Danielle Fryer is a fitness, nutrition and mindfulness expert; author, speaker and seminar leader in the health and wellness industry. Danielle’s body image struggle was her greatest secret until she realized that her personal journey of healing was also her calling to help heal others. She walks the walk as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Sports Specialist in Dietetics, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer, Yoga Teacher and Author of The Mindful Clean Plate © 2006-2017.
With clear and direct passion, Danielle is called to empower healthy lifestyles through coaching: Self awareness-behavior change, self respect-body image, food education, inspiring movement-exercise, and mindfulness practices.
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
- Team Go Trek- competitive cycling team 2017
Since 2001, Danielle has served in full time health & wellness leadership roles in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Clinton New Jersey, Sedona, Arizona, and Birmingham, Alabama area. Today, Danielle’s resides in is Northeast Alabama. She is the first outpatient, private practice, dietitian in Etowah County. She offers private council and community events such as, HIKOGA® at Noccalula Falls, and Smart Cart Grocery Tours at Publix®. Moreover, Danielle travels frequently to lead nationwide retreats and other professional events. Danielle is a writer and 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 and other “Doggone Healthy” events. Danielle is currently writing her second book and has a goal to publish in 2017. 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!”