Michelle O'dea > Triathlon specialist > Weight management expert Background I'm a personal trainer with over 17 years experience training people from all backgrounds. I am a Level 3 REPS qualified personal trainer and Group Exercise Instructor, teaching a wide variety of disciplines. I create and plan safe and effective fitness and nutritional systems that will help you lose weight, burn fat and build muscle quickly and effectively. My work has taken me all over the world as a personal trainer to clients as well as creating and presenting online fitness videos. I have always been involved in sport from a young child. I became a triathlete in 1993 and its has since been my passion. As an elite triathlete I have travellled all over the world competing for Great Britain with my highest achievement being a silver medal at the 2007 World Championships in Hamburg Germany. I completed my first Ironman in 2011, finishing in 13 hours, and since completed Lanzarote Ironman. I have also complete several half Ironman distances. I still regularly compete and love the triathlon world of racing and training. Alongside triathlon I am also an experienced open water swimmer, completing 2 water marathon of a 10 kilometre distance in under 3 hours. I consistently train at a high level and am very goal driven and actively involved in sport. I have also run several marathons including the London Marathon, have completed my first ultra-marathon and am now training for future ultra marathons and long distance events. As a goal-focussed and driven individual renowned for providing fun, safe, effective and enjoyable sessions, I instruct with confidence, motivation and enthusiasm and endeavour to build a good rapport with clients. Philosophy Regardless of goals or challenges we all have an elite version of ourselves hiding deep inside - let me help you discover it... Qualifications and Training Personal Trainer Group exercise instructor Triathlon coach Sporting Experiences and Achievements Represented Great Britain in triathlon all over the world 2007 World Championships in Hamburg - Silver Sub 3 hour 10km open water swims x 2 Ironman x 2