The Team

About Us

We are a team of fully qualified, experienced fitness fanatics and most importantly, we are approachable and friendly trainers. So whether it is your first time ever in a gym or you have been training for years, we are here to put you at ease and help you to build knowledge, confidence & results.

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Ed Rycroft

Hi, I’m Ed Rycroft, and I recently relocated back home to Yorkshire, having lived in London for 7 years and worked in the fitness industry. I am excited to be launching True Personal Training with a superb team of Personal Trainers. I wanted to create a studio facility that offers a great service and bespoke programming to everyone, all the time. At one point in my life I was overweight and struggling to get the real answers amongst all the fad diets and misleading information out there. This is why `I am passionate about making training with us educational, so that people can sustain their results long term.  I love all types of fitness, whether functional fitness, strength training, suspension, or long distance running - for me, it’s all about variety. I also have a huge obsession with kitesurfing and can regularly be found on the beach!

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Lauren Randall - Head Personal Trainer & Strength & Conditioning coach

Hey! I’m Lauren and I can't wait to meet and help each and every one of you at True Personal Training! As a level 4 Strength and conditioning coach, I love to help athletes take their game to the next level no matter what sport or current ability. Having played Soccer in the U.S I understand the mindset and dedication and commitment it takes. I am passionate about coaching women working with PCOS, menopause and body image issues, with a focus on what our bodies are capable of rather than how they look. I find this creates amazing results both mentally and physically. When I am not training at the gym I love to travel and get outdoors… Usually singing along to Disney bangers! I look forward to working with you soon :)

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Luke Fitch - Fat Loss & Muscle building specialist

Hi! My name is Luke and I’m excited to be a part of the wonderful community at True Personal Training. I am passionate about helping you to achieve your fitness and health goals, whether that may be gaining confidence on your very first gym session, getting you beach-ready for the summer or coaching you through hitting a lifetime PB on your deadlift. I love to keep gym sessions fun and interesting but I'm always keeping up to date on the latest developments in sports science and nutrition to make sure you’re using the best methods and getting the most of out of your gym sessions. I also enjoy helping you navigate the minefield of information in the health and fitness industry, breaking it down into simple bite-sized information that anyone can get their head around - so if you need help understanding the latest topics and trends, or want a fitness myth busted, I’m your man!

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Edmund Pang - Injury rehabilitation, gymnastics specialist

Hi, I’m Edmund, and I’m really happy to be a TRUE Personal Trainer. Since qualifying as a personal trainer in 2012, I have gone down the corrective exercise route – helping clients recover from injury, as well as addressing muscular imbalances and movement, to improve their general day-to-day, or sports specific function. My own training is very varied, from Olympic lifting, which I’ve continued since the rugby High Performance programme at university, to practicing Shaolin martial arts in China. The last few years have been spent developing experience in different training and movement approves, although this has primarily consisted of gymnastics and yoga. So whatever your fitness goals, whether it is to lose weight and build strength, develop mobility or rehab from injury and correct muscular imbalances, I’m really excited to work with you and achieve great things together.

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Billy Payne - Bodybuilding & strength specialist

My name is Billy Payne and I’m a level 3 Personal Trainer. I’ve been a high level competitive bodybuilder for many years and I coach and prepare aspiring male and female athletes for stage competition. In addition to this, I am a bodybuilding judge and am very active in the national show circuit. I work with many strength athletes on strength & conditioning programming and have over 46 years experience in helping people improve their health and achieve their goals. I’m also a keen participant in Crossfit training, Power Lifting, Olympic Lifting and a level 4 sports massage therapist specializing in injury prevention and pain management.

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Dan New

Hey, my name is Dan and I’m thrilled to be part of the True Personal Training family! My fitness journey hasn’t been so easy; I’ve grown up struggling with weight, endured countless battles with poor nutritional habits - I’ve faced the lot. Learning to adapt and transform my own lifestyle choices to become the best version of myself is what led me to strive in helping others to do the same. Whether you’re experienced, intermediate or a total newbie to the world of fitness I am excited to be your help in hand to make your dream fitness goals a reality!

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Jess

Hi, I’m Jess, I’m a newly qualified level 3 Personal Trainer and I am really excited to be part of the team at True. Fitness helps me in so many ways but particularly with my mental health. I really want people to feel the way I feel through exercise and nutrition. I love to take part in events such as triathlons, obstacle course races and runs, so my training is focused on which event I have coming up. In my spare time I love to play rugby for Wetherby Women’s rugby team which is my other passion. I can’t wait to support and guide you on your journey to becoming body confident and helping you achieve your goals.

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