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Personal training

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‌‌Callum Knox

Callum is the Health and Fitness Manager here at Saints Sport and as part of his role is one of the Personal Trainers. Most of Callum’s clients are referrals from Occupational Health, Physiotherapists or GPs; this isn’t to say that he doesn’t train others though. Many of Callum’s current and previous clients have had an interest in building strength and becoming more functional – with a basketball background he enjoys taking an alternative approach to more conventional methods by using resistance bands, BOSU balls, KBs and so on.

Ailsa 150 x 170Ailsa Gow

Ailsa assists with the management of the Saints Fitness exercise class timetable, co-ordinating the various class instructors and trainers, she also oversees Personal Training services at the University Sport Centre. 

Ailsa is very active; her own training background created an excellent base of training methods and ideas to use with her clients. She has helped improve strength for runners, balance and co-ordination in her older clientele and flexibility/fitness with the students she works with. 

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‌Ross Whittaker

Ross is a well-known face around the Sports Centre. He first began his journey in 2013 and since has taken on clients with different exercise history and various training goals. 

He enjoys a challenge with clients such as Calisthenics, functional movements and due to his British Military background, he has assisted individuals with Fitness test related goals.

  

Vikki 170Vikki Williamson

Vikki is a approachable, motivating and encouraging when it comes to her  clients. She has been a qualified personal trainer for 5 years and holds a 1st class honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science. After hitting a tough spell in life, she discovered the gym and an inspiring Personal Trainer who helped her fall in love with the way exercise made her feel physically and mentally. Her desire from then was to inspire others to feel this way and to discover the freedom being physically fit and active can bring to other areas of life. Vikki’s clients range from 17-70 and have a variety of goals including weight loss, becoming stronger and health promotion. Vikki is a strong advocate of a holistic approach using varied programming to suit each individual.

Ali 150x170Ali Smith

Ali is a Level 3 qualified personal trainer with a passion for sport and exercise. He keeps up to date with current exercise trends and weight training methods, constantly expanding his knowledge through CPD and assisting clients, gym users and has previously coached local rugby teams. Ali now has a focus on Strength and Conditioning based techniques, leading our Women’s Basketball team through programming and analyses. You will also see him around the gym and teaching Sunday Strength with a range of clients, from staff members, community and students. He loves a challenge and enjoys seeing his clients progress in their programmes.

Kieran 150 x 170Kieran Errington

Kieran is one of the newest members of the team, previously working at the Fairmont Hotel with 2 years of personal training experience. During this time, he has gained good knowledge in working with clients of all ages with different goals.

Kieran is very passionate about exercise. Having started training over 6 years ago he is constantly challenging himself and finding new methods to reach his goals.

David H 150 x 170David Hodge

David has worked at Saints Sport for over 2 years - having ran our Sunday Strength classhe decided to take the next step into Personal Training, so that he could assist clients to reaching their goals. After playing rugby for many years, he appreciates the positive benefit of staying fit and healthy no matter the challenge. His clients vary from complete beginners who are looking to lose weight or increase their muscle mass & strength, to fitness enthusiasts looking to take on a new challenge. Training for any goal should be fun and enjoyable yet challenging. With David’s positive, hard working attitude he will motivate you to work towards your goals.