JAMIE FARRELL, PERSONAL TRAINER IN LONDON

ABOUT

Starting my career in 2009 as a fitness assistant, I’ve amassed over a decade of experience in the industry. After establishing and managing four gyms and three training businesses, I discovered my passion lies in working one-on-one with dedicated clients. In 2013, I became a personal trainer, but I found the industry’s certification standards lacking. Determined to offer the best service, I pursued an MSc and subsequent PhD in exercise science. Now, as an exercise scientist specialising in strength and conditioning, I regularly train clients privately and confidentially in London and internationally for specific projects.

TRAINING APPROACH SUMMARY

In my view, every workout should be grounded in a foundational training philosophy. A certified ideology forms the backbone of any effective training system, serving as an ever-evolving theory of practice that steers clients toward their goals and aids in the discovery of their own epistemology. This progressive approach fosters a framework of values informed by modern research advancements and insights from peers, leading to sustainable long-term health and well-being.

Jamie Farrell is an exercise scientist and health consultant, specialising in the strength and conditioning of the human body. He provides personalised one-on-one training sessions in and around London, as well as in select international locations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. Doctoral Researcher 2021 – 2025
A series of investigative studies based around low back pain and blood flow restriction training.

MSc in Strength & Conditioning:
Comprehensive study surrounding exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, application, performance and associated derivatives.

UKSCA Accredited Strength And Conditioning Coach:
Accreditited strength and conditioning coach (ASCC), is the recognised standard for S&C in the UK. Proving in-depth knowledge in sports training, nutrition, Olympic lifts, advanced programming, speed, agility and plyometrics training.

NSCA Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist:
Certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association in America, as a specialist in S&C. Providing the ability to apply scientific knowledged in strength and conditioning and injury prevention.

ASCA Accredited Strength And Conditioning Coach:
Recognised S&C coach, by the peak governing body in Australia, The Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA).

British Weightlifting Level 2 Coach:
Licensed British Weightlifting coach, able to coach independently, analyse Olympic lifting technical models and deliver advanced programmes..

Blood Flow Restriction Training Certified:
Permits the application of BFR within prescriptive exercise and particular rehabilitative cases.

Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes Exercise Prescripton:
Being level 4 certified allows me to prescribe corrective exercise and give advanced nutritional advice specifically in relation to obese and diabetic clients. By having advanced understanding of these conditions and their pre cursors, it allows me to specialise in these complicated areas.

Level 4 Back Pain Specialist:
By having advanced knowledge of issues surrounding potential back pain, it allows me to prescribe training that can prevent and help relieve, any non specific back problems. 19 in every 20 cases of sudden onset low back pain is placed within the non specific category, so this allows me to assist with this large demographic.

Level 4 Cancer Rehabilitation:
This certification allows me to work with clients who are going through certain types of cancer treatment or have been diagnosed with cancer. I am able to prescribe exercise and dietary advice, while working alongside other medical professionals.

Level 3 Personal Trainer & Level 2 Fitness Instructor:
The industry standard requirements for becoming a personal trainer.

Poliquin Biosignature Level 1 & 2:
Theoretical knowledged on body fat storage and possible hormonal imbalances. This also provides the use of a 12 site body fat test, that hypothesizes links to the gastrointestinal system, toxicity and nurological complexes. A useful tool for body composition goals.

Paul Chek Holistic Lifecoach Level 1:
This focuses on lifestyle changes and provides a holistic model that looks at disease prevention, healthy eating habits and specific exercise that help to control stress. This has helped me develop an in depth questionnaire that helps me understand what my clients do away from our session and also taught me holistic training methods suitable for a certain demographic.

UK Athletics Coaching Level 1:
This allows me to support an athletics coach in the delivery of athletic based sessions.

Specialist Exercise Referral (GP Referral):
This specialist area allows me to apply safe guidance to anybody effected by the following conditions: Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases COPD, Asthma, Obesity, Diabetes, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Simple Non Specific Back Pain, Total Joint Replacement, Depression, Anxiety and Stress.

Pre and Post Natal Certified:
This gives me specific training and nutrition instructions for pre and post natal women. Highlighting biomechanics, hormonal and psychological changes that take place around pregnancy.

Douglas Heel Muscle Activation Level 1:
A unique method providing powerful tools that help the bodies relaxation process and addresses the response to stress. This offers an alternate perspective of the body and can be useful as part of a week regimented routine.

McGill Method Level 2 Practitioner:
Studied Professor Mills online courses and have extensively examined his literature and clinical work.

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