• B.Sc. Physical Education • Fetac Level 5: Business Management • Fetac Level 8: HR and Payroll • Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics
I have over 15 years experience in the health and fitness industry and I am very happy to have found Educogym. My passion is helping people to draw out their perfect life from within. At Educogym our highly trained team endeavour to help educate our clients on how to use more of their mind to bring about the physique and life they want. Educogym is all about drawing out the potential of the client to be fitter, healthier and happier so that they get more out of life. We truly believe that each client has the potential to transform themselves from the inside out. The system at Educogym, is a Global Award Winning Model based on a scientific University research study, in which people lost on average 7.5lbs body fat and gained on average 3 lbs of muscle in just 12 days. We’ll help you to understand how muscle burns fat and how to build the amount of muscle which will give you the body you want. In November 2017 I was invited to attend the Educo Seminar in the Bahamas. This was a life changing opportunity and I had a chance to learn about how to use more of my mind which we will help you to do in the gym. For more information on this incredible system and to see the power of all the studies and research done by Tony Quinn visit http://www.educoworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Educo-Brochure.pdf
I played football for 12 years getting to play against teams such as Real Madrid, Ajax and Benfica. I also did water sports and swimming for years. Around the age of 16 I found my passion in weight lifting. I qualified as a personal trainer while studying for my degree in Leisure Management where I graduated last November.
BA in Leisure Management EQF Level 4 National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training IWS National Pool Lifeguard cert
Since I have started with Educogym I have learned so much about how I can help change our clients lives. It is amazing seeing the comparison of their faces from when they walked through the door for the first time to the big smiles in their after photos. The most important thing for each client is to have a goal to work towards. Let that drive you to stay consistent with your training and diet. Think about your goal every day and know that you are one day closer to achieving it. 1. Nutrition: Prepare your meals and check the nutritional info on everything you eat. There are hidden sugars everywhere! 2. Exercise: Train smart and focus. 3. Motivation: Always think of the end goal.
I have had a chance to train one of U16 Ireland Tennis Players Sofia Derivan last year as a Sport’s Psychologist & Strength and Conditioning Coach and she won the U18 single William Fry Junior Tennis Championships 2015. The greatest client achievement was one of my clients lost 3-stone, and he achieved it after having suffered a major heart attack in 2013. I have been proud to help him gain confidence in his ability to achieve this goal. I am a qualified physical therapist and I help my clients with injury management, rehabilitation and also injury prevention. Whether they are a high level athlete or an elderly person with acute or chronic pain (for instance back pain), I aim to help them with whatever injury may have arisen. My training approach is fundamental to prevent the reoccurrence of injuries or their associated pain.
• B. Sc Physical Education and Sport Science • M. Phil Sports Psychology (Masters Degree) • B.Sc. (Hons) Physical Therapy (IAPT) • (HETAC)Certified Sport’s Massage Therapy • ACE -PT American Council on Exercise – Certified Personal Trainer
Sport to me is not simply a passion – it is a vocation. Over the last ten years of my studies in sports science and physical education, sports psychology, physical therapy, coaching and personal training, one theme runs constant. That is the link between physicality and the strength of the mind. To some, physical well-being and education may be seen as secondary to the other priorities in life – work, family, and academia for example. It is my belief, that physical and mental strength are the perfect complement to enhance all aspects of a person’s lifestyle.
Gym Coordinator / Trainer
Irish dancing was a passion of mine for nearly all of my life. I practiced Irish dancing as a sport at a competitive level all around the country and abroad. I won a few championships over the years including 1st place leinster champion, 1st place in the all Irelands and 5th in the world championships. Unfortunately I was forced to retire due to an injury but that’s what led me to strength training and my love for health and fitness!
• EQF Level 4, National qualification in Exercise, health studies and Personal training • National Qualification in Kettlebell training, NTC certified • BA (Hons) French & Geography NUIM
My passion has been promoting health and fitness for a long time. After spending a few years of my life very underweight, unhealthy and weak, I decided it was time to build myself up and get myself proper help and guidance from a trainer in my local gym. It was time to build some muscle. I fell in love with strength training and that feeling of empowerment when I could see my numbers and strength progressing each week. I completed my training in Exercise, health studies and personal training after finding myself spending every hour of my free time in the gym. I loved this new, strong, energised version of myself after a few months of training and I soon learned that this was going to be something I would practice for life. For me, health and fitness is a lifestyle. It is not a fad, not a quickfix, not just “in fashion”. (However I am a sucker for the latest pair of gym pants ;) ) Here are some of my top tips to make this a way of life rather than something you stick to for a week or two and then give up feeling frustrated and confused: 1. Get yourself a trainer/professional guidance: The best thing I did for myself was ask for help in the gym, get a program made specifically for me and have somebody to explain how to perform the exercises properly. Having a structured plan makes training more productive and more enjoyable (as you will start to see your progress) 2. Get your nutrition in check: Getting help and guidance with your diet and nutrition is just as important as my tip above, if not more important. We need to fuel our bodies with great food if we want to train hard and get results. There’s no cheating when it comes to fuelling your body. You are what you eat! (cliché but true) 3. Find what works for YOU: When it comes to training and nutrition, you need to find what works for you and what you enjoy. When I discovered weight training and started to feel super strong and see the changes in my body composition, I knew this would be something I would stick with forever. Same goes for diet. The best diet is the one you can stick to a learn to enjoy. Trial and error is the way. Keep trying, failing and succeeding; It’s all part of the process!
*Disclaimer – There’s no guarantee of specific results and the results can vary – but with the Educogym™ system and your dedication, the results will speak for themselves!