Danielle Fryer’s trio passions are mindfulness, fitness and nutrition. Her vocations are physical training and food science! Danielle’s purpose is to coach individuals that desire mental and physical well-being. She walks the walk as a qualified healthcare professional, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed Dietitian & Certified Sports Specialist in Dietetics. Combining her dietetic profession with her national credentials as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer and Yoga teacher, sets her apart!
To have FUN sharing with others what I know about food and movement!
A University of Alabama graduate, Danielle’s top notch sports nutrition and strength & conditioning credentials qualify her to work with a range of individuals from the untrained body to the professional and collegiate athlete and sports teams. There are UNDER 900 certified sports specialists in dietetics CSSD® in the USA, and only five in the state of Alabama. Additionally, Danielle is a certified strength and conditioning specialist CSCS®; a professional who applies scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. She conducts sport-specific testing sessions, designs and implements safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provide guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention. Recognizing that this area of expertise is separate and distinct!
- USA gymnastics 1980-1995
- Bodybuilding 1996-present
- Fitness America Competitor 1999-2004
- Triathlons 2005
- Cycling Tours 2006-2010
- Women’s Flat Track Pro Roller Derby 2010-2013
- GOTrek cycling team 2017-2018
Since 2001, Danielle has served in her field as an entrepreneur and visionary. Her free spirit and passion for holistic healthcare, landed her leadership roles across the nation. Career highlights include: Outpatient Nutrition Clinic (2001-2003), Pittsburgh, PA. Founder of Metamorphosis Fitness & Nutrition Studio (2004-2014), New Jersey. Corporate Wellness Director of Foster Wheeler (2006-2014), New Jersey. Fitness & Wellness Director of Enchantment Resort (2014-2016), Sedona, AZ. Danielle returned to Northeast Alabama in June 2016 to be near family. In her community, she is the first in Etowah County to offer outpatient medical & sports nutrition therapy. Her office/studio, located in Gadsden, Alabama, offers medical, preventative lifestyle, sports nutrition therapy, one on one personal strength training, yoga and mat Pilates.
Additionally, Danielle facilitates community events such as, Sports Nutrition Seminars, HIKOGA®, and Smart Cart Grocery Tours at Rainbow City, Al Publix®. Moreover, Danielle travels several times a year to lead nationwide fitness & nutrition retreats and other professional events. Danielle is featured monthly in The Gadsden Times and Anniston/Gadsden Christian Family Magazine.
Today, Danielle lives in Rainbow City, Alabama with her husband, Shane and her giant poodle, Sadie Pearl. (SP is a volunteer pet therapy dog for Alacare hospice). Danielle enjoys strength training and yoga, 3 to 4 days a week. Her favorite cardio workouts include: dog walking, road cycling, hiking, kayaking, SUP, and roller skating. Her hobbies include seeking fun experiences, painting, journaling, singing, playing guitar, camping and thrift store shopping. Danielle is currently writing a healthy lifestyle book and has a goal to publish it in early 2018. Stay tuned for that!
“Danielle has the ability to take an idea and turn it into an event that literally changes people’s lives. She moved here to Alabama and rebooted her business to fit the needs of the community we live in. It was more than likely done with never ending energy and a smile. She has a warm, open, and gracious spirit. Her classes are varied from HIKOGA at Noccalula Falls to Smart Cart Grocery Tours at PUBLIX. She gets everyone, even their pets, involved in a healthy sustainable and active lifestyle. Her teachings take place all over Etowah County, Alabama and beyond. She has a large online presence that showcases both the beautiful area that we live in and how we can benefit from mindfulness. Danielle’s social media brims with gorgeous photos of our community. She is both encouraging and empowering. It seems she never rests when it comes to reinventing exciting ways to compliment her craft. Her community focus benefits others as they learn how to maintain a healthy, fit way of life. We are so blessed to count her among us!”
~Sheree Meuller, Rainbow City, Al