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WHO WE ARE

About Us

what we do

IT’S ALL ABOUT YOU

Our goal is to guide and support you to move better, look better and feel better. We meet you where you are at and focus on providing you with the opportunity to improve, regardless of your start point.

Our environment is motivational, challenging and designed to ensure you feel at ease, with no intimidation or judging here-just 100% support from staff and other members of our community.

Using a vast range of free weights, body weight exercises and functional equipment to improve all aspects of fitness, strength, movement, agility and much more.

Whether you’re an athlete striving for excellence or someone starting out on their very first fitness journey we create the space and environment for you to grow-all you need to do is bring your effort!

Working hard alongside fellow supportive BetterU community members you are sure to receive a tonne of support and lots of high fives along the way!

Our philosophy

Our goal is to provide an inclusive community for all walks of life to access professional fitness services. We meet you where you are at and commit to taking you forward to reach your potential and achieve your goals.

Core values

We believe everyone should be given the opportunity and support to become the best version of themselves.

Our culture is underpinned by positivity and inclusion, to be consistent we must belong, and YOU belong here

Professional support and instruction are key to our delivery, you will get the best from us just by showing up

We believe there is no such word as CAN’T without the word YET!

….and that team work makes the dreamwork!

No matter what your background, age, ability, gender, ethnicity, race or religion we WILL support you to become the BEST version of you!

About the coach

Michelle

BetterU’s company founder Michelle is a qualified Sports Scientist and Strength & Conditioning coach with a lifetime of experience in the sport and fitness industry.

The BetterU philosophy stems from her passion for helping people achieve their full potential, backed by her strong belief that consistent improvements can add up to real, sustainable positive lifestyle changes. She makes it her job to support clients to move better, look better and feel better.

A former footballer and high level coach herself she knows what it takes to play at the top level and has extensive experience working with children, young people and adults across the Sport & Fitness sector as well as within Schools and Further Education.

A real motivator she is passionate about educating clients to empower them on their own fitness journey. She will push you towards the best you!

About the coach

Paul

Paul is a Personal Trainer with a desire for empowering people to make sustainable changes to live better, more enjoyable lives.

After serving in the British Army he left the military to pursue a career in Personal Training, using his knowledge and approach to get his clients moving better, looking better and feeling better. Keen on football but an avid runner he enjoys long distance training and specialises in 1-1 training in this area.

Paul was also a qualified Alpine Skiing instructor with qualifications in a variety of adventurous sports such as kayaking, sailing and rock climbing. Keeping on top of client’s progress he knows which buttons to press to get the most from you during your workout.

With a real eye for detail and a stickler for form we love that he values technique and ensures every client gets 100% from every workout. You’ll not miss a rep with him!

Loving Strength class! Michelle is so encouraging in helping achieving your fitness goals. The class members are really friendly and encouraging as well! I would recommend this gym to everyone!

Linda

I’ve been a member of so many gyms, however never one like this. Absolutely loving the place and the classes. Great variety and a super atmosphere. Michelle is great at motivating you and everyone is so friendly. Great vibe to the place!

Louise

Fantastic gym and instructors that are genuinely passionate about their job and helping people become healthier, fitter and stronger. Very knowledgeable and welcoming. Classes are varied and would suit all levels. Love it!

Gillian

I’ve been doing Semi-Private training sessions with Michelle since January. I’ve absolutely loved every session and have seen a massive improvement in my running times and technique. She is hugely knowledgeable and motivational and I can’t recommend her and BetterU enough. Do it!

Lorna

Great workout this morning at UStrength. Great group of people to work out with and lots of motivation from Michelle and everyone working out. What a way to start the day. Looking forward to next weeks classes. On my way to a better me.

Sharon