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Dr Adam Carey

Nutritionist and former Celebrity Fit Club Doctor

Dr Adam Carey is a doctor, nutritionist and leading commentator on all areas of sports nutrition and human performance. He qualifying from Oxford University Medical School in 1988, he went on to become an accredited specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with sub-specialist interests in endocrinology and nutrition.

Adam left the NHS in 1998 to actively develop the use of nutritional and lifestyle strategies to improve human performance and reduce the risk of disease using proactive preventative lifestyle management.

Adam was Head of Nutrition for the England Rugby Football Union from 1999 to 2006, which included their World Cup win, and performed a similar role for the England Cricket squad in 2005, prior to their success reclaiming the Ashes. He as acted as a consultant to Sir Clive Woodward and the British Olympic Association in their preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games supporting a number of sports including British Judo. He had worked with a number of Premiership and Championship football clubs including Chelsea, Southampton, Millwall and Leicester. He recently headed Nutrition and Lifestyle management for the Welsh Rugby Union in their preparation for the 2011 World cup and supported the US Ski team for 2014 Winter Olympic games.

Adam is Chairman of the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance, a trade organisation that represents sports nutrition companies across Europe focusing on advising the European Unions forthcoming sports nutrition legislation.

He is founder and CEO of Corperformance, a company that provides coached behavioural change wellness programmes to blue chip clients that by improving individual wellbeing, reduces stress and absence, improve productivity and positively impacts their bottom line. Their clients include BP, RBS, St James’s Place Partnership, Lloyds TSB, and Ineos.

In addition, Adam is a visiting Professor in Nutrition at Leeds Metropolitan University. He writes extensively for consumer magazines and has been published widely. He was the nutritional expert and co-presenter for programmes including ITV’s ‘Celebrity Fit Club’, ‘Truth about…’ series and Sky One’s ‘Change the Day You. He currently has regular columns in both Journal of Functional Sports Nutrition and Natural Products Magazine.

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