Suzanne grew up in Ireland training and competing in just about any sport she could get access to. Living on a farm meant horse riding and running through fields was a daily activity! She played her National Sport Camogie to a high level and brought this with her when she came to study Physical Education and Sport at Brighton University. Suzanne started her teaching career inspiring young women to play sport and develop a passion for healthy living. At the same time she pursued her new sport Triathlon. Suzanne used triathlon events as an excuse to travel, competing in various events including Ironman 70.3 competitions in Barcelona, Florida, Dublin and San Diego.
However severe back pain caused by scoliosis and osteoarthritis forced Suzanne to retire from the bike. Suzanne believes strength training and careful technique work is one of the best methods for rehabilitation and has used this approach to her own training. She has recently been impressed by the benefits to be derived from Crossfit particularly enjoying the gymnastics and weightlifting elements. This passion for sport, education and training has led her to pursue the innovative and dynamic adventure that is Fitology Hub: An elite Female Personal Training business empowering women to be strong and confident.
Amber grew up in London and always had a passion for sport. At a young age she qualified for the England Rounders team and travelled around the UK playing matches. She also had a passion for Martial Arts, reaching a high standard in Kung Fu and Karate. Amber went on to play football for 2 London teams, training at every opportunity and sometimes playing more than 1 game at the weekend. After tearing her right meniscus on the pitch, she had surgery and decided it was time to experiment with different sports. Amber started competing in Ironman Triathlons and took up Crossfit. Strength and conditioning through Crossfit has helped Amber become a stronger and faster runner. She is often referred to as a ‘gazelle’ by her friends and completed the London marathon in 3:30 this year. If she had her way she would be training 24/7, but she is now using her passion and skills to coach women at Fitology Hub, as well as her job as a teacher and occupational therapist.
Lemi is a STOTT trained Mat and Reformer Pilates instructor.
She did Classical Ballet for 15 years and had to stop dancing professionally due to an ankle injury.
That’s when she discovered Pilates as the best form of exercise for rehabilitation and overall strengthening. Later on she took up Crossfit and Gymnastics to expand her knowledge and understanding of Strength and Conditioning Training.
She loves training women and really understands the power fitness has to change a woman’s life, as it changed hers.
Her extremely popular Power Pilates class is more dynamic and intense than a standard Mat class. It combines Pilates mat exercises with the principles of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to stretch, strengthen and sculpt the body as well as challenge and strengthen the cardiovascular system.
Anoula grew up in south east London and is a qualified level 3 personal trainer and certified kettlebells instructor. Following a career in marketing and events she decided to pursue her passion to become a full time personal trainer. Having always loved health and fitness, she took part in many sports such as rowing, netball, running, climbing, yoga and triathlons. However, in the last two years she has found a love of powerlifting. The squat, bench press and deadlift is something she incorporates into her PT sessions and Love to Lift classes; aiming to make women more aware of benefits of strength training, not only for overall health and functionality but also for weight loss. Anoula has a keen interest in nutrition and loves to discuss and debunk the sometimes misleading information portrayed in the mainstream media, particularly towards women. As one of her clients she will take the time to understand you and your lifestyle, to ensure the right strategy is implemented to reach your unique goals.
Lizzie is a UKSCA accredited Strength & Conditioning coach and personal trainer with a variety of coaching qualifications and accreditations. Lizzie provides bespoke support to clients and has coached women throughout her career across a diverse range of individual and team sports. This strong female theme includes all age groups and abilities, from individuals completely new to exercise all the way to professional athletes.
Utilising a holistic approach that balances clients’ health and wellbeing, Lizzie ensures individuals are fully supported in their progression and able to consistently train and perform at their best. Whether you are new to exercise or just wish to increase your physical activity, her approach is to reduce fear, increase confidence, and empower clients to reach their goals by taking small manageable steps.
Lizzie can also advise on nutrition by utilising the best performance nutritionists to help clients make food choices which will improve health and performance. Holding ISAK Level 1 Anthropometric Profiling accreditation, Lizzie is able to measure body composition which include skin folds, height, weight, and various health & growth variables. She is also experienced in helping clients improve their sleep quality, achieve a healthy growth mind-set, and establish a focus on the process of building new exercise skills.
With previous experience working with female athletes through the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, coaching international football players as Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Scottish Football Association’s (SFA) national women’s teams, and other coaching roles with Scottish Hockey, the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), Hibernian LFC and Edinburgh University, Lizzie has a wealth of knowledge to apply to the achievement of clients’ goals no matter their age or ability level.
Lizzie is currently assistant coach to Martey Newman at the Lee Valley Athletics Stadium, coaching elite sprinters. Her next challenge is as a female boxing coach, based at the London Community Boxing club in Peckham, with the aim of taking female only and mixed sessions after a period of practical and shadowing experience.