National Fitness Awards



"All of us really enjoyed the National Fitness Awards in York."

Bodypower Expo team.

"Outstanding. You put on a great show. Congrats to all winners."

Guy Holland.

"What a great venue. We will definitely be entering our facilities again."

Tom McMutrie, Inspire Leisure.

"I thought the awards evening was excellent. Winning means a great deal to me - and more importantly, to the people I train."

David Birds, Sheffield International Venues.

"Well done and thank you for an excellent night."

Steve Winter, Ministry of Muscle.

"The night was amazing... we were over the moon to win our award."

John Tatlock, Fitness 500.

"Our rehabilitation services are first class and this award is a fantastic seal of approval from the industry."

Karl Miles, Spelthorne Leisure Centre.

"As winners the awards was quite simply the best night of my life. Thank you for organising such a fantastic event."

Neil Godly, Oxygen Fit.

"We would just like to say from the Hercules crew a big thank you for a wonderful evening. We do appreciate the work that goes in to putting on such a great event."

Lindsay Horton, Hercules Gym.

"You yet again put on a magnificent evening. Word has obviously got round after the success of last year's event. Everyone now wants to be part of this celebration of all that is great in our industry."

Carol Morgan, Wellow Fitness Centre.

"We would just like to thank everyone for an amazing evening. You have all obviously worked incredibly hard and we were blown away by the standard of the award ceremony."

Wil and Nia Lovelock, Clwb 21.

"Thank you so much for a most wonderful, fun evening. We will definitely be joining you again next year and are already looking forward to it."

Mari-Vic and Monique Gomez, Gymophobics, Chesterfield.

"Thank you so much for organising such a wonderful evening. It was a magical night and I'm delighted that I won the Gym Based Personal Trainer award for the second time."

Simon de Burgh, Michele White Fitness Centre.

"I would just like to say a massive thank you for the awards ceremony. My whole group thoroughly enjoyed it and I was very, very impressed at how the arena looked."

Lynton Dell, The Warehouse Gym.

"Congratulations to all shortlisted finalists and award winners. Excellent event organised by WorkOut."

Pete Todd, Pontefract Squash and Leisure Club.

"Great night. Well done to all the worthy winners."

Caroline Pearce.

"I just wanted to say a massive thank you for a fabulous night. Everything was amazing; the entertainment, venue, food and company."

Tara Hammett, Dragon Hotel, Swansea.

"Such a fantastic evening at The National Fitness Awards - great to see so many people there."

Carly Thornton.

"Amazing weekend. The awards just keep getting better."

Joe Thorpe, Fitness Systems.

"We had an amazing time and are absolutely over the moon with the award."

Sam Smith, Rigs Fitness.

"Amazing night. Feel very privileged to have been nominated and to mix with the best in the industry."

Tom Cowen, Xercise4Less, Hull.

"Fantastic night. Well done to all the nominees and winners."

Colin Marriott, Servicesport.

"Incredible evening guys! Each year gets better and better!"

Winners 2000 Fitness, Newton Abbot.

"Amazing night! Already looking forward to next year!"

Ceri Powell, Velocity Health and Fitness, Coventry.

"We had a great night. It's always a great way to end the year."

Ladybird Fitness, Wigan.

"Great event. Well done to everyone and see you again next time!"

Crossfit Chelmsford.

"Another very professional slick awards, well done Workout. Proud to be a sponsor."

Nick Orton, Bodypower Expo.

"Thanks for a great evening. Didn't win but a great honour to be shortlisted. Next year!"

Nick Hindle, NRGym, Keighley.

"We had a great night and it's a brilliant achievement to be shortlisted for two awards."

Fitness Flex, Metrodome, Barnsley.

"A massive thank you for a fantastic night – brilliantly organised as usual."

Zoe Cooke, Gymophobics Redditch.

"We are delighted and so proud. Thanks guys."

Rich and Jo Cadden, Chokdee Academy, York.

"Once again the National Fitness Awards proved a massive hit with the industry! Such a diverse range of both operators and suppliers made the night an ultimate success"

Dave Wright, CFM/MYZONE.

"An exciting and uplifting evening that celebrated all that is good about the industry: we send our congratulations to all the well-deserved winners."

Melissa Skip, The Training Room.

"Many thanks. Really enjoyed the night – most humbling"

Ian Kendall, Lifetime Achievement award recipient.

"Well done everyone, great night!"

Barry Thraves, BPhysical.

"Well done to all involved. Great night."

Andy Griffiths, Rockets Health and Fitness.

