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Our philosophy here is a simple one.

Get strong to be strong, and to live a longer, fuller, better quality and more graceful life.

Meet Our Coaches

Hi! I'm Karen

My mission is to help you to "get strong to be strong".


I am passionate about helping others in every and any way that I can.


I am realistic, energetic, direct with my approach, goal-oriented, conscientious, open-minded and most of all, adaptable, cause let's face it, shit happens.

I advocate weight training for strength and longevity of life.

I recommend exercise to improve heart health and longevity of life.

I promote foods that nourish our bodies.


I encourage people to eat fun food that they enjoy to eat.


I praise progress, not perfection.

See you in the gym,



Hi! I'm Noelle

I am a strength and conditioning coach, a self-professed health nerd, with a passion for helping people move is a safe and effective way.


I aim to create a positive training environment that motivates, educates and empowers clients.

My qualifications span from strength and conditioning, kettlebells, suspension training,  pre/post natal exercise, Animal Flow and sports nutrition.


I see all these as tools to create innovative training programs that get my clients the results they want. 

I'm in the process of moving to Ashford at the moment with my Fiance and bouncy labrador,  life is all about planning ridiculous DIY projects and getting settled in our new house. 

I am super excited to be part of the team and very much looking forward to getting to know everyone at Freedom Fitness.

See you in the gym,



Biomedical Engineering, B.Eng, Ph.D.
Active IQ L2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction
Active IQ L3 Certificate in Personal Training

National Qualification in Pre and Post Natal Exercise

Certified Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist 

Brand X Method Professional Youth Coach
CrossFit L1 Trainer
CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer
Agatsu Kettlebell Instructor
Weightlifting Ireland L1 Assistant Coach
Precision Nutrition L1 Coach
Sports Nutrition FETAC Level 6
[Pending] IOPN Postgrad Diploma in Performance Nutrition

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