Authors K to M

Authors K to M

KAY, Kimberley

Kimberley has over forty years of ski experience including racing, teaching, and heli-skiing, as well as ski holiday promotion during a 20 year career in travel PR.

Kim learned to ski age five at the dry slope at Ski Rossendale, Lancashire and in Mayrhofen, Austria.

Now based in Yorkshire, Kim creates art and illustration under the brand of Inspire by Kim, further information can be found at

In late 2020 Kimberley created illustrations for Dan Egan and Eric Wilbur’s extreme skiing book, 30 Years In a White Haze.

Book: Ski A to Z


Irina Kartaly was born in Venezuela. She works as an early childhood education specialist. Kartaly became an enthusiastic pole dance performer in 2012, and she has continued her training in Italy and Egypt. Committed to professional pole dance and personal fitness training, she has her own studio, Pole Prive, where she also teaches studio management and instruction. Kartaly aims to invite all enthusiasts to perform this life-improving sport and to support challengers and instructors in the learning and training process. She lives in Monza, Italy.

Book: Pole Dance Fitness: The Complete Book


Jack Kelly is one of the most successful coaches in trampoline gymnastics and has, with his innovative thinking, led his athletes to European and World Championship success. He has pioneered many of the techniques that are used at world level today.

Book: Over & Above: Trampoline Gymnastics – Towards World Class Performance

KERBER, Stephan

Stephan Kerber is an association sports instructor in the Hamburg Football Association e.V. As a DFB (German Soccer Association) soccer teacher, he is responsible for coaching education, talent development, and for the selection process in Germany.

Books: Circle Soccer Training: 100 Games and Drills to Improve Game Competence – For All Levels


Mark Kleanthous is one of the most experienced Triathletes in the world. He has competed in more than 500 triathlons, 40 iron distance triathlons, double ultra distance iron man, and triple ultra distance.

He coaches full time swimming, cycling, running and open water swim coaching.

Book: Complete Book of Triathlon


Twitter: @ironmatemark


Lennart Krohn-Hansen is a physiotherapist and works as an international sling training course instructor. Previously, he developed the educational program for an international sling training company. Anders Berget is a physiotherapist and has worked with sling training through gyms, rehab centers and teaching personal trainers.

Book: Sling Training: Full Body Suspension Workout

LAI, William

William Lai is a university lecturer, media columnist, and referee. He has refereed in England and Australia and is a qualified referee instructor and assessor. He teaches a popular undergraduate course, “Managing Football Clubs in a Globalized World,” to management students, writes editorials as “The Rational Ref” about football incidents on and off the pitch in Hong Kong’s top English-language newspaper, and officiates in Hong Kong’s Premier League. He loves to observe, play, officiate, and comment on the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of football. He lives in Hong Kong, China.

Book: Football Dark Arts

LIMMER, Michael

Michael Limmer has been working internationally as an independent personal trainer since 2011. In doing so he often worked with women just before their Big Day and guided them to their dream figure with a special fitness program. Michael shares his tips and tricks in his first book, The Perfect Wedding Workout.

Books: The Perfect Wedding Workout

Facebook: @michael.limmer.official
Instagram: @michaellimmer

LLOYD, Michael

Michael Lloyd is based in London, UK. He is a keen fitness blogger with a passion for creating new and exciting simple food recipes.

Books: Men’s Fit Kitchen


Chris Lowery found his way to strict and effective fitness training through his father Lamar. He pursues functional training with the same enthusiasm as his father, Lamar. Chris is the expert for functional training bootcamps at Lamar’s fitness academy.

Books: Functional Fitness at Home: The Best Bodyweight and Small Equipment Exercises


Lamar Lowery was born in New York City, received sports scholarships for multiple colleges, and graduated as a mental health specialist. In the late 80s, he was transferred to a U.S. Army base in Germany and worked as Army Physical Fitness Master. After he left the army, he stayed in Germany and built his own fitness academy, Lamar Functional Fitness.

Books: Functional Fitness: The Personal Trainer’s Guide;
Functional Fitness at Home: The Best Bodyweight and Small Equipment Exercises


Scott Ludwig has been running every day since November 30, 1978. Along the way he has run close to 150,000 miles and made virtually every mistake a runner can make. Ludwig lives, runs, and writes in Senoia, Georgia, where he is able to run on scenic country roads and continue to make mistakes…and learn from them.

Books: Running Out of Gas; Running to Extremes

LUTZ, Christian

Christian Lutz is a non-medical practitioner and Pilates Bodymotion instructor, and works as a consultant for various therapeutic training institutes and various gymnastics associations. He has been practicing Pilates since 1998 and has his own Pilates studio, Pilatespeople.

