John B. Foret, Jr. earned a Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance from McNeese State University in 1995. From there, Foret worked in the health and fitness field at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital Wellness Center for fifteen years. During this time Foret trained athletes, men and women of all ages, and senior citizens. In 1997, he became the fourteenth individual to be awarded the title of Resistance Training Specialist (RTS). In addition, Foret recorded over 14,000 hours of one-on-one personal training while also designing sport-specific athlete training programs.
In 2006, Foret became certified in the Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) Jumpstart program and in 2009 completed the MAT internship program in Dallas, Texas to become Louisiana’s first Muscle Activation Techniques Specialist.
On July 5th, 2011, John Foret founded Muscle Activation of Louisiana, LLC (MALA). Since its opening, Foret has worked with clients from across the state of Louisiana as well as other parts of the United States. Foret works closely with orthopedic surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, and other medical professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team. Muscle Activation of Louisiana’s main focus is to address muscular imbalances in the whole body extending from the neck to the toes. Foret assesses underlying causes of neck stiffness, rotator cuff and shoulder impairments, low back issues and tightness, hip bursitis, foot plantar fasciitis, tight hamstrings, knee and patella tendonitis, shin splints, recurring ankle sprains, and much more.
Foret successfully addresses muscle imbalances in both the young and the elderly, helping many individuals return to their full-time occupations, restore prior levels of function, or advance to the next level of performance. He also assists seniors to get “back in the garden” and enjoy the second half of life. For the athlete, Foret’s vast experience spans the gamut of athletics, including football, basketball, baseball, hockey, running, swimming, biking, golf, track and field, cheerleading, gymnastics, bowling, skateboarding, and surfing. Foret’s client athletes range from all levels of competitive play — from junior high to high school, collegiate to professional, including football players for the New Orleans Saints. Foret has also been effective in helping weekend warrior athletes “stay in the game” so they can continue to enjoy the activities they love.
John Foret’s extensive experience and training have allowed him to transform and enhance the lives of many individuals. Contact John today to learn how Muscle Activation of Louisiana can dramatically change your functional ability, your athletic performance, and your quality of life.