Each month we are going to introduce you to a different team at the resort, to provide further insight on their day to day duties, qualifications and their hard work and commitment...
We like to think you get more than just a gym membership in Fusion Wellness Leisure Club, it is more of a lifestyle! All memberships include full use of the gymnasium as well as the pool and wet facilities including the aromatherapy suite, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and hydrospa. Alongside this the fitness team hold weekly fitness classes including the very popular bootcamp, kettlebells, circuits and aqua aerobics.
Left to right - Andrew, David, Abi, Adam and Justin
The team have recently been nominated for several awards at the South Wales Fitness Awards, for the second year running. The awards were set up to recognise excellence in fitness professionals across the area. The award ceremony is taking place on Wednesday 20th June 2018 with the team shortlisted for the ‘Fitness Club of the Year’ and ‘Fitness Event of the Year’ accolade for Train the Trainer.
Train the Trainer is a unique event, where we ask leisure members to swap roles and become the personal trainer. Members book a 15 minute time slot, and make a suggested £10 donation to the chosen charity. The member will then be able to put all 5 personal trainers through their paces and get their ‘revenge’. These timeslots can get very creative – previous timeslots have included making the trainers complete T25, a spin class, HIIT sessions and always enjoy making them do lots of burpees. They have also tried some non traditional exercise such as ballet, hip hop dancing and yoga. The event always ends with a complimentary BBQ for members with entertainment from our resident DJ.
Left to right - Abi, member Billy, Andrew, Adam and David during Train the Trainer
So who are the Fusion Wellness Leisure Team?
Andrew Phillips – Leisure Club Manager
He is very proud of the fact that he can name all of the characters from My Little Pony. We are not sure if that is because he wanted to, or if he did it for his two young girls. As well as playing golf, he likes being active and even took part in a physique competition. However, he does have a sweet tooth and you can try to bribe him with pick n mix.
Justin Carter – Fitness Consultant
Recently he became a father for the first time, so his time outside of the gym at the moment is very busy adjusting to life as a dad. Justin is very proud that he shares his birthday with Bruce Lee, one of his heroes. He is a massive football fan, so is very excited about the upcoming World Cup.
Adam Buttifant- Fitness Consultant
Our gentle giant is a big fan of lifting weights, with his favourite being a dumbbell bench press. However he is not a fan of cardio, although he does take part with the team in any challenges that they do including the Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10k. Outside of work Adam enjoys going out for coffee.
Abigail-May Leach – Fitness Consultant
Do not let her bright smile fool you, Abi is lethal. Our only female trainer will get you working hard in a session, and is very keen to get more ladies into lifting weights. She can even squat with Adam on her back, whilst wearing heels. In her spare time she likes to go running with her dog.
David Saunders Burton – Fitness Consultant
The baby of the group, Dai has really progressed in his fitness career since joining the team and is currently working towards his Level 3 in Personal Training. He enjoys taking the weekly classes, especially Legs, Bums & Tums. In his spare time he enjoys playing rugby.
Left to right - David, Andrew, Abi and Adam at the Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10k
There are a variety of fitness memberships available in Fusion Wellness Leisure Club, including off peak, couples and family options. The team also offer a wide range of personal training packages. For further information please contact the team on 01495 225590 or firstname.lastname@example.org