In the early 2000s, at the ripe age of 20 something, Leah began participating in all types of sport and fitness and it wasn’t before long that she decided to trade in corporate attire to instead pursue a career in the fitness industry. Leah having begun a professional career in fitness in 2007, has over 10 years experience in the industry and is a strong believer in continuing education with Fitness Australia.
Also a keen participant in all sports and fitness Leah’s interests are adventure races, obstacle races, trail running, strength and conditioning, powerlifting and very much anything that presents a challenge. With an aspiration and desire to explore and seek new adventures, Leah has competed in the North Face 100km (2012, 2013), various triathlons having been selected for Age Group World Champs (2013), the Spartan Race World Championships (2013, 2014), multi-day long adventure races (2013, 2014) as well as powerlifting competitions (2012) and CrossFit regionals team (2011).
A highlight of her own participation in sport was being selected to be the female star of ESPN’s hit TV show Search4Hurt which aired throughout 2013-2014 with popular episodes The North Face 100km and True Grit 24 Hour Obstacle Enduro. Leah decided to take a break to return to study at the completion of the show and is now keen to share a similar experience using BodiFit as the driving force to encourage, educate and motivate people from all walks of life to get involved in fitness to make a positive difference in their lives.
Leah’s qualifications include Spartan SGX Coach (2016), Certificate of Optimal Sports Nutrition (2015), Triathlon Australia Level 1 Coach (2013), Bootcamp and Outdoor Fitness Coach (2013), CrossFit Level One and CrossFit Kettlebell Instructor/Trainer (2012), Australian Kettlebell Instructor: Level 1 and 2 (2009), Strength and Conditioning Coach – Level One Coach (2009), Certificate IV in Fitness – Personal Trainer (2008) and Certificate III in Fitness – Group Exercise Instructor/ Aqua Instructor (2009).
More recently, in 2017 Leah will graduate from her studies in Human Anatomy and Cell Pathology as part of the Bachelor of Medical Sciences at The University of Sydney. A lifetime prior to all of this, Leah completed the Bachelor of Commerce/ Arts, studying Marketing and Languages – all of which provided great experience in foreign travel, working with diverse groups of people and understanding what makes people tick.
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