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Tim Bishop owns and operates PerformFit, a sport performance and fitness facility, in Lutherville, Maryland. He also creates strength and conditioning programs for Ripken Baseball’s summer camps and clinics. Bishop served as the strength and conditioning coach for the Baltimore Orioles for 14 years. He also played professional baseball for the New York Yankees and, as a two-sport star, took part in the NFL training camp in St. Louis.
He has appeared on numerous television and radio stations to promote health and fitness and is a frequent contributor to Men’s Health, Maximum Fitness, and Men’s Fitness magazines. His training advice has appeared in USA Today, the New York Times, and the NSCA Journal. He has lectured on a variety of topics for the NSCA, M-F Athletics, the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society, and various colleges and universities. In addition, he is coauthor of the Power for Sports DVD (Human Kinetics, 2006).
Bishop has a bachelor’s degree in human movement and sport studies and a master’s degree in exercise science. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a registered strength and conditioning coach through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.