Alex Thomas

alex-thomas-nottingham-personal-trainer-picture-250-250Alex Thomas

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

Box-a-cise Instructor

Emergency First Aid

Full Public Indemnity and Liability Insurance