Personal Training Tutors
I have been in the health and fitness industry for over 20 years, during this time serving 12 years in the Army Physical Training Corps and gaining my BSc Hons in Sports & Exercise Science.
On Leaving the Army I furthered my education in DNA & Genetic testing for Body composition, Sports performance & Nutrition, Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation, Olympic Weight Lifting and Strength & Conditioning Coaching.
I have been working with The Training Room since 2010 and I have enjoyed passing on my knowledge and industry experience to all my students, and giving them the best start in their careers.
During my service with the company I have been extremely honoured to have been voted Tutor of the Year on many occasions and became a finalist for the UK’s most Inspirational Fitness Professional.
My main fitness hobby is Natural Bodybuilding and competing in Natural Bodybuilding shows. As an educational hobby I enjoy reading/researching and delivering seminars and talks on training, nutrition and hormone optimisation for body composition.
I’ve always been passionate about Health & Fitness and knew early on it was the career I wanted to pursue. I specialised in Physical Education and Business for my A-Levels, before getting my degree in Sports Therapy from Coventry University. Whilst studying for my degree, I was given various placements in a clinic and semi-professional rugby clubs. I worked hard and enjoyed sport specific rehabilitation within the sports club, so was delighted to be offered a job when I gained my degree.
I pursued a Sports Physiotherapy route for a club and worked to improve my skills by taking up a qualification in Personal Training. I became self-employed before working for PureGym. I took my course through The Training Room – now I’m a tutor in the Academy I studied in!
My hobbies are related to fitness so I spend a lot of time in the gym and on the football pitch! I help to run my local football club which is made up of around 150 children from 6 different teams – this keeps me quite busy! I also love to travel and learn from other cultures.
I’ve been interested in movement, health & fitness for as long as I can remember! My background is in dance, and I gained my initial dance training & further qualifications at the Royal Academy of Dance & the University of Durham. For many years I taught dance from beginner through to professional level, and also specialised in teacher training, teaching & assessing dance teachers for many years. I also taught Pilates to my dance students, & this became my “stepping stone” into re-training as a Personal Trainer. Nowadays in my own PT business I like to coach quite holistically, looking at both physical and mental health, & coaching my clients in exercise, nutrition & stress management. Tutoring with the Training Room has brought me full circle, as I’ve been able to bring together my twin passions of ‘teacher training’ and health & fitness, and help shape the PTs of the future…& I absolutely love it!
Between working with The Training Room and running around after my 2 boys I don’t have a lot of energy for much else! However when I can fit something in around that & my training I love theatre & travel, and I love spending time with friends.
I’ve worked in the fitness industry for the past 14 years. I started work as a cleaner/lifeguard when I was 16 for a local health club and worked my way up through the years. My career path included such roles as Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Fitness Manager, Duty Manager, Operations Manager and Assistant General Manager.
I have now been working for The Training Room for the past 2 years, and it’s honestly the best job I have ever done! I love every minute of going to work because I get the chance to meet and help so many people on their fitness journey, by passing on the knowledge and experience which I have picked up over the years.
A bit dull, but training is my life. I eat, sleep and breathe training. If I’m not at work or eating I’m usually in the gym training!
Although I am not actively working as a PT anymore, I still coach and prep a couple of competitive bodybuilders in my spare time.
I have been lucky enough to work in the Health & Fitness industry for over 20 years. During this time, I’ve worked in the UK and abroad. My background is as a professional dancer – I graduated from the Northern Ballet in Manchester and have always had a passion for fitness. During my years as a ballet dancer, I developed an interest in fitness and personal training – this made me decide to become a Personal Trainer.
I have worked with The Training Room since 2009 and I have enjoyed passing on my knowledge and industry experience to my students. Before working in e-learning, I spent 6 years teaching full-time courses in the Liverpool Academy. I’m qualified with a BSc Hons in Sports Science, Exercise Referral and Pilates.
My free time is spent with friends and I love spending time in, and developing, my garden.
I started in the fitness industry over 20 years ago (wow that makes me feel old). In that time I spent I’ve many positions, from gym instructor, teaching classes, self-employed personal training, management, area manager etc.
I started teaching courses around 12 years ago and have been lucky to take my career to the UAE and India helping raise the qualification standards in those countries. I’ve also been privileged to write CPD workshops in my time there. If you ever get the chance to work over in the UAE, do it you’ll love it.
As well as teaching I’ve recently I’ve been concentrating on my own online coaching business, building my client base bit by bit. It’s amazing how you can still achieve amazing results without ever seeing a client in person.
Other than my love of fitness I’m so lazy when it comes to hobbies. I tend to spend my down time playing video games, watching movies and Netflix. Yep, I’m a full on nerd at heart. I’ve also recently started a course on drawing which I’ve always wanted to do.
I started with The Training Room in July 2014 and haven’t looked back since. My background has always been in Fitness and Education ranging from working in Primary & Secondary schools to a variety of football and rugby union teams. Over the last few years of working with The Training Room I have met some fantastic people and progressed in the industry more than I ever thought I would.
The main bulk of my personal training business is movement and injury rehabilitation. Getting individuals to move better to improve performance is a huge passion of mine. This can range from looking at an individual’s joint restrictions, muscle dynamics, core stability and completion of everyday tasks such as standing, walking, running squatting etc.
My main interests are rugby union both coaching and participating. I am currently Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for Halifax Vandals Rugby Union Football Club. This is the second season I have taken on the S&C role as at the end of my first season in 2015/2016 the club gained promotion.
This section always makes me feel old! I have been personal training since I left college in 2000. I went on to manage fitness facilities in exclusive country clubs. During this time, I would also personal train clients from their home and local parks.
I have been teaching Personal Training courses since 2008 and now my focus is Online Personal Training and outdoor boot camps. I enjoy training clients for sports specific performance and specialise in rugby, martial arts, tennis and golf.
I have always been in to sports, mostly martial arts which I have studied since 1989!! And rugby. I have previously owned 2 martial arts clubs and have coached a few seasons of under 11’s rugby. My current training inspiration is the NFL as some of the training drills they focus on is awesome!
Other hobbies include teaching my little girl some martial arts moves, which back fire when she starts hitting me. I also enjoy growing my own fruit and vegetables in the garden, my strawberries are delicious!