Tom Cowan is a leading Exercise Physiologist. He has been based on Harley Street, the world-famous centre of medical excellence, for over 8 years, specialising in exercise prescription for cancer and cardiac rehabilitation.
Tom works with individuals from all over the world remotely via video call consultations and through his online programmes. He also holds regular clinics at the world-leading Harley Street clinic, The Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP).
His work has seen him become recognised as an expert by Public Health England and the Faculty for Sport and Exercise Medicine UK, who selected him to become a member of their Cancer and Exercise expert panel.
Tom has also presented research into preventing cardiovascular disease at international conferences and frequently presents on the science of Exercise and Cancer, with a recent talk given to The British Dietetic Association (BDA).
Tom also frequently contributes for several well-known health and fitness magazines, including having featured as an expert for Men's Health Magazine and makes television, podcast and radio appearances.
Tom's expertise span from working with the most complex clinical cases to elite performers, having previously been First Team Sports Scientist for Chelsea Football Club.
Tom is a registered Clinical Physiologist with The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP). He is accredited by both the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) and the Register of Exercise Professionals. Tom has a First Class Honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Loughborough University, is a Wright Foundation specialist in Cancer Rehabilitation and is BACPR qualified in Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. Tom is also proud to be an ambassador for Lululemon and Allbirds.
IN THE MEDIA
Tom’s reputation as an expert Exercise Physiologist and his success with his clients has led to television appearances and contributing for several well-known publications on behalf of The Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP) including Men's Health, BBC Focus Magazine and The Sunday Times.
MEN'S HEALTH MAGAZINE
BBC WORLD SERVICE: BBC AFRICA
THE SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
MEN'S HEALTH MAGAZINE
DAILY MIRROR, DAILY EXPRESS AND DAILY RECORD
WALK THIS WAY... WALKING IN LOCKDOWN
BBC FOCUS MAGAZINE
MEN'S HEALTH MAGAZINE
HEALTH & FITNESS MAGAZINE
THE PROS AND CONS OF WORKOUT STREAKS
As an expert in the field, Tom's exercise programmes are underpinned by an evidence-based approach, following Sport and Exercise Science principles, the latest research and guidance from clinical bodies such as the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) and the Wright Foundation for Cancer Rehabilitation. Tom's methods have led to exceptional outcomes for his clients and have featured in publications such as The Sunday Times Magazine.
Programmes are bespoke; tailored to your individual needs, including clinical diagnosis and treatment, medications, side-effects, musculoskeletal considerations, and your goals.
Tom accepts self-referrals and referrals from your medical team, with whom he can communicate with, and provide regular reports to, throughout your programme.
All exercise programmes are able to be followed remotely, via video call consultations and exercise sessions, via an online platform, or a combination of the two, allowing you to structure your programme in a way that best suits you. Being remotely delivered, programmes are accessible to, and are followed by, individuals all over the world and provide the flexibility required by those who travel frequently to be able to adhere to their programme wherever they may be.
Whichever programme format you choose, you will receive meticulously monitoring of your training sessions and exercise workload and your programme will be adapted as necessary to ensure the optimal physiological outcomes are achieved to progress you towards your physiological goals. Tom's work extends beyond the exercise sessions, with Tom on-hand to provide advice and support remotely as well as providing a holistic approach by helping to create a training and recovery schedule, providing advice and analysis on nutritional choices and monitoring physical activity levels and recovery.
Tom is recognised as an expert in Cancer and Exercise and has vast experience in working with individuals at all stages of treatment; pre-, during and post-treatment, to help to manage their side-effects and optimise their physiology, fitness levels, energy levels and immune function.
Tom is qualified to the highest level in Cardiac Rehabilitation with the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR). Tom is able to devise and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes for individuals who have suffered a major cardiovascular event e.g. heart attack or stroke, had treatment including stents, a pacemaker or bypass surgery or are living with cardiovascular disease, heart failure or arrhythmias.
HEALTH AND FITNESS OPTIMISATION
Tom is able to expertly advise individuals wishing to improve their health and fitness. This may be individuals with goals such as weight loss and body composition improvements, cardiovascular fitness and strength improvements, reducing risk factors for cardiovascular disease such as reducing blood pressure or for amateur athletes training towards a physical challenge or event.
Tom regularly contributes to articles for many well-known magazines and national newspapers as well as appearing on podcasts, television and radio shows.
He is also proudly an ambassador for Lululemon and for Allbirds.
For media or brand collaborations, please contact Tom through the button below.
ALLBIRDS RUN CLINIC SERIES
6th May 2022
Tom is hosting the Allbirds Run Clinic series at their Marylebone Store, London. Register through the link below to join the session for free.
MEN'S HEALTH MAGAZINE: MARCH 2022
TOM JOINS THE MEN'S HEALTH EXPERT PANEL
11th February 2022
Tom features in this issue of Men's Health Magazine with an article on fatigue during exercise. Tom also proudly forms part of the Men's Health expert panel.
ADVENTURE CHALLENGE SERIES
Tom has a regular column in online magazine Essential Journeys, on behalf of The Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP). Tom's Adventure Challenge series introduces readers to a new physical adventure challenge in each article, advising how to train for, and complete, it and features Tom's story of performing the challenge himself.