Our staff at Merton Abbey

Nicholas Alexiou

Wellbeing Persoanl Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

By encouraging you to change the way you approach your training, I will endeavor to help you improve your fitness, movement and wellbeing. My aim will be to give you the tools to maximize your time in the gym and assist you in achieving new goals whilst making your workouts interesting, enjoyable and effective. We all have strengths and weaknesses and together we will work towards developing and improving these to optimize your training and be the best you can be.

Having always been interested in healthy living and an active lifestyle, becoming a personal trainer was an obvious choice. I have been personal training for over 11 years and have been involved in training pre and post -operative clients, pre and post- natal, those requiring sports specific training and individuals looking to achieve weight loss and improved general fitness.

Areas of expertise:

  • Weight Loss & Nutrition
  • Injury prevention/rehabilitation
  • Kettlebells
  • Vipr
  • Powerplate
  • Bosu  

My qualifications

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • PT Lead

What my Clients say:

 "Nick is very knowledgeable, patient and professional Personal Trainer. You will get lifetime results with him."

David Almeida

Wellbeing Persoanl Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

I am a specialist in high intensity interval training.  That means you’ll work out for less time, burn more fat and achieve greater levels of fitness in a much more time efficient manner.

My qualifications

  • REPS Level 3

What my Clients say:

“My shoulders are still screaming, but I now know how to punch! Thank you David!”

Sean Cornwall

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Fitness is a way of life, which starts with your mindset. I am here to help equip you with the essential tools needed to embark on your new fitness journey. I specialise in sports specific training, weight loss, muscle gain and general fitness.

If you want to tap into your hidden potential and explore how be taken to new depths to reach your optimum fitness, then we have something in common.

I aim to keep every session challenging and take you out of your comfort zone. So let's get started.


My qualifications

  • REPS lvl 3

Billy Hoare

Wellbeing Persoanl Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

I am very passionate about helping people achieve their goals. Aside from being extensively equipped with my existing skills. I am always ready for a challenge!
I love to expand my knowledge of the human body and whilst your individual needs may be complex (e.g. injury, posture ) I am prepared to find ways in which to help you.

As Personal Trainers, we are all qualified to help you to achieve what you want but the most important aspect is the partnership. My motto for ultimate success is: " Put in what you want out ". I am a firm believer in teamwork and that is why I really enjoy working with clients that want to push themselves towards their full potential!

"Dig deep" and you will find the strength you need to reach the finish line!


My qualifications

  • REPS Level 3

What my Clients say:

“Billy’s always there to get that little bit extra out of me, love it!”

"Billy has completely rehabilitated my body - eliminating lower back and knee pain, successful weight loss, extensive posture realignment, improved self-esteem and confidence" 


Bernard Mapfumo

Wellbeing Personal trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Mente, Corpo, Alma: Is the modus operandi.

As your Wellbeing Advisor, I will teach you how to control your Mind, Body and Soul, because Health and Fitness is all about intrinsic factors of Control, Consistency, Dedication and Discipline

l will design a bespoke training and development programme and most importantly, delve into your recovery/rest diary.

I specialise in: endurance, flexibility, strength and conditioning


My qualifications

  • Lvl 3 Personal Trainin

What my Clients say:

" Bernard is mountain of joy and happiness, the sessions with him are hard and enjoyable"

Reka Martin

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

If you want to feel fitter, stronger and have more energy, I can help, whatever your level. I can advise postural health, fitness, strength, cardiovascular training and nutrition. I specialise in:

  • Strength and condition
  • Weight loss/body fat reduction
  • Marathon training
  • Balinese Dance
  • Pilates
  • Group cycle

About me:

As a personal trainer I love what I do and I have been imparting my enthusiasm, knowledge and experience to help clients for over seven years.

I`ve worked in the UK and abroad and have come to Nuffield Health to help you achieve the results you want.  I`m known for my hard work and great sense of fun, regularly changing and developing routines to keep the joy in the work.

