About us

James Largey

Founder and Director of “Front Line Fit” and Joint Director at The FLF Performance Centre. James’ vast knowledge and expertise around body composition, nutrition, supplementation and hormone analysis enables him to consistently achieve optimum results for clients. As an in-demand transformational coach he is recognised for setting the highest standards in the fitness industry. James primarily works with high priority clients including professional athletes whose objective it is to attain outstanding results within a designated timeframe. James is available for individual PT sessions on a limited basis.

Specialises

Advanced Nutrition, Body Composition and High Level Education

Rehan Akram

Rehan is both Partner at Front Line Fit and Founder/Director at the FLF Performance Centre in Manchester. Known as “Uncle Chach” yet most notably known for his “no BS approach” on the gym floor – Rehan means nothing but business when it comes down to getting results with all of the clients and members here at FLF. On the flip side, Rehan has always successfully demonstrated his clear passion to help everyone including the trainers here at The FLF Performance Centre. Always available for advice on training, nutrition, or just general life, Rehan continues to play a pinnacle role in the success of Front Line Fit.

Specialises

Hypertrophy, Group Training, Snapchat

Oscar Young

Oscar is extremely passionate about coaching and helping his clients to achieve their own personal goals, mainly around body composition. Always looking to learn more and improve his own knowledge along the way. Oscar is proud to have competed on stage in the 2015 International Amature Olympia – Oscar competed against some of the best physiques across the globe – only 18 months after first stepping on stage.

Specialises

Body Composition, Hypertrophy, Physique Transformation

John Kelly

John has over two decades of work experience within the fitness industry. His passion for fitness and health stems from competing in a variety of different mixed martial arts at a high level. John’s approach to training both himself and his clients is very “direct” – meaning there’s no time for excuses and absolutely no cutting corners. John’s all about creating a strong mindset on the gym floor, therefore don’t be alarmed when you think you’ve hit your max and he asks you to do 10 more. John is also qualified in sports massage and available for this service at the FLF Performance Centre.

Specialises

Mixed Martial Arts, Group/Class Training, Massage

Jamie Spencer

Jamie is an endorsed athlete, ex armed forces and personal trainer. He is extremely passionate about helping others progress with their own personal development and works closely with his clients to ensure that they achieve their fitness goals. In addition to being a fitness model for various clothing brands, Jamie is admired in the fitness industry for his knowledge and expertise around maintaining optimum body condition all year round.

Specialises

Hypertrophy, Body Composition, Stage/Shoot Prep

Mark Jones

Mark has being in the industry for twelve years and has found his forte in body transformations. He believes that balance and consistency is the key to obtaining your dream physique.

With his daily contact with his clients and and strong rapport, Mark manages to deliver world class transformations.

Specialises

Body Transformations, Fat Loss Specialist Physique Enhancement, Nutritionist

Chris Knott

Chris’s specialist area is strength training and getting clients to move and lift properly. This, in combination with a realistic, yet effective diet is a potent combo for getting strong and lean. 

He has a passion for writing and loves to post articles and podcasts on nutrition, training and mindset.

Specialises

Programme Design, Injury Rehab, Strongman Training

Jay Magee

When it comes to achieving fitness goals, the main ingredient will always be consistency. Jay prides himself on taking a consistent, holistic approach that enables his clients to not only reach but surpass their goals and achieve sustainable results.

His speciality lies in getting people lean whilst simultaneously building muscle through astute nutrition, so you will be safe in the knowledge that he can help you achieve your body compositional goals whether that be fat loss or hypertrophy.

Specialises

Body Composition, Fat Loss, Hypertrophy

James Heath

James is a passionate personal trainer from a military background and cares about getting the very best results with his clients. 

From semi professional football to competing on stage, James knows what it takes to get in the best shape possible. 

Specialises

Body Transformation, Muscle Build, Photo-Shoot Ready

Katie Ball

Katie is a former Nurse, with extensive experience working with a diversity of people and ill health in the National Health Service. She has transitioned into a career in coaching and personal training to help others in her own way.

Katie coaches individuals to a healthier more fulfilled life and higher levels of performance by inspiring and empowering them to achieve their goals through training, nutrition, mindset, lifestyle management and education. She has a strong belief that you can do anything you set your mind to, and has proven this with her own health and body transformation journey and career change to Coaching and Personal Training.

Katie has captained teams and competed at county, regional and club national league hockey. She has a passion for getting incredibly strong and has recently turned her hand to competitive Strong Woman.

Specialises

Female Body Composition, Female Hypertrophy, Strength Training

Lydia Halliwell

Lydia, or “Lyds” as she is often known, is a personal trainer who cares. She works closely with her clients at every stage of the journey. At a young age she played semi pro foundation football and has been committed to achieving any goal she sets herself. She grew up realising that her calling was to help others. Lydia is determined and passionate, initially she focuses on gaining her clients commitment and trust. She makes sure her clients understand the process so that when they work together there is no doubt that the desired results will be achieved.

Lydia won’t tell you to do anything that she wouldn’t, she wants to help clients develop sustainable habits, consistently.

Trust in her knowledge, trust in the process and reap the rewards with great body composition.
Lydia is a BSC Sports Training rehabilitation Therapist, has
Level 3 Personal Training qualification and most recently completed the 2018 FLF internship.

Specialises

Body composition, Hypertrophy, Fat loss

Tom Cocker

Tom Cocker is a passionate coach who is personally invested in his clients results. Daily contact and support is something you can expect from him to ensure you remain accountable to succeeding in your goals.

As someone who is always keen to learn you can be sure he provides you with the most suitable nutrition and training programs for your needs.

Specialises

Fat loss and Body Compositon

Maurizio Bua

Maurizio’s passion for the health and fitness industry started when he decided it was time to change his physical appearance, since then, Maurizio fell in love with the industry.

He uses his experience and knowledge to achieve results with his clients, he focuses on technique, supplementation and nutrition methods.

Maurizio Bua will motivate you whilst on the gym floor, off the gym floor he will support and advise you to develop the daily habits required to achieve your fitness goals.

Whether the client’s goal is fat loss, hypertrophy or body recomposition, Maurizio Bua will apply the method best suited to get the result.

Maurizio Bua is FLF born and bread, 2.5 years ago he started off on the FLF internship program and the rest, (as they say) is history.

Damien Dobson Ashton

Damien is a highly motivated coach who fully invests in his client’s goals. From the initial consultation Damien ask questions and listens to his clients, What do they want to achieve? Where do they feel they struggle? In continually communicating with clients Damien understands how to get the best results, what type of training and nutritional plan will be best and when and where plans should be tweaked.

His perfectionist nature and attention to detail means he consistently provides an exceptional service in all areas from training execution, in-depth nutritional planning to optimal health and performance.

His qualifications in Strength & Conditioning, Advanced Performance Nutrition and Metabolic Analytics has created a broad knowledge base to meet each clients individual needs. Having recently returned from working as a PT in Australia he is keen to share his skills and experience with others. He is dedicated in continuing to advance his own education and passionate about sharing this knowledge with others.