Mike has a background of competing at both Rugby and CrossFit to a National level standard. With his previous experience of working in an office environment and becoming a father in 2014, Mike can relate to the barriers that can prevent you from achieving success with the challenges of balancing work, family and training.
Mike’s training approach is both professional and friendly, with a skillset that allows him to train any age and ability from first time gym starters to athletes looking to improve their performance. His training sessions are motivational and target based, giving clients a sense of achievement after each session. Mike understands the importance of food and lifestyle management outside of the gym environment, which is essential to maximise your training sessions.
For further information on Mike and to see his client success stories check out his website www.mikemelford.co.uk
Certificate in Advanced Personal Training (Level 3 REP’s)
Olympic Weightlifting Instructor
Hatton Academy Advanced Boxing Instructor
Advanced Nutrition for Weight Management
Advanced Nutrition For Physical Performance
Nutritional Advice For Physical Activity
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
KBT Kettlebells Level 1
Studio Cycling Instructor
Functional Dumbbell Training
Functional Olympic Lifting
Gym Instruction (Level 2 REP’s)
"Never, never, never give up” Winston Churchill
I’d been doing my own thing at the gym for 9 years, albeit half heartedly and sporadically as I found it difficult to keep motivated. I signed on with Mike for some personal training in December 2010 after seeing the dramatic weight loss results my wife Joolz had achieved from working with Mike. It is no exaggeration to say that in the first 3 months I saw more physical changes in terms of strength, muscle definition and overall fitness than I had seen in the previous 9 years. I went from waist size 36” down to a “32 in no time.
My fitness, mobility and strength have seen dramatic increases over the past 6 years. Mike’s sessions and programs are tailored to my goals and these are reviewed regularly so keeping motivated is no longer a problem. In 2014 I celebrated both my 40th birthday and also being in the best shape of my life. To this day I still train with Mike and I regularly complete Men’s Health and Spartan Races.