Danielle Fryer’s trio passions are mindfulness, fitness and nutrition. Her vocations are neurobiomechanical 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 share what I know about movement and food science with compassion, understanding and fun!
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 and lifestyle specific testing sessions that engage both neurological and physical mechanics. She designs and implements safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provide guidance regarding nutrition, quality rehabilitation, 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 training, and yoga.
Additionally, Danielle is the strength and conditioning coach and sports dietitian for Zee’s gymnastics, a USA gymnastics federation competitive team. She serves as a community educator at 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. Danielle enjoys strength training and yoga, most days of the week. Her favorite cardio workouts include: dog walks, road cycling, hiking, kayaking, SUP, and roller skating. Her hobbies include seeking fun experiences, continuing education, painting, journaling, singing, playing guitar, camping and thrift store shopping. Danielle is publishing a food and body image liberation book in April 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