About Chris

Originally from Scotland, Chris Gallagher is a Strength and Conditioning coach working with the Chinese Swimming Association. Previously he worked as the S&C coach at the Hong Kong Institute of Sport working with rowing, rugby 7s and athletics.

Christ started off his career working with a variety of sports teams and national bodies in the UK, including the Scottish Rugby Union, London Wasps and Falkirk Football Club. Chris graduated from the University of Glasgow with a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiology and Sports Science in 2007 and the University of Edinburgh in 2008 with an MSc in Strength and Conditioning. Chris is recognized as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Chris regularly contributes to other websites and periodicals, including Simplifaster. An archive of his SimpliFaster articles can be found here. You can also follow him on Twitter at @Coach_ChrisG.