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Joel Matalon

master instructor

Certified since December 2006

Joel Matalon

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Joel Matalon, CEO of RUNhabX Inc and 2017 Fitness Idol Winner has over 30 years of industry experience. He’s an accomplished Ironman Triathlete, Marathoner/Ultra Marathoner, Spartan Coach and Life Coach.  He is also sponsored by FlavaNaturals.

Joel is the Director of Continuing Education for ChiLiving®️ and trains and certifies globally in ChiRunning®️ and ChiWalking®️ as well as BeChiSTRONG™, RUNhabX: ChiStrong™ and The ChiSTRETCH™ (Tai Chi massage). He is a Continuing Education Provider and presenter for ACE/ACSM, ICF and ISCA and a Marathon Performance Coach with the NYC Chapter of Achilles International.  

He has been featured on New York’s ABC 7 Eyewitness News, Sports Life NYC, NY Daily News, Martha Stewart Whole Living Magazine, Martha Stewart Radio, and Every Day with Rachel Ray, US News & World Report Magazine. His clients include professional and everyday athletes, celebrities and Fortune 500 companies including Disney, ESPN, and HBO.

Always ‘Idol’ (Never idle), he also trains private clients and produces corporate events in New York and New Jersey and is a Dad to twin toddlers!

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