About Me

Personal Training Clifton

I am a British Citizen born in New Zealand where I have worked for most of my professional life. My wife, also British and I have relocated back to UK and are about to begin our family.

I am 43 years old and have worked within the fitness industry for over 20 years. I have an up to date Website and Facebook page with all other information about my work experience and endeavors.


To help as many people as possible achieve their goals. These goals mostly include fat loss, muscle gain, athletic performance, injury rehab or simply feeling better about one’s self.


Sept 2013 – May 2015             GH Health and Fitness                                       Bristol, UK

Freelance Personal Trainer

• Maintaining a strong client base with over 20 active clients.

June 2011 –  Now             DW Sports/Hengrove Parkwood                                         Bristol, UK

Freelance Circuit Instructor/ Boxfit Instructor/Spin Instructor/Bootcamp instructor

• Maintaining 10 classes per week.

• Significant increases in class participation numbers..

June 2011 – Sept 2013              DW Sports                                         Bristol, UK

Freelance Personal Trainer/Circuit Trainer/ Boxfit Trainer

• Maintaining a strong client base with many active clients.

• Designed new cross training circuit class.

• Significant increases in class participation numbers.

Jan 2006 to Apr 2011              Les Mills                               Auckland, NZ

Team Trainer

• 12 hours of team training per week.

• Look Better Naked and freelance team training.

• Awarded Team Trainer of the year 2009.

Oct 2000 to Apr 2011              Les Mills                                Auckland, NZ

Freelance Personal Trainer

• Various training systems and techniques.

• Lecturing, exercise physiology to gym staff.

Mar 98 to Oct 99        Better Bodies by Design            London, UK

Operations Manager/Personal Trainer

• Development of administration and operations.

• Design and implication of a personal training package.

• High rate of client retention.

Sept 97 to Mar 98           Get Motivated                         London, UK

Freelance Personal Trainer

• Increased home-based personal training skills.

• 90% retention over 8 months.

• Exclusive client base covering a large London area.

July 94 to July 97         East Auckland Health and Fitness    Auckland, NZ

Gym Manager

• Supervision of all staff.

• Staff wages and gym finances.

• Improvement of client retention.


1999 to April 2015    Les Mills                                  Auckland, NZ

• BodyTrainer™ Personal Trainer

• BodyTrainer™ CORE     

• BodyTrainer™ BOX

• BodyTrainer™ REVOLUTION


• Spinning certified instructor

• New Zealand and UK level 3 reps registered

1999 to 2002           University of Auckland                        Auckland, NZ

• B.Sc. Sports and Exercise Science

1994                                   AIT                                               Auckland, NZ

• Certificate in Fitness Foundations.

• Certificate in Exercise Prescription.

• Certificate in Fitness Assessment and counseling.

• Certificate in Personal Training.

• Certificate in Basic sports massage.

• Certificate in First aid (Current).

Athlete Portfolio

ANGELA McMillan - winner of the individual title at the 2004 World Aerobic Championships, and multiple times NZ National Champion.

DAVID STEWART - former W.K.B.F NZ Super Middleweight Kickboxing NZ National Champion.

BELINDA BEAUMONT - 2002 Auckland and NZ IFFB Figure National champion.

DARREN KNIGHT - Mr. Athletic Waikato NZ 2006.

CAROLYN STEELE - 4 x Lightweight Single Sculls NZ National champion.

DYLAN RUSSELL - 2 x Golden Gloves Middleweight, 1 x Golden Gloves Light Heavyweight Champion NZ.

SANJESH SINGH - Taekwondo WTF Black belt, former NZ National Champion Bantamweight.

FRED TREER - K1 500m and 1000m NZ National Canoe Squad Member.


HELEN ROBERTSON - NZ Representative in Judo, ranked number one in NZ and the Oceania region.


I am a friendly and cheerful person with a high level of motivation and enthusiasm for all tasks that I undertake. Great communication and planning skills are reflected in my efficient manner. My ambition is to make the most of my opportunities, and develop my existing skills while learning new ones that will help me succeed in whatever I do.

My ideal career involves working in a challenging environment, using my interpersonal skills. Physical and sporting knowledge.

*Written references and client testimonials available on request.