About

Rob Milner is the owner and trainer at GO Training, with many years’ experience of helping clients achieve their performance, fitness and nutrition goals. Rob also leads the Strength and Conditioning programme at York Sport, working with the high performance Scholarship athletes and Focus Sport teams from the University of York. These sports include rowing, rugby union, lacrosse, futsal, football, swimming, water polo, athletics and ultra endurance.

He is an Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach with the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (http://www.uksca.org.uk/uksca/common/about.asp?txtID=uksca). He also has a BSc Sport Studies degree from Leeds Metropolitan University and is a Level 3 Personal Trainer with a GP Exercise Referral qualification.

Pre-season testing

Pre-season testing

Rob has trained clients with a variety of goals including post-natal mothers requiring weight loss to youth footballers aiming to improve acceleration and increase muscle mass. He has also worked with clients suffering from Cerebral Palsy and other musculoskeletal/neurological disorders. A bespoke programme is created for every client, in order to achieve their specific goals. (CHECK OUT THE VIDEO TESTIMONIAL’S BELOW!)

 

With a real passion for fitness, Rob has competed/trained in many different sports including football, cricket, squash, mountain biking, cross country running, athletics, swimming and boxing.

Rob has been involved in Thai Boxing since 2007 through the World famous, Bad Company Gym in Leeds. He has also trained in Thailand in several gyms including Sinbi Muay Thai (Phuket), Tiger Muay Thai (Phuket) and Pinyo Gym (Koh Samui).

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My last Thai Boxing fight at Leeds Town Hall (June 2010)

 

This varied and unique range of training experience and knowledge is used when training clients in order to achieve results.

A full list of Rob’s qualifications can be found below.

Experience:

In 2014, I completed a 12 month Mentorship programme to develop my coaching and business, working with World renowned Strength and Conditioning Coach and entrepreneur, Brendan Chaplin MSc ASCC CSCC, who works with elite athletes from a multitude of sports.

Other highlights so far:

UK Top 10 Ranked Muay Thai Fighter – Strength and Conditioning coaching and nutritional support

Leeds Roller Dolls – Strength and Conditioning coaching

Leeds Rowing Club – Strength and Conditioning coaching for Senior and Development squads

Harrogate Grammar School – Strength and Conditioning coaching for mixed age groups

Harrogate Railway FC Player – Pre-season fitness & nutrition coaching

Warrington Wolves RLFC

Bradford City 1st Team – Pre-season fitness testing

Park Lane College Academy Footballers – Strength and Conditioning coach

I also work with clients aiming to strip body fat effectively and safely as well as various amateur athletes/weekend warriors including golfers, netballers, footballers and endurance event competitors.

Education:

Personal Training Diploma (Fitness Industry Education):

CYQ – Level 2 Fitness Instructor

CYQ – Level 3 Personal Trainer

CYQ – Level 3 GP and Exercise Referral

FIE – Circuits Training Instructor

FIE – Group Indoor Cycling Instructor

FIE – Training Outdoors Instructor

HSE – Emergency First Aid At Work Qualification

UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCC)

Enhanced DBS/CRB Certificate
Child Safeguarding Certificate

BSc (Hons) Sport Studies – Leeds Metropolitan University

Applied Exercise Physiology
Clinical Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Contemporary Health Issues in Physical Activity Rehabilitation

FdSc Sport, Exercise and Coaching Science

Sport Psychology
Anatomy and Physiology
Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Sports Coaching
Exercise Physiology
Skills Acquisition