Despite his injury, Rob continued to work on his athletic performance, rebuilding his knee and leg to ski and snowboard recreationally. Rob’s many years as a professional athlete and recovery from injury has equipped him with in-depth knowledge of sports, fitness training, nutrition, movement, and recovery therapy.
In 2016, at the age of 46, Rob’s right knee finally gave in and had to be replaced with a full titanium prosthesis. At this time, Rob discovered the Keto Lifestyle, to which he adjusted his path immediately. He began to study the subject intensively and completed the Primal Health Coach Institute’s course in record time.
Rob began to experiment on his body to see what exercises would work best using his body as his gym. He began to experiment with food, started to source food locally and organically, and cook for himself instead of eating out. The results were dramatic; within three months, Rob lost 40lbs of excess body weight, rebuilt lean muscle, and became an overall healthy person full of energy and positivity.
Between 1990 and 2014, Rob founded and developed several sporting goods, retail, and lifestyle brand companies in Austria, France, Spain, and the U.K. One of his biggest success stories was Europe’s first Skateboard brand, Créme Skateboards & Creme International. Rob grew Creme from scratch to Europe’s only successful skateboard brand, competing against the famous U.S. skateboard companies. The collections grew into full clothing ranges for men, women, kids, a sneaker range, and 3 flagship shops in Barcelona, Valencia, and Innsbruck, Austria.
During 2017 and 2019, Rob traveled to Bali, Indonesia, to experiment with food, exercise, and movement routine. Rob carefully developed his unique approach and methodology to Fitness, Keto-Food, and Lifestyle under the branded “A Primal Lifestyle” Program. Rob has personally coached over 100 clients to lose excess body fat, gain lean muscle, and a more positive outlook on life using his methods.
Rounding off his knowledge, Rob studied Meditation and Muay Thai Boxing in Bali. Meditation to learn to calm, focus, and balance the mind. Muay Thai Boxing to learn the technique and discipline of this ancient sport, which aligns closely with our ancestors’ “playtime” fighting games.
Rob’s primary focus today is on his health blog www.robshealthcrunch.com, spreading the health via his writing, for the blog, social media, and in person.
In October 2020, Rob met Mark Baker again (after having met him some 30 years ago) in Europe’s skateboarding scene. Rob and Mark immediately clicked; hence Rob jumped at the opportunity to join forces with Mark and invest in his highly popular restaurant, BEACH GARDEN ORGANIC KITCHEN, Canggu, despite being in the middle of the CORONA pandemic.
As Rob understands and values the importance of real, clean and food, becoming a partner at BEACH GARDEN ORGANIC KITCHEN was logical step he had to take. This tremendous opportunity to be part of this wonderful restaurant and promote healthy food and an active, healthy lifestyle with Mark at Beach Garden, Canggu, couldn’t be missed!
“I’m incredibly excited about being part of BEACH GARDEN and Bali’s vibrant healthy food and lifestyle scene, and look forward to contributing to people’s health and happiness through our food at BEACH GARDEN.”