Anthony Brooking - Personal Trainer & Coach
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Anthony Brooking - Personal Trainer & Coach

Anthony Brooking - Personal Trainer & Coach
Posted in Interviews On By Tim Ridd-Jolly

We took some time to talk to personal training and online coach, Anthony Brooking, to find out how he got started and what we should do to get fit.

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My name is Anthony Brooking, I'm a Personal Trainer and Online Coach.

[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text="How did you get in to Fitness and Personal Training?" font_container="tag:h5|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_column_text]I always enjoyed sport at school, and I enjoyed helping others, so when I finished school I did further PE at college, then a course in Personal Training.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1481111196802{background-color: #212121 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="3736" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_custom_heading text="What's been your most proud moment up to now?" font_container="tag:h5|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_column_text]It has to be when I entered my first fitness competition and got 5th place.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text="For a newcomer, what's a good place to start when you're looking at getting in to fitness and training?" font_container="tag:h5|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_column_text]I used to recommend buying fitness magazines and learning the basic knowledge that way, but nowadays a great place to start is on the Internet and social media. Find some athletes to aspire to, and learn basic nutrition and workouts.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1481111196802{background-color: #212121 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="3737" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_custom_heading text="Who inspired you when it comes to fitness and bodybuilding?" font_container="tag:h5|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_column_text]When I was starting out, I looked up to Arnie (Arnold Schwarzenegger) - a lot of us did! Now, I follow men's physique athletes like Jason Poston and Jeremy Buendia.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text="What car are you currently driving?" font_container="tag:h5|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_column_text]I drive a BMW 1 Series at the moment.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text="If money was no object, what would be your perfect car?" font_container="tag:h5|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_column_text]It would have to be an Audi R8.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content_no_spaces" css=".vc_custom_1481111196802{background-color: #212121 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="3738" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_custom_heading text="What do you look for in a car? What's a must-have feature for you?" font_container="tag:h5|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_column_text]I need to have Bluetooth. It's handy for calls, but a must-have for my music.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text="Do you have any plans for your personal training in the future?" font_container="tag:h5|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_column_text]I hope to progress with social media to increase online awareness, and I'm aiming to have my own personal training studio one day.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Thank you for your time! Best of luck in the future." font_container="tag:h4|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_column_text]
A massive thanks to Anthony Brooking for taking the time to speak to us. You can find him on Instagram here and on his website.
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