Qualifications: Masters in Exercise Science (Strength & Conditioning), Bachelor of Human Movement Science (Exercise Physiology), Diploma Small Business Management, Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) ESSA, Australian Strength & Conditioning Association / Level 1 S & C Coach, NDIS registered for Health & Wellbeing – Exercise Physiology.
Specialisation: Strength & Conditioning, Rehabilitation (musculoskeletal & metabolic), Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) programs with Medicare, WorkCover registered provider – rehabilitation services, Diabetes and chronic disease management (CDM), Sport specific training & exercise prescription.
Favourite Quote: “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you are right” undisclosed, “There is no one giant step that get you there, it’s a lot of little steps that will.” Peter A Cohen.
Best Achievement: Worked with client presented after a stroke. Test indicated she had diabetes, breast cancer, High BP and obesity. She blamed her sedentary lifestyle and work (self-employed accountant) with no exercise experience. She was 5″4′ and she weighed 105kg. Her husband had passed away 2 years ago from lung cancer. She also was on medication for anxiety and depression.
2 years later: 5″4′ at 54kgs. She effectively lost 50% of her bodyweight! No longer required to take medication for diabetes or high BP. Immune levels indicate (WBC count) no presence of cancer after treatment. Exercising daily with cardio and weight training. Walking daily up to 2 hours and resistance training a minimum of 3 days per week in her own home gym. She likes using DB’s pilates and the mediball. Goals to complete Kokoda trail in 2015!
Interests: Baseball, Tennis & Cycling – road and mountain.