Why Ideal Fitness will work for you


Ideal Fitness in Telford was founded to provide life-changing exercise regimes and nutrition for people who are serious about transforming their body improving their health, losing weight and taking action towards a better future with personal training in Telford and online coaching to the world.

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    Custom to you

    All our programmes are carefully designed depending on your current ability and your particular fitness or weight loss goal.

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    Tone Up

    You will feel stronger, leaner, fitter and more energised in no time.

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    Results

    After years of trying faddy diets and wasting money on gym memberships, it’s time you got the results you deserve.

What to expect at Ideal Fitness Personal Training & Therapy

Our personal training programmes are specially designed to offer a more effective, more enjoyable and more long-term alternative to gym memberships and large fitness classes.

  • Semi Private Training

    Training with others is a great way to stay motivated and ensure a social environment for your workouts. Too many people in a group, however, can often mean your needs aren’t being catered for and your fitness goals not being reached. This is why semi private group training is a great choice.

    Training with like-minded individuals creates a great atmosphere for progression, and knowing that you’ll still get the attention you need in a smaller group - and therefore achieve the results you’re looking for - is an almost perfect blend. Your trainer won’t be constantly distracted because of the size of the class, and it allows you to progress with success in a fantastic environment.

    Semi private group training will give you a level of support you’ve not experienced before and, best of all, it comes from people who are just like you. An educated and knowledgeable trainer may be leading proceedings, but you’ll also have a network of friends that you can help and who will help you. What better way to burn fat, build muscle and reach the level of fitness you’ve always dreamed of?

  • 1 on 1

    No matter what your goals are, 1-on-1 personal training is for you. Tailor-made to help you get the most of your fitness programme, 1-on-1 training is perfect for individuals who want dedicated and focused workouts to ensure they achieve their targets and transform their lives. Whether you’re looking to increase muscle tone, burn body fat, increase endurance, or just improve your quality of life, opting for a personal trainer will put you on the right track.

    1-on-1 training is also ideal for people with busy lifestyles who struggle to find the time to hit the gym. Your personal trainer will work with you to plan a schedule around your commitments, keeping you motivated and excited for your next session. Building a relationship with your trainer will also keep you accountable. There’s always going to be the temptation to put your training off till tomorrow, but knowing you’re in a fitness partnership with someone is great way to stay on track and not fall off course.

    You’ll get fitter, educated, feel great and empower yourself to levels you didn’t know were possible, all through 1-on-1 training. Make the change today.

  • Sports Therapy

    Sports therapy is healthcare for everyone. Concerned with not only helping with the rehabilitation of injuries but also to prevent them altogether, it will both repair and prepare you for any kind of training or competition.

    Unlike most forms of therapy, sports therapy is designed to utilities specific sport principles in order to optimise performance. This puts your body in a state of readiness, prepared for unexpected impacts while also preventing injury. On top of this, its techniques are essential for the immediate care of any afflictions you may suffer, getting you the right assessment and treatment. Your sports therapist can also recommend a specialist, ensuring that your rehabilitation is always progressing.

    Sports therapy also offers remedial massages that can target pain at its source, getting to the route of the problem. This stops injuries from getting worse and reduces pain, leaving you in a better state for recovery.

    Whether you’re looking to return to the gym, or need to take precautions so that you can stay there, sports therapy is for you. With the flexibility to fit around your needs, you’ll be pain and injury-free, ready to train to your heart’s content.

    Massage can also be therapeutic helping to release the stress on the mind and body allowing for total relaxation, making you feel human once again.

  • Corporate Wellness

    Regardless where you work or what business you run, corporate wellness training is a must. Countless studies have already shown that this type of training does much more than simply improve employee health. It also has a drastic effect on morale and leads to increased productivity, ensuring that your company is more efficient than it ever has been.

    A healthy workplace is undoubtedly a happier one, and allowing colleagues to workout together through their employer is a great way to keep them motivated, both at their desks and on the treadmill. Offering such a fitness programme to your staff has wider benefits too, such as helping them to stop smoking, stress reduction programs, and screenings for specific diseases or signs of stress. Eliminating these worries from your staff’s day-to-day lives is not only going to put them in better spirits, but it can also have business advantages, such as leading to a reduction in health care expenses.

    A win-win all around, corporate wellness training is imperative for the modern day office to guarantee ultimate productivity, and a workforce that’s fit and healthy enough to tackle any challenge that comes their way.

  • Online Body Transformation Coaching

    Do You Want To Transform Your Body And Inspire Others To Do The Same with an online body transformation program?

    Are you looking to lose up to 15 pounds of fat that is making you feel Discouraged, Depressed, and is Ruining Your Health?

