Meet the Team

We love what we do and our team led by Head Personal Trainer Niamh Fitzgerald work hard to make you stronger leaner and fitter! We are constantly updating our classes, packages and programmes to make Lift better for our you.


Niamh Fitzgerald

Head Personal Trainer


Niamh has been working hard in the fitness industry for over a decade. She is not only an extremely popular personal trainer, but her strength-building Strong (Wo)Man and HIIT Lifting classes fill up fast! Her superior in-depth knowledge on the physiology of exercise – along with her infectious humour, motivation and passion – creates a professional, energy-charged session that is both highly sought after and very enjoyable. If you feel you need to be pushed, Niamh’s the trainer for you.

Niamh’s work ethos centres on achieving goals through hard training, motivation and lifting heavy things – with an emphasis on increasing the health of each and every client and creating a super strong physiological foundation for a long, healthy and strong life. She brings to each individual client a passion both for fitness and for nutrition. This is based on continuous education in these areas and the desire to help clients achieve their individual goals. Niamh believes that nutrition is key to overall fitness and will provide an in-depth nutrition and food plan, which is both manageable and maintainable.

Niamh’s passion for fitness and health is evident in her love for rugby. She is an avid rugby player, having played with AIL champions Old Belvedere and provincial for Leinster. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED:

  • RIP 60 Master Instructor
     
  • LeanMotion Master Instructor
     
  • Kettlebell Certified
     
  • BodyPump Certified
     
  • Fit Wall Certified
     
  • Currently studying with the
     
  • International Society of Sports Nutrition I.S.S.N
  • Irish Strength Institute Certified
     
  • Pilates Mat Instructor Level 1&2
     
  • Pilates Reformer Level 1&2
     
  • International Therapy Examination
    Council I.T.E.C. Personal Trainer Certified
     
  • International Therapy Examination
    Council I.T.E.C. Gym Instructor Certified
     
  • International Therapy Examination Council I.T.E.C.

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Shauna Fitzgerald

Personal Trainer - Level 1

Meet Shauna – the newest addition to the Lift Training Studios team, and, at 24, the youngest! Shauna has always been passionate about fitness and health, but it was only when she started training with Niamh in 2014 that she felt inspired to redirect her career towards helping other people to achieve their goals.

Shauna qualified as a personal trainer earlier this year and has just completed her mentorship programme under Niamh Fitzgerald at Lift. Her journey in achieving her own personal fitness goals, along with her qualifications, has provided her with the knowledge and tools required to meet every clients individual goals.

Shauna has a unique approach to personal training that makes working out under her guidance a very different experience! As well as focusing on resistance training to build strength, prevent injury and for good mental health, Shauna is passionate about ensuring that every single one of her clients has fun in their sessions with her. Training, to Shauna, isn't about gritting your teeth and bearing it – it's about enjoying moving your body and seeing changes happen as you do!

QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED:

  • Personal Trainer EQF level 4
     
  • Fitness instruction EQF level 3
     
  • Group instruction EQF level 3
     
  • IFT Olympic Lifting
  • IFT Group Box Training
     
  • IFT Studio Cycle Training
     
  • IFT Strong man Training

Rebecca Garvey

Personal Trainer - Level 2

Rebecca is a registered nutritionist from Oxford with a BA in Science from Trinity College. She is also an internationally certified strength and conditioning coach with the NSCA. Five years ago, Rebecca left the fast-paced environment of a multinational blue chip company. It is from this combined past that Rebecca brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the world of corporate wellness. Working on a one to one basis with clients as well as large corporations Rebecca has a very unique approach to nutrition and exercise. Rebecca uses these two platforms to improve areas such as energy management, peak performance, mood,  mobility, flexibility and fat loss.  Taking a very client- centred approach Rebecca uses many functional medicine protocols to empower clients regardless of their goals. Rebecca is also a certified phlebotomist and undertakes corporate screenings for a variety of companies. 

 

Qualifications obtained:

Bachelor of Science (Trinity College Dublin)

NSCA certified strength & conditioning coach