Welcome to motive8, Leeds Personal Training Team

Jenny Cromack

Jenny Cromack

Director

Jenny is the founder of motive8 and has worked in the fitness industry for the last 20 years.

Jenny’s specialism’s are fat loss and endurance training. She has a great track record with her clients, from helping clients with no running experience complete 5k's and 10k’s and helping client’s lose up to 5 stone. Jenny is also qualified in pre and post-natal training, and loves keeping her pregnant clients in shape.

A keen triathlete, Jenny represents Great Britain for her age group at triathlon and duathlon. If she's not at work she'll be out on her bike, swimming in a lake or out for a run.

GREATEST PIECE OF ADVICE....
If you have an 'off-day' don't fall off the wagon completely. Get back into your routine straight away. One 'off day' probably won't upset your progress, but many 'off days' will!

Chris Baird

Chris Baird

Master Personal Trainer

Chris' knowledge is second to none. Specialising in Strength & Conditioning, Chris loves improving his client's athletic and sporting performance. He also has great success with his weight loss clients too.

GREATEST PIECE OF ADVICE....
Hire a personal trainer with proven success, look at their testimonials online and see what they have achieved with other people.

Kate Halsall

Kate Halsall

Personal Trainer & Biomechanics Coach

Kate is an enthusiastic, passionate and sometimes little over-excited personal trainer who has worked in the industry since 2009.

Kate is a also qualified Biomechanics Coach, her specialisms include exercise for the management of lower back pain, weight/fat loss, group exercise and working with specialist populations.
Kate is also pre and post-natal qualified and loves training small groups of pregnant ladies!

Kate loves ALL exercise and has recently started participating in cycling sportives. Outside of work Kate loves going to fitness weekends, walking in the lake district or being out on her bike.

GREATEST PIECE OF ADVICE....
Give it a try – what’s the worst that could happen?

Ieuan Cranswick

Ieuan Cranswick

Personal Trainer & Sports Therapist

As a sports therapist Ieuan's knowledge about how the body moves is second to none. If you have niggles or injuries, Ieuan will definitely get you back on track with your training.

A multi-talented personal trainer, Ieuan has also just finished his PhD in Sports Psychology so really understands how to motivate his clients.

GREATEST PIECE OF ADVICE....
Quite simply, persevere and don’t give up. Every long journey starts with one small step, so don’t rush and enjoy the trip! Work hard to overcome any setbacks, the easy route is always the least exciting.

Alex Carrie

Alex Carrie

Personal Trainer

Alex is a qualified Strength and Conditioning (S&C) Coach and Personal Trainer. Having graduated with a BSc in the summer of 2016 he is fast getting a reputation for achieving amazing results with his clients.
Alex’s area of expertise are in strength and power development, sport specific training and in fat loss. Alex currently has a variety of clients ranging from a 100m sprinter who is training for the Transplant World Championships and a number of client who have successfully lost over 2 stone in body weight.

Alex has a massive interest in all sports, having played cricket, tennis, football and basketball as a child to a county level. He now plays cricket for Scarborough CC in the Yorkshire Premier League.

GREATEST PIECE OF ADVICE.... Make changes that you know can be maintain for years, not just weeks.

Emily Forbes

Emily Forbes

Personal Trainer

In addition to being a Personal Trainer, Emily is also motive8's resident nutritionist.

Her amazing nutritional advice, combined with effective programming is a recipe for success when it comes to achieving your goals.

Emily is a massive fan of strength training and Yoga and takes an holistic approach to exercise, nutrition and health.

GREATEST PIECE OF ADVICE....
The key thing to achieving your goals is consistency....this will help you achieve your goals for the long term.