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BodyTech Health Club

BodyTech Health Club

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A Shrewbury Original since
1998

BodyTech is Shrewsbury’s longest-running health club, offering extensive state-of-the-art training equipment, fitness classes and personal training with highly qualified fitness experts.

The company is also a leading regional fitness industry training and education centre for fitness instructors and personal trainers up to a Level 4 Certificate, so members benefit from some of the best fitness advice around.

The independent gym, based in the heart of town, is also home to a sports physiotherapist, hair salon, beauty and massage therapist and coffee shop.

Club facilities include the latest technogym equipment, cardio machines, free weight and hammer strength training rooms, a Spin Studio with state-of-the-art audio sound, a women’s only LadyTech gym and a large fitness studio operating a timetable of nearly 30 classes every week.

All-inclusive membership costs £25 per month and comes with 12 free one-to-one personal training sessions over a year to help ensure members are training properly and safely and are on target to achieving their goals.

BodyTech is especially proud of its personal training programme which is available to members for £200 for 10 one-hour sessions. Personal trainers Jeff Anderson and Kevin Jones both have 20 years of experience in personal training and train personal trainers as part of The BodyTech Institute of Training and Education.

Gym classes include: Les Mills BodyPump and BodyBalance, Spinning, Kettlebells, Bodytone, Body Conditioning, Over 60s Circuits, Group PT, Boxing Club and Baby Ballet. Classes are also available to non-members on a pay-as-you-go basis at just £5 each.

BodyTech is also home to sport and fitness event company UK Adventure Challenges which organises national events that attract hundreds of participants from across the UK.

Up-coming events include a Halloween Horror 5K Escape Race through Hawkstone Park, Shropshire, a National Three Peakes Challenge and a London To Paris Bike Ride.

A Shrewsbury Original

BodyTech was founded in Shrewsbury by fitness trainer Jeff Anderson in October 1998. The company has expanded over the years to include gyms in Whitchurch and Market Drayton and establish The BodyTech Institute of Training and Education.

BodyTech prides itself in offering a personal approach to members of all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Members range in age from just two up to 98, and many have been using the health club for 10, even 20 years.

Its team is expert in helping members achieve a wide range of fitness goals including weight loss, weight training, sports specific intensive training as well as recovery from injury or ill health.

The BodyTech Institute of Training and Education trains fitness instructors up to a Level 2 Certificate and personal trainers up to Level 4 and offers a course in Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating up to Level 3.

The Institute is an approved training centre with Active IQ, the UK’s leading awarding organisation for the active leisure and wellbeing sector, and has trained more than 100 new fitness instructors since it was founded in 2016.

It also provides Emergency First Aid at Work courses for individuals and groups. These are open to anyone, from workers of any sector who need training to meet HSE compliancy, to people who simply want to learn how to save lives in the event of an emergency.

Day courses, priced at £80 for individuals (discount available for large groups), are available at both the Shrewsbury and Whitchurch BodyTech Health Clubs. The team can also visit workplaces in Shropshire to provide on-site training.

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Meet The Team

Jeff Anderson, Managing Director, Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor & B.I.T.E Trainer
Jeff started fitness training within a gym environment at the age of 14. Whilst studying for a degree in chemistry he worked part-time in leisure centres. He started his working life as a research scientist with BP before becoming a business director within the chemical industry. Redundancy over 22 years ago gave him the opportunity to re-train and pursue his passion and “true vocation” in the heath and fitness industry. He founded BodyTech in 1998 and hasn’t looked back! Jeff is a Level 4 personal trainer, a fully qualified fitness coach and a tutor for the BodyTech Institute of Training and Education.
Peter Metcalfe, Director, Personal Trainer, Fitness Coach & B.I.T.E. Trainer
Peter served in the Royal Navy for a number of years before following a career in the health and fitness industry. He managed to combine his love of the ocean with his new career for a few years. He was Fitness Director aboard the QE2 cruise liner before joining BodyTech Health Club. Peter has 22 years experience in the healthy and fitness industry. He is a level 4 personal trainer, a fully qualified fitness coach and a tutor for the BodyTech Institute. He has prime responsibility for BodyTech Whitchurch.
Kevin Jones, Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor & B.I.T.E Trainer