Reaching Your Health & Fitness Goals Is Truly Rewarding!

Core Fitness is all about supporting you reach your chosen goals in the best possible environment. We offer the most caring, supportive and motivational guidance possible. So let's get to work!

Let's just put it out there, keeping fit is hard work!

Honestly, there is no quick fix to reaching your health and fitness goals, other than by moving your body.

Signing up to a gym membership is the easy part but showing up on a regular basis can be a challenge when you are starting out.

You might be feeling:

  • Overwhelmed with all the different gym equipment
  • Frustrated that you have to wait to use the equipment because it’s busy
  • Confused by all the contradictory dietary information
  • Lack of motivation when you’re left to your own devices

We understand that starting a new fitness program can be a challenge.  We also understand that reaching a certain fitness goal or sporting achievement requires an element of expertise.  

Most top athletes have a team of coaches and trainers to help them be the best and guide their journey to success.

At Core Fitness, we are passionate about helping you change the way you feel about yourself by changing the way you live.  We want every customer to walk away from our classes feeling fantastic and motivated.  Exercise will achieve this for you.

We also want to help educate and train our customers to reach their fitness goals and see extra ordinary results.

Our Story

Core Fitness was founded in 2009 by Scott and Lucy Merrilees, both have a sporting background and met whilst working together in the gym.

Scott’s passion for the science behind training as a professional athlete is what drove him to qualify as a personal trainer and pass on the benefit of his passion, knowledge, experience and lifestyle habits to as many people as possible. 

Core Fitness began by offering group circuit training classes for anyone who wanted to improve their fitness as well as one to one personal training sessions for those wanting to achieve specific fitness goals.  Core Fitness really is for people just starting out on their fitness and nutrition journey, we really care about helping people improve their fitness one step at a time.

We are proud to have built a community within our group classes that supports & encourages one another.  Today our classes offer an encouraging, supportive and non-judgemental atmosphere in order to help you every step of the way to get fit and achieve your desired goals.

Core Fitness has grown significantly over the years and we are proud to have helped 1000s of local people get fit, stay healthy and develop a passion and habit for regular exercise.

Core Fitness Is Open

Our Training Studio

Open since 2020

Our exclusive personal training studio is in the centre of Chalfont St Peter. It has been fully refurbished to a high standard and has been fully equipped with brand new training equipment specifically chosen by us. 

Our studio has been carefully designed to offer the best training environment all year round, 7 days a week.

Why not come and visit us to see for yourself?

Scott, Lucy & family

Core Fitness is a family run business by local owners Scott and Lucy Merrilees.  Both have lived in and around Buckinghamshire for over 30 years. They live locally with their 3 young children.

Scott became a recognised gym instructor in 2005 and a full time personal trainer in 2008. He began by working in local gyms to gain valuable experience needed to train individuals in the gym environment and soon realised that it was possible to get better results simply by focusing on the training that really mattered by maximising the time and space available.

Scott has studied and continues to study many aspects of the health and fitness industry, he has certificates in personal training, gym instructing, circuit training, studio cycling, heart zone training, pre and post-natal training, advanced exercise instruction as well as nutrition and weight management amongst others.

Lucy trained full time at a well-known stage school, going onto dance professionally for a number of years, before moving into the fitness industry. She is qualified in & has taught hundreds of different group fitness classes, including Fitness Pilates, Zumba, Spin, HIIT training, Tabata training and Fitball, to name a few.

Both Scott & Lucy continue to strive to become the best physical trainers possible.  They are always enhancing their knowledge across every aspect of the health and fitness industry.

The Core Fitness Team

We are proud to offer a talented team of personal trainers who help our customers reach their health and fitness goals.

Our team are from different sporting backgrounds and offer a range of training programs

Get Healthy ~ Lose Weight ~ Feel Great

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