, and has received the prestigious NSCA CSCS and NSCA-CPT certifications. Rob assisted Dr. Sears in the development of the PACE Express workouts.
Rob began his fitness career as a competitive gymnast. From there, he went on to develop and direct training programs for elite-level gymnasts at fitness clubs and colleges in Rhode Island, Maryland and Nebraska. He also coached gymnastics at private schools in Los Angeles.
As a sought-after Certified Personal Trainer, Rob has worked with a wide variety of clients from celebrities and stunt performers to Fortune 500 executives and elite athletes.
Rob also teaches and works in the clinical setting, where his extensive knowledge and experience serves peers, patients and healthcare professionals.