    Do you find that your lack of energy, focus and poor health is affecting you finishing your over-whelming to-do list for the day.... and the result is you getting home way too late, and even then you feel absolutely knackered and just know you are missing out on precious time with the kids?

    I'm looking for successful business women or men, maybe someone who's business/career depends on you looking your best. I want you to start on my 12 week body transformation program because you deserve to be there.

    You will be serious about losing the unwanted pounds, and taking your body and business success up to the next level.

    You interested?

    We will not be playing at weigh loss or just trying it out, we will be seriously creating a new body, lifestyle, and making sure that you get unbelievable results.

    If you are serious, about wanting this, serious about wanting the success, serious about getting the realisation that you finally have the body you have craved for years then........

    We need to talk........

    Perhaps you just need a little tweak around the hips, bingo wings or you need to get that 6 pack out? or maybe you want a complete overhaul. Whatever it is that you want to achieve, the Ideal Fitness Online 12 Week Body Transformation Programme can get you the impressive results you are looking for.

    Designed specifically for busy, successful people who know how to get outstanding results in business but are struggling with their bodies and health.

    Your commitment to the 12 week programme is to make a binding promise to yourself that you will Take Action and ensure you get the results you deserve

    *You have this desire to change, and I offer 12 weeks online body transformation coaching so you can have more energy, greater confidence and a body that will impress*Invest in yourself today and be the person you deserve to be!

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  • Strength & Conditioning

    Strength and conditioning training is more than just lifting weights. Based around numerous activities that can increase and enhance your performance, you’ll be challenged in countless ways, be that running, jumping, testing your agility, strengthening your core or improving your endurance.

    As well as developing your overall fitness across the board, strength and conditioning training will be sculpted around your needs, changing up the amount and type of workout on the cards as the year progresses. This will keep your body in a constant state of growth making sure you achieve your goals, be that burning calories, reducing body fat, or increasing muscle tone.

    Strength and conditioning training is ideal for sports, too. Identifying the specific skills that underpin it, you’ll embark on a program that will target your strengths and weaknesses and take you to a new level of skill and fitness that wasn’t possible without this form of regime.

    Essential for those who want to become stronger, fitter, leaner and more prepared for any athletic endeavor, strength and conditioning training will get you in the best shape possible while testing your physical and mental prowess.

  • Nutritional Advice

    Lifting weights and doing cardio is imperative to any fitness regime, as is the right nutritional plan. Eating correctly to look good and feel great is a simple strategy that’s easy to get wrong without the right advice. By working with an educated professional, you can develop a nutritional lifestyle that will help you achieve your goals even quicker and make you feel better than you ever have.

    The secret to sustaining success even after you achieve your fitness targets is to live a lifestyle that doesn't make you feel like you’re on a diet. Learning about healthy and nutritious eating alongside what you’re doing in the gym will change your life for the better in order to increase your energy levels, improve your metabolism, and even reduce the risk of certain medical conditions such as diabetes.

    A trained professional will teach you the ins and out of eating well, show you how to keep a food diary, and constantly assess your current eating plan so that you’re always headed in the right direction - you’ll feel as good as you possibly can. On top of that, any and all questions you have can and will be answered, leaving no room to confusion, and keeping you on the correct path.

Meet the team

Stuart Henderson

PERSONAL TRAINER

In 2008, I broke my back in a serious accident which was undeniably traumatic. However, my fitness knowledge and specialist training – along with a fair helping of determination and dedication – allowed me to train my way to recovery.

I can honestly say I am now fitter and stronger than I was before my accident, and more determined than ever to show other how exercise can radically improve your life.

I am a Level 4 personal trainer and a member of the Register of Exercise Professionals. I’m a karate black belt, former gymnast, holistic masseur and sports massage therapist.

I have developed a winning approach to fitness and weight loss that utilises a variety of techniques, including martial arts, weight training, pilates techniques, bosu and relaxation through remedial massage and sports massage in Telford.

Over the last 13 or so years, I have dedicated myself to building a very extensive portfolio of personal training and fitness-related qualifications, along with building impressive experience across a huge range of disciplines.

It looks impressive on paper but, more importantly, it means I have a wealth of experience and techniques at my disposal to ensure you reach your goals.

I am an expert in endurance training, speed training, strength training, training for competition and outdoor fitness in Telford.

As a personal trainer in Telford I also offer specialist help to those who are suffer with high blood pressure, circulatory conditions, diabetes, arthritis, respiratory and neuromuscular conditions.

What’s more, I guarantee results, so you have absolutely nothing to lose except those troublesome extra pounds.

Meet the team

Stuart Henderson

PERSONAL TRAINER

In 2008, I broke my back in a serious accident which was undeniably traumatic. However, my fitness knowledge and specialist training – along with a fair helping of determination and dedication – allowed me to train my way to recovery. I can honestly say I am now fitter and stronger than I was before my accident, and more determined than ever to show other how exercise can radically improve ...

