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THE TEAM

strength training programme Letchworth

RACHEL GLEW - OWNER

Backed by over a decade's practical experience, Rachel is recognised at the highest level on the Register for Exercise Professionals (Level 4). With a vast array of specialist qualifications, ranging from Level 1 British Olympic Weightlifting Coach, to group running, pre- and post-natal fitness and lower back pain, Rachel's educational knowledge enables her to safely work with a diverse range of Clients of varying ages and abilities. 

Recognising the power that events have to build self-confidence, Rachel established Letchworth based Rocky's Runners in 2015 to bring Clients together to participate as one team. By the end of 2017 Rocky's Runners will have completed over 45 events, including multiple Tough Mudders, Spartan races and obstacle course races, the Walk the Walk and Shine night marathons, 9 half marathons and multiple 5 and 10k runs

 Prior to establishing Strength in Motion Fitness Rachel spent 7 1/2 years as a National Military Account Manager for the Global leaders in fitness equipment Life Fitness. Her role was to advise UK Military personnel on the set-up of rehabilitation and performance training facilities.

Rachel still works for Life Fitness as a Life Fitness Academy Master Trainer and Cybex Research Institute Coach. She enjoys designing and delivering bespoke training solutions aligned to individual Life Fitness customer values and needs. Working in consultation with David Lloyd Cubs for over 3 years, Rachel is responsible for the creation of their quarterly SYNRGY classes

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Level 4 Advanced Personal Trainer (Lower Back Pain Specialist)
  • Level 1 British Olympic Weight Lifting Coach
  • Level 2 Training for Warriors Coach
  • Level 3 Award in Education & Training Qualified Tutor (QCF)
  • Level 3 Pre- & Post-Natal Specialist
  • Level 3 Exercise Referral Specialist
  • England Athletics Leadership in Running Fitness
  • SAQ International Award
  • Movement Dynamics Quest for Physical Literacy
  • Thomas Myers Anatomy Trains for Movement Therapist
  • Cross Fit IQ Fundamentals
  • Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • Level 2 Exercise to Music
  • Emergency First Aid at Work and Fully REPs insured

ROCKY, AKA THE MOTIVATOR

Rocky the Hungarian Vizsla inadvertently became an integral part of the Letchworth based Strength In Motion Fitness team when he started to accompany Clients on training runs. Awarded his own namesake running team, Rocky's Runners in 2015, Rocky's hyperactive energy is infectious and he provides a welcome distraction when a hill approaches! Clients often seek him out for some pre-session canine therapy
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