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Meet  Your Team At Energize Fitness & Leisure

Katie Welby - Team Member

Katie is one of our most rounded out Personal Trainers. Some of Katie's most popular classes include Fat Burn, Bootcamp and Core. Recently, she has also started teaching Bums Tums and Thighs which has become a favourite amongst our members. Katie is always on hand to help our members and provide feedback. A keen kickboxer she also enjoys hiking.  

Qualifications:

TEC Level 3 Qualified Personal Trainer
QQI Fitness Instructor
QQI Group Instructor.
Qualified Spinning Instructor.

Classes Taught:

Fat Burn, Spin Class, Bums Tums and Thighs

Tip To Members:

Bring a friend. Starting in the gym can be scary so having someone to workout with or attend classes with will help in the beginning by making you feel more comfortable.

Rory Creane - Team Member

Rory is a dedicated fitness professional with a keen eye for detail and strives to help all our members reach their best. Rory trains several classes at Energize such as Core and Fatburn and in heavily involved with helping beginners with their fitness assessments. An amateur Strongman, Rory is also interested in Powerlifting, Crossfit and MMA.

Qualifications:

QQI level 5 course in Exercise, fitness & nutrition (gym instructor).
Phase 1 & Phase 2 strength & conditioning certification with KG Elite.
National Diploma in Personal Training (NSC)/
NFQ Aligned Certificate in Personal Training (VTCT )

Classes Taught:

Fat Burn, Core, Bootcamp

Tip To Members:

Start small and build. Energize is one of the most well-equipped gyms in Galway. From the weights and machines to the classes taught, there are plenty of options for beginners to choose from while they become more familiar with the gym. Also, don't be afraid to ask one of the members of staff for help.

Ela Bernat- Team Member

Ela is one of our busiest team members, between carrying out Fitness Assessments with new and existing members as well as designing their fitness programs, with each members skill and fitness levels in mind. On top of this, she also teaches many of the classes which means every member will get to know her very well. Ela loves to cook to support her active lifestyle. 

Qualifications:

 EQF Level 4 Personal Trainer with Nutrition
EQF Level 3 Fitness Instructor
EQF Level 3 Group Instructor
Level 1 Spinning and Body Conditioning

Classes Taught:

Spin, Bootcamp, Aqua.

Tip To Members:

Nutrition is just as important as working out. Looking after your health and staying fit starts in the kitchen with informed and healthy food options. This doesn't mean excessive dieting or eating all greens, it just means eating in moderation and making better food choices. 

Tony Grealish- Team Member

Tony is a dedicated instructor who is always on hand to ensure that things run smoothly at Energize Fitness & Leisure. Tony takes charge of the Aqua Aerobics class whenever he is on site and also teaches circuit training classes as well. Tony plays hurling for his local club Liam Mellows in Galway City and is heavily involved with their at their Summer hurling camps.

Qualifications:

Level 5 sports recreation

Level 6 personal training QQI award

GAA coaching award 1

Classes Taught:

Circuits, Bootcamp, Aqua.

Tip To Members:

Change up your program from time to time so as to ensure that you never become complacent or feel bored with your program. Also, look after yourself and your technique so you avoid injury. Recovery is key!