Watchfit – Health X Finalist


Newly launched fitness and nutrition app WatchFit has already assembled a formidably impressive team of sports scientists, fitness professionals, nutritionists, elite sports people, academics and health experts!

WatchFit’s website and app is a one-stop-shop for the best exercise and nutrition plans as well as a vast library of features and articles that expands daily on broad topics of fitness, health, nutrition and wellbeing. All material is provided by leading international experts and professionals and designed to deliver the most comprehensive, interesting, effective and accessible subject matter.

Leading TV nutritionist and best selling author Amanda Hamilton has been joined by the likes of: Joey Bull – a four times UK fitness champion, international trainer, author, DVD presenter, dancer and outdoor pursuit expert. Diane Youdale, remembered by millions as legendary TV Gladiator ‘Jet’, a fitness and dance professional, TV and radio presenter and practising psychotherapist. Dr Mark Bellamy, a Doctor of sports psychology and a human performance expert. Caroline Pearce, a former GB heptathlete and member of GB bobsled team, sports science graduate, author and regular TV presenter.

Rebecca Romero MBE, one of the most remarkable sportswomen anywhere – a world champion and Olympic silver medallist in rowing, a world champion and Olympic gold medallist in cycling. Also an Ironman World Championship competitor. Kate Staples, former record breaking GB pole vaulter and TV Gladiator ‘Zodiac’ who now runs a successful boot camp business in the UK and overseas. Rubie Planson, multiple martial arts world champion, Extreme MA performer, film and TV stuntwoman. Julia Hubbard, world champion Masters athlete, fitness champion and owner of The Engine Room Gym. Jennifer Stoute, GB sprinter, Olympic medallist and director of Stellar Athletics sports agency.  Shona Thomson, one of only 17 women worldwide to be a member of the Marathon Grand Slam Club for those who have completed marathons on all seven continents and also the North Pole.

Celebrity chef and star of Australian and USA TV Pete Evans has just announced his partnership with WatchFit. The international spokesman for healthy eating and a fit and active lifestyle has already provided a tried, tested and proven Paleo Diet Plan and will be contributing further great results based material.

Olympic gold medallist and dual sport world champion Rebecca Romero commented, “I was so impressed by everything WatchFit is doing. I love how it looks, how it works and its reach to a global audience with so much information, quality exercise programmes and diet plans. Since retiring as a full-time athlete I have been working with others, delivering talks and looking to get good healthy, positive and interesting messages to others and WatchFit is the ideal vehicle for this.”

WatchFit has even linked with leading long standing fitness magazine Ultra-FIT to publish a huge bank of archive features never before placed online.

Health X presentationGlobally renowned fitness expert Joey Bull commented, “The world of apps is pretty new to me but I was immediately struck by how much sense WatchFit makes, the obvious benefits of what it offers and its ease of use for everybody who wants to source exercises, dietary information, eating plans and general information. I’m delighted to be involved in such an exciting health and fitness project and looking forward to delivering exclusive material to it.”

WatchFit creator and CEO Parisa Louie explained, “Our philosophy is simple. We want to provide the best possible platform for great experts right across the health and fitness spectrum. A perfect place for their written material, filmed footage, guidance and plans so they can reach the widest public and professional audience. And this material will be inspirational, motivating, engaging and proven to be effective. Our Contributors benefit from their own comprehensive mini website within WatchFit detailing their biographies, products and services”.

She added, “The gamified nature, the accumulation of points and the information and experience sharing communities built into the plans also brings new levels of incentive, motivation and interaction to keep people focused on their plan and achieving great results.

“We are dedicated to sourcing and compiling the best content from top contributors and spreading it to the widest online and app user base. WatchFit is always eager to hear from qualified professionals working in all areas of health, fitness and nutrition and seeing if they can join our growing family and help in our quest to spread fitter, healthier habits and guide people to their fitness goals!”

Joining the founder Parisa Louie who has an business MBA and experienced entrepreneur gained from two previous businesses under her belt are Hercules Fisherman as CTO is an award winning technologist, Johann Hansmann as Business Partner/ Lead Investor and Guy Holland as CCO, an entrepreneur, writer and Journalist in health and fitness. They form a formidable team with experience in Tech, Bizdev, strategy, marketing and social network with innovations that could save NHS from extra £5.6bn that annually it is forced to spend on mostly preventable illnesses related to bad diet and lack of exercise in UK alone.

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Health X shortlist unveiled

Public Health England has announced the ten finalists for its inaugural PHE Health X programme, which aims to identify new ideas for improving the nation’s health.

It is fantastic news that Watchfit was selected along with other 10 shortlists as best innovative ideas in health and fitness form 138 strong entries from across Europe.

WatchFit can be found in the App Store and at

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