Coach Marc obtained his degree in Sport & Exercise Science in 2001. With almost twenty years experience of personal training Marc has also worked in fitness management and developed workplace wellbeing initiatives. Marc is still just as enthusiastic about spreading the benefits of exercise and helping people live healthier, happier lives now as when he started his career.
Marc’s expertise focusses on TRX training and working with older clients and members with a medical condition
“ The amazing members of the inside out community is what makes it so special! I love being creative in designing fun workouts and encouraging them to push past their barriers in fitness sessions and their personal lives”
With over 15 years of fitness experience in Scotland and abroad, Coach Rachel is a specialist in Group and Personal Training. She has been with Inside Out over five years and has worked on several qualifications including CrossFit and weight lifting.
Rachel’s expertise is in bodyweight and gymnastic movement including mobility, coordination and core strength. She has a clear focus on technique and gradual weight build up.
“I love my work at Inside Out and most importantly; the members. The community I am part of is so encouraging and inspiring, especially when everyone gets involved in the events and challenges. I get inspired by every single person!”
Coach Ian has been working as a personal trainer since 2019. Since then he has focussed on strategies that include good nutrition and physical activity to make healthy choices and sustain a balanced lifestyle. His fifteen year experience as a chef has given Ian the passion to educate on lifestyle and nutrition improvements. As a coach he believes in understanding the basics of exercise where his approach is strategic and practical.
“Taking time to learn about others’ experiences informs my own coaching and allows me to be more flexible and empathic when dealing with new people with their own unique circumstances”
Laura has over ten years of experience working in academic research reviewing the scientific evidence and translating it into clear messages. As a freelance nutritionist, she focuses on nutrition research, providing content for food companies and online consultations. She loves working with individuals to increase their understanding and confidence in eating healthily and reaching their goals. Her goal is to give practical advice to promote healthy weight, dietary advice around menopause and ensuring individuals are getting all the nutrients from their diet to function well and feel great!
“ I love sharing recipes with members and also reading the recipe ideas that are shared amongst the group. It’s great inspiration for trying out meals and snacks! “
As a highly experienced yoga teacher, Naomi teaches various forms of yoga focussed on women like Hatha, Vinyasa and women’s health Yoga. She has experience in pregnancy and menopause classes with over three hundred hours of yoga teaching training. She is also a Swedish massage therapist. Naomi has worked at various gyms and yoga studio’s in Edinburgh but also worked for corporate organisations and community yoga.
“IOPT is a lovely friendly group of members and coaches. The environment is genuine non judgemental where the community is caring and vibrant. We ensure that every session is different. The option to train outside with a small team at a very inspiring location makes this a great place to work on yourself”