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Paul Fernley

Director of corporate training
& occupational health

Hi, I’m Paul Fernley (RGN,RMN,DipOH,DipFTST) and I’ll be your Ideal Fitness Telford sports therapist (treating your injuries), holistic massage therapist (helping you to relax), trainer in massage therapy and first aid trainer. I am a fully qualified nurse with over 35 years working experience, 25 of these as a specialist nurse in Occupation Health and being actively involved in rehabilitation.

I am also a fully qualified personal trainer, I hold a belt in judo and karate and enjoy the outdoors. My true passions lie with my qualifications as a sports therapist and in massage, first aid and as an advanced back care assessor. I enjoy working with people and helping them on their journey from injury to full health.

My extensive career as a nurse has allowed me to gain a vast amount of knowledge which I can utilise to enable you receive the best treatment available.

Over the 35 years as a qualified nurse I have also gained an impressive working knowledge of first aid working in hospitals, private industry and other first aid organisations. I am proud to be able to pass on my knowledge to you with our Ideal Fitness First Aid Courses in Telford and Shropshire which I have developed.

First Aid and Medical Services are one of the most important parts of any organised event. I have covered many public and private sports events. I am currently the first aid cover for sports events at RAF Cosford. As a provider of first aid in Telford, I am now able to provide your first aid cover at your event in Telford, Shropshire and surrounding areas.

I am also very proud to pass on my working knowledge of rehabilitation with our Ideal Fitness Sports Massage Courses in Telford and Shropshire.

My knowledge and qualifications look impressive on paper but, more importantly, it means I have a wealth of experience and techniques at my disposal to ensure you obtain the best from our therapy practices here in Telford.

As a combined sports massage therapist in Telford and sports therapist in Telford I also offer specialist help to those who are suffer with high blood pressure, circulatory conditions, diabetes, arthritis, upper and lower back problems, manage or relieve pain in your neck, shoulders, arms and legs allowing for complete freedom of movement.

What’s more, I guarantee results, so you have absolutely nothing to lose except those troublesome aches and pains.

Meet the team

Paul Fernley

Director of corporate training
& occupational health

Hi, I’m Paul Fernley (RGN,RMN,DipOH,DipFTST) and I’ll be your Ideal Fitness Telford sports therapist (treating your injuries), holistic massage therapist (helping you to relax), trainer in massage therapy and first aid trainer. I am a fully qualified nurse with over 35 years working experience, 25 of these as a specialist nurse in Occupation Health and being actively involved in rehabilit...

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Teresa

Teresa has struggled with her weight for many years and has done many if not all of the diets out on the market to date all without lasting success.  Since Teresa has been with Ideal Fitness she is finding that exercise and diet does not have to be something you need a PHD to understand.  The journey to transforming your body and life is simple steps.  Simple steps that fit into your daily lif...

Teresa

Thanks to Stuart at Ideal Fitness my life has changes for the better

Teresa has struggled with her weight for many years and has done many if not all of the diets out on the market to date all without lasting success.  Since Teresa has been with Ideal Fitness she is finding that exercise and diet does not have to be something you need a PHD to understand.  The journey to transforming your body and life is simple steps.  Simple steps that fit into your daily life.  Teresa still has a way to go on her journey. Teresa will tell you the rest in t her video interview.......

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DAVID W

I lead a very busy life and Stuart fits in around my work schedule and visits me at my home so that I do not have to spend time travelling to the gym. The results have been very impressive. As well as helping me to lose weight by advising me on food choices the exercise regime has had a remarkable effect upon my upper body strength, which has been something I have struggled with before. Stuart has...

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First Rate Training

I lead a very busy life and Stuart fits in around my work schedule and visits me at my home so that I do not have to spend time travelling to the gym. The results have been very impressive. As well as helping me to lose weight by advising me on food choices the exercise regime has had a remarkable effect upon my upper body strength, which has been something I have struggled with before. Stuart has also shown me some relaxation techniques to enable me to deal with the effects of a stressful job. As well as a new body I am now developing a more relaxed mind. DAVID W

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Diana Longworth

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Amanda

I was recently asked by a sports injury client to take a look at her nutrition. I asked her to provide me with what she had eaten and drank for a week. I then analysed it and provided her with my findings plus alternative weekly and workout nutrition menus this is her response “Hi Stuart, thank you so much for my nutrition, only got chance to look properly last night, it’s brilliant, a lot m...

Amanda

I’m really pleased with what you have done, thank you so much!

