New thebestofexeter business member Fitness Matters
12th April 2011
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As my role as Membership Manager at thebestofexeter it is my job to keep you up to date with new members. We are pleased today to introduce you to someone I have known for a number of years now and is now bringing his expertise from the professional rugby arena, where he played for Exeter Chiefs, to help you and me get fitter and stay healthy.

Name: Sam Blythe

Business name: Fitness Matters Ltd

Location: Purpose built one on one gym at Basepoint Business Centre

Business Type: Personal Training

About the business:

At Fitness Matters our aim is to help you achieve your fitness targets and offer you all the knowledge, motivation and support you need to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle - whether you are an athlete, enthusiast or just a beginner. Based in Exeter, Fitness Matters was founded by Personal Trainer Sam Blythe, a professional rugby player with the Exeter Chiefs.

Outside of knowledge and experience, our skills are in motivating clients and giving them the self-belief to get the best out of themselves. This coupled with thorough nutritional and lifestyle advice leads to the very best results. A key point is that both training and dietary advice is given at a pace that can be sustained within the clients’ lifestyle. This avoids the need for constant yoyo exercise and dieting. Consideration is made for the individual, and we acknowledge that every man and woman is different, as are his or her bodies and goals. We cater for every individual, whatever their goals and sessions and training structure are completely unique to them. Fitness Matters primarily operates from a unique one on one personal training studio whilst in addition offering sessions from the comfort of your own home - ensuring your privacy in all situations. Our fully insured and qualified trainers are understanding and approachable and are professional at all times.

Diploma in Personal Training - REPS Level 3
Advanced Fitness Instructor - REPS Level 3
Diploma in Diet and Nutrition - REPS Level 3
Weight Management - REPS Level 3
Gym Instructor NVQ / Level 2
Circuits Instructor NVQ / Level 2
Qualified RFU Rugby Coach
Fully Insured
Member of Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS)

Diet And Nutrition
Personal Training
Fat And Weight Loss
Strength And Endurance
Exercise For Health

Introductory Special Offer: Free Personal Training & Lifestyle Consultation here

I was at a low point in my life, turning 45, losing my father and feeling uncomfortable with myself. I needed to lose some weight, so after picking up the local newsletter and seeing an advert for Fitness Matters I emailed Sam. Within minutes I had a reply assuring me he could help! The day came of the appointment to assess my goals, I found myself very apprehensive until Sam put me at ease!

After being trained now for the last three months I've started my journey to a more comfortable person having the confidence to be able to go swimming with my family for one is fantastic. I put this all down to Sam having the ability to make you really want to do it and when your not at the Fitness Matters studio he's still in the back of your mind keeping an eye out! I thank you Sam! 
Matthew T

For more information on Fitness Matters please visit his feature on thebestofexeter here


About the Author

Dave B

Member since: 3rd May 2012

I am the Membership Manager at thebestof Exeter. My role is to maintain good relationships with the best businesses in Exeter. I am also involved in organising our bi-monthly networking events and help...

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