Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness


The cost of Personal Training in 2016

Firstly, Happy New Year. I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed the festivities. Usually this is the time of year people crowd the gyms in a bit of a gun ho attempt to get fit, lose some weight and start habit change. Generally people will go for it in a too much too […]


Sometimes, you dig deep

And other times you dig really bloody deep. This last weekend I took on one race I’d been wanting to complete since I first tasted Obstacle Course racing.  I had my first OCR experience in 2012 at the Midlands Spartan Sprint. I fell instantly in love with the mud, walls, balances, ice crawls and all […]


Member of the Month May 2015

true to form May came and went and I completely forgot to update the blog. So, better late than really, really late…. Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness Port Talbot would like to present: Please meet our Members of the Month for May 2015, Daryl and Natalie Richards. Daryl and I have known each other for a number of […]


Kettlebell on rocks by sea

Why Kettlebells?

It is a question I get asked a lot, because I make no apology for my love of those beautiful cast iron arse kickers. On a personal level, I have found them to be a great tool in helping address weaknesses in my own training and improve my knowledge on coaching as well as movement, and […]


Lead By Example Part 4

So week 3 came and went, and I totally didn’t update this page. This is mainly due to me having a much needed week off for the first time since I opened the doors of Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness. Week 3 also saw me get the first cold I have had in about 18 […]


Member of the Month April 2015

Congratulations to Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness  Member of the Month for April 2015: Ann Marie Keogh Ann Marie contacted me late December of last year,  with the goal to improve her posture. As a very well respected chiropractor, she’s is exceptionally aware of her own body’s movement and noticed that, due to her profession, her working day was […]


Lead By Example Part 3

Lead By Example Part 3 from Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness Port Talbot. Krissie’s personal journey.  A week has gone by already? Time really does fly as you get older, it’s bonkers. So I realised that I hadn’t put up any stats for my starting point on the opening blog but I have been keeping […]


Lead By Example Part 2

So here is the first blog and Vlog as I regain the right to have the hashtag #LeadByEaxmple that I pride Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness on using. I promised to be totally honest and that this would be warts and all. In keeping with that promise here are my ‘at present pictures’…..this might seem […]


Lead by Example 1

If you follow Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness on Twitter or Facebook, you’ll see I use the hashtag #leadbyexample. It’s something I try and pride myself on, that I won’t give my clients anything I wouldn’t undertake myself and that I do my best to be a good example in not only fitness but nutrition […]


Member of the Month Feb 2015

A little later than anticipated but we are proud to announce that the Kirby’s Personal Training and Fitness, Member of the Month for February 2015 is: Clare Court I started at Kirby’s with the main goal of losing weight and improving my fitness. Having attempted gyms myself, I didn’t really know what exercises would benefit […]