I was recently asked by a sports injury client to take a look at her nutrition. I asked her to provide me with what she had eaten and drank for a week. I then analysed it and provided her with my findings plus alternative weekly and workout nutrition menus this is her response “Hi Stuart, thank you so much for my nutrition, only got chance to look properly last night, it’s brilliant, a lot more info than I expected. Tried the milk, banana and fruit before the gym and it worked, really felt more energised. I’m really pleased with what you have done, thank you so much, Amanda”

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Laura

Amazing Results in just 12 weeks.

Laura

Amazing Results in just 12 weeks.

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Thea

What made you decide you wanted/needed to start a program? I started a new job in Autumn 2010 and began working really long hours including most evenings and at least one day at the weekend. I also have to stay away from home in hotels a lot, and within a year put on almost a stone in weight. When I had any free time I couldn’t find the motivation to go to the gym or even out...

Thea

Finally the day arrived...
I have lost fat and inches and I am much more comfortable with my shape!

What made you decide you wanted/needed to start a program?

I started a new job in Autumn 2010 and began working really long hours including most evenings and at least one day at the weekend. I also have to stay away from home in hotels a lot, and within a year put on almost a stone in weight. When I had any free time I couldn’t find the motivation to go to the gym or even out for a jog and exercise fell right to the bottom of my list of priorities. Eventually I decided enough was enough and that a personal trainer might just fit my hectic lifestyle and provide me with the motivation I was struggling to generate myself.

What results have you achieved since starting your program?

I can do it with both legs in the air! Can I put that Stuart? What that means is in the beginning, I was struggling to do even leg raises with both legs at the same time, and now (metaphorically speaking of course) I could do it standing on my head. It’s such an achievement, Stuart even wrote it in my birthday card this year! On a more serious note, I have lost fat and inches and I am much more comfortable with my shape. There is still some way to go, but I’m much fitter, toned, and tend to choose healthier food options – not least because I know I’ll be challenged on it if I don’t! The workouts are much more intense and focussed now than when I first started and I understand my body and what I am capable of achieving a great deal more.

What do you like best about your program / having a trainer?

There is so much I love about having a Stuart, but most of all, it takes the difficulty out of motivating myself because I book a session and don’t allow myself to cancel it. It means that regardless of whether or not I feel like it, I’m going to be working out when Stuart turns up at my house. There are many other things too – I can fit it around my work with minimal disruption; I really enjoy the variety of workouts that we do and I love the fact that I have a say as to what we focus on and what equipment we use. It is also great having someone to account to after decadent holidays! It makes me think twice about the extra cocktail I don’t really need.

What would you say to someone on the fence about joining an Ideal Fitness personal training program?

I would say “what have you got to lose?” I wouldn’t be where I am and with the body confidence I have now without personal training. I’d probably be heavier, unfit and wondering why I hadn’t made the change sooner. For some people, personal training can be about focussed training for an event, or improving on an already good fitness base. For me however, the great thing about personal training is that regardless of whether you have one session a week or three, it signals a change in attitude and approach to fitness and puts you on the right track if you’re having difficulty doing that yourself like I was. Thanks Stuart!

– Thea (Telford)

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Jo

Determined Jo prepares for mud run challenge...

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Jo

Determined Jo prepares for mud run challenge...

Determined Jo prepares for mud run challenge...

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ANGELICA

When our twins turned 18 months old, I decided it was time for me to get myself back into shape. As I am not someone who has the discipline or motivation required to go to a gym, finding Stuart was the best possible solution to suit my lifestyle. In 6 months, Stuart has managed not only to make me get fitter, but has somehow made me change my attitude towards exercise and general wellbeing. Stuart...

ANGELICA

Enthusiastic, motivated and very professional

When our twins turned 18 months old, I decided it was time for me to get myself back into shape. As I am not someone who has the discipline or motivation required to go to a gym, finding Stuart was the best possible solution to suit my lifestyle. In 6 months, Stuart has managed not only to make me get fitter, but has somehow made me change my attitude towards exercise and general wellbeing. Stuart is enthusiastic, motivated and very professional.

He always takes into account a person’s particular needs and builds a routine to suit accordingly. I would recommend Stuart to anyone!When our twins turned 18 months old, I decided it was time for me to get myself back into shape. As I am not someone who has the discipline or motivation required to go to a gym, finding Stuart was the best possible solution to suit my lifestyle. In 6 months, Stuart has managed not only to make me get fitter, but has somehow made me change my attitude towards exercise and general wellbeing. Stuart is enthusiastic, motivated and very professional.

He always takes into account a person’s particular needs and builds a routine to suit accordingly. I would recommend Stuart to anyone!ANGELICA

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Carol Ewels

Carol Ewels

Thanks To Ideal Fitness I Love My New Body

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Mike Ransom

Mike’s road to RHODES fitness after op

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Mike Ransom

Mike’s road to RHODES fitness after op

Mike’s road to RHODES fitness after op

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