Author / Writer


RosemaryM 129Rosemary Marchese

Rose is the author of the recently published ‘The Fit Busy Mum: Seven habits for success’ and is Founder of – a website for busy mums who are FBM-Coverlooking for ways to be inspired to lead a fit life while achieving amazing life goals.

Rose, with her physiotherapy degree, has worked in the fitness industry for over 20 years and has experience as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor and course developer. She is a highly sought after course writer and consultant and is currently the Subject Matter Expert for the Australian Institute of Fitness. She is the author of Australia’s leading textbook for the fitness industry, which is now in 3rd edition – The Essential Guide to Fitness. Her other textbook ‘The Specialised Exercise 3rd editionTrainer’ won an educational award in 2013.

Rose was recently on the team that revamped the Pregnancy and Exercise Position Statement for Sports Medicine Australia and was the selected consultant to lead the update to the Australian fitness standards that were in endorsed in 2015.

Rose is a highly sought after presenter in Australia and overseas. To book Rose to speak at your next event email



“Mothers are inundated with information on how to regain or attain fitness, strength and health. Rosemary’s advice is effective, safe and based on facts, not fads. This book allows all mothers access to incredibly professional guidance, from a highly respected fitness expert.” Annalies Corse, BMedSc, BHSc Naturopath, Lecturer, Australian College of Natural Therapies, Mum

Annalies Corse, BMedSc, BHSc Naturopath

“Rosemary Marchese is a leading fitness expert who walks her talk and sets a great example for women balancing work, kids and their own health.  This book is a must have.”   Guy Leech Former Australian Ironman surf lifesaving champion. He won seven Uncle Toby’s Super Series races and twice won The Coolangatta Gold.  

Guy Leech – Former Australian Ironman Surf Lifesaving Champion

“Rosemary Marchese is a highly respected and professional leader in the fitness industry.  Her publications have been the backbone of fitness education at the highest level.  I commend Rose on her latest publication and commitment to helping women ‘have it all’.” Paul Timms CEO, National Coaching Institute  

Paul Timms – CEO, National Coaching Institute

“Rose, a health and fitness professional with 20 years experience and also a busy working mother of three, offers simple quick and easy to implement solutions/ideas that make staying healthy/fit fit seamlessly into her day. As a business owner, new mum/expectant mum, and woman who knows her health and fitness is crucial to keeping on top of her responsibilities, the release of Rose’s book couldn’t have better timing for me! “ Shivaun Conn Dietitian, director of Discovery Heath coaching, board member of ASLM, Expectant mother

Shivaun Conn – Dietitian, director of Discovery Health Coaching