Robert Leat Personal Trainer
Robert comes from an athletics background, but once he got hooked on weight-training he left his running days behind him. He tells Sundried about how he stays motivated and his goals for the future.
Please tell us about sporting events you have taken part in or have coming up.
My sporting background is as a middle-distance track and field athlete
Tell us about your journey to fitness? Where did it all start?
I used to be much more into athletics, but once I started using the gym I got more into weight lifting and became less interested in running.
What are your training goals now?
Due to being a cross-country runner I’ve always been very skinny. My goal now is muscle gain and increasing my strength, I currently weigh about 64 kg my goal weight is to be 70kg.
Tell us one unusual fact we wouldn’t know about you:
I have written a book about how professionals can burn fat.
What would future you, tell yourself when you were starting out?
Be more consistent with your training.
Do you follow a specific nutrition plan? If so, what/when do you eat?
I don’t follow a specific nutrition plan currently I just use the 80/20 rule of 80% healthy food 20% rubbish.
What do you do to keep your clients motivated? Do you have any top tips to keep motivated?
I keep in contact with my clients on a regular basis and they are all added into a Facebook group which is updated regularly. My top tip for staying motivated would be to set goals.
Talk us through your training regime.
I train 3-4 times a week and I use a body part split where I train a different body part in each workout.
How do you keep your fitness knowledge up to date?
I follow the industry leaders on social media, I also work closely with a few mentors and I try to set aside time each day for self-development.
What are your top 3 trainer tips?
- Train consistently
- Keep a food diary
- Set goals
If you could only do one workout for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Why work with Sundried?
I like the fact they have an ethical approach.
Favorite fitness quote:
"Failure is the next step to success"