Meet The Team

Maximise Movement was established in 2017, in Hervey Bay, Queensland by Ben Andrews. We have a qualified team of Exercise Physiologists (AEP’s) with a passion for health and fitness. Meet our wonderful team of allied healthcare professionals.

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Ben Andrews

Ben is the founder of Maximise Movement. In 2015 he graduated from the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane with Honours. Since qualifying as an AEP Ben had the opportunity to work in the Mental Health sector developing and leading the Exercise Physiology program in a Hospital setting as well as working in a variety of private Wellness Centres. Ben has a passion for providing services to the local community and connecting with clients on a more personal level. This personal approach is what all the team at Maximise Movement strive for.

Qualifications:

  • Accredited Exercise Physiologist (Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Science, Bachelor of Exercise & Movement Science (AEP AES ESSAM).
  • Graduated with Honours from the Queensland University of Technology in 2015.

Nick Lumley

Nick graduated from Queensland University of Technology in 2020 with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology.

Nick enjoys the variety of caseloads that being an Exercise Physiologist allows, with a passion for providing services to the community and engaging with people of all ages to assist in helping each person reach their goals in an individualised manner.

Even before completing the degree, I believed individual-specific physical activity plays a vital role in staying healthy and contributing to a greater quality of life, and I look forward to implementing this to find what physical activity is out there to help each person.

Nick enjoys Volleyball and Touch Football, but his eyes are set for long distance running, riding and hiking, with hopes to complete another marathon in future.

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Jake Hodges

Jake graduated from a bachelor’s degree in Health Science (Exercise) at the Australian College of Physical Education in 2018 and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Charles Sturt University in 2020. Prior to undertaking his current journey as an accredited exercise physiologist, Jake operated as a personal trainer since 2014 and also an ASCA certified strength and conditioning coach.

Even before undertaking his education to become an Exercise Physiologist, Jake has always held the “exercise is medicine” philosophy and has always held a passion for helping people achieve their goals through exercise.

Our team of allied healthcare professionals are experts in Chronic Pain Management, Heart Disease Management, Multiple Sclerosis & Mental Health. To learn more about how our expert exercise physiologists can help you, visit  Our Services page.