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I’ve tried them all, slimming world, no carbs, only fruit, juices and shakes and none of them ever worked. I’ve joined gyms and spent hours on cross trainers and treadmills with no results. Michael's Program is the only form of weightloss and fitness change that has worked for me. I can always feel my fitness improving as well as the scales showing results. I have lost 10kilos so far and I cant wait to lose more. I would highly recommend Michael's program for anyone who is not only looking to lose weight but wants to lose it the healthy way. I have never been this low in weight and have much more confidence in my fitness.
I started training with Michael in June 2016 doing his personal training classes. I was a member in a gym but could never find the motivation to go regularly. My wife was doing the HIIT classes with him already and had some great results, so I decided to give them a go myself. I received a copy of his "bodybible" which has detailed nutrition information and some great recipes for healthy eating. Since starting the classes and improving my eating habits and following Michael's plan I've lost 14 kgs and my fitness levels have improved dramatically. I feel much healthier from day to day and I feel the classes are good enough to keep me coming back, which is a huge thing for me personally. Michael is a great coach and extremely motivating and I would highly recommend anyone looking to lose weight and improve their lifestyle to contact him and give the classes a try.
Five years ago I was overweight and very unfit. I would lose my breath climbing the stairs or running after a bus. I lacked confidence and felt terrible about myself. I knew I needed to make a change. I started small, making healthier food choices, going to some classes, and taught myself to jog until I could run 5km. I lost 28kg, although I'd rather say I kicked 28kg's ass, because it was hard work and "lost" sounds like an accident. But then I hit a wall. I couldn't lose any more weight on my own and I felt I wasn't making any more progress. I lost interest, let my gym membership expire and put back on 9kg.
I didn't want to undo all of my hard work so I decided to get back on track and do something about it. I started going to the Bodycoach fitness/HIIT classes about a year ago and I'm so happy I did. In the beginning it was tough, at times I thought I might pass out or get sick, but I quickly built up my fitness levels. Michael gives me the motivation to push myself to my limits and the classes really challenge me. I’m losing the weight I put back on, but more importantly than that I've gained a huge amount of fitness. I can see improvements that remind me that I'm making progress and keep me motivated even when I’m not losing weight. I’m stronger. I can do pushups and bicycle knees (exercises I could never do before). I can run faster. I can squat lower. I can hold a plank for longer. I can do 50 burpees. I can breathe easier when I exercise. Just last month I conquered my "Everest", and was barely out of breath (a small mountain that I tried to climb twice when I lacked the fitness and couldn't make it to the top).
Michael’s HIIT classes are fantastic and I would recommend them to anyone. He's an excellent trainer and the class is a really supportive bunch of people. I feel fitter and healthier than ever and I don’t intend to quit again any time soon.
I have tried various gyms and training classes over the years and Bodycoach is by far the best one yet. The classes are always different and very challenging but they are rewarding and are very effective. Michael is a true professional his knowledge, confidence and attitude are second to none . I would highly recommend trying his classes whether you are looking to lose weight, get fit or tone up . Don't worry the classes are always a laugh and the people are great too.
Michael is immensely passionate about what he does and his natural enthusiasm helped to relax my early worries surrounding my lack of fitness when he first started working with me. He took the time to listen to my story, understand my needs and work with me to identify some goals to aim for as part of my training. Each goal has been a challenge, and he has pushed me to work hard towards each one and been first to congratulate me on achieving success. Michael's skills as a personal trainer have helped me make significant improvements to my lifestyle; weight loss, physical ability and self-confidence have drastically improved in 8 short months. With his continued guidance, my attitude has transformed from "can't do" to "will do" and I have made fitness and exercise a routine part of my life. Most importantly, Michael treats me as an individual; he applies a tailored program for me, to achieve my goals, rather than applying a generic "one size fits all" approach. For me, it's reassuring knowing that he truly understands my fitness abilities and ambitions, and has been able to remind me how far I have come since he first started working with me, whenever I have needed a motivational boost.
Bodycoach knows how to achieve results and how to motivate you to achieve them. Got a custom workout plan and went from there. Results week on week. Support and motivation all along the way. Highly recommend
Absolutely brilliant fitness classes - early morning workouts, evening HIIT classes or 1 to 1 Personal Training. A holistic approach to fitness, mindset and nutrition. The class atmosphere is very welcoming and open to all levels. Lots of variety, never a dull moment! Emphasis is on fun and fitness. Highly recommended!
I've being training with Michael the last 8 months and I couldn't fault him or his class at all. Constantly supporting me and encouraging everyone to work harder and do better for themselves.
