Alex Yates

Alex has a real passion for all aspects of health and fitness and enjoys helping people to achieve their goals. Previous to starting at Brightside, he was a county level tennis player and a national level skater. Alex has come to Brightside with over 5 years experience in the health and fitness industry and a BA (hons) in Fitness and Personal Training.

Alex is experienced in helping people reach their fitness potential and enjoys motivating others. He aims to make all sessions enjoyable as well as beneficial. Alex has always enjoyed sport and fitness, partaking in snowboarding, football and squash on a regular basis. He uses this passion for fitness to help improving others health and wellbeing. 

Alex's specialities include:

  • Strength and conditioning
  • Fat burning / Metabolism training
  • Toning and body sculpting
  • Abs and core strengthening  
  • Flexibility training
  • Nutrition / weight management
  • Special conditions training including older populations and disabilities
  • Sports massage
  • Behaviour change
  • Exercise referral
  • Health promotion


  • BA (Hons) Fitness and Personal training Degree
  • REPS Advanced Instructor level 3
  • REPS Personal Training award
  • Personal Training for special conditions (older adults and disabilities)
  • REPS Gp referral specialist trainer
  • REPS Group Exercise Award
  • REPS Circuit Training Award