Meet Dubai’s Best Personal Trainers

Dubai’s Personal Training & Group Exercise Experts

Smart Fitness have a team full of the Best Personal Trainer in Dubai, offering multiple sports science degrees in Human Performance and Exercise Science. Our Fitness Experts have a combined 100+ years of experience which gives us a leading advantage for producing results.

Our Fitness Expert’s have been together for many years and have created a strong bond of working as a team. The Smart Fitness, Personal Trainers have been decorated with multiple awards for ‘Best Personal Trainer in Dubai‘ in two consecutive years on the woman and mens side, making our team the leading group of Best Personal Trainers in Dubai and the Middle East region.

We make a conscious effort to recruit from top sport Universities like Loughborough University in the U.K and command advanced qualifications from the NSCA for Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialists.

Having qualifications is only a small part of being Best Personal Trainer in Dubai Team. We believe our success comes from a friendly, yet stern approach to understanding our clients needs. There is an emotional connection which has to occur for people to achieve results which is why our philosophy is to combine exercise, nutrition and psychology together under one package to get the best, long term and sustainable results.

Meet the Team

Mike Poole

Fitness Manager/Personal Trainer/Fitness Expert

UAE FIT Awards Best Male Personal Trainer 2017
Qualifications:
Bachelor Of Science – Cardiff University
Reps Certified Personal Trainer – Level 3
Certified Fitness Instructor – Level 2
Sports Rehabilitation
Team Coaching
Rugby Specific Training

Areas of Expertise:
Strength And Muscle Gain
Weight Loss
Team Training
Mixed Martial Arts
Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation
Rugby Training & Conditioning

Read Mike Poole's Blog

Chris Bone

Personal Trainer & Fitness Expert

Qualifications:
BSc (Hons) Sports Science
Reps Level 3 Personal Trainer
Reps Level 4 Personal Trainer - Exercise For The Management Of Low Back Pain
Sports Massage
Kettlebell
TRX Certified

Areas of Expertise:
Weight Loss
Sports Specific Training
Functional Fitness
Exercise for Management of Lower Back Pain
Group Training
Nutritional Programming

Read Chris Bone's Blog

Carlo Milo

Personal Trainer & Fitness Expert

Qualifications:
BSc Sports & Exercise Science - Edinburgh University
HND Sports Therapy
Sports and Swedish Massage Certified
REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer
Biomechanics

Areas of Expertise:
Weight Loss
Fat Loss
Strength & Muscle Gain
HIIT
Group Exercise

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James Latham

Personal Trainer & Fitness Expert

Qualifications:
MSc Strength And Conditioning
BSc (Hons) – Sport Science (Human Performance)
Reps - Level 3 Personal Trainer
Reps - Level 2 Fitness Instructor
Kettlebell
FA Fitness In Football

Areas of Expertise:
Strength And Conditioning
Athletic Development
Olympic Weight Lifting
Fat Loss
Group Training
Biomechanics
Nutritional Programming

Read James Latham's Blog

Ashley Collins

Personal Trainer & Fitness Expert

Qualifications:
BSc (Hons) - Sport Exercise Science & Personal Training
REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer
RSPH - Royal society of public health
Exercise to Music & Studio Cycling Workshops
ECG - Electrocardiogram
Phlebotomy

Areas of Expertise:
Fat Loss
Muscle Hypertrophy
Nutrition and Meal Planning
High Intensity Training (HIIT)
Injury Rehab
Wellness Coaching
Exercise and Nutrition as Preventive Healthcare

Read Ashley Collins' Blog

Richmond Ferrer

Personal Trainer & Fitness Expert

Qualifications:
Level 3 Personal Training
Level 2 Fitness Instructor
BSc Nursing
Kettlebells - Level 2
Circuit Training - Level 2
Olympic Lifting

Areas of Expertise:
Strength and Muscle Gain
Weight Loss
Functional Training
Core Strength and Stability
Group Training
Corrective Exercise
Cardiovascular Endurance

Read Richmond Ferrer's Blog

Elger-Van-Barneveld

Personal Trainer & Fitness Expert

Qualifications:
Bachelor Of Health - Sports And Physical Exercise (The Netherlands)
Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS)
Reps Level 3 Personal Trainer
Precision Nutrition Level 1
Fitness Instructor Level A
Certified Kettlebell Trainer
First Aid / CPR Certified

Areas of Expertise:
Body Composition (Muscle Gain & Fat Loss)
Strength And Conditioning
Nutrition
Kickboxing/ Boxing
Athletic Performance
Functional Movement

Read Elger-Van-Barneveld's Blog

Anja Taljaard

Personal Trainer & Pre/Post Natal Expert

Qualifications:
BSc Human Movement Science & Physiology
BSc (Hons) Biokinetics
Sports Massage
Sport Strapping
REPs Level 3 Personal Trainer
Basic Life Support (BLS)

Areas of Expertise:
Weight Loss
Sport Specific Training
Athletic Performance
Orthopaedic Injury Rehabilitation
Plyometric Training
Functional Training
Postural Assessment & Correction
Exercising Incorporating Calisthenics
Strength Training
Group Classes

Kyle Gallant

Exercise Specialist

Qualifications:
BSc. in Exercise Science; Health Science minor - University of Wisconsin Superior
American Council of Exercise Certified Personal Trainer.
USA Olympic Weightlifting/ Sports Performance Coach (2016)
American Council of Exercise Sports Conditioning Certification
Impact Basketball Player Development Specialist Certification
American Red Cross- Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (2013)

Areas of Expertise:
Strenght and Muscle Gain
Weight loss
Muscle Hypertrophy
Sports Specific training - Golf, Basketball
Power Lifting

Cora-Lee Van Tonder

Personal Trainer & Fitness Expert

Qualifications:
BSc Human Movement Science and Physiology
BSc (Hons) Biokinetics
Sports Massage
Sport Strapping
REPs Level 3, Personal Trainer
Basic Life Support (BLS)
NSA Netball Coaching level 1

Areas of Expertise:
Weight Loss
Sport Specific Training
Athletic Performance
Orthopaedic Injury Rehabilitation
Plyometric Training
Functional Training
Postural Assessment and Correction
Exercising Incorporating Calisthenics
Strength Training
Group Classes

Chris Bowman

Consultant Rehabilitation Specialist

Qualifications:
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
HCPC (Health Care Professions Council)
CSP (Chartered Society of Physiotherapists)
ACPSEM (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport & Exercise Medicine)
REPS Level 2

Areas of Expertise:
Injury Diagnosis & Rehabilitation
Pre-season Training for Professional & Amateur Athletes
Long Term Athletic Development
Athletic Performance
Sports Specific Training
Training for Children and Adolescents

Rodrigo Alvira

personal Trainer & Fitness Expert

Qualifications:
BSc Exercise Science & Kinesiology
College Basketball S&C Coach (University of Wisconsin S.)

Areas of Expertise:
Weight Loss
Sport Specific Training (Basketball)
Athletic Performance
Muscle Building
Injury Prevention
Strength & Conditioning

Andrew Docherty

Fitness Instructor

Qualifications:
Level 2 Fitness Instructor Dubai
Level 3 Personal Training Dubai
First Aid, CPR & AED Course

Areas of Expertise:
Technique
Group Training
Nutrition and Food Prep

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