Dr. Joanna Helcké
Pregnancy and Postnatal Fitness Expert
Mother of three boys, Dr Joanna Helcké (PhD) is a leading UK expert in pregnancy and postnatal fitness who has won numerous national awards for her work in this field, including the fitness industry’s highly prestigious FitPro Award of Excellence in Fitness in 2014 and the Hero Instructor award 2016. She is the founder and director of the multi-award winning FitBumpBox brand, Zest4LifeUK and has recently launched zestEAT. Joanna is a regular contributor of expert comment to national magazines such as Mother&Baby and newspapers including the Daily Mail. She has also written material for books such as The Dos and Don’ts of Pregnancy by Louise Baty (2015) and Mother&Baby Pregnancy Milestones by Hannah Fox (2016). Joanna regularly writes researched articles for the fitness industry’s leading magazine, FitPro; is a GroupFit ambassador; public speaker at events like The Baby Show and the fitness industry’s largest annual convention - with over 100,000 visitors - Body Power. As part of the FitBumpBox brand, Joanna has self-published a number of short booklets which are part of her range of products, including The Little Book of Healthy Chocolate Recipes. She has been interviewed live on Facebook and Instagram by baby food author, Annabel Karmel, by the Press Association and for the TV show A Different kind of Woman on Sky.