Meet Allison Baver The Olympic Speed Skater… You’re Welcome


Not at all detracting from this Olympic athletes achievements as a speed skater, but we would like to take a moment to recognise her athleticism and fine form. At 34 years of age the American short track speed skater is coming to the end of her career, but it’s been a good one with the inevitable up and down. Perhaps one of the worst downs for Baver will have been her high speed tumble during a race in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2009 where she collided with team mate Katherine Reutter. This tumble resulted in multiple fractures to her leg, however testament to her resolve she managed to recover and compete at the 2010 Winter Olympics, competing in 3 events.

Judging by a recent photo shoot with Muscle and Fitness, Allison Baver brings a whole new meaning to the term ‘figure skating’!


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Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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