Jamie Johnston is the founder of At Home Fitness and is a Personal Trainer in Birmingham. He is a well-known fitness trainer who has featured regularly in local press and radio (click here to see some of his coverage). He still delivers some Personal Training in Harborne & Edgbaston but devotes most of his time to supporting the other trainers and ensuring customers get great results.
Jamie is a former National League hockey player and hockey coach. He played for captained & coached at Edgbaston hockey club and raced for Bournville Harriers running club. He has coached many junior international players in hockey, including Olympians at Beijing & London, as well as helping national level sports competitors in swimming and bobsleigh. After retiring from hockey he took up distance running and represented Warwickshire at the County Championships and won numerous races on track, road and hills.
As a sportsman, Jamie was frequently asked for fitness advice from friends and team-mates. In 2004 he decided to re-train as a Personal Trainer and turn this informal advice into a career and At Home Fitness was born. Since then At Home Fitness has gradually grown and the team of Personal Trainers has moved beyond Birmingham to help more and more people get fit.
Jamie’s fitness expertise has featured in numerous local publications, on BBC Radio WM, cable TV shows and online blogs. He also teaches Personal Training qualifications and delivers public speaking on fitness, sport and motivation for charities and schools.
To read some of Jamie’s articles featured in the At Home Fitness blog, click on the titles below:
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Personal Training Stories
In my work as a Personal Trainer I work with a Birmingham based disability swimmer who is part of the GB development programme. She developed knee pain on her breaststroke so in our personal training sessions we tried lots of different exercises to try to work out what was causing the problem and eliminate it.
Living in Birmingham, she doesn’t see the GB coaches that often because they are based in Manchester and Bath. We had only a couple of sessions to identify the problem before her next GB meet-up and we wanted to have at least a rough idea so she could ask the GB physiotherapists for advice.
After trying several different exercises I noticed that her foot was rolling out on any type of squat or lunge exercise. Armed with this information, her GB physio and I developed exercises to use in her personal training sessions that corrected the problem.
She has not had significant knee pain for a couple of months and has just swam her fastest ever 100m breaststroke time. She has been moved up a level in the GB development programme and is now probably the youngest funded athlete in the country at 11 years old!
Like all At Home Fitness Personal Trainers, Jamie is fully-qualified, insured and CRB (criminal record) checked. He offers the following services:
Call for an individual quote, based on needs- 0121 472 5887.
Personal trainer in Birmingham, Harborne, Edgbaston & Bournville