Alex Valentine BSc. (Hons) is a Level 3 Qualified female Personal Trainer, qualified Sports Conditioning Coach and Level 2 Qualified Gym Instructor in Greater Manchester. She has also worked as a Sports Coach for local schools, providing the knowledge and fitness expertise needed to help kids understand how to eat healthily, move well, and look after their bodies.
As a female personal trainer in Manchester, Alex has noticed a steady increase in the number of people wanting to take part in resistance training (lifting weights) and Olympic Lifting…..especially women! She has studied and trained hard to learn and refine the techniques needed to lift weights safely and effectively, and prides herself in specialising in coaching weight lifting and Olympic Lifting.
Alex is passionate about fitness, and making it an accessible reality for everyone to enjoy. She discovered her love of sport and fitness when playing basketball for the University of Manchester, before branching out into Roller Hockey and Roller Derby.
In 2014, Alex worked hard as the official Training Director of Rainy City Roller Derby, who rank as one of the prestigious top ten teams in Europe, and top 20 in the world. She is currently coaching RCRD’s B team, the Tender Hooligans, who rank as one of the best team’s in the North West of England.
Alex pursues her ambition to continually improve her fitness methodology by travelling the world to discover the latest training techniques, and competes on an international level in her sport. She has recently been selected to represent her country by Team England Roller Derby, and is training hard to compete in next year’s World Cup.
All these training methods, she is more than happy to share with you to help you achieve your goals too!
Further Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training includes:
- Sports Conditioning Coaching
- TRX Suspended movement
- Sports Massage
Working with Minority Communities
Pre and Post Natal Exercise Program Design