Personal Trainer, FASTER Tutor and Mentor
After completing his degree in Sport Science at Nottingham Trent University Alex Thomas went on to take professional qualifications which enabled him to launch his career as a Fitness Professional in 1993. Since that time Alex has worked in and around Nottingham and Derby as a freelance personal trainer, group exercise instructor, college lecturer and a national educator for FASTER Health and Fitness.
Since 1993 Alex Thomas has trained a huge variety of clients with many varied goals and aspirations. Clients have included teachers, university lecturers, stay at home mums, business owners, nurses, NHS consultants and even an ex-NASA scientist. Success stories include taking an inactive overweight teacher on to represent GB in her age group at Duathlon, training a mum to complete the Robin Hood Marathon nine months after having her second baby and taking a business MD from over-weight and inactive to completing four Robin Hood half marathons.
Many other clients have been helped to get fitter and leaner so that they have more energy for everyday living
Over the years Alex Thomas has taught 1000’s of group exercise classes for clubs such as David Lloyd, Village Leisure Hotels. Holmes Place, Virgin Active and JJB.
For several years Alex Thomas worked as a sessional lecturer in a local FE college. This involved lecturing, tutoring and assessing NVQ standard YMCA Fitness Instructor courses which enabled the students to go on to successful careers within the fitness Industry.
Alex’s Qualifications and Certifications
BSc Hons Sport Science & Administration
FASTER Training Expert
FASTER Diploma in Functional Performance
FASTER Diploma In Functional Therapy
FASTER Advanced Functional trainer
FASTER Functional Golf Performance
TRX Suspension Training Instructor
Reactive Neuromuscular Training
Advanced Facilitated Stretching
Active IQ Level 3 Personal Trainer
Active IQ Level 2 Gym Instructor
YMCA Fitness Trainer
YMCA Fitness Testing and Exercise Counselling
YMCA Exercise to Music
YMCA Circuit Training
NESTA Physique and Figure Training Specialist
Pro Dynamics Stability Ball
Body Pump Instructor
Emergency First Aid
Full Public Indemnity and Liability Insurance