Guardian Best Of 2022 top eight gym and fitness instructors revealed

NOMINATIONS have been flooding in over the weekend for the most effective fitness or gym teacher in Cheshire – and it’s time to disclose our shortlist.

After launching our new Best of 2022 competitors in Northwich Guardian, Knutsford Guardian, and Winsford and Middlewich Guardian on the finish of April, we needed to know who you assume is the most effective gym or fitness teacher.

Lissie Wright Hair in Northwich was the primary winner in our Best of 2022 competitors as she took the Best for Hair title.

Next got here JD’s Café in Winnington with proprietor John Solomon making the county’s finest pie and Rebecca Collins at The Beauty Spot in Northwich is formally Best for Nails.

The newest spherical of voting came about final weekend as we looked for the most effective pub.

Now we want your assist to decide on the winner within the Best Gym or Fitness Instructor class from our eight shortlisted nominees.

There are 3 ways to vote:

1. Search for the Best Of submit on our Northwich Guardian, Knutsford Guardian or Winsford and Middlewich Guardian Facebook pages and remark below the submit with the title of your winner = 1 vote

2. Name your favorite within the feedback part on this text through our web site = 2 votes

3. Purchase a duplicate of this week’s Northwich Guardian, Knutsford Guardian or Winsford and Middlewich Guardian (May 26 version) and fill within the entry kind = 5 votes

(*NB For newspaper entries, e mail a screenshot of the finished entry kind to [email protected] – please word that solely unique copies can be accepted. More than one entry will be submitted per particular person however you’ll be requested to supply your personal distinctive reference code for every entry to keep away from duplication eg in case your title is Smith you could want to write Smith123 or HS21! as your code. You might want to present a unique code for every entry submitted. For full phrases and circumstances go to

Voting formally opens at this time, Thursday, and closes at midnight on Monday and we can be saying the winner subsequent week.

Keep an eye fixed out for our subsequent Best Of attraction on our social media pages on Friday, after we can be asking readers to ship in nominations in our subsequent Best of 2022 class.


Karen Rogers and the Fit For Life Mums workforce

Karen Rogers was a preferred selection with dozens of nominations from happy prospects.

She relies in Northwich and Knutsford and a member of the Fit For Life Mums workforce which is a “implausible method to maintain match whereas having fun with the contemporary air outdoor”.

One shopper stated: “The courses mix fitness with friendship and enjoyable and Karen has a implausible data of vitamin and well being issues to assist you.”

Another stated: “It is probably the most supportive, enjoyable train group for ladies of all ages, shapes and sizes.

“There’s no higher method to begin the day than with an early chook session.”

Fit For Life Mums creates “a secure house for ladies to attach and assist one another whatever the journey they’re on” and is “completely transformational”.

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Karen Rogers

Theresa Candy at Fabb Fitness, Northwich

The assist Theresa Candy supplied her shoppers with throughout lockdown was one of many causes she made the shortlist.

She has continued with on-line courses for anybody who doesn’t really feel able to return to head to head courses.

One nomination stated: “Everyone is made to really feel welcome and valued and it’s an actual boot camp household.

“She has improved me mentally and bodily.”

Another stated: “It’s a killer however enjoyable boot camp that may be adjusted for all skills and Theresa conjures up me to raised myself as her courses have improved my psychological wellbeing.”

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Theresa Candy Fabb Fitness

David James Marshall at Leading Military Fitness

Leading Military Fitness is “life altering”, offering a welcome and pleasant group for everybody.

One unfit 42-year-old stated it’s the solely fitness class they’ve caught to and now they climb mountains.

Another completely satisfied buyer stated: “Dave’s classes are good – powerful however a lot enjoyable.

“Leading Military Fitness has grown a lot in 4 years and that’s all the way down to Dave’s laborious work, data and wonderful courses.”

Someone else added: “These courses push to your limits.

“They encourage you to work your hardest however nonetheless have enjoyable feeling assist and motivation from Dave.

“All skills are catered for and no person is ever made to really feel the most effective or the worst – we’re very a lot a part of a workforce.”

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David James Marshall

Selen Ashton

Selen’s power and motivation are a giant hit along with her shoppers and her courses are relaxed and inclusive of all ranges of fitness.

One nomination stated: “I’ve liked the Friday boot camps and getting some fitness into my week.

“Selen actually pushes and motivates us and it’s nice assembly new folks.

“She makes it enjoyable however difficult.”

Another stated: “I hated train earlier than I began her boot camp and now I actually depend all the way down to the subsequent session.

“She has helped me achieve in confidence and hit my very own objectives.

“I can’t consider how far I’ve come.”

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Selen Ashton

Sharon Power at Power Fitness, Northwich

Sharon Power “makes everybody welcome” and her nightly Zoom courses throughout lockdown had the entire neighborhood becoming a member of in.

One shopper stated: “The entire ethos is fitness for all ranges.

“She’s a mum and has one other day job so this may be well-deserved win.”

With a large rang of courses to select from – Zumba, Clubbercise, Kong and Zumba Gold – there guarantees to be one thing for everybody.

One of Sharon’s prospects attends the courses from Manchester twice every week as “her power and motivation is infectious”.

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Sharon Power at Power Fitness

Coached by Jade

Jade Nield “is wonderful and so motivated in what she does” and her laborious work shines by means of for every and each shopper.

One nomination stated: “Jade is an unbelievable coach each within the gym and on-line.

“She helps her workforce and improves their fitness.”

Another stated: “I began PT classes with Jade 4 weeks in the past and I completely find it irresistible.

“Jade has bought me motivated to enhance my fitness and I find it irresistible a lot that I’ve dedicated to a different two months.

“She has been very supportive and affected person in addition to encouraging and inspirational.”

One happy buyer has been working with Jade for the previous 12 months, attempting to shed some pounds and tone up after having a child.

She stated: “She is informative, affected person and educated and at all times appears to push me simply the correct amount.

“But, extra importantly, she has modified the best way I see and take into consideration meals, which is one thing I’ve not been capable of do my entire grownup life.

“Jade helps me gas my physique accurately and tells me tips on how to discover the best stability.

“I can’t thank Jade sufficient for the boldness she is giving me.”

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Coached by Jade

Dan Worthington, Fit Farm, Mobberley

Dan holds courses at Waugh Brow Farm offering an uncommon exercise expertise for his shoppers.

One advice stated: “Dan mixes his coaching classes up so despite the fact that they’re powerful and typically difficult, they’re pleasurable on the identical time.

“He is at all times inspiring me and makes me wish to push tougher to realize my objectives and I find it irresistible.

“He is aware of something and all the pieces about fitness and I at all times really feel in a terrific temper after coaching with Dan.”

Dan’s “infectious enthusiasm” and he’s a “implausible motivator” going “above and past to assist folks obtain their fitness objectives”.

One shopper broke her again final 12 months and she stated that “with out Dan’s unfaltering assist, steering and coaching, I wouldn’t be the place I’m now.”

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Dan Worthington

Jenny Owen at Brook Street Centre

Jenny has created a “tradition of inclusivity for folks of all fitness ranges and aspirations” and she needed to make our last eight.

She makes train “enjoyable and not a chore” and is an “inspiration at each stage”.

One long-standing shopper stated: “I’ve spent a few years being motivated by her on the leisure centre and now she has put her coronary heart and soul into Brook Street Centre, offering a welcoming place for folks of all ages to exercise collectively and develop into mates.”

One nomination stated she “has by no means loved train a lot” and one other stated “she retains a smile on everybody’s face, constructing a neighborhood of individuals.”

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The Studio at Brook Street

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