About Leading Edge
As owner and operator of Leading Edge, Claire Garrard first found her love for health and fitness when she was a young girl, always the sporty person in and outside of school.
Growing up in the UK Claire began her career of health and fitness in her local leisure centre; fitness instructing and personal training, teaching group exercise and leading young children's activities.
In 2009 Claire moved to Australia to further her career in Personal Training. She studied at the Australian College of Sport and Fitness where she expanded her knowledge and passion for the industry.
Claire has succesfully worked out of Anytime Fitness as a personal trainer/group exercise instructor as well as managing the gym.
Claire also started running succesful outdoor bootcamp courses that quickly gained popularity on the Central Coast. In 2012 Claire's Bootcamp team successfully completed the outdoor challenge called 'The Valley Stampede'. "A muddy and challenging course gave my bootcampers something specific to train for. It helped everyone bond as a team and helped push those boundaries".
In 2013 Claire succesfully ran a half marathon in the UK, "I never used to be a lover of running, so I decided to run everyday until I began to enjoy it. I would sign myself up for 10km runs so i wouldn't have a choice. Now I'm not sure what I'd do if i stopped!"
With marriage and a baby added to her lifestyle, Claire has successfully designed a postnatal exercise program for mums wanting to be re-introduced to exercise after having a baby.