Meet The Trainers

Richard Tidmarsh: Owner & Lead Trainer

Richard is one of the leading trainers and coaches in the UK and has a great team of trainers to support him, they are #TeamReach. Rich trains top ranked Light Heavyweight UFC Fighter Jimi 'Posterboy' Manuwa and Welsh Rugby's Jamie Roberts as well known faces such as singer Jessie Ware, TV Personality Vicky Pattison, pop star Josh Cuthbert and rapper Professor Green. He is also well known for his work in the past with England rugby's James Haskell. Richard is highly sought after around the fitness world, training teams of Personal Trainers in Europe and is a brand ambassador for Under Armour, Vita Coco and Optimum Nutrition. Richard is also a well known fitness presenter appearing on 'MTV', 'The Active Channel' & 'Sky Sports News'. Richard writes a regular column in international magazine 'Muscle & Fitness' & appears regularly in 'Men's Health Magazine', 'Women's Health' & 'Men's Fitness Magazine'. Follow Rich on Twitter @RichTidmarsh View Rich's Full Profile.

Ollie Frost: Reach Personal Trainer 

Ollie is another on the conveyor belt of Team Reach trainers who play Rugby. After two years playing for Worrcester Warriors and the 2014 season helping London Welsh RFC back to the premiership, Ollie is now full time with Reach. As well has his skills as a DJ, Ollie also has a number of tricks up his sleeves for his clients after being involved in Gymnastics and Break Dancing in his younger years, he now specialises in FRC and Calisthenics training. The only member of the team who has arrived at the gym via skateboard! Follow Ollie on Twitter @Ollie_frost 

JJ Beasley : Reach Personal Trainer

JJ joined the team in January 2014 after a successful time training athlete's and the British military for leading functional fitness equipment supplier Beaver Fit. JJ holds an honours degree in Sports Science and worked for Gloucester Rugby for two years. JJ is famed at Reach for his varying facial hair, gymnastic skills and bright yellow BMX arrival at work! Follow JJ on Twitter @JJB_PT 

Rachel Thompson : Reach Personal Trainer 

Rachel joins the team with a background in Contemporary dance in which she gained a BA (HONS) degree and has over 6 years experience in the fitness industry. Rachel is a Level 2 Animal Flow coach and has vast experience in this area studying with world renowned Animal Flow coach Mike Fitch in Miami. Rachel uses this bodyweight discipline to help her clients train mindfully and move with integrity. Rachel is also fully qualified in pre an post natal fitness. Follow Rachel on Twitter @Rach_Flows  

Frankie Holah: Reach Personal Trainer

Frankie is our resident Calisthenics speciailist, yes she likes to hang upside down and then many many pullups. Known for her ambassadorial roles in promoting female fitness. Follow Frankie on Twitter via @FrankieHolah

Tom Wright : Reach Personal Trainer 

Hailing from Scotland and with 4 years in the industry to date, Tom is another Reach PT with a elite rugby background. A Large human who can also move! Follow Tom on Twitter via @TomWright_Fit.

Rob Nitman : Reach Personal Trainer

Rob joins the team at Reach from Premiership Rugby Club Harlequins RFC and a year working out in New Zealand at a Super Rugby franchise. Our resident man mountain and elite level Olympic Lifter. There isn't a barbell that Rob can't bend! Follow Rob on Twitter via @nitman89

Steve Kowalenko : Reach Personal Trainer

Hailing from Gym Jones fame, Steve is one of only two coaches in the UK ceritifed at Gym Jones Level 2. If you don't know what we are talking about here, then watch the movie '300'. Follow Steve on Twitter via @Virtus_Strength

What is it like to train with the team!?