Russell is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Accredited Sports Dietitian with more than 8 years experience. Russell completed a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics at Flinders University, South Australia in 2009 and has worked in a number of diverse fields of nutrition including acute hospital, aged care, corporate nutrition and private practice. Russell completed a course in Sports Nutrition through the AIS in Canberra and his experience in sports nutrition include assistant to the dietitian at AFL club (North Melbourne Football Club) and primary dietitian at VFL club (Coburg Lions).
Russell is a member of many professional associations including the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), Sports Dietitians Australia (SDA), Diabetes Victoria and Coeliac Australia allowing proficiency in many different fields of nutrition. He has also recently completed a post graduate qualification in Diabetes Education and Health Care through Mayfield Education to further enhance his skills in the area of diabetes management.
Russell’s motto is “anybody can achieve significant change and maintain a healthy lifestyle through attainable goals which have been adapted to their individual lifestyle”.