Book: Pilates: Complete Training for a Supple Body


Ann MacPhail is a physical education teacher educator in the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Her teaching and research interests revolve around physical education curriculum and assessment, teacher education, and curriculum and instruction models.

Books: European Physical Education Teacher Education Practices

MAJOR, Kerri

Kerri Major is a Registered Dietitian and SENr Sports Dietitian. She is also a qualified Personal Trainer and is passionate about combining her professions to help people develop a healthy relationship with food and exercise, motivating them to live well and look after themselves. Kerri holds three jobs, working as an NHS Dietitian, a Freelance Sports Dietitian, and a Personal Trainer. She is an avid CrossFitter and keen runner who loves to cook and bake! She is based in Scotland.

Books: The Dietitian Kitchen

Instagram: the_dietitian_kitchen
Facebook: @thedietitiankitchen


Axel Maluschka is a Business Coach and author. He has been training in various Martial Arts (Ashihara Karate, Taekwondo, Jujitsu and Kickboxing) since 1996.

Books: The Secrets of Kyusho


Josep Marmol is an osteopath with over 25 years of experience in the treatment of athletes. He is an active member of a multidisciplinary health team whose involvement with swimmers at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games created new perspectives on how to apply fascial massage therapy.

Books: Anatomy & Massage


Mike McInnes is a retired pharmacist from Edinburgh, Scotland. He has a special interest in cerebral energy metabolism and its modern impairments. Mike has written The Hibernation Diet, The Honey Revolution, and The Honey Diet, all of which argue that human sleep is a high-energy enterprise with respect to the brain and its energy supply. His research into the evolution of the large and greedy human brain led to the conclusion that this is the direct result of our strange selection of upright bipedalism as a locomotive strategy, and consequently this research led to the book on Homo passiens.

Books: Man the Footballer-Homo Passiens


Prof. Dr. Daniel Memmert is the managing director of the Institute for Training Science and Computer Science at the German Sports University in Cologne. His work focuses on movement science, sports psychology, and sports informatics. He holds trainer licenses in soccer, tennis, snowboarding, and alpine skiing and is the author of textbooks on modern soccer training. In addition, he works with national and international professional clubs, the German national team, and DAX companies and has organized the first international master’s program in match analysis.

Book: The Penalty Kick

MITTAG, Martina

Martina Mittag is a qualified dance teacher, fitness trainer, and yoga teacher BDY/EYU. She has been self-employed with Yoga Werft since 2001, leading relaxation sessions for large companies, yoga prevention courses, workshops, training courses, and yoga trips ( Martina is also a consultant for the German Gymnastics Federation (DTB) and the Association for Gymnastics and Leisure (VTF) in Hamburg.

Books: Hatha Yoga: The Complete Book


Marco Montanez, also known as “the Big Toe,” is the barefoot expert. He brings the topic of feet forward and onto the big stage. As an expert in biokinematics and fascia training, he has inspired thousands and won over therapists and trainers for his Toebility concept. He currently resides in Germany.

Books: Fit Feet for Life

MORAN, Oscar

Oscar Moran is a professor of Physical Education, a national weightlifting and bodybuilding trainer, fitness sports technician, sports nutrition technician and an expert in martial arts. He has been a member of the board at the International Federation of Physical Education and has published several books and dozens of articles in specialized magazines.

Books: Muscle Excercises Encyclopedia; Stretching Exercises Encylopedia


Divo Mueller is a health practitioner and body therapist. She is known internationally as a pioneer of modern movement programs. Together with Robert Schleip, PhD, a renowned researcher of fascia, and an international team of sport scientists, she has developed the successful training program Fascial Fitness. She regularly gives lectures and workshops and is a teacher in her own studio in Munich, Germany.

Books: Train Your Fascia Tone Your Body


Since 2004, Dave Nixon has trained and coached more than 6,000 people in the fitness and health industry. More recently, he has been travelling nationally and internationally to present seminars on functional movement and performance-based mindsets to gyms and personal trainers. Dave has regularly contributed to Men’s Muscle and Health magazine. He has worked with national-level powerlifters and elite international athletes across other sports on their mindsets for performance and mental preparation to help them reach their potential and the podium. In 2012, Dave founded and still operates Functional Fitness Australia, which is a small group coaching gym based out of Canberra, Australia. His 10-minute daily podcast “Mood Prep” receives more then 6,000 downloads a month, and with his Mood Prep U program he educates PTs, athletes, and the average enthusiast around the world.

Book: Minding Yourself


NOEL, Benjamin

Benjamin Noel has a doctorate in Cognitive and Sports Game Research from the German Sports University in Cologne.

Book: The Penalty Kick