Personal Trainers

 

Profile: Brendan Rigby Bach Appl.Sci (HM) (hons.)

Accredited Exercise Physiologist / Corrective Exercise Practitioner


Brendan completed his Human Movement degree with Honors in 1996 and has over 18 years experience in personal training and sports specific conditioning. Brendan is the director of Inspire Fitness, established in 2001 to provide a high level of expertise and service in personal training and exercise conditioning, and has built Inspire into the success it is today.
Brendan has a passion for working and motivating individuals of all walks of life to achieve a higher sense of health and wellbeing. Having worked with elite junior development squads at Tennis Victoria in 2005 and 2006, Brendan brings his expertise and enthusiasm into tailoring individual exercise plans into all his training sessions.


Profile: Myles Brown Bach Appl Sci (HM)

Personal Trainer/Corrective Exercise Practitioner

Myles completed his Exercise Science degree at Victoria University in 2005 and was awarded the 2005 ACHPER prize for the most outstanding student. Myles undertook a prestigious traineeship with the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) in 2006, advancing his expertise in the area of corrective exercise and prescription.
Myles joined the Inspire training team in 2006 providing exert guidance and knowledge in tailoring individual exercise and fitness programs.


Profile: Daniel Lowrey Bach Appl. Sci (Hm)

Accredited Exercise Physiologist/ Corrective Exercise Practitioner


Daniel is an exercise scientist with a difference. Having worked with elite athletes for a number of years while combining this with his corrective exercise experience gained through his personal training at Inspire Fitness for Well Being, and is reflected in his approached to the fitness and rehabilitation industry.

Following the completion of his Degree in exercise science in 2005 Daniel’s decision to continue on with post graduate learning would choose to be very beneficial.  In 2006 Daniel commenced his Post Graduate Diploma in Exercise Prescription (Exercise Rehabilitation). While completing his post graduate studies he worked as a Strength Coach at the Calder Cannons Football, which proved a good stepping stone into his dream of working the AFL. In 2007 Daniel assisted the strength and conditioning team at North Melbourne Football Club which allowed him to express his knowledge and passion for rehabilitation and strength & conditioning.

Along with this passion, and Daniel’s determination, hard work and professionalism he quickly began to work his way up in the club. In 2008 the club created a position for him to oversee the rehabilitation of the club as Rehabilitation coordinator, working alongside some of Australia’s top sport medical staff. Quickly stamping himself on the AFL Daniel also became the youngest Head Trainer in the league in 2008 while assisting the club to be ranked in the top few of injuries and reoccurrences for 2008 and 2009. This period saw the successful rehabilitation of over 50 injuries including ACL reconstructions, PCL rupture, Shoulder reconstructions, Elbow dislocation, soft tissue injuries (hamstring, quadricep, groin among many), Osteitis Pubis (successful rehabilitation returning to senior AFL Football). In 2010, his team of staff grew with the addition of the Massage department into his full time role, Overseeing and mentoring up to 20 staff (Sports Trainers and Masseurs).

Establishing himself as a corrective exercise specialist at Inspire Fitness for Wellbeing at the end of 2006. Daniel has assisted many individuals on a wide range of goals including weight loss (record 40kg+ on one client), completion of Oxfam 100km walk, postural deficiencies and strength gains. Daniel has also been completed a number of professional development session through inspire undertaking session from world leaders such as Bruce Hildebrand and Joanne Elphinston.


Profile: Adam Sheedy Bach Buis. (acc.), Certificate III and VI in Fitness

Personal Trainer/Corrective Exercise Practitioner


Adam has been a personal trainer since 2006 after moving across from his previous professional life in the corporate world. Adam brings passion, expertise and many years of experience with strength and conditioning into his personal training sessions. Adam is also currently a senior lecturer in the certificate III and IV fitness course, training others with his expertise in one-on-one training. In this capacity, Adam has been successful in coaching, motivating and educating students to become successful personal trainers.
Adam joined the Inspire team in 2008 and has since helped clients achieve their goals. Adam is passionate about weight loss, nutrition, postural correction, sports specific training and muscle hypertrophy.


Profile: Rory Scott Bach Ex Sci, MastersExSc (Exercise Prescription).

