Richard is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with almost 30 years’ experience in the health & fitness industry. He spent the first 10 years of his career working as a Personal Trainer in London’s most exclusive health clubs including “Champneys” of Piccadilly and coached a diverse range of clients including many celebrities. Whilst living in London he also completed 4 years training at the British School of Osteopathy which is where he learned an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology which included human cadaver dissection at Guys Medical School.
Richard has recently been appointed Public Health Collaboration (PHC) Ambassador for Brighton and Hove. The PHC are a Charity dedicated to informing and implementing healthier decisions for better public health. His role is to represent the PHC at a local level to nurture a network of people to help inform and implement healthier decisions (especially dietary advice) for where they live.
During his career Richard’s passion for knowledge in the field of Exercise Medicine has resulted in the acquisition of various Academic and Vocational Qualifications which include:
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Upon completion of his masters – Richard became an honoury lecturer at the University of West London teaching both undergraduate and graduate students Sport and Exercise Science. For the last 15 years Richard has primarily focused on working with clients / patients who have underlying health problems, including cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic and musculoskeletal conditions.
Register of Exercise Professionals REPS, fully insured and holds Level 4 Specialist Exercise Instructor Status (Membership No: R0014279).
Committee Members meet Dr Aseem Malhotra (cardiologist) and Professor Peter Brukner (sports medicine specialist) at the Wales Exercise Medicine Symposium
" A large number of peer reviewed papers report global improvements in health across a range of at least 20 chronic conditions with regular physical activity. "