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SportBU personal training

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​Our dedicated team of personal trainers (who are minimum Level 3 qualified) will help you to achieve your fitness aspirations, whatever they may be.

Whether you're looking to get fit, improve your fitness, lose weight, train to boost your performance or prepare for a competition or race, your personal trainer will guide and support you to get the results you want.

Here at SportBU, our personal trainers specialise in boxing pad work, cross-fit training, muscle gain, weight loss, mobility and injury prevention.

What to expect

Our Health and Fitness Manager will meet with you to discuss your objectives and what support we can offer, before pairing you with your SportBU personal trainer.

Initially, your trainer will assess your current fitness level (through some exercises and body movements) and then use this as a way to keep track of your progress.

From here on in, each of your personal training sessions will be tailor-made for you and your fitness aims. 

It won't be an easy journey; your trainer will challenge you to push yourself, both physically and mentally, as you work towards your fitness ambitions. But they'll be with you every step of the way, motivating and supporting you as your fitness goals start to become a reality.

Key information

Available to

BU students, staff and the local community 


Available in blocks of 5, 10 or 15 sessions


From £22 per hour


The Training Zone, SportBU gym, Talbot Campus

Hear from our clients


Since starting my PT sessions, I am much more confident in using the gym and I've seen a positive difference in my strength. The sessions are well thought out and really good fun! At the point you feel like stopping, you'll be encouraged to keep going.


My PT sessions are always challenging, in the best way possible. My trainer has an almost sixth-sense for knowing how far he can push me! I am now far more confident in my fitness journey and would recommend to anyone.

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On-campus facilities

Whether you just want to keep fit and healthy or are a top athlete, our on-campus indoor facilities, which includes two gyms and fitness studios, will help you achieve your sporting aspirations.