Accredited Exercise Physiologist


Rory is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who has a passion for providing safe and effective exercise and lifestyle programs for people who require some extra guidance with their health and fitness. Rory has completed an undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sport Science at Deakin University, majoring in Exercise Physiology and Sports Nutrition. Rory has also completed a Masters degree in Applied Exercise Science (Exercise Prescription), with a focus on exercise for rehabilitation. During his tertiary studies, Rory gained experience in a wide variety of clinical settings including the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Science Research Centre, where he was part of a team designing and implementing research programs for a variety of conditions including stroke. Rory also gained valuable experience working at the Doncaster Rehabilitation Service, which required him to take group exercise classes and work with individuals with advanced heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. Rory gained experience in a clinical pilates studio specialising in musculoskeletal rehabilitation, and has also worked with people keen on improving their general fitness.

Rory has been working with people with chronic conditions and general fitness goals at Inspire Fitness for over 5 years and is passionate about helping people achieve long-lasting change. Rory enjoys working on a personal level with his clients and empowering them to make positive lifestyle changes. Rory has a particular interest in Type 2 Diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and runs a group lifestyle modification program for those people. Rory also undertakes regular professional development in all areas of health and wellness and in recent years has attended an Exercise and Diabetes- Assessment and Prescription seminar as well as the Exercise for the Management of Cancer: Life Now Instructor course, just to name a few. Rory is also a lecturer at the Mayfield College of Education where he lectures in the Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Health Care for students studying to become Diabetes Educators.

In 2011 Rory helped setup the Exercise Physiology Services at Inspire Fitness which has close links with many GPs and other allied health professionals in the local area. The aim of the Exercise Physiology Service at Inspire Fitness is to provide safe and effective exercise for people who may require extra attention with their training as well as providing expert guidance in the area of health and fitness. Rory maintains close contact with referring GPs and allied health professionals to keep them up to date with the progress of their patients and offers long-term management strategies for them to keep exercising.

Rory enjoys working with a wide variety of people and is committed to helping them achieve their goals.


Profile: Nicole Marlow Bach Health Sci (Ex. Pres), MasterExSci( Exercise Prescription).

Accredited Exercise Physiologist


Nicole is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who is trained in providing specialist exercise programs for people of all fitness levels and those managing a medical condition. While completing her studies Nicole had valuable experience in a clinical Pilates studio and Southern Healthy as part of a team managing clients with Cardiac, Respiratory, Metabolic and Musculoskeletal conditions across a wide range of population groups. Nicole also gained valuable experience while working at Royal Talbort Rehabilitation Centre working on a Spinal Cord Injury research trial in 2011. While completing her studies Nicole undertook a project with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) to evaluate and assess the effectiveness of commonly used outcome measures (assessment tools) used by Exercise Physiologist’s.

Nicole has a keen interest in chronic pain and its management and gained employment at Eastern Health’s Ambulatory Pain Management Program soon after completing her studies, and more recently in the Monash Health Pain Management Program. Nicole enjoys the challenge of working with clients with chronic pain and endeavours to empower and educate her clients with her speciality knowledge and skills on how to actively self-manage their pain condition with physical activity.

In conjunction to her role in the Pain Management Clinics at Eastern and Monash Health Nicole is also involved with the Knox Falcon Football team where she is responsible for coordination and managing player injuries and rehabilitation.

Nicole is passionate about providing tailored exercise prescription for all individuals of all fitness levels with and without medical conditions. Nicole has a particular interest in working with clients with chronic pain and plans to continue to develop her knowledge in this area with further study in the future.


Profile: Jack Hoffman

Accredited Exercise Physiologist / Corrective Exercise Practitioner


Jack commenced working with Inspire Fitness in 2014 having completed a postgraduate  Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology  at ACU. During his undergraduate studies; a Bachelor of Human Movement/ Exercise Science;  and during his Masters he strengthened his passion in the field of exercise science; and his passion for improving the health, strength and movement of individuals coming from a vast array of physical limitations and medical backgrounds.

During his undergraduate study Jack worked with North Melbourne Football Club (AFL) where he assisted the strength and conditioning/skill acquisition coaches to implement programs and monitor individual performance in those departments.  His skills in strength and conditioning where honed within this elite sporting environment, and these skills have enabled Jack to implement advanced corrective exercise and training programs for clients

 During his Postgraduate studies he gained further valuable experience working within  the Austin Repatriation Hospital, Olympic Park Sports Medicine Clinic and Orygen Youth Mental Health Clinical Program. These positions provided Jack with in-depth practical experience related to structured exercise prescription for a host of physical and medical conditions including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, cancer, arthritis and COPD.

Jack has a keen interest in developing, implementing and evaluating programs to increase health and maintain strength across the life span. He utilizes his extensive tertiary background combined with his strong practical experience to deliver exercise programs aimed at individuals wanting to lose weight, improve fitness, rehabilitate from an injury and use exercise in the treatment of a medical background.  

 

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