The Sports Academy Gym has two resident personal trainers, Darius McDonald and Claire Weston. The level of experience and expertise covers all PT requirements from rehabilitation medical referrals to high performance support for professional athletes.

Darius McDonald

Personal Trainer

I qualified as a fitness professional in 2008, although I have been committed to helping people improve their performance through fitness programmes, nutrition and sports massage for much longer.

The strong desire to see my clients achieve the best possible results through training and sports massage has forged long standing relationships, with repeat custom and ongoing referrals from highly satisfied customers.

Darius offers the following services:

• Personal training
• Weight management
• Well-being in the workplace
• Group training
• Injury rehabilitation
• Consultations
• Sport specific training
• School workshops.

To book a session, contact Darius directly on m: 07725 908356, or email
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Claire Weston

Personal Trainer

Claire has extensive experience in providing one-to-one and group based exercise utilising a variety of training techniques designed to meet the expectations of gym members.  This involves the following services:

  • Gym membership enquiries
  • Gym inductions
  • Bodystat – a complete body composition analysis comprising of Body Fat, Lean Body Mass, Total Body Water and optimal ranges
  • Exercise programme and dietary advice
  • Progress reviews
  • Personal training packages

As your personal trainer, Claire’s main role is to provide a comfortable, enjoyable and professional environment to help you improve your exercise regime. This will involve you working with Claire to develop a realistic approach to your goals, planning and motivation in your workouts!

To book a session, contact Claire directly on m: 07308 309673, or email
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