Penny is a former international swimmer and British Record holder, currently regarded as one of the countries top exercise and fitness consultants. She is the author of ‘Fitness with Cambridge’ and also a feature writer for several fitness magazines.
Penny qualified as a physiotherapist in 2000 from the University of the West of England. After initially working in the NHS, she moved into the private sector, where she became the Head Physiotherapist & Sport Scientist for the British Water Polo team. She has also worked with Bristol Rugby Club (where she worked with the Academy and 1st teams for 7 years), England Volleyball, and directly for the British Olympic Association. She currently works with the British Swimming and England Rugby teams.
She has worked as a Physiotherapist at several major international competitions, including European and World Championships, World University Games and the Olympic Games.
Holding a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Loughborough University, Penny is also a BASES (British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences) accredited interdisciplinary sport scientist.
She is also listed on the register of exercise professionals at the highest level, and holds many personal training, coaching and strength and conditioning qualifications.
Continuing her love of water, Penny is also a Swimming Teacher, and teaches people of all ages and abilities to swim. Whether you are learning to swim, or are thinking of doing an Iron man, Penny is able to cater for all abilities, not only helping to improve your swimming technique, but also writing training programs for you to follow. Utilising the Hydrotherapy pool at her centre, Penny is able to offer extensive video analysis to improve efficiency and performance.