Our staff at Barrow-in-Furness

Neil Matthews

Personal Trainer - Rehab Specialist

How can I help you improve your health?

I’m a Level 4 Exercise Referral qualified Personal Trainer with life experience who knows what its like to start/resume the health journey in middle age. I am here to help you fulfil your potential wherever you are.

You’ll enjoy your training, be consistent and get the results you want.

What my Clients say:

“Neil is just the best Personal Trainer. He’s been there and done it, and he translates this knowledge easily”

“I’m loving the new me…I’ve lost lots of inches and built muscle/strength and endurance”

Ben Phizacklea

Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

  • Perfect sports performance to improve both physically and mentally
  • Improve exercise technique to reduce injury and get the best results
  • Use a different range of exercise methods/techniques to achieve your goals
  • Provide education on how to improve your everyday exercise habits as well as nutrition tips to help overall fitness

What my Clients say:

“Ben has helped me a lot with regaining my confidence in the gym as well as helping me with my upper body strength and cardio. I have been with Ben for a month now and I can already see and feel a massive difference from when I first started my fitness journey. If you are looking for a personal trainer Ben will help you achieve your goals.”

Andy Taylor

Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

  • No matter where you are starting from, I can help you become fitter, stronger, healthier and more mobile. 
  • Deliver carefully planned and well-thought-out training sessions that are fun and keep you motivated. 
  • Bring a Holistic approach to training promoting health and longevity to ensure you get results that last. 
  • Provide advice and information about nutrition and lifestyle to help you on your journey.

My qualifications

  • YMCA level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training
  • BSc Sport and Exercise Science

What my Clients say:

“I have now been on my course for several weeks and I can honestly say I am feeling a great deal better about my health prospects than I have for some time. I have found in Andy a trainer who listens intently and adjusts his programme to my exact requirements continuously.” 

   “7 weeks on and I’m starting to feel amazing. This is mainly down to Andy. From the moment I walked in the gym, he listened to me and what my goals were. Andy has been extremely supportive and I wouldn’t do it if it wasn’t for him pushing me. Anyone who is thinking of taking up personal training I couldn’t recommend him enough."

Ethan Woods

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

  • To support and motivate you to achieve your goals and ambitions 
  • Regularly monitoring progress in all areas of lifestyle
  • Adapting and adjusting each session or programme to meet your current goals and capabilities

Why choose me to help you?

I know the feeling of being exhausted all the time when you are training hard towards your goals, however, I also understand the importance of getting the best from your workouts even when your mind refuses too. To conclude why you should train with me, I aim to build your mental and physical strength and improve your health and fitness overall as well as motivate you to push yourself to see the results of your efforts

About Personal Training

Whatever your fitness level or goals, personal training can help you to become fitter, healthier and reach your personal targets.

A personal focus on you

Sometimes we all need that extra encouragement, support, advice and motivation, whether you've just started out on your fitness journey or you’re aiming to run a marathon.

Building a great working relationship with Nuffield Health fitness staff can be a fun and very rewarding experience. They are there to educate and ensure you remain focused on your fitness goals.

Our dedicated and experienced personal trainers will help you:

  • Set realistic but challenging health goals
  • Track your progress
  • Improve flexibility with assisted stretching
  • Increase your energy levels

Nuffield Health offers a range of fitness experts in our gyms

Wellbeing Personal Trainers

Our Wellbeing Personal Trainers attend our clinically-led training course before they are accredited and are able to clearly assess your overall health and wellbeing. Wellbeing Personal Trainers are located in all our centres and are on hand to help you today, so please utilise their knowledge and skill. Contact your nearest centre to book your Health MOT and see how our Wellbeing Personal Trainers can help you reach your health goals.

Nuffield Health’s Wellbeing Personal Trainers:

  • Carry out our unique 12-point Health MOT, (within our Wellbeing Gyms)
  • Are able to advise on how to improve your health score
  • Are clinically accredited professionals and experts in health and wellbeing
  • Help you reach your individual health goals

Personal Trainers

Our personal trainers will use their expertise to design a fitness and lifestyle programme to suit your goals, helping you become fitter at a healthy rate. All our personal trainers are highly qualified, which ensures that their personal training is effective and right for you. Take a free personal training taster session to see how our personal trainers can help you reach your fitness goals faster.

Our personal trainers are:

  • Qualified professionals
  • Experts in motivation
  • Trained to a high level
  • Approachable, knowledgeable and supportive