Daniel van der Poel
BSc.Kin./Certified personal trainer
Daniel van der Poel is a recent graduate earning a BSc. in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University. Throughout his degree, he has gained a detailed understanding of the science of human movement including; functional anatomy, physiology. He specialized in the area of prescription methodologies and knowledge of North American training guidelines by taking multiple fitness assessment and advanced program design classes.
Several volunteer placements in the field of health and fitness; including placements as an athletic trainer, physiotherapist assistant, exercise leader, as well as volunteer placements in the area of health and fitness have helped him gain a thorough understanding of the importance of proper and consistent strength training.
Daniel grew up in Germany until he was 17 years old, before his family decided to open their own pastry business in Nova Scotia. Growing up he loved playing sports such as soccer and track and field. Daniel is an active guy dedicating much of his free time to his health and fitness.
He believes that strength training is not just a way to stay on optimal physical shape, but also builds a great base to improve the quality of life, tackle issues that prevent healthy aging and prepare for daily challenges. His philosophy is that nothing in this life comes easy, but when you put in hard work, sweat and tears into something, and you see results- that feeling is priceless, and he wants to help you achieve it!