Our Team

Our Team

With nearly a century of experience between them, we have hand-picked the best experts in the industry to help clients achieve their goals. With the utmost discretion, they have trained a wide variety of clients from all walks of life, a number of whom are in the public eye. With their motivational styles and great senses of humour, clients enjoy their sessions and many have trained with the team for a number of years.

STUART BALKHAM

FOUNDER

Stuart graduated from university with a degree in Sports Science and went on to gain a certification with the Titleist Performance Institute. He has over a decade of experience and has worked alongside some of the most respected names in the industry. A firm believer in the HIIT technique, he has successfully trained a wide variety of clients including musicians, actors, fashion designers, politicians, sportsmen and heads of industry. Not one to shy away from a challenge, Stuart (along with Sam) completed The Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Marathon in 28 hours.


Whilst Stuart specializes in fat loss and muscle maintenance, his interests also lie in pre- and post- natal training, helping clients to prepare their bodies for labour and then aiding them in their recovery.

BEN KILNER

FOUNDER

Ben graduated from Keele University with a BSc (hons) in Physiotherapy and has since added several other qualifications to his skillset including Personal Training, Exercise Rehab and Injury Prevention. He has spent 15 years treating and training people from the general public to corporate executives, professional sportsmen and high-profile actors and musicians.


As a keen football fan, Ben thoroughly enjoyed working with the African Confederations Cup champions some of whom went onto represent their country in the World Cup. He has worked with GBR athletes and conditioned many clients through tough endurance challenges. Ben’s specialist interest is with injury prevention and functional training for office based workers looking to improve their fitness.

MARIANNA KEPICOVA

PERSONAL TRAINER

Marianna studied physical education at university before working as a qualified nutritional adviser for a military hospital in Prague. She then qualified as an exercise coach at the CHEK Institute in 2010. She moved to London fifteen years ago and has continued to work in the fitness industry with some of London’s top personal training companies.


She has completed 5 Ironman events giving her a great understanding of the dedication and overall conditioning required to finish such tough endurance events.

SAM TOMKINS

ENDURANCE COACH

Sam has been a personal trainer for over 12 years and has worked in a variety of fields. His qualifications include Rugby Strength and Conditioning coaching, personal training and more recently endurance coaching. Sam completed his first triathlon in 2009, and first Ironman in 2010 and has since completed another 20+ triathlons and 10+ Ironman challenges, he has also represented Great Britain at the World Championships.


Adding to the list of challenges, Sam has completed The Bridge to Bridge swim – a 15km open water swim and along with Stuart B, completed The Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Marathon, taking 28hrs NON-STOP.


His knowledge, experience and years of personal training have led him to focus on coaching other people to complete the goals they once thought were impossible.

MATT LOVELL

NUTRITIONAL CONSULTANT

Before studying as a nutritionalist, Matt gained a degree in Political Philosophy and a qualification in personal training. He went onto specialize in elite sports, female hormonal health and body composition management, working with doctors and dieticians in developing an evidence based protocol approach to many common disorders.


During his career, he has worked with a number of Premiership football clubs and London based rugby teams as well as the England Rugby team helping them all achieve better team results.


He has many clients outside of the sporting world, helping him maintain the breadth of knowledge in health-related conditions. Alongside his work with clients, Matt is developing a range of sports supplements and currently runs his own elite performance based company. This is aimed at elite athletes and corporations and includes all levels of health-related performance.

STUART GREEN

REHAB AND PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST

Stuart has a BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science and an MSc. in Exercise Science. He has since spent over 15 years working with clients, specialising in back pain and spinal rehabilitation. He has studied with world-renowned experts on key orthopaedic structures and worked with Consultant Neurosurgeons at the London Spine Clinic enabling him to successfully treat many spinal disorders with a particular interest in spondylolisthesis and SIJ dysfunction.


His unique expertise is sought by surgeons and individuals wanting successful rehabilitation after spinal surgery, including microdiscectomy and lumbar fusions. His love for golf lead him to study Golf Biomechanics and Performance Conditioning both at the Titleist Performance Institute and the CHEK Institute leading him to work with many European Tour Professionals and amateur golfers.