My passion for fitness began when I was 16 when I started martial arts. Over the years I have studied many different disciplines including Taekwondo, Karate, Kung Fu and Kickboxing and for 5 years I competed heavily in Taekwondo and full contact Kickboxing.


I then moved onto running and after completing my first marathon in 2008 (The London Marathon) I soon became hooked. The appeal of aiming for a personal best time wasn't really there. Instead I wanted to push myself in terms of distance. So I started ultra marathon running.


I have now run many ultra marathons. It doesn't just stop with running though. I have also taken part in cycling challenges, open water swims, triathlons, white collar boxing and I'm now looking towards my next new challenge.


My job enables me to meet and train some amazing people including the Leicester Tigers. I do Sports massage and am the fitness coach for Hinckley Football Club (Hinckley AFC). But of all the things I do training my clients to reach their own personal goals is the most rewarding.

Qualifications

Level 3 Certificate in personal training

   Exercise and fitness knowledge

   Advanced cardiovascular training

   Advanced resistance training

   Nutrition and weight management

   Training environments and advanced programming


Level 3 Sports massage therapy.

   Anatomy and physiology for sports massage

   Applying sports massage techniques

   Assessing clients and treatment planning

   Assisting soft tissue repair

   Professional practice in sports massage

   providing post treatment care

   Anatomy and physiology for exercise

   Principles of exercise, fitness and health


Level 2 Gym Instructor

   Anatomy and physiology

   Kinesiology

   Programming Principles

   Gym Equipment

   Core and functional training

   Promotion of physical activity


I am currently studying a diploma in weight loss management.


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