Michael O’Driscoll (New Coach)

This weeks blog is on Gravity Fitness new recruit Michael O’Driscoll. Well come to the Gravity family Michael.

Michael graduated from DCU with a B.A Joint Honours degree in Human Development in 2018. For his final year undergraduate thesis, he investigated the relationship between social media’s portrayal of body objectification and physical culture and it’s implications towards body image and self-esteem. Currently, he is studying a two-year postgraduate conversion course in Psychology at Trinity College Dublin. In the near future, he intends to obtain a masters/doctoral qualification in Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology and or Counselling Psychology.

Michael received an EQF (Level 3 & 4) qualification in Gym Instruction and Personal Training from Elite Fitness & Performance Academy and began working in the fitness industry in 2018.

Michael has played Gaelic games competitively from a young age and currently plays senior hurling for St. Vincent’s GAA Club.

Using his knowledge of psychological concepts within health and behaviour change theoretical frameworks combined with personal training, Michael is skilled in assisting clients in becoming highly motivated to develop a body which is strong and agile and sense of self which is confident.