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PAUL JOHNSON

Fitness And Nutrition Coach: MSc, BSc, SENr

ABOUT LREG

Lift Row Eat Grow symbolizes everything I have worked towards or experienced into one place and represents me as a coach, athlete and most importantly as a person perfectly.

From the age 16 I have studied Sport & Exercise Science and Performance nutrition, from a Btech in sports science right through to MSc in Exercise & Nutrition science.

Along the way I have worked in gyms, personal training and coaching Olympic lifting, strength and conditioning, nutrition programming and CrossFit in two affiliates.

Professionally this developed to becoming a specialist in exercise referral, cardiac & pulmonary rehab, exercise for chronic  lower back pain and adult weight management for the NHS / local authority while keeping the coaching as a hobby

Athletically, I competed to a high level in badminton and basketball growing up and competitive CrossFit in more recent years, it was while competing in CrossFit that I found a love for rowing, this started at the first “Just Row” competition in 2016 and has led to 4 British lightweight Records and being one of the fastest lightweight indoor rowers in the world.

 
LREG started from a facebook group working with high level and competitive indoor rowers  helping them with their nutrition leading up to the 2018 Row series, Scottish, Welsh and British indoor championships, this provided a home to provide nutritional advice to meet the demands of the sport and the needs of the athlete. Everything from nutritional requirements for health and wellness right through to performance nutrition was covered and attention to detail was second to none, the end result was a series of gold medals and podium finishes.
 
LREG has now evolved into a platform to deliver professional nutritional advice not only for a those looking to compete as a high level in their chosen sports but also for those that want to improve their general, health, fitness and wellbeing 
 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

LIFT QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

LIFT

• BSc Sport & Exercise Science 

• BACPR instructor & Advanced Applications in cardiac rehab

• Crossfit & British Olympic Weight lifting Level 1 

• OPEX principles of programme design & Fly wheel bike

• Rocktape Movement & Mobility 

• Wright Foundation: Exercise for the treatment of Lower back pain

• Competitive Crossfit: 2 time finalist at Pound for Pound: Rainhill Trials; Rocket Category 

• 15 years personal training experience

• 8 years’ experience working with clients managing cardiac & pulmonary condition, chronic lower back pain, diabetes, hypertension , arthritis 

 

ROW QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

ROW

  • • British records in 4 events (1min max / 500m / 1000m / 4 minute max)

• Fasted ever recorded British lightweight 500m time 

• 3 time ‘Just Row’ podium finisher: winner 2018

• 2nd Place Row Series: Autumn 2017 + 2018

Overall 9th place finish in the Light Weight  2019 World Rowing Virtual Sprints, 4th World wide in my age category, 2nd overall British athlete

• Proud member of Team Esprit : Indoor Rowing

 

EAT QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

EAT

MSc Exercise & Nutrition Science

• Sport & Exercise Nutrition register (SENr)

• 8 years working in adult weight management 

• Performance Nutrition Esprit indoor rowing team

• Vast experience working with  a wide range of clients in Crossfit, erg athletes , team and racket sports, endurance sports, body composition focused 

 
 

GROW QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

GROW

• 10 years’ experience working with people as they aim to make lifestyle and behaviour   change.

• 16 years of coaching groups or individuals in a wide variety of sports and fitness related activities from badminton, Crossfit, Olympic lifting, rowing , cardiac & pulmonary rehab and group based fitness

• I have a wife & 3 children, I fully appreciate the challenges that come as a result of trying to balance work, family, training and other commitments