healthpro was founded in 2008 by current company Director Harriette Lynch to facilitate excellence in nutrition and exercise service provision. Since then, the combined expertise of Harriette and co-Director, Dr Alan Kennedy, has resulted in the companies' current standing as a leader in nutrition and dietetic consultancy, personal and group exercise fitness training, and physical and psychotherapeutic services. Through www.healthpro.ie, the company also provides a wealth of additional evidence-based, best-practice health promotion services and information for public benefit.
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Harriette Lynch BA BSc
healthpro founder and Director Harriette, is a registered dietitian with the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (INDI) and a member of the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS). Since her conferral with an honours degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Chester, Harriette has accumulated over eight years of dietetic practice and has developed particular expertise in the treatment of eating disorders, for which she is nationally recognised. She also has clinical expertise in the dietary management of Coeliac and Crohns disease. Harriette is also the holder of a National Qualification in Exercise and Health Studies and Personal Training from the National Training Centre (NTC), Dublin, and has extensive experience as a group exercise leader and personal trainer. Informed by her passion for endurance exercise, with numerous marathons and triathlons (including IRONMAN distance) to her credit, she also offers expertise in optimal conditioning and nutritional intake for such events.
Dr Alan Kennedy BSc PhD
Alan has been a Director at healthpro since the companies' formation in 2008 and has orchestrated the growth and development of its extensive service provision since then.
Alan's accreditation includes a BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition degree from Liverpool John Moores University and a postgraduate qualification in Sports and Exercise Nutrition from Leeds Beckett University. He is thus a graduate member of the Sports and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) (http://www.senr.org.uk). Alan is also a PhD graduate of Trinity College Dublin, conferred in 2012 following successful completion of research in the discipline of Pharmacology.
As a healthpro Sports Nutrition Specialist, Alan has served a wide-ranging portfolio of clients across strength, speed, power, and endurance disciplines. In all settings, he has helped athletes to achieve optimal nutritional intake to maximise health and performance using strictly evidence-based approaches and techniques. As a lifelong endurance athlete himself, he also has a keen appreciation of the difficulties and challenges that athletes face in meeting their nutritional needs, both in and out of competition and training. To overcome these barriers, he develops a personalised nutritional intake matrix, uniquely tailored to the individual needs and circumstances of each athlete.