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About Fitness By Design

Colin Fricker

Fitness By Design was launched in September 2001 to meet the growing demand for a professional personal training company in the local area. Initially it was located at North Dorset Rugby Club until November 2003 when the purchase of unit 19 Old Market Centre provided a much bigger location centrally located in Gillingham near the train station with its own private parking. Since its official opening on February 29th 2004 our membership has grown from 200 to almost 1200 gym members in 7 years.

Colin Fricker, the founder and Owner has expanded the Health and Fitness Club's facilities enormously to meet the changing demands of its members, so that there really is a package here to suit everyone.

If you desire exclusive one to one Personal Training there are two private rooms available or people with serious medical problems can join private group training sessions where a Personal Trainer will set up all of your exercises every time you come to the gym. You can also upgrade your gym membership to have a personal trainer for £2 per hour!!

Fitness By Design also caters for disabled users with easy access and toilet facilities. There are also several specialised machines including the latest Viva 2 medimotion bicycle which will passively drive either arms or legs as well as resistance machines which are wheel chair friendly to enable a full workout. We have lots of members with medical conditions attending the club and getting fantastic results.

Meet the staff

  • Tracey Peacey Tracey Peacey
  • Colin Fricker Colin Fricker
  • Naomi Jeffery Naomi Jeffery
  • Joe Smeeton Joe Smeeton
  • Gemma Newport Gemma Newport