Change your life joining the Wish Park in Hove Summer Bootcamp

Walk through any one of the many parks in Brighton and Hove over a weekend and you’ll spot a group of people of all ages being put through their paces doing press-ups, star jumps, lunges, burpees and sprints at an outdoor bootcamp class. Getting fighting fit in the exhilarating outdoors across Brighton and Hove is a fun and sociable way … Read More

10 Benefits of why you should hire this Brighton based personal trainer

Why hire Gav O'Brien for your personal training needs in Brighton

Before I dive headlong into why you should consider hiring me as your personal trainer in 2020 – Happy New Year!  So, it’s the start on a new decade, you survived Christmas (just!) and perhaps saw the New Year in with style with copious amounts of booze. With the decorations packed away, you’ve pondered a New Year’s Resolution to make … Read More

A Brighton & Hove Personal Trainer’s Top Tips to Avoid Festive Overindulgence


It’s that time of year for a busy personal trainer; Gav O’Brien who operates across Brighton and Hove to help motivate clients not to give up on their hard fought weight loss through festive overindulgence. The festive season is heralded each year by the metre high walls of Quality Street chocolates at the entrance of supermarkets, staff Christmas parties, client … Read More

Give the gift of health and fitness this Christmas

Gift of health and fitness

Okay it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas now that Halloween and Bonfire Night have been and gone. Now your nearest and dearest, kids, grand kids and close friends may already be dropping hints; a fancy watch, the latest i-phone or other gadget. Indeed you may already be window shopping. Here’s the thing, sometimes the people you love and … Read More

A Brighton Personal Trainer’s Healthy Eating Guide

Healthy Eating

We all know that we should eat a healthy balanced diet but when you begin to read up on what this means, the sheer volume of information can seem overwhelming. For those that seek a healthier lifestyle it’s a topic that’s certainly worth exploring. Here’s the thing; basic healthy nutrition is really quite simple. In fact it’s so simple your … Read More

A Hove based personal trainer’s best of guide to Hove

Personal Trainer guide to Hove

I live in Hove just off the Kingsway and as a busy personal trainer I get around my home patch daily. Over the last four years or so I’ve got to know my local area of Hove inside and out. Here are my first port-of-calls as a busy Hove based personal trainer, for various products, services and exercise that I … Read More

Personal Training in Brighton – Your questions answered

Personal Training in Brighton

As a qualified personal trainer in Brighton, I get asked a lot of questions, often during my one to one PT sessions with my clients. Here are some of the most frequent questions I get asked.  As a personal trainer in Brighton what dietary advice can you give?  My qualifications and training allow me to advise on widely accepted diet … Read More

The benefits of doing a whole body post workout stretch routine

Stretching post workout

As a busy Brighton based personal trainer I ensure my clients many whom live across Brighton and Hove, maximise the benefits from a hard personal training session with a whole body post-workout stretch which gives further benefits of:  Reduces muscle stiffness and soreness When you workout really hard your muscles contract and relax multiple times which leaves them in a … Read More

Interview with Gav O’Brien Personal Trainer in Hove

Hove sea front perfect for personal training

What’s the best thing about being a Personal Trainer in Hove? By far the best thing about being a Personal Trainer in Hove are the many outdoor areas that I can train my clients, Hove Lawns is great not least being so close to the sea, but I also love Hove Park, there are some great pathways for running and … Read More

Why pre-exercise health screening is important for older adults

Pre-exercise health screening for older adults

The benefits of exercise outweigh the risks for most people, and as an older adult personal trainer my core goal is to encourage older adults to be more active. It is extremely important that I pre-screen all new older adult clients before starting them on an exercise programme, to ensure that the exercise I prescribe accommodates and is adapted to … Read More