Active NAtion

Personal Training

Personal training is a great way for you to stay motivated, progress towards your goals quicker than training on your own and have somebody to guide you through a more advanced and structured training programme.

At Active Nation Runcorn, we are lucky to have a great team of Personal Trainers who bring with them a different experiences, styles and personalities. Take a look at the list below and contact the trainer you feel that suits your personality and goals the best.

Adam Brindley


Hi, I’m Adam. I am a former professional kickboxer who held world and intercontinental titles.

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I have over 16 years experience within the martial arts and fitness industry. I am a fully qualified level 3 personal trainer and martial arts instructor. I specialise in:

– Weight loss
– Strength training
– Boxing / Kickboxing pad sessions
– HIIT style training
– Plus my new 90 day body transformation challenge

So no matter what your aims/goals i can help you reach them in a professional and enjoyable manner.

Feel free to give me a call or text on 07392110588 or email me at

Ann Brindley


Hi everyone, my name is Ann Brindley, and I’m happy to be part of the Active Nation family. I started my journey in the fitness industry 16 years ago in Martial Arts,

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I’m a 4th Dan black belt in Shotokan Karate and Kickboxing, run Brindley Martial Arts Academy, and Fighting-Fit PT here in Runcorn.
– Level 2 gym instructor
– Level 3 personal trainer and nutritional advisor
– Level 3 diploma in specialist exercise referral
– Level 4 exercise and nutritional interventions for obesity and diabetes
I have trained many clients over the years from complete beginners to pro fighters, so whatever your fitness goals are, including weight loss, improved fitness, toning and loss of inches I can help you meet them. Your hard work will pay off and I promise you will have fun along the way!


Callum Lawrenson


Hi everyone, I’m Callum, I am a competitive Amateur Kickboxer, and I hold a 2nd degree black belt in Karate.

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I started in this sport (Karate / Kickboxing) at an early age and have just over 9 years of experience within the fitness industry. I am very adaptable in my training; this allows me to be able to train a larger range of individuals, so no matter what your fitness level or goals, I can adhere to your needs.

I am a Level 2 Fitness Instructor, Level 3 Personal Trainer, following this, I will progress onto further education within sports specific training.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you to achieve your’ fitness goals.


John Shelbourne


Hi Everyone, I’m delighted to have joined the team at Active Nation, where our goal is to ensure you get the most out of your visits.

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I have been in working in the fitness industry, in different roles, for nearly 20 years. I have helped all types of people achieve their goals, not just fitness, but helping them to achieve a position where they can attend a gym.

My clients have been varied from athletes, footballers, to slimmer of the months and 90 years old. I specialise in all fitness needs, especially running, GP Referral, and Cancer Rehab Exercise programmes.


– Level 4 – Exercise in Cancer Rehab
– Level 3 – Personal Trainer
– Level 1 – Athletics Coaching

Learning doesn’t stop with these qualifications. Exercise not only adds years to your life – but LIFE to your years. Age should not be used as a barrier to keep fit and healthy. If you think this is something we could discuss, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

07985 221805

Lisa Dixon


I have always been interested in health and fitness. Being a busy mum of two I understand the commitments that people have, but with my knowledge and several years of experience and our determination together we will achieve your goals with fun, enjoyable yet effective workouts.

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My fitness journey started at a young age when I achieved a black belt in Karate and fought at a national level. Ever since I have always been active in the gym environment training clients and myself. As a qualified level 3 Personal Trainer I particularly enjoy helping others and seeing the results they achieve.

I specialise in toning, cardiovascular fitness / endurance, weight loss and core-stability.

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Tom McConnell


With over 15 years experience in fitness, I have acquired knowledge on multiple techniques and the skills to adequately instruct and assist.

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I am equally adept in weight management, Olympic-style lifting, flexibility, sports specific instruction and basic health and maintenance.

I fully believe I am able to adapt to any clients’ particular sporting or health requirements, be that toning, muscle gain or fat loss. Having trained many clients over the years from the young, to the ‘experienced’, from sportsmen and women, to armed forces personnel, I can definitely help you achieve whatever goals, skills, or physique you may be looking to accomplish, that are geared towards your abilities, age and fitness level.