Real Rehab was founded by Leah Dunthorne with the aim of using her wealth of experience with elite and Olympic athletes to help people from of all ages and abilities to move better, feel stronger, train smarter and keep doing the sport or activity that they love.
Leah is a UKSCA accredited Strength & Conditioning coach and BASRaT accredited Sports Rehabilitator. She graduated from Loughborough University with a first class BSc and MSc in Sports Science and recently completed her MSc in Sports Injury Rehabilitation at Middlesex University. Her work has taken her from Welsh Institute of Sport, to Premiership Rugby with Saracens RFC, to Sports Rehabilitation at Pure Sports Medicine, to Strength and Conditioning coach at the English Institute of Sport and Director of Real Rehab.
As an athlete Leah has played football at an international level. As a coach, Leah has spent over 15 years working with numerous teams and squads (listed right), supporting athletes through two full Olympic cycles and to numerous Olympic, Paralympic, Commonwealth & World Championship medals. Leah was part of the support team behind the gold medal winning GB women's hockey team success at Rio 2016 and currently works with several team GB track & field athletes and within the Team GB BOA Intensive Rehab Unit in Bisham Abbey.
When Leah is not coaching you can often find her swimming through lakes, cycling up mountains, climbing up multi-coloured walls, drinking posh coffee and occasionally surfing Welsh waves.
Watch Leah being interviewed as part of a series on 'inspiring people' here.