Wharfedale General Hospital Cardiac Club
Wharfedale General Hospital Cardiac Club

The Heart of Cardiac Fitness since 1991

Registered Charity
1155721


Our Instructors
Brian

Brian has many years' experience in the fitness industry and is a Level 4 Instructor with the Register of Exercise Professionals.

With a degree in Health Related Exercise & Fitness, he runs his own Personal Training & Sports Therapy business.

He also runs Phase III & Phase IV Cardiac Rehab classes in Leeds and tutors and assesses other instructors.

Brian also has extensive knowledge of working with people who have arthritis, osteoporosis, hip and knee replacements and other orthopaedic problems. His philosophy is that exercise should be beneficial and fun.

For information on Personal Training or Sports Massage services contact Brian at Brianbfit2@gmail.com.

Ian 

Ian joined us in 2017 as our Monday evening instructor.

​Ian is a Leeds City Council Level 2 Gym Instructor and has been  providing specific fitness programmes for a varied range of clients since 2005.​ For many years he has been involved with GP Referral Active Life classes and Disability Sports Camps and classes and in 2012 started Heartwatch classes.

​He believes that light cardio and resistance based exercises, along with monitored warm-up and cool-down sessions, are beneficial in maintaining muscular strength, mobilty and flexibility.

Ian is also a junior rugby coach and walk leader.

​He enjoys commuter cycling to and from work and coastal and Dales walking. He would watch rugby, either live or on TV, 24 hours a day if he could!

Alexa

Alexa is a BACR phase 4 qualified instructor. She has many years' experience in Cardiac Rehabilitation and in a GP exercise referral programme. 

Formerly our regular Monday evening instructor, Alexa now provides us with occasional holiday cover for other instructors.

Her aim in her professional life has always been to help people achieve their health, fitness and well-being goals.

Alexa has a degree in Health Related Exercise and Fitness which included Cardiac Rehabilitation.  She also holds qualifications in nutrition and weight management.

In her spare time Alexa loves activities and adventures such as white water rafting, mountain biking and snowboarding and takes part in triathlons.