Success Stories2019-08-05T14:10:09+01:00

Success Stories

Below you will find some success stories from a number of clients – past and present – who have worked with us over the years.

We like to share these success stories to help anyone interested in working with us understand more about our services and also to read about the experiences of other people and the results they achieved.

While there are a large number of success stories shown below, we also have reviews on Google with more success stories and client experiences. You can read our New Town facility google reviews here and our Stockbridge facility google reviews here.

Alison, Retired

It was with trepidation that I began my research into gyms in my local area. I had never used a gym before and had no idea of what I was really looking for, but what I did know was that I wanted to find a way to improve my fitness and my nutritional knowledge.

During my research I found there were a large number of personal trainers in Edinburgh, but in the end I decided to contact Luke Bremner Fitness. What appealed to me about Luke Bremner Fitness was their willingness to look at me as an individual and create a programme tailored to my unique needs, rather than just treating me as ‘another number’.

This was confirmed during my initial meeting with Luke, who asked lots of questions, then he listened carefully to my responses, which was a refreshing change. We spoke at length and Luke decided to pair me with Keith after I decided to join the 12 week transformation programme.

After each session, I left feeling good (but sweaty!) and I loved that I was worked hard!

I learned so much, not just about how to move and strengthen my body but also an enormous amount about nutrition. This was exactly the combination I was looking for and Keith has been a wonderful source of information and knowledge that I can now take forward and continue with for the rest of my life.

With Keith’s combination of positivity and gentle encouragement I slowly but surely made huge progress…. and I’ve not hit him too hard during the boxing! 🙂

I would without hesitation recommend Luke Bremner Fitness to anyone looking for that special personal touch. It truly is a life changing experience. I’ve had a fabulous time and learned so much.

(Unfortunately we don’t have a photograph for Alison as she opted not to have her photo shown online, but nonetheless a great testimony to what’s possible with commitment and effort! Well done Alison!)

Andrew, Lawyer

Before I started my programme at Luke Bremner Fitness I was concerned I was too unfit to train with a trainer. I was worried I would not be able to do the exercises and get the results I wanted. I was also nervous that the training and nutritional changes would not work as so many things I had tried before had not worked.

After my first meetings with Luke and Keith, I felt much more positive about the challenges ahead and felt that my goals were achievable. By setting nutritional and fitness targets, the challenge seemed less daunting and the results felt instantaneous. My first training session with Keith was relaxed and enjoyable. He has a great manner and continues to challenge me while making training sessions fun. I now look forward to going to the gym, which I never did before.

I had initially contacted Luke Bremner Fitness as I wanted to lose weight, tone up and generally look and feel better. Since beginning my programme I had achieved all of the above and have successfully lost weight, and completely changed my body shape in a positive way. I also feel healthier, more alert and more body confident and I also now sleep better and actually enjoy exercise and my training sessions.

I think what is on offer is a great product, with the support and encouragement that is required to set and achieve goals. The results have been better than I had hoped, and I continue to set different goals and targets with increased confidence that I will achieve them.

Ian, Business Owner

I was frustrated at being stuck at my current weight for years despite attempting to lose weight on numerous occasions and was becoming increasingly unhappy with my body shape. I had no idea where to start and was confused about what I should be eating, how I should be exercising and what changes I needed to introduce into my lifestyle in order to make change to my body shape, so I decided to contact Luke Bremner Fitness.

I was initially a little apprehensive about getting started as I wasn’t sure what was involved in a personal training programme, but after meeting Luke at the initial consultation I felt more at ease as he explained everything to me in detail and make me feel more relaxed about the whole process.

After I started my programme at Luke Bremner Fitness and implemented the advice given to me by Luke and his team I quickly began to notice changes in the way I looked and felt. In a relatively short space of time I managed to lose a significant amount of weight to get back to my ‘ideal’ weight and I’m now also far more confident with my body shape as I develop tone and definition in my muscles.

As a busy business owner, I was surprised I was able to change my body shape so quickly. I feel that this is largely due to the coaching format Luke has created as we worked together to gradually build new healthy habits together rather than simply being bombarded with the ‘do this do that’ type approach that is so common these days. This approach works perfectly in my busy lifestyle.

I thoroughly recommend Luke Bremner Fitness for anyone looking for a personal trainer in Edinburgh.

Joe, Finance Director

Unfortunately we don’t have a success story for Joe, but he was more than willing to let us snap these pictures of his progress over a 12 week period – well done Joe!

Sarah, National Health Service

I originally started working with Keith – my Luke Bremner Fitness Coach – with the goals of losing weight and becoming fitter.

Before I started working with Keith, over the years I had often joined a gym / exercise classes but stopped going because I lost motivation. As this approach wasn’t working for me, I decided to try personal training instead, but I was concerned the same thing might happen and I was also worried I would be expected to do things that I couldn’t do.

Fortunately that wasn’t the case. Keith sits down with me regularly to review what want to achieve in the next few months and changes the programmes frequently to keep things fresh and interesting but also to challenge me. He is very good at knowing when I’m ready to progress without pushing me beyond my capability and although the sessions are challenging I always feel much better for doing them.

Since working with Keith I have lost a lot of weight and as a result I feel more confident physically and mentally; being more able to cope with the added stresses in my new job. In addition my diet has also greatly improved (I now know what to eat and when) and I feel a lot fitter, now being able to run 1/2 marathons compared to previously when I couldn’t run for the bus!

I really enjoy the sessions and think this is the best way for improving and keeping fit and healthy for me.

Y. Mohamed, Student

Before I started at Luke Bremner Fitness I had always found going to the gym intimidating, and when I did go I was very unsure what exercises or equipment to use to gain results. I struggled to motivate myself there, where I had no real support system. I also tried every fad diet out there, with little success.

In a one on one environment with Luke at his private studio I was made to feel at ease – and provided with such motivation and positivity. I found myself looking forward to training sessions each week. Furthermore, through the application of nutritional knowledge and guidance I now enjoy a healthy lifestyle.

I have lost 18 lbs, 10% body fat and a total of 7 inches round my waist. I’m now 2 dress sizes down, feel much more toned and can now fit in to my favourite dresses again – one of my initial goals when I started at Luke Bremner Fitness.

After achieving the above results I now benefit from more self confidence; increased muscle strength and tone; a better lifestyle and having experienced the results, I now have no problem motivating myself to eat healthily and keep active.

I recommend Luke Bremner Fitness to everyone who wants to get in shape without reservation.

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