About Us

About EQ Strength & Conditioning

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Sports Strength & Conditioning – attained a 1.1 (First Class Honour)
  • B.Sc. Degree in Sports Strength & Conditioning – attained a Distinction
  • ITEC Certified Personal Trainer & Gym Instructor
  • Holder of a Certificate of Excellence in the field of Functional Movement Screening Certified by Dr. Liam Hennessy
  • Level 5 Qualification in Sports & Recreation
  • Qualified First Aider
  • Currently Studying Level 1 Precision Nutrition

Background

I have always had a keen interest in sports, and basically anything health and fitness related. As a youngster, I played G.A.A. (badly). In my teenage years, I decided to take up boxing.

I participated in boxing for a total of four years, along the way I managed to win three County Titles and competed in the IABA Leinster and Irish Championships.

How did EQ Strength and Conditioning Start

After I decided to step away from boxing, (following my Leaving Cert) I entered college and started lifting weights in the gym. I really began focusing on my Training & Nutrition which was always a big part of my life.

One day, I decided to set up an Instagram account and within a short space of time, I gained a substantial number of followers through posting regularly in relation to Training and Nutrition.

Long story short, while on work placement in early 2016, I started receiving multiple messages via Instagram and emails from individuals asking me to devise Nutrition Plans and Training Programmes for them. I saw an opportunity, and I ran with it.

Within a month or so www.eqstrengthandconditioning.com was up and running and I have never looked back.

Experience to date

2016-Present – I have worked with HUNDREDS of Online Clients & Personal Training clients, helping them achieve their Health & Fitness related goals.

2017-Present – Strength & Conditioning Coach @ Cistercian College Roscrea – SCT

2015-2016 – Strength & Conditioning Coach @ Cistercian College Roscrea – JCT

2016-Present – Working with a number of World, National & Provincial Champion Irish Dancers.

2016-2017 – Coached Elite Level Boxers leading up to competitions in relation to their Training & Nutrition in order to optimise their performance.

2015-2017 – Worked with a number of G.A.A teams @ Junior and Senior level with great success.

2016 – Received Best Emerging Business Award from LIT Thurles in conjunction with Bank of Ireland.

Emmet Quinlan, 24

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