My qualifications

  • REPS lvl 3
  • Balinese Dance
  • Pilates Training

What my Clients say:

"Reka has been absolutely life changing. She took time to establish an individualized plan that worked very well for me. Reka focuses on form, safety, and not just achieving results, but sustaining them."

"Reka is good trainer who motivates me and others to achieve their full potential whilst enjoying being to keep me going."


Antons Maskovs

Wellbeing Persoanl Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

I’m here to help you set up and achieve your fitness goals! I’ll plan your workout routine around your goals and get you right on track towards achieving the body you want.

My areas of strength centre around improving strength, endurance, muscle mass, flexibility and fat loss.

My qualifications

  • REPS Level 3
  • Martial Arts

What my Clients say:

“Anton has helped me feel more comfortable in the gym and has done a great job helping me reach my fitness goals.  I could not recommend him more!”

Konna Pulham

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Inspiring people to discover their true potential. I aim to provide an efficient service in pushing people past their limits. Not only changing the way they look, but changing the way they feel about themselves.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Weight Loss
  • LBT
  • Pad work
  • Muscle gain
  • Hiit training

My qualifications

  • REPS Level 3

What my Clients say:

" Konna has change the way I see myself. The training is painful but amazing "

Carmen Rudman

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Get the body you want, effectively.

I will enable you to reach your desired fitness goals and provide you with all the knowledge, skills, guidance, support, and motivation to succeed.

My programmes are tailored specifically to your needs and lifestyle. I incorporate effective and efficient training fundamentals to ensure that you reach your specific goals whilst having fun and taking on board new ideas within the gym environment.

I use a holistic approach to health and fitness that encompass specific methods for achieving a multitude of goals such as cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, nutrition, stress-relief, and lifestyle coaching. I also have experience working with individuals from various backgrounds including Spinal Injuries, Dementia and Autism.

 Specialty: 

  • 12-week body transformation with bespoke fitness and nutrition plans, tailored to your goals

  • Designing programmes for all age groups. (to date my oldest client is 99)

  • Effective fat loss and muscle definition                  

  • HIIT (High-Intensity-Interval-Training)     

  • Muscle and joint rehabilitation

  • Weight Training- Strength Enhancement

  • Bosu and Kettle bells

  • Bootcamp


My qualifications

  • REPS lvl 3
  • Boxe Training

Venislav Todorov

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

With my experience and skillset in Health, Fitness and Bodybuilding, I am able to make my clients achieve the goals they desire by applying the most suitable, tailored and effective approach, in a realistic time frame

Areas of expertise:

  • Weight & body fat loss
  • Muscle building
  • Nutritional advice             
  • Strength& Conditioning
  • Body Toning   

My small Victory:

As an athlete in Bodybuilding, I have competed with the best in the sport and was able to achieve the TOP 5 in British National Competition and 4th in AMATEUR OLYMPIA

My qualifications

  • REPS lvl 3
  • BodyBuilding

What my Clients say:

“Veni is motivational and inspires me to be the best me”

“Veni has helped me lose 6kg in 1month and helped me feel confident”

Julie Whittingham-Jones

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Feeling good about yourself will have a positive effect on all areas of your life. Being fit and healthy has helped me feel strong, confident and positive. It can be hard balancing family, work, diet, friends and not forgetting you. Together we can fit all the pieces together to get the most out of life. 

I am passionate about running and have completed 15 marathons and one ultra, including 12 in 12 months after the birth of my second child. One marathon was at the North Pole! 

My life quote and belief

Health and well-being is being physically fit and mentally strong. Let me help you achieve your goals whatever they may be. 


My qualifications

  • REPS lvl3
  • Joint Pain Lead

What my Clients say:

“Julie has planned a programme that fits with my busy family life and is getting the results I want. “

 “She inspired me to set a challenging goal for myself and helped me get there.”

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 and your health and fitness needs

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 your wellbeing
  • Increase your energy levels
  • Change your body composition