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Exclusive Personal Training in Manchester and Cheshire. Home training and outdoor training available from experienced and established Personal Trainers in Altrincham & Sale, Heaton Moor, Heaton Chapel, Lymm, Knutsford, Urmston and Manchester City Centre. Whatever your goals we will provide the skills, motivation and knowledge needed to reach your targets and help change your life. All you need is the desire and determination to reach your goal, we will do the rest and make it fun and enjoyable along the way!

Gavin McColl is the founder of Motiv8 Personal Training Altrincham, bringing Personal Training and home training to the South Manchester, Heaton Moor and Altrincham area.
Gavin started in the fitness industry as a PTI ( Physical Training Instructor ) in the Army in 2000. With three years experience working as a PTI in the Army Gavin decided to further his career in civilian street back home in Manchester. Gavin qualified as a Personal Trainer and Sports Therapist obtaining a Premier Diploma in 2003.
Over the past eleven years as well as Personal Training, Gavin has been working as a Fitness Manager and Operations Manger for a large health club, and later major national fitness organisation. Whilst developing his managerial skills Gavin has been Personal Training and instructing military fitness classes to large groups in local parks. He has also qualified as an instructor in a number of disciplines Boxercise, Core Stability, Spin and FA Level 1 & 2 Football Coach.

Core Stability training at Astra Zeneca Alderley Edge.

Core Stability training at Astra Zeneca Alderley Edge.

Doris enjoying training for the Houston Half Marathon, with the hard work done it's time to stretch off

Doris enjoying training for the Houston Half Marathon, with the hard work done it’s time to stretch off

Areas covered and Personal Trainers.

Motiv8 Personal Training can provide home training across  Manchester and Cheshire, Gavin is the Principal Trainer and has linked up with other Personal Trainers across the region to form a network. We will arrange your own experienced Personal trainer in the most convenient location to you.
If you would like to request Gavin personally the rates may change according to travel. For your guidance the surrounding areas of South Manchester, Altrincham, Trafford, Wimslow and Lymm are within normal rates.
Gavin has a great passion for health and fitness and is a great motivator, enthusiastic very knowledgeable and empathetic. He prides himself on getting results for all his clients. If you are dedicated to reaching your goal’s, Gavin will be dedicated to ensuring you reach them – no challenge is too big!

Boot Camp classes have now started in Heaton Mersey/ Heaton Moor.

Manchester Personal Trainer – Gavin McColl brings Elite Personal Training to the Heaton Moor and Heaton Chapel area

With such a wealth of experience in instructing and Personal Training Gavin has set up Motiv8 Personal Training with the main focus being on providing a home training service for people who would like to train in the comfort and privacy of their own home.
Gavin specialises in weight loss, core stability and endurance training. He is also an experienced half and full Marathon runner who has also trained people to run both these distances. Please read the testimonial page – Doris’s story is a must see!

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Bride to be Christie’s weight loss journey!

The night before my 1st ever Boot camp I decided to take pictures and measure my waist, thighs and arms, because I knew muscle was heavier than fat and I wanted to know if it was making a difference. I had tried every diet you can imagine and with my wedding in just over a […]

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Louise Morrison Testimonial Ibiza boot camp 2013

I booked my place on the Ibiza Boot Camp trip on a whim, not knowing the people going and worried I might not keep up. Motiv8 are such a friendly bunch of staff and campers that prior to the trip I quickly got to know most people going. The trip itself was brilliant. All of […]

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