FITTRACK TEAM

Kim Rose-Gershow

Cycling Coach

Kim Rose-Gershow is a BikeMax Power Level 2 coach (Certification accredited by Hunter Allen / Training Peaks). She comes from a sports management background and specialized in coaching, sports medicine and sports psychology. She was a personal trainer for 10 years and a competitive cyclist, riding for the women’s Toyota Cycle Lab team. She has various cycling achievements including being an SA and provincial Vets champ. Kim received a bronze medal at Worlds Master Champs in the Time Trial in 2012. Amongst others she currently coaches two of SA's and one of Belgium's top professional women cyclists, all of whom are members of the European Lotto Belisol team.

Cycling FAQ

Nerice Swanepoel

Triathlon and Running Coach

Nerice Swanepoel is a qualified Sport Scientist (with distinction) and Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the University of Pretoria. A u/16 South African champion in Mountain Biking, Nerice has always been very active in many sports mainly running and mountain biking; both of which she has also coached since her University days. She consults for the Institute of Fitness Professionals through lecturing physiology and other topics for the Exercise Science and Personal Fitness Trainer courses. Nerice has also been actively involved in setting up Bike Ability for kids, a mountain bike skills clinic as well as My FIT Camp, an outdoor training adventure. In 2010 she helped to build up Performance Lab, a specialised service for all endurance sport athletes and runs the lab full-time. Nerice does sport- specific lab testing at the Performance Lab and specializes in designing endurance and strength periodisation plans through which she has built up a formidable reputation with her peers and athletes.

Running FAQ

Pippa Mullins

Dietician

Pippa Mullins is a registered dietitian specialized in Sports Nutrition through the International Olympic Committee. Her practice, MME Dietitians is at the Hobart Grove Centre and Bryanston Virgin Active where she consults to sportsmen of different sporting backgrounds and at varying levels of performance. Pippa enjoys sport herself, concentrating on distance running but also having competed in Olympic distance triathlons and Half Iron Man. Pippa writes for a variety of journals, magazines, newpapers as well as for cycling and running clubs. She is involved with educating not only sportsmen but health professions involved in a sporting environment by presenting at the South African Sports Medicine Association conference and lecturing for dietetics, physiotherapy, biokinetics and personal training courses in Johannesburg, Pretoria and at Stellenbosch University.


Diet FAQ | Nutrition Before ExcerciseNutrition During Excercise | Nutrition After Excercise | Exchanges

Female - Weight Loss - Cycle | Female - Weight Maintenance - Cycle | Male - Weight Loss - Cycle | Male - Weight Maintenance - Cycle

Ryan Hodierne

Swimming Coach

Ryan is a sport scientist and performance analyst who has a keen interest in training consultation. He currently consults with numerous national federations on the basis of performance enhancement and fine tuning athletes for their priority events. Through his work as a Sport Scientist, Ryan has accompanied Team SA to the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi – India, and assisted SA Swimming to a very successful 2011 Swimming World Championships in Shanghai – China. On the training front, he has assisted top athletes with training plans and has consulted many individuals starting out and looking to achieve their best potential. Ryan is a top 100 finisher at the Cape Epic and has a sub 5h30min on the Otter Trail Run and continues to partake in many triathlon and off-road events around the country.





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