Alex has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master of Dietetics from Curtin University, Perth, and is an Accredited Practising Dietitian. Alex is also a Level 1 certified coach for Athletics Australia and has a strong background in coaching endurance running at amateur and elite levels.
Alex has experience in nutrition in a variety of settings, including clinical, community, and, most prominently, with athletes of various levels. Alex has delivered nutrition workshops to beginner and advanced endurance athletes on both event specific and lifestyle nutrition, catering to a range of goals including race performance and weight loss.
Alex completed his first degree in nutrition on an athletic scholarship in the U.S. college system and has been a competitive runner for over ten years. During this span, Alex has used his experience in sports specific nutrition to drive his own performance, with results including 30minutes 55s over 10km, and a 1:08.16 half-marathon personal best. In 2017 Alex ran the Melbourne Marathon on debut in a time of 2:29:18. With a heavy focus on event specific nutrition, Alex combines his passion for finding cheap, time-efficient nutrition solutions with athletic performance and training to offer a unique, goal-driven service to clients.
Leah is a qualified Nutritionist and Dietitian with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition, Post-Graduate degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. She is an accredited Practising Dietitian with 10 years experience, in nutrition and dietetics. Most recently she has broadened her interest to becoming an Accredited Sports Dietitian to complement her passion in the sporting arena. Leah is a passionate runner and mountain climber. Her favourite climb was completing the Bhutan Snow Man Trek in 2015. Her personal best marathon was 3:00:02secs for the 2016 Cheveron Perth City To Surf. She hope to crack sub 3 hours shortly and was the winner of the 6inch Trail Half Marathon in 2017.
Leah is dedicated to working and supporting her client’s and their families in a family focused approach in order to achieve optimum nutritional habits to support growth, development and performance. Leah’s expertise and areas of interest extends from infant, childhood and adult nutrition. She is a specialist in mealtime issues including; growth faltering and fussy eating, gastrointestinal diseases and management of food intolerances and food allergies, sports nutrition and weight management.
Naturally, with a Foodscience background Leah loves to create and prepare practical, affordable wholesome meal plans for her clients. She is a passionate home baker of sourdough bread. These passions tie in nicely with her career goal to improve Australian’s health and wellbeing through teaching her clients growth mindsets in regards to sustainable eating habits.
Currently, Leah works as a senior clinical dietitian at Perth’s Princess Margaret Hospital. Her experience extends to her previous work with children and adults in London where she worked at Evelina’s Children Hospital and the prestigious Bupa Cromwell Hospital. In private practise Leah works closely with infants, children and Adolescents at Perth Paediatrics. She works with Adults under Catalyst Dietitian at Valetudo Health. She loves the balance both areas bring to her career. One day she hopes to work closely with a sporting team in Perth WA.
David Bryant is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Sports Dietitian. David is a Level 1 Triathlon Coach has also been a Personal Trainer for over 8 years. These passions of his neatly tie in together in assisting his clients achieve their fitness and lifestyle goals.
David has a strong involvement in the endurance sport scene, with a personal best marathon time of 2 hours 48 minutes (SIX times under 3 hours), a Half Ironman Triathlon personal best time of 4 hours 16 minutes and came 5th overall at the Western Australia Sprint Triathlon Championships in 2015.
David recently completed his first Ironman in Busselton in 2016 in 9 hours 19 minutes on debut. David attributes these achievements to applying his nutrition and fitness knowledge to his everyday lifestyle.
This in depth knowledge and lifestyle experiences assist his clients in achieving their goals whether that be a sport specific goal, weight loss target or specific dietary requirement. David recently completed a Nutrition traineeship at The Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) working with world class athletes to further improve his Dietetic Skills. In 2017, David worked with the Fremantle Dockers, where he managed the nutrition regime for the players playing for Peel Thunder (Premiers) on game day in the 2017 WAFL competition.
Eating to live but also living to eat is a passion of David’s where the specific lifestyle goals and preferences of his clients are taken into consideration to tailor a client centred nutrition plan.