Our staff at Preston

Mel Blackmore

Wellbeing Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Mel is committed to enhancing people’s lives by providing personal training in a fun and enthusiastic manner. She makes a difference to your fitness by providing extra support, motivation, fresh ideas and variety to every session.

My qualifications

  • REPS Level 3

What my Clients say:

“Mel is passionate and committed to getting you results, from injury recovery, weight loss, to training for a half marathon. Her endless enthusiasm, specialist knowledge, and determined belief in me is unique and appreciated, that’s part of what makes her superb at what she does” - Eileen

Denton Burchall

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

  • I will work with you on your strengths as well as your weaknesses
  • With worldwide experience from Bermuda to Preston and over 10 years of experience in the industry helping everyone from professional athletes to regular people and our older generation, focusing on strength, mobility and longevity

My qualifications

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer

What my Clients say:

"Coach Denton is one of the best personal trainers that I have worked with! I began training with Coach Denton in 2018 and through his guidance and vast knowledge I was able to transform my body from being overweight and unhealthy. I successfully reached my fitness and nutrition goals by the summer of 2019. Also, I have continued to maintain a healthy lifestyle long after I completed training with him. Coach Denton totally understands the science of fitness and he knows how to actively achieve and maintain client motivation.No matter what a person’s fitness goals entail, Coach Denton is the right person to help you get there whilst providing a safe, supportive and upbeat environment!" - JP

Greg Davenport

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Training should be both challenging and fun, and my aim is to provide that to every one of my clients. With over 10 years of experience in the fitness industry, my main areas of expertise are:

  • Weight loss
  • Muscle building
  • Strength training

If you would like any help or assistance in the gym, or to book a training taster session with me or any of my team, please feel free to email or chat to me on the gym floor.

My qualifications

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer

What my Clients say:

“I came to Greg having never stepped foot in a gym before, not knowing what to do or how to do it. With his help I am now stronger and fitter than ever before, lifting weights I only dreamt of lifting and with his support and guidance, no longer find any part of the gym alien or intimidating” - Jonathan

Holly Dodoo

Wellbeing Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

With years of experience working with ante and postnatal clients Holly has trained many women through this challenging time of their life. She specialises in treating diastasis recti, improving posture and teaching good movement, helping you to achieve a stronger and more functional body. She is a working mum of two and understands the obstacles that can come with this. She can help you with a realistic progressive program that is tailored to your body and your schedule.

My qualifications

  • REPS Level 3

What my Clients say:

"I never anticipated the results a mere 3 months in, after 12 weeks the separation in my abdominal wall had closed significantly, I was off pain relief and there was no longer the need for surgery. Holly has quite literally changed my life"

Katrina Graves

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

My specialist areas are:

  • Designing bespoke programmes to suit your abilities and goals.
  • Assess movement dysfunctions and remedy common postural imbalances

I am also one of Nuffield Health's joint pain prevention and long covid rehab specialists. If you would like any advice or to book a taster session please don’t hesitate to email me or chat to me on the gym floor.

My qualifications

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer

What my Clients say:

"When I started my journey to become fitter and mentally healthier I had no idea where to start. With the help and guidance of Katrina, I now feel confident in the gym. I am getting to where I want to be physically and mentally. Katrina has made me enjoy the gym and I look forward to our sessions."

Jade Lago

Wellbeing Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

It’s my goal to see my clients achieving their goals. My aim is to help you go from struggling with where to start to becoming confident in your workouts and enjoying the gym!

After going on a fitness and weight loss journey myself, along with having a young daughter, I can really empathise with your journey ahead and personally understand how hard it can be. I will use my experience and knowledge to help your overcome the hurdles you face on a day to day basis to help you get the results you are looking for.

I am all about enjoying your workout and think everyone should and can look forward to their time in the gym. When creating workout plans I start with what my client enjoys and build up from there factoring all their needs. My aim for every client to leave having enjoyed getting a step closer to their goal. Whatever your goal whether it be short term for an upcoming event or more long term to improve health and fitness, lets see how I can help you achieve them!

Jess Mayers

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Jess is outgoing, dedicated, enthusiastic and punctual. She is always organised and thorough when delivering a session to ensure the client fully understands. Jess expanded her knowledge working in America for 3 months. 

My qualifications

  • REPS Level 3

What my Clients say:

“Before I started training with Jess I thought I knew everything about training, and how wrong I was, I am always learning new exercises and how to train and where I need to change up my diet. PT is the best thing I’ve spent my money on”

James Procter

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

James is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of his clients. He has over 8 years of experience in the industry and follows a plant-based diet. He uses the knowledge he has acquired to work with clients to help them on their fitness journey. James' aims are to create fitness programs that are engaging, educational, challenging and fun and to help his clients make more sustainable and healthy lifestyle choices.

What my Clients say:

"James is a very knowledgeable person and trainer. He is flexible and approachable with new training ideas or methods you might want to try. As well as, bringing his own unique training style into his PT sessions."

"His sessions are fun whilst being challenging and make you feel a sense of accomplishment when you finish with him. Whilst he might waffle about being vegan, he does every-now-and-again talk some sense, which will benefit you and your lifestyle in the long run."

Luke Wild

Wellbeing Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

  • Support you to achieve your Health, Fitness, Strength and Nutrition goals 
  • Use my 10+ years and experience to understand your individual needs and develop the right plan for you
  • Provide effective and enjoyable workouts
  • Use specialist knowledge from my GP Referral qualification and Physiology studies to work with you to improve your health condition.

What my Clients say:

“Following a motor accident I had chronic hip pain and loss of feeling in my leg, I worked on my own to improve my fitness, I then looked for a trainer who could help me to the next level.

Luke gives me the confidence in his technical ability and in keeping me safe. He is intuitive knowing when to push and when to support. Every session is an education, challenging, progressive and interactive. Do you want to laugh and learn, achieve and excel? Well then, say no more with Luke"

Michael Wilson

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

Michael J Wilson is an elite athlete, having been a competitive swimmer from a very young age. With his 20 years coaching experience both in the pool and the gym, Michael aims to make you mobile, strong and stable enough to help improve both your athletic performance and everyday life.


My qualifications

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer

What my Clients say:

“Michael is a great coach; his sessions are always engaging and informative, and he has an encyclopaedic knowledge of exercises. He knows how to get the best performance out of you in every session. Just don’t ask him to do bicep curls."

Rebecca Woods

Wellbeing Personal Trainer

How can I help you improve your health?

  • Build your confidence and help with your motivation
  • Help you achieve your goals
  • Tailor a personalised program
  • Introduce you to fun and challenging ways to improve your health and fitness

What my Clients say:

If motivation, flexibility and a friendly personal approach is what your looking for in a Personal Trainer, then Rebecca is the one for you.

I have not felt this good in a long time and it helped me achieve my first half marathon and 10 mile race which I had no intention or scope of doing this year.”


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 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