Coventry health and well-being expert and TV /radio presenter, Dal Dhaliwal has been appointed as the new Sporting Equals Special Advisor on Physical Activity.
Dal is a health and well-being expert, educator and TV /radio presenter. She was one of the first Asian women to launch a fitness studio in the UK and has been working in the wellness industry since 1998. Her popular coaching plans have helped people globally to get in better shape, to feel good, gain confidence, build their self-esteem and to become the best version of themselves.
Speaking on her new role, Dal said:
“I’m excited to be a part of the Sporting Equals team. My extensive career spans over 20 years in the Health and Wellness industry. As one of the very first Asian female gym owners and health and fitness experts in the UK, I understand what cultural barriers Asian women and girls have to encounter. I am passionate and committed in motivating and inspiring more people, in particular South Asian women and girls to get involved in physical activity and Sport – and lead more healthy and active lifestyles. Being part of the Sporting Equals team will give me a platform to actively promote equality, inclusion and ethnic diversity in physical activity and sport.”
Sporting Equals exists to actively promote greater involvement in sport and physical activity by disadvantaged communities – particularly the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) population. They are a national partner of Sport England.
Arun Kang, CEO of Sporting Equals said: “Really pleased to have Dal on board to advise my team in physical activity nationally. Many ethnic minority groups have high risk of Diabetes type 2, hypertension and coronary heard diseases. Exercise can help reduce the risk and with Dal’s expertise and presentation skills we will persuade more people to get fit. Health is wealth!”