I was never a gym person and would go two or three times and leave but I genuinely enjoy going to class and having a laugh while training.
Since I have started with Michael I've lost just under 20 kg and he has being so supportive since the very start... 100% recommend Michael to anyone looking to lose weight or to become fit in a comfortable environment. Thanks Michael for everything. Looking forward to training with you and seeing what changes I can make in the next 8 months.
When I first contacted Micheal I was low on confidence and as a result my health was suffering. After my first meeting with Michael I knew I was in good hands. His understanding of how mental health is just as important as physical health if someone is to reach there long term goals is truly invaluable. With his nutritional advice and tough, but enjoyable personal training sessions I was dropping weight in no time and getting stronger and faster every single week. But more importantly my confidence was improving. I'm now 6 months into this journey and I couldn't be happier with my progress. Every now and again I've had set backs, but I've learned thanks to Michael's guidance not to give up, just pick yourself up the next day and get back on track. As of now, I'm focusing on more specific goals such as becoming a better rugby player and continuing my weight loss and with Michael's help I know I have the best chance to achieve my goals.
I've been on various diets over the past 10 years, joined weight loss groups, gyms, done different classes and in May of this year I was still in that same situation, overweight, constantly tired, constantly feeling ill and not caring about what food I was putting into my body. I'm a mum to 3 wonderful children and I constantly think of what kind of an example I am to them. So in June 2016 myself and my sister in-law decided we were going to do something to lose weight. We were thinking of joining a weight loss group but then we came across Michael's HIIT classes, so we thought we'd give the class a go before we committed ourselves to a weight loss group. On the 9th June 2016 I done my first HIIT class with Michael and loved it, it was super tough and really pushed me to my limits but I loved it. Joining these classes was the best decision I've ever made. 2 months later and I feel fantastic, with nearly 2 stone off and down 2 dress sizes! I have so much energy now, I sleep much better and my fitness is at a level I never thought was possible to achieve. My view on food has completely changed, I feel like this has been a lifestyle change rather than a "diet". I feel like I know so much more when it comes to food and the foods that I fuel my body with has become a priority. I look forward to every class and I try push myself in every class because I have realized the benefits that it has. I love that I'm losing weight and looking better but nothing can top the fitness that I feel and how good my body feels. I never want to feel any other way! Michael is so good at what he does, he is a fantastic trainer and he is great at encouraging you to do better and I cant recommend him enough!
So about 3 months ago I joined up with Bodycoach's HIIT classes. I saw great results with my girlfriend and wanted to see if I could achieve something similar. To be honest, for the last 10 years, I have been overweight, at one stage topping the scales at 150kg. Life is awkward at that weight, even down to clothes shopping: seeing something you like and heading straight for the last thing in the rack hoping it was your size.
After hurting my back a couple of years ago and recovering from that, I dropped to below 130kgs but it was just weight loss, I was still unfit and weak from my back surgery. The weakness was primarily due to fear of recurrence so I didn't push myself in the gym or anything like that, just happy plodding along losing small amounts of weight. Since joining Mick's class, I have shed a further 13kgs but not only that, I am fitter!! My stamina, endurance and strength have all increased. I would say my core is stronger than ever.
The pace in the class is tough but manageable (you never leave feeling like you haven't achieved something) and because of work I cannot attend every class but I make it work. Through pulled muscles, lack of ability or whatever else I had going on, Mike is able to accommodate myself and others in the class while still pushing and ensuring total inclusion in the class. If you want a class that works and more importantly is fun while it works, come along, you won't regret it. I am by no means done with Mick's class and will be continuing on until i reach my next goal.
I started training with Michael in February. At the time I had been overweight for a while had been on yoyo ‘’diets’’ for years on and off and always ended up back heavier than I had originally started. I was sick of going to gyms where I didn’t really know if the exercise I was doing was correct or whether it was working and I’d get bored pretty quickly and end up just going for a swim. I had seen Michaels facebook page and decided to text him and my first question was ‘’can you help me’’ and then went into explaining how unfit I was etc. I found Michael to be extremely passionate about his business and the health and well being of his clients. He is genuinely interested in his clients health outside of the time spent during a personal training session. He is always on hand to offer advice. The fact that he had been through his own weightloss journey helped me relax and listen to his advice. The training sessions Michael offers are tough but also fun and every week there’s a new challenge so you can never be bored! Michaels training sessions will always push you to your limit and he is very encouraging. What Michael has provided me with is a complete lifestyle change, with a new approach to food and exercise not just a ‘’diet’’ and I enjoy every single one of his sessions. It has been the best decision I ever made in my life and I am a much healthier happier more confident person. I would recommend Michael to everyone.
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