About Explore Fitness
Explore: To search and discover
Explore fitness was founded in 2019 By Adam Giles and Lou Weeks. To us fitness is about going on an adventure to find out what you enjoy.. Our love of travel and different aspects of fitness makes us passionate about helping others to go on a 'journey'. Don't limit yourself! Fitness should be fun and about being active in whatever way works for you.
Meet Our Team
Co-Founder & Head Coach
Adam’s holds a BSc in Sport and Performance science and Diplomas in Personal Training, Sports Conditioning an Advanced Sports Nutrition. His drive for fitness, sport and personal development originally comes from a military career spanning some 15 years. Since entering the civilian health and fitness industry in 2013, he has had extensive experience in Personal Training, group exercise instruction and gym and management; both in the UK and in New Zealand. Adam has also tutored Personal Training and Fitness Instructing at both intermediate and advanced levels within tertiary education in the UK and NZ.
Co-Founder, Coach and Pole Fitness 'Ninja'
Lou is originally from a corporate background (learning and development and business consultancy) but found a passion for fitness and movement 6 years ago, when she began training in pole fitness in which she found a natural flair and talent. The step to become an instructor soon followed after discovering for herself how much fitness improved confidence, strength, stamina and flexibility for those who take part - something she wanted to share with others. She has since been a pole fitness and aerial arts instructor both in NZ and the UK instructing at a variety of levels.
A little bit about Adam
With 15 years military experience and another 8 in the 'civilian' fitness industry there's not a lot I haven't come across in terms of physical training and exercise. I believe that the fundamentals of improving your health and fitness are enjoyment, consistency and variation.
Whether you're looking to lose weight and change your body composition, improve your cardio endurance or smash some power-lifting PBs, I can help you achieve and surpass your goals.
BSc Sport and Performance Science
L3 Personal Trainer
L3 Sports and Conditioning Coach
Military Physical Training Instructor
Advanced Sports Nutrition Advisor
A Little Bit About Lou
I had no intention of getting into fitness, I just went to a pole fitness class with a friend...and that was that, I'd found my thing (and everyone's 'thing' is different). I'd found a tribe I never knew existed, I felt better physically and mentally and it's taken me on many adventures to explore what else is out there that works for other people.
Level 3 Personal Trainer & Optimum Performance
Xpert Levels 1-4 Pole Instructor
Xpert Spin Pole Instructor
3 Star PDC Instructor & Grading Assessor
What we do
Were are passionate about people. We offer a selection of training styles (from Functional Circuit sessions, Strength and Endurance Training to Pole Fitness, Flexibility and Movement Flow) to suit all abilities and members of our community. It is our aim to allow people to ‘Explore’ different fitness styles; to find out which one suits them best and allows them to experience different methods of training in order to improve their health, fitness and general wellbeing and happiness - Explore Fitness.
We offer a safe, motivational, community environment that focuses on both the physical and mental wellness of our members. We strive to create an inclusive fitness community..
Our services include:
Outdoor fitness classes.
Small Group Training Sessions (up to 4 people).
121 Personal Training.
Pole fitness classes and 121 tuition.
Flexibility and mobility training.
Online coaching and programming.
If you can’t find the service you’re looking for, contact us today, we're always exploring new options and ways in which to help people Explore the world of health and fitness further.
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“Lou is the most talented and friendly instructor I could’ve ever dreamed of. Not only does she make every person feel comfortable, involved, safe and important, she has the skills that would make anyone instantly addicted to pole and a nature that allows freedom of expression, fun and self-love. A wonderful instructor and friend..”
"I enjoy training with Adam, he's no nonsense and no gimmicks. A really friendly knowledgeable guy - I think I laugh in the sessions as much as I work out.....
If you want your training to be enjoyable, challenging and results driven then I definitely recommend Adam as a PT".