10 years of experience

About Melanie Ryding

Until 2005, I was very unfit, very overweight, and didn't do much exercise.

I did my first triathlon in 2007, then with the help of a coach, managed to earn a spot on the GB team for the 2009 World Triathlon Championships in Australia. I then represented Great Britain at European and World level for five consecutive years until injury forced me to retire in 2013.

During my racing career I spent 5 years on the GB team at European and World level, am a 2 x gold and 5 x silver medallist at NZ Master Games and was the 2013 South Island novice single sculls rowing champion.

I now own and run Ryding2Health Ltd, a fitness studio based in Invercargill, NZ that offers 1:1 and group personal training, group fitness and sports, therapeutic and relaxation massage on site. I have a team of four staff on site with a wide range of skills and backgrounds to ensure we can help you reach your goal, whatever it is.


  • REPS registered personal trainer
  • Triathlon coach
  • Swim teacher
  • Track cycling coach
  • NLP practitioner and coach
  • Hypnotherapist
  • Sports nutrition advisor
  • Massage therapist

You can also book Melanie for in person 1:1 personal training and sports / relaxation massage. Visit our website for more details.

We have weekly and up front payment options to suit everyones pocket. Don't see a package that suits you? Then contact us and we can tailor one to suit your specific needs! 

Don'f forget to find us on Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, Twitter and instagram as well! 

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