Meet our Personal Trainers

By training with our trainers they will get you where you want to be offering full professional support, advice and of course some intense training!

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Personal Training

Have you ever arrived at the gym and not known where to begin with your workout? Are you looking to get in shape for a big occasion? Are you looking at increasing your training intensity for a sporting event? Do you want to train with a partner/ friend for a specific goal?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions then Personal training will be an ideal solution for you!

By training with our trainers, they will get you where you want to be offering full professional support, advice and of course some intense training!

Your first session with a  Dublin YMCA personal trainer will always consist of fitness tests followed by a discussion of your goals and what you hope to get out of personal training. At each follow-up session, your trainer will have a workout plan designed and a follow on a plan for areas you will need to work on to achieve your goals!

We offer solo Personal Training from €35 or if you want to train with a friend or a small group of people (max 4 people) we offer Group Personal Training from €25 per person.

For more information on our personal training, you can email  ciara.holmes@ymca-ireland.net.

Outdoor Bootcamp

Change your lifestyle and fitness routine with our 4-week outdoor boot camp. If you are feeling bored, unmotivated or want to try something new, this is for you. Limited places available- book your place today

This four-week course will help you burn fat, build muscle and improve your overall fitness routine while you enjoy a fun outdoor group workout. Whether you are looking for a new challenge or want to get back into a fitness routine this bootcamp is for you.

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Body Transformation Challenge

If you are looking for a total Body and Lifestyle transformation this is the programme for you! 6 weeks, 6 clients, nutrition advice, 2 personalised sessions a week, unlimited gym and class access and all the support needed to lose serious pounds and get fit quick!

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Chris O'Malley

Fitness Team Leader and Personal Trainer

Chris's classes: Spyn, Strength and Conditioning Circuits, FIT.
Certificate/Degree: BSc in Fitness Professional, American Council on Exercise certified Personal Trainer, REPs Ireland certified Personal Trainer, REPs Ireland Gym Instructor and Group Exercise Instructor, TRX Suspension Training certified, Spinning certified.
Tip for the beginners: Be consistent, move fluidly, work hard, that's when you will see sustainable results.
Tip for the advanced: Periodise. Make sure you make a plan, with progressions, regressions, and new training systems for some fun, so you don't get injured or bored.
Fitness Motto: Train intelligently, find what works best for your body type and schedule, then work hard to get the results you deserve.
Favourite exercise: Pull-Ups.
Favourite equipment: Pull Up Bar.

Leigh Finn

Instructor & Personal trainer

Leigh's classes: Spin, FIT, Circuits,Step Aerobics (Beginner and advanced), Barbells & Kettlebells, Box Fit, Barbells to Beats.
Certificate/Degree: ITEC certified Gym Instructor/Studio Instructor/ PT/ Indoor Cycling/ Exercise & Fitness for children
Tip for the beginners: Do Lift correctly before lifting heavy.
Tip for the advanced:Keep setting goals as you achieve them to keep yourself motivated.
Fitness Motto: #WorldFamous.
Favourite exercise: Military Press.
Favourite equipment: Battle Ropes.

Nikita Masterson

Instructor & Personal Trainer

Nikita's classes: Box Fit, HIIT, Shredded, S&C Circuits.
Certificate/Degree: Indoor Cycling, ITEC Fitness Instructing(Gym Based).
Tip for the beginners: Always ask instructors for help if needed.
Tip for the advanced: Increase weight gradually.
Fitness Motto: Motivation is what gets you started, habit is what keeps you going.
Favourite exercise: Squats.
Favourite equipment: Squat Rack.

Tiny James

Instructor

Tiny's classes: Seniors
Certificate/Degree: Active IQ
Tip for the beginners: Get a workout plan before using the gym.
Tip for the advanced: Focus on your weak part.
Fitness Motto: Keep on trucking.
Favourite exercise: Dumbbell; bicep curl, squat and shoulder press, compound workouts.
Favourite equipment: Punching bag.