Michelle Drielsma is an Exercise Physiologist, Level 2 Strength & Conditioning Coach and published author from the Northern Beaches. Michelle is a graduate of Sydney University with a Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science. She has gained clinical experience at various hospitals and medical centres as well as sports performance experience with the NSW Institute of Sport, Australian Rugby Union, Basketball NSW and several Surfing and Mixed Martial Arts athletes. Michelle has also studied with the CHEK Institute, Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) and FMA Strength Training.
Michelle has an extensive history of writing for several health and fitness publications including The Sydney Morning Herald, Women’s Health, Men’s Fitness, The Inertia, Surfer Today, Girl Surf Network, Exercise & Sports Science Australia, Nine MSN, GQ Magazine, Fitness First, Ultra-FIT Magazine, Oxygen Magazine, Australian MMA and three children’s books (Lesson Zone). In 2016 Michelle published Fluid Surfer – The Surfer’s Bible to Endless Performance and Injury Prevention.
Michelle’s approach combines exercise physiology and science with traditional strength training, natural full-range movement, calisthenics and mind-body integration.