Kate Brooks – Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor – specialising in Pre & Post Natal Exercise and Strength & Balance Exercise for Older Adults.
Hi I’m Kate! A friendly, sociable and an easy-going soul, that loves meeting and training new people, encouraging them to be more active and lead a healthy lifestyle.
I qualified as a level 3 Personal Trainer in 2016, after taking the decision to leave my 9am-5pm desk job behind. I’ve always worked in the sport and fitness industry, and encouraging and supporting more people to be active has always been a passion of mine. Currently, I work as a PT and group fitness instructor and have vast experience of working with clients of all ages and experience levels, each with different goals and needs. Tailoring programmes and sessions to meet their individual needs.
I was a competitive club swimmer in my younger years and trained up to 5 times a week. I was fit as a fiddle and didn’t give a second thought about the food I shovelled in my face, I ate what I liked and burnt it off no problem. I had a fitness blip/slip during college, Uni and early 20’s, like most, where socialising and alcohol/partying became my priority over exercise. I piled on weight and that was the start of years of yo-yo’ing in weight, size and shape. I had an unhealthy relationship with food and exercise, with all or nothing extremes. I tried countless fad diets and detoxes, and was never happy with my body, until I hit my 30’s! Believe me I have well and truly ridden that binging roller coaster… I am now happy with my body, respect it, want to look after it… and exercising to FEEL good is my main motivator. That’s what I try to help others see and do too…
Exercise I enjoy includes, functional and weight training, circuit and HIIT training. I’m a massive fan of training with kettlebells; an awesome piece of kit for strength and cardio combined. I also love getting out in the great outdoors, walking and heading off on coastal adventures; which is so good for the soul / mental health. I’m a big advocate of adopting a holistic approach to improving health and well-being, and regularly have reiki and other complimentary therapies, and recommend others adopt this approach too.
As a trainer, I’m friendly, encouraging and supportive. It’s my job to help you set and achieve your health and fitness goals, whatever they may be. Making changes to your lifestyle, health and fitness is a process that we will work through one milestone at a time. I’ll devise tailored, progressive exercise programmes and workouts in-line with your experience level and ability, and advise on nutrition, health and well-being. My aim is to make your workouts fun and enjoyable, to design programmes that fit in with your lifestyle however hectic it may be. I guarantee that you’ll always finish on an endorphin high, with a big smile on your face – once you’ve got your breath back! 😉
I’m qualified as an instructor in a number of disciplines, and have experience of instructing on a one-to-one basis, as well as group instruction. See qualifications listed below:
- Exercise Referral – currently studying
- Pelvic Floor Health
- Otago Strength & Balance Exercise for older adults
- Pre and Post Natal Exercise, Level 3
- Personal Trainer, Level 3
- Gym Instructor, Level 2
- Studio Cycle Instructor
- Kettlebell Instructor
- British Cycling Ride Leadership Award Level 1 – Breeze champion
- ASA Swimming Teaching, Level 2
- ASA Swimming Teaching, Level 1
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me:
Call Kate on: 07875584383
Email Kate: firstname.lastname@example.org
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