I’ve always been active, and have also always had a passion for learning (and for the sciences in particular). I began my studies with a Bachelor in Forensic Science, before moving into an Honours degree in Molecular Biology. It was not long after this that I first joined a gym and became interested in strength and physique training. During what was quite a difficult time in my life, training became something that I could focus on that was just for me. It became a lifeline, and I suppose it’s no surprise that my passion for science and learning would mesh with my growing passion for health and fitness!
From the get go, I became very frustrated with the level of misinformation present in the ‘health and fitness’ industry. Inverted commas because it seemed to me at that time that a lot of the information being presented to people wasn’t conducive to either health or fitness! This is what first prompted me to get involved in the industry myself – the desire to use my background and my passion for understanding to help cut through a lot of the rubbish in the industry and bring people accurate, helpful guidance.
From there I became qualified in both nutrition and personal training, and have since been doing my best to continuously develop and grow as a coach. I am passionate about two main things in this industry: