Caitlin Reid is a unique health professional with qualifications as an accredited nutritionist, accredited exercise physiologist and yoga teacher. She is known for her practical approach to nutrition and fitness, and her passion for making wellness part of everyday life.
Caitlin completed her double degree at Deakin University in 2006 before moving to Sydney where she combined her passion for health and wellbeing with her love for writing. Her health, nutrition, fitness, yoga and wellbeing articles have featured in Women’s Fitness, CLEO, Dolly, Healthy Food Guide, Shape, Good Health, Yoga Journal, as well as online at Ninemsn, AIA Australia, BUPA and Kellogg. Caitlin has also written copy for IMP, Open Colleges and The Australian College of Physical Activity, and her first book Health and the City was published in 2009.
Caitlin’s love for spreading the health message doesn’t stop at written content – she has also discussed nutrition and fitness topics on various television programs including Kerri-Anne, TNT, A Current Affair, Today Tonight and Swish TV. Caitlin has also featured on numerous Australia radio stations including ABC, 2GB, 2UE, Pulse FM and Triple ‘s Hack. Today, Caitlin regularly provides expert comment on all things health, fitness and nutrition to various media outlets and works with a number of wellness companies in product development, research and communication.
Caitlin completed her level 1 and 2 yoga teacher training at Byron Yoga Centre and 2012 opened her own nutrition, fitness and yoga studio. Today, Caitlin still trains and teaches yoga to individuals and small groups.
Since 2009, Caitlin has been the club dietitian for the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Currently, Caitlin also consults to the Haverick Meats and Papaya Australia, and is the editor of the digital wellness publication, Health and the City, which is dedicated to inspiring, energising and empowering the reader to think about their wellbeing irrespective of how busy they are.
As a mother to Jack and with another one on the way, Caitlin knows first hand how hectic life can be, but walks her talk. She practises yoga daily, loves to run with her cocker spaniel Charlie, hits the gym to maintain her strength and loves cooking with her husband Michael using fresh, whole ingredients. But most of all, Caitlin believes in balance and listening to your body, which is why she will take time out when she needs it and will always say “yes” to dark chocolate.