Andy Bavister

St Austell Leisure Centre
Biography
Qualifications
Specialisms
Reviews
FAQs
Biography
Qualifications
Specialisms
Reviews
FAQs

Biography

I am a fully qualified Personal Trainer with a drive and desire to help everyone achieve their individual health and wellbeing goals, regardless of their physical abilities or levels of fitness. My philosophy is that fitness is predominantly about feeling good where looking good is just the by-product of a healthy and active mindset and lifestyle. This is why I enjoy working with everyone on an individual basis to provide a holistic and innovative approach to your health journey. 

Prior to becoming a Personal Trainer, I was a paramedic which I believe provides me an advantage and insight to this industry as I understand the body’s anatomy and therefore pathways to improve an individual’s physical capabilities. Having also worked extensively with those rehabilitating from injury I can work within everyone’s abilities and provide a personalised approach. 

I love to get to know my clients and have a passion to share my knowledge with them. I will tailor sessions, offer structured advice and of course have lots of fun along the way! 

As you can imagine I love sport and fitness and this has shaped and influenced my life significantly. So much so that I spent 12 years in Europe and across the world as a snowboarding instructor and moved to Cornwall to spending most days windsurfing and surfing the amazing Cornish coast. Set in this wonderful county there are so many opportunities to improve your health, let me be one of them.

Qualifications

  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Diet and Nutrition (QCF)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (QCF)
  • Level 3 Active IQ GP Exercise Referral Specialist
  • ICG Indoor Cycling Certification Level 1
  • ICG Indoor Cycling Certification Level 2
  • ICG Indoor Cycling Watt Rating
  • ICG Indoor Cycling Pro Level
  • Keiser FTP Training 
  •  Skills Active Circuit Instructor Training 
  • Skills Active Kettle Bell Instructor Training
  • B.A.S.I Level  I,II,III Snowboard Trainer
  • (British Association of Snow-Sport Instructors)                            
  • Stage 4 RYA Windsurfing Instructor (Royal Yacht Association)

Specialisms

  • Weigh Loss and Tone
  • Metabolic Training and Glucose Metabolism
  • EPOC (Excess Post Oxygen Consumption) The after burn Effect.
  • GP exercise referral
  • Arthritis Management and Pre and Post Operative preparation/Rehabilitation.
  • Action Sports Training (Windsurfing, Snowboarding, Surfing)
  • Detailed in-depth Health MOT with 18 Point Body Bio Metric readings including Electrical Impedance Body Analysis, life style and medical history questionnaire with full colour print out and 1 to 1 analysis.

Health MOT To Include

  • Weight                                                                   
  • Height                                                                                
  • BMI (Body Mass Index)                          
  • BP (Blood Pressure)                           
  • RHR (Resting heart rate)                                                                
  • VO2 Max 
  • Hip to weight ratio  
  • Blood Cholesterol 
  • Body Water %
  • Body Fat % 
  • Physique Rating  
  • Blood Glucose
  • Metabolic Age
  • Visceral Fat Rating
  • Muscle Mass
  • Bone Mass                                         

Reviews

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"I  looked forward to my PT sessions, I was not a ‘Gym Type’ but Andy has made the sessions challenging but fun. He is professional but friendly, knowledgable but relays details and facts in an easy understandable way. I would not have made progress or continued with out his person centred attitude and crazy commitment to make others healthy. Thank you  Andy."  Mandy Wells

 

“Andy, I cannot thank you enough for encouragement and motivation, you are an absolutely wonderful PT. I am now so much more confident, fit and healthy and you have given me the determination to carry on improving my fitness and who knows maybe one day I may have muscles that you can actually see. I will miss you, Cornwall is very lucky to have you and we hope you enjoy your new life by the sea”  Linda and Oliva

 

“So sorry to see you go! Your spin classes were simply ‘The Best’!! Very best wishes for the future”  Brenda and David

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