Published: 26/06/2018 By Jessica ChalmersHooray the sun is out and if the forecast is to be believed it looks like it’s staying for a while! If the arrival of summer has you reaching for your trainers in a bid to shape up, here are some great Chiswick exercise champions that will have you felling fab in no time and all in the great outdoors!
Kim Saha Physiotherapy and Pilates
If Pilates is your thing and you live in Grove Park, Chiswick it is highly likely you will have heard of Kim Saha and her fabulous classes. Kim is a physio for the British Athletics Team and was also an ex pole volter – impressive huh?! Kim runs a physiotherapist taught, small, fun and friendly HiiT and Pilates classes on the grass in her garden. It’s a professional yet homely set up where you can keep your body strong, stable and beautifully toned. The classes happen every morning from Monday-Friday. She is also known to run the occasional ‘Kim’s Pilates and Pimms’ on balmy summer evenings..what’s not to like?!
Terry Rodham Triathlon Coaching (TRTC)
Triathlons seem to be all the rage at the moment, I for one have many MAMIL (middle aged man in lycra) friends! Nobody knows more about this multidiscipline sport than Terry Rodham, the triathlon coach extraordinaire, who also happens to be one of the nicest men in Chiswick! You can’t help but feel motivated by Terry and his enthusiasm for exercise. Regardless of your ability, level or aspiration TRTC is all about accompanying you on your journey to be the best triathlete you can be. Terry works with his clients in the heart of W4 to progress their technique and times across the swim, bike, run disciplines which in turn improve race results and ultimately the enjoyment of the sport.
So if you’ve always fancied having a go at a triathlon, or you are seasoned triathlete who wants to improve upon one or all of the disciplines get in touch and have a look at the coaching and mentoring packages available. TRTC will provide the support you need to get fitter, faster and whilst loving your triathlon.
If laughter whilst lunging is what you're after, Rani Price is your girl. Rani who was a TV presenter for years realised after having 3 children that women can often have a tough time getting fit post babies and the journey can be lonely one. So she decided to do something about this and retrained and qualified as a personal trainer, who also happens to have life coaching and counselling certificates under her kick boxing belt! And so FitbuddiesW4 was born.. a place for mums to come together and get fit whilst having a laugh and supporting each other. Rani runs small group personal training sessions, which is a cost effective way of exercising; splitting the cost with your friends and exercising at a time which suits you. Other sessions available are the ‘School Run’ - meeting at Grove Park School at 8.55am on Monday mornings, this 35 minute class is a mixture of jogging and strengthening all the muscles you need to run. This is a great class for those who would like to start running and are beginners as you will slowly build up your distance, speed and overall strength. Also available is the Boxing Bootcamp which occurs on Mondays at 10am and Wednesdays at 9:15 at Chiswick band stand near Dukes Meadows. This invigorating all round work out is great for beginners and beyond and will energise you for the day ahead! So if you’ve been umming and arring about getting fit but weren’t sure which route to take.. Rani is a great place to start, her enthusiasm and fun outlook on life will have you feeling supported and entertained in equal measure as you embark upon your fitness journey.
Go on, get your trainers on and give one of these champs a call!