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Karen Parnell

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Karen Parnell


Karen is a keen triathlete with experience of having competed in events in the US, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Spain and the UK.

Karen Parnell is British Triathlon Federation (BTF) Level 3 High Performing Coach and Tutor and ASA Open Water Swimming Coach. She is also a qualified NASM Personal Trainer, Nivel 3 Técnicos Federados FATRI España and IRONMAN® Certified Coach as well as being a Stryd running with power coach. Karen is based near Malaga in Southern Spain where she runs ChiliTri coaching and camps


Karen says: "My passion is to motivate, guide and coach people to achieve their own health and fitness goals."

As a coach, Karen has worked with Team GB athletes over the last five years and helped them meet their personal aspirations. Karen adds; "I help people to meet their goals via personalized training programmes, nutritional advise, Personal Training sessions, encouragement and motivation."

Karen's Qualifications include:
- MBA from Aston Business School and BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering
- Personal Trainer
- British Triathlon Federation Tutor/Coach Educator
- British Triathlon Federation Coach & UK Athletics Coach
- IRONMAN® Certified Coach
- Sports Psychology
- Sports Nutrition
- Fitness Instructor
- UK Athletics Run Coach
- Kettlebell and Spin Bike Instructor
- Aquacise Instructor
- Pilates Instructor
- Kinesiology Tape Practitioner
- MetaFit HIIT Instructor
- PiYo Instructor
- Qualified First Aider

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