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I started a nutrition and exercise plan with Richard after my first kickboxing fight ,I weighed a huge 112kg , being 16 years old and having all that weight had a massive mental effect on me. I didn't want to go out the house a typical 16 yr old should be out with his friends , playing sports having fun in general but I wasn't . I was ashamed of my body and my confidence was at a low .

So In my attempt to claw back the very little control I had over myself. So I contacted Richard.

From the start I felt comfortable working with Richard towards my goal , He explained the process and broke it down into easy manageable steps. 

with Richards nutrition, exercise plans and constant support I saw results fast.

Without Richard I might not of ever gained that motivation to lose all that weight . My confidence is at a all time high and health is so much better, I am now 18 yes old ,93kg and still in the pursuit of getting fitter and it's achievable thanks to Richard and his amazing support. Recommended to any one seeking to lose weight or just to get fit , you won't regret it.















"Outstanding personal trainer and fitness coaching. 

Having worked with Richard as my coach for the last six weeks, all I can say is that the results i've seen have been phenomenal. He is extremely knowledgeable, really listens to you about what you want to achieve and then instils this into his programmes. I really can’t rate Animal Performance highly enough and am looking forward to so many future results. He is a legend and I don’t know how I ever coped in the fitness world without him before". Jessica Murphy

"Richard is a top personal trainer. He goes above and beyond for his clients in regards to training times and helping them achieve their goals​. Personally I have dropped weight, increased muscle mass and my strength has gone above any expectations I had. 120 kg was my Bench Press one rep max beforehand, now I can rep out 120 kg for 8 reps and 150 kg is my new 1 rep max this was in the space of 8 weeks". Craig Sargeant

“I have been working with Richard for 2 months and have seen amazing results in that time. I have never felt stronger or healthier. Richard is passionate about fitness and it shows through the energy and enthusiasm he brings to every session. His easy going, friendly personality creates a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. He makes each workout challenging, creative and, most importantly, fun. He also places a high value on correct form with each exercise. He motivates me to push past my perceived limits to get results. I now have incredible energy, my balance and flexibility have improved immensely and I have new muscle mass. If you are serious about changing your life or body for the better, Richard will lead you every step of the way". Ian Wiltshire

“First Class Personal Training Professional, knowledgeable, qualified and approachable Personal Trainer with a wealth of knowledge of all elements of body fitness from gym coaching, program development, dietary recommendations and how all this comes together to work for you as an individual. Having never used a gym other than for Cardio, Richards friendly demeanour along with motivational ethic was was exactly what was needed to keeping pushing myself to next levels, whilst educating me throughout the process. Highly Recommended". Stewart Cresser

“Because Richard is my fiancee, initially I wasn't sure if it was a good idea for him to be my trainer, having heard that so many people say 'never train with your partner'. However he found a way to encourage me, without causing conflict between us, and has enabled me to push myself beyond my perceived limits. He continues to work around my complex shift pattern and with his guidance I have become stronger than I thought possible and am now pleased with what I see in the mirror". Beth Ascott

"Richard is an amazing personal trainer, we have been training together for almost a year now where I have seen huge improvements, not just in my appearance, but also in my form and ability in the gym. His broad knowledge of nutrition has benefitted my general day to day life and his utter dedication to fitness and nutrition is inspiring. His training systems are easy to follow but are very challenging which I enjoy, I have always been an active person participating in sports such as football, but always found it difficult to hit the gym. Richard has not only made it fun but also very effective. I actually enjoy going to the gym knowing that how I am training is getting me real results as week by week, month by month I am seeing the results I desire". Andrew Raistrick

" I am very pleased with the leggings I recently bought for cycling - good quality product and comfortable to wear. Delivery was on time and I received relevant notifications from the delivery company". Steve Robinson

"Performance leggings at a great price, quality and delivery I was extremely happy with the leggings I ordered, they are very comfortable and a lovely quality. I received them earlier than expected. A very good service and an affordable price."  Lynne Hairs

"Great way to get fit without needing to spend unnecessary money at gyms. They keep you motivated.
Kind, friendly and supportive team. I wouldn't be doing my half marathon without them". Willow Stapley

"I’ve been working with Richard (Animal Performance) for a almost a year now, having a physical disability the gym/training was something I wanted to do but was nervous about starting but from the start he was willing to listen to my concerns and worries. His patience and calmness in working around some of the issues that we face have seen me make some brilliant improvements and achievements not only physically but on personal level too. Richard is an amazing personal trainer, who absolutely loves what he does and really shows in his sessions. I couldn't have achieved any of what I have without him" Emily Saer

"Have done 8 weeks so far with Richard. He has supported me with my diet and fitness. My life has inproveded so much, much more than I could of ever expected. He has shown me how to overcome my barriers and what my body can do. I have not only lost weight I have also gained so much confidence in myself that I have never had before. But more than that I can now do so much more with my children and family with the confidEnce that I never had before. I know I still have a long way to go but I am hopeful that I can now advice my goals thanks to Richard" Sian Milligan

"This is my first experience of having a pt, Iv never been one for going to the gym partly as I wasn’t sure on what I was doing. I started training with Rich 10 weeks ago and I’m so glad I did. He’s very enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. Any concerns or worries he’s always there to help. I couldn’t recommend him enough and I already feel like Iv achieved a lot in just 10 weeks" Laura Fairbairn

"I’ve struggled with my weight all my life, you name it I tried it but my journey really began when I came across Richards website.
I’ve been working with him now for 7 months, I’ve still a long way to go but I have lost weight, gained definition and overall feel a hell of a lot fitter. First time in a very long time that I’m looking after myself properly with thanks to his nutrition plan and my 2 training sessions a week. His advice and support is second to none. Richard is extremely responsive and knowledgeable, his guidance is spot on and he has really helped me find myself again. If motivation, flexibility, and a personal approach is what your looking for in a PT then Richard is the guy to help you." Lowry James

GREAT JOB RICHARD Richard is always very professional super organised & reliable the training sessions are well tailored to your individual needs & he also great at adapting sessions for recovery from sportsinjury when needed , very much enjoy the weekly training sessions never thought I’d be weight lifting in my 50’s. - Carys Bowen

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