Our staff at Edinburgh

Simon Acheson

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Simon is passionate about fitness and played a variety of sports, most notably rugby, from a young age. Whether you are looking to lose weight, improve your physique or both, his positive and knowledgeable approach will undoubtedly motivate you to achieve your best. He will coach you through workouts and programmes that are varied, enjoyable and specific to your short and long-term health and fitness goals. In addition, he can help you to improve your performance and conditioning for a specific sport or event or use his specialist knowledge to improve your health and wellbeing for a variety of medical conditions.

My qualifications

  • CIMSPA Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • CIMSPA Level 3 Exercise Referral

Azra Ciloglu

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

She has been there herself. Azra was stuck in a job she didn't like. No time to move and making poor lifestyle choices. So she found a gym and a personal trainer and loved what she achieved so much that she re-trained to become a PT and now she is looking to help you. She will help you understand that the weights aren't intimidating. They are inspirational. You'll get stronger and fitter faster.  

My qualifications

  • Reps Level 3 Personal Trainer

What my Clients say:

"Azra removed the fear factor I had about lifting weights. I thought I would be surrounded by big strong guys or that I would get heavier if I lifted too much. Nonsense! I've actually lost weight and improved my shape".

Erin Cunningham

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Erin approaches her training in a holistic way, helping you not only to feel more comfortable in the gym but also help you to change your lifestyle with no quick fixes! She will help you to create realistic and achievable goals through different training techniques such as functional training and HIIT training while helping you increase your knowledge and understanding of your own exercise needs. If you are looking to improve your lifting technique or gain more confidence in lifting, she is always happy to help.

My qualifications

  • CIMSPA Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • CIMSPA Level 4 Strength & Conditioning

Katie Frew

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

A footballer in the SWPL with a real passion for health & fitness, Katie offers a personal service that is tailored to your specific needs, whether it be sporting events or general fitness- Katie will provide you with the motivation and support you require to help you achieve your goals. She will make sure you are equipped with the tools and ability to work confidently with the equipment in the gym and give you an individualised exercise programme to keep you on track!

My qualifications

  • CIMSPA Level 3 Personal Trainer

Sacha Higgins

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Sacha wants her clients to feel empowered and good about themselves and uses a holistic style  approach for training her clients.. She has a positive approach to fitness and well-being and has directed her interested towards fitness through hormonal change and well being programs for the young at heart. Sacha can create detailed holistic fitness and nutritional plans based around individual lifestyle and fitness and she is particularly caring towards gym shy clients that just need a little extra support to get going on their fitness journey!

My qualifications

  • CIMSPA Level 3 in Personal Training
  • RN Dip He Adult Nursing (Orthopaedics and Trauma specialist)
  • Nutrition for Athletic Performance
  • Advanced Pranic Healer

Mindaugas Jurevicius

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Mindi has extensive knowledge of exercise physiology, sports performance and rehabilitation. Mindi is an expert at exercise prescription, using the most up to date techniques to choose the correct exercises for his clients based on the most recent scientific evidence. Mindi concentrates on lifestyle change as a potentially powerful alternative to medication.

My qualifications

  • MSc Physiotherapy
  • MSc Clinical Exercise Science
  • BSc Sport Science ( Sports Injuries )
  • CIMSPA Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • Cancer & Rehabilitation Instructor
  • CIMSPA Kettlebell Instructor

Darren Linton

Wellingbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Darren has been a qualified personal trainer for 7 years working with a vast variety of clientele along the way. Whether you are training for a specific event such as marathons, looking to increase your overall fitness levels or even being advised by your GP to exercise then Darren is a coach worth working with! Through extensive programming that will be provided to you via an app, nutrition advice, and weekly 1-1 sessions you will be guided step by step to reach your goals.

My qualifications

  • CIMSPA level 3 personal trainer
  • GP referral coach
  • BSc Sport Science

Michael Mitchell

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Mikey comes into the fitness industry with a real passion and drive for helping his clients to improve their overall lifestyle and create good habits for life. Whether you are a complete beginner in the gym or looking to be pushed harder, Mikey will create challenging and personal 1-1 sessions, using different styles of training including functional training and strength-based work.

My qualifications

  • CIMSPA Level 3 Personal Trainer

Jed Saunders

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

A university graduate and with a background in high-level sport, Jed can help in many areas such as improved cardiovascular fitness, increased strength & increased muscle mass, as well as offering nutritional advice. Whatever your goals may be, Jed can help through specific programming including tailored 1-1 sessions, and weekly check-ins to help you remain accountable.

My qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physical activity & Health
  • CIMSPA level 3 Personal Trainer

Stuart Wright

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Stuart can help you set realistic and achievable goals in the gym while educating you to help you feel more confident. With his bubbly personality and passion for fitness, you will find yourself wishing you had started sooner. Stuart utilises many different training techniques, including 1-1 boxing training to help you on your journey to healthy and sustainable fat loss. Whether a complete beginner or looking to be pushed further, Stuart can set you on the right path.

My qualifications

  • CIMSPA Level 3 Personal Trainer

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