Welcome to my Website!
I'm dedicated to enhancing your strength and elevating your indoor rowing performance. For over a decade I’ve worked with individuals ranging from beginners all the way up to competitive athletes to help them unlock their full strength and fitness potential. Whether you aim to shatter British records, clinch championship medals, or just be fit enough to row for ten uninterrupted minutes without losing your breath, I am here to turn your aspirations into reality!
My coaching extends far beyond geographical limits, thanks to a comprehensive online platform that brings my expertise directly to you, wherever you are. For those who prefer face-to-face sessions, I also offer a limited number of in-person training opportunities at a boutique studio nestled in the scenic heart of Ashbourne, Derbyshire. The studio is equipped with top-tier equipment in a friendly and inviting environment. With just six workstations, it ensures a quiet setting, where we always have access to what we need, without the feeling of being overcrowded.
What sets me apart? A commitment to refining your rowing technique for peak efficiency and injury prevention, bespoke programming tailored to your unique needs, and insightful, actionable feedback that propels you forward.
Beyond personal training, my role as a Master Trainer for British Rowing, author of the Amazon bestseller "Indoor Rowing Mastery: Unlocking Your Potential," and holder of 9 Concept2 indoor rowing World records, positions me as a great source of knowledge and someone who can really get you the significant improvements you want.
Let me share my knowledge with you and help you on your performance journey! Schedule a free 15-minute no-obligation consultation call today, and let's discuss how I can support your goals. I look forward to working with you!
"Indoor Rowing Mastery:
"Cat is a fantastic personal trainer and I would wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone. At the start of my journey I was overweight; unfit; insecure and unsure of where to start. Cat has taken me from strength to strength (literally!). I now feel confident in my own skin and what my body can do. I dropped two dress sizes; am stronger both physically and mentally and feel more confident than ever! She pushed me to achieve more than I ever thought possible and helped me to build a positive relationship with exercise and understand the huge benefits it has on my life. I saw physical changes very quickly when I started training with Cat, but it's the long-term changes in my attitude, diet and outlook that I'm most proud of. If you want a change in lifestyle; to build a true "strong not skinny" mindset and effect real change in your body and mind then Cat is the trainer you want by your side. (And she's really really lovely!)"
"Since training with Cat I have become fitter, stronger and happier! Keeping fit makes everyone feel good and Cat is great at providing a range of exercises that push and challenge me; keeping me motivated. At the end of each PT session I always feel a sense of achievement. Her encouragement to keep going is priceless and I wouldn't be where I am today without her. Being an amateur runner, I've always tried to push myself to achieve a faster time (which was always difficult!). With Cat's help my weekly Park Run times have gone from 30 minutes to 25 minutes which I'm really pleased with - and I'm sure there is still more to come on this! I'd highly recommend anyone who wants to get fitter, firmer or slimmer to train with Cat - she won't disappoint!"
"I had never been into fitness, but with health, weight and mobility problems; realised I needed to do something to improve things. Through a combination of Cat's training and dietary advice I have lost three stone in weight; normalised my blood pressure and cholesterol, as well as reversing my type 2 diabetes. She gives very clear explanations and demonstrations which are easy to understand. She also gives lots of praise and encouragement and is genuinely pleased when progress is made. I always look forward to my sessions and would never have believed that I would be able to be running, lifting and entering indoor rowing competitions. With Cat's training I can do pull-ups and deadlift over 100kg!"
"I contacted Cat when I was looking to get back in shape after my first child. I trained with her weekly and saw results slowly, but surely - I could do chin-ups, press-ups and squat with a bar - exercises I thought I'd never achieve. Cat will soon pass on her infectious enthusiasm for rowing and rope you into extra sessions! I continued to train with Cat during my second pregnancy and can't wait to train 'properly' after I've given birth!"
"I never thought I would ever go to the gym. Having personal training with Cat has changed my life. I feel so much fitter; don't get out of breath when running upstairs and have dropped a dress size. I love the fact that no two gym sessions are the same - it's very varied and great fun. I always look forward to the next session with Cat."
"Cat has been my personal trainer for the past three years. Her guidance helps me to develop my ongoing fitness; knowledge of training and to improve my technique. Cat regularly competes and bags trophies at prestigious, national level competitions. She is highly committed to continuous improvement for both herself and her clients. She is meticulous with detail and very knowledgeable. Her training sessions frequently push me to my mental and physical limits. Also I learn different exercises and how to use various equipment. Now I feel a lot more confident in the gym environment and am much more effective and efficient...I train harder and better now in 60 minutes than I used to before in 90 minutes!"
"When I first met Cat I was a complete beginner in the gym and had absolutely no idea what I was doing. She has helped me build my confidence both in and out of the gym. She's always there any time of the day for advice and is constantly pushing me to new limits. I can't imagine not training with her now."