Thomas Oben – Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Writer


I started playing rugby at the age of 11 at school in the UK. I was always had a slim build and when I started playing senior level rugby at 16 and joined the Dutch U-19 and U-21 my coaches told me I had to put some muscle mass on in order to compete at that level. So began my love affair with the gym. Once I started training my passion for exercise and fitness really grew. So I looked into how I could turn my passion into a profession and combined my degree in graphic design with several courses in personal training.

Education & Certifications:

  • BA Graphic Design
  • CYMCA Level 2 Gym instructor
  • CYMCA Personal Trainer
  • Level 2 Boxercise instructor
  • Group Studio cycling instructor
  • CYMCA Level 2 Circuit Training
  • CYMCA Level 3 Nutrition and Weight Management
  • CYMCA Level 3 Training in Different Environments
  • CYMCA Level 3 Sports Conditioning
  • CYMCA Level 3 Lifestyle and Fitness Assessment

Services Provided:

  • Personal Training at your home or at the gym
  • Fitness First programs
  • Nutrition recommendation and advice

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I'm a certified personal trainer specializing in circuit training, nutrition and weight management, training in different environments, sports conditioning along with lifestyle and fitness assessments. I'm also a group studio cycling instructor. See my profile page for more information!

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