What makes your class so f’cking awesome?
My classes have a big focus on strength training, combining compound lifts like squats and deadlifts with bodyweight training and cardio bursts. I’ll always push you to be your best, encouraging you to take a risk and push those numbers on the treadmill and weights up a little bit each session.
Expect garage, grime and as much old school hip hop as I’m cool enough to get away with!
What was your journey to becoming an instructor? How the hell did you get here?
I’ve always been active, growing up in a seaside town I was playing around on surfboards from about 10 years old so fitness has always been a bit part of my life. I came to London to study Medicine and discovered the group fitness scene and fell in love with it. In a moment of slight existential crisis, I decided to take a year out from my studies to build a career in fitness, to later combine with medicine to get into the field of lifestyle medicine. I’m back in medical school now, but my passion for instructing and PTing remains. I want to help everyone take charge of their own health and wellness, using tools they learn in sessions.
What’s your favourite way to keep a healthy body and a healthy mind?
Taking time to get out in nature, even better if that includes the sea! If I can’t get in the sea, a run along the canals is my favourite way to move my body and clear my head.
How does your choice of exercise fit/help your day to day life?
I’m not training for any particular reason at the moment except to move better. I want to be able to be in charge of my own bodyweight and boss as many pull-ups and push-ups as possible. I love adding mobility and single leg/arm work into my routine to shake things up and keep my body strong and healthy!
Crumpets with slatherings of Nutella.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?
If you can’t get something out of your head, there’s a reason. Take the risk and do it.