Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Appoints Harley Pasternak to Global Fitness Advisor
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has appointed internationally-renowned fitness expert Harley Pasternak to the role of Global Fitness Advisor.
Harley Pasternak is a world-renowned fitness and nutrition authority, celebrity personal trainer, and New York Times bestselling author whose books include 5-Factor Fitness, 5-Factor Diet, and The Body Reset. Widely recognised for his innovative approach to full-body fitness, Pasternak will assess and improve Four Seasons fitness facilities and create exclusive fitness programming at Four Seasons properties around the globe.
“Harley is a renowned fitness expert and it’s a privilege to have him join Four Seasons as we work to elevate our fitness offering,” says Christian Clerc, President, Worldwide Hotel Operations, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “Exclusive and innovative fitness facilities and programming are a non-negotiable aspect of a luxury hotel – our partnership with Harley ensures our guests have access to one of the world’s very best. His track record of success and impressive roster of celebrity clients is testament to his passion for and commitment to all things fitness.”
“As a longtime guest and admirer of Four Seasons, I am excited to partner with the brand to enhance and elevate the Four Seasons fitness offering,” says Pasternak. “Together, we’ll take a holistic approach to fitness – from the layout and design of fitness facilities to proprietary programs and workouts. Our goal is to provide those who visit or live at Four Seasons with exclusive access to one of the very best fitness experiences.”
As Global Fitness Advisor, Pasternak will oversee strategic enhancements to the design of fitness facilities to create a differentiated experience for guests and residents. Pasternak will also create proprietary fitness programming, beginning with a Four Seasons fitness video series, for launch in 2019.
Four Seasons has long been dedicated to the health and wellbeing of its guests, and was one of the first hotel companies to offer onsite fitness activities as well as one of the first to offer healthy, low-calorie menu alternatives. Four Seasons properties around the world also leverage their unique destinations to offer health and wellness services and activities that immerse guests in the local surroundings. Each year, Four Seasons properties around the world celebrate and craft programming in support of Global Wellness Day, an initiative aimed at restoring the mind, body, and spirit.
About Harley Pasternak
Celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak holds a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto and an Honours Degree in Kinesiology from University of Western Ontario. He is also certified by The American College of Sports Medicine and The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology, and served as an exercise and nutrition scientist for Canada’s Department of National Defense.
Pasternak is a New York Times bestselling author whose books include 5-Factor Fitness, 5-Factor Diet, The 5-Factor World Diet, and The Body Reset Diet. Harley’s titles have attained global bestseller status, which has led to translation in 14 languages in more than 25 countries around the globe.