"Great night by all. Well done everyone!"

Scott Bryce, St Peter’s Leisure Centre.

"Fabulous night. Great to have a night off and party with lovely company."

Amanda Roberts, Wrexham Waterworld.

"We would like to thank Fitness Awards for a superb night, thank you to everyone involved!"

FSI Gym.

"This year’s was the best of the lot. Congratulations to all the winners."

Joe Thorpe, Fitness Systems.

"Great night at the National Fitness Awards."

Mark Laws, Jordan Fitness.

"Delighted to defend our Scottish Gym of the Year title at the Fitness Awards."

Aberdeen Sports Village.

"We are so proud of being part of the National Fitness Awards, thank you. It was a truly fantastic awards show that I will never forget."

Catherine Barker, Pink Ladies Health and Fitness.

"Great night guys. Again I have to say what a superbly organised event. It makes you proud to be part of the industry. Thank you for doing what you do."

Andy Peacock, Warehouse Gym.

"Great night, great people and nice to be around like minded people. Well done Workout for another great event."

Neil Godly, Oxygen Fit.

"I never entered this industry to win awards, rather to win the acceptance into the industry I love, but to be noticed is fantastic. Big thanks to all, huge respect."

The team at Mas Body Gym.

"It was a fantastic event, big congratulations and thank you once again for the honour of being one of your judges."

Dean Hodgkin, fitness expert and NFA judge.

"Congratulations on yet another amazing event!"

Lynne Briggs, FitPro

"I love the diverse attendance of the National Fitness Awards. From independent operators, large chains, budget operators, country clubs, rehabilitation centres and up and coming personal trainers – it really is the industry place to be in December!"

Dave Wright, CFM/MYZONE

"Thank you for a fantastic night. The atmosphere and the organisation which you and your team put into the Fitness Awards was amazing."

Alan Goodsir, Gym 64

"Congratulations on a great event and great conference. We had a fantastic time, especially winning three awards."

Neil Hutchinson, Burnley Leisure

"The National Fitness Awards ceremony was very well organised, entertaining and provided a good opportunity to network with industry professionals."

Andy Roberts, TVS Sports Surfaces

"The National Fitness Awards ceremony was very well organised, entertaining and provided a good opportunity to network with industry professionals."

Andy Roberts, TVS Sports Surfaces

"I just wanted to say what an amazing night it was. The people were fabulous and a great calibre of both guests attending and nominees."

Sarah Donohue, Miss Galaxy Universe

"I thought the conference was brilliant and the awards were amazing – and it was a privilege to be part of both."

Katie Bulmer-Cooke, fitness entrepreneur

"Thank you for hosting a great evening - we couldn’t be happier with our results."

Penryn Campus Fitness Centre

"I thoroughly enjoyed the evening and was inspired by all the finalists. It was an honour to be involved!"

Steve Johnson, Tops Fitness and Rehabilitation

"Awesome event. We were so impressed as it was our first visit."

The Strength and Conditioning Institute

"Brilliant evening! Well done Fitness Awards team, worthy winners."

Kim Ingleby, Energised Performance

"It was a fantastic night throughout and winning an award was the icing on the cake! We are absolutely delighted, thank you."

Janine Philp, Crow Wood Leisure

"Achieving a positive result at the Fitness Awards is part of our annual goal setting process. We take great pride in being selected as a winner of any category, and we will be working even harder from now until the 2016 event. Thank you for setting up such a great event."

Simon Jeffery, Winners 2000 Fitness Ltd

"A fantastic night that celebrated all that’s good about the industry!"

Promote PR

"Just wanted to say a big well done to everyone involved for two superb events, both were excellent and the awards evening as last year was fantastic."

Michael Warren, Michael Warren Performance Education

"A huge congratulations to your team for putting on such a fantastic event. The speakers at the conference were really interesting and the awards night was spectacular!"

Nathalie Le Mottee, Healthhaus

"Had a great time at both the conference and awards and came away with some fantastic contacts!"

Mark Harding, Fitex.

"This is our fourth one and I must say that it is getting better with each successive year. This year was bigger, slicker and I have to say very enjoyable."

Ken Heathcote

"I wanted to say a huge thank you for having me at the conference and awards again this year. It's by far my favorite booking I've done this year- I LOVED it!"

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

"What can I say? On my personal view I had one of the best nights in a very long time! This award ceremony was fabulous!"

Mr Dod, Master Trainer at Powerhoop

"I thought the event was the best we've been to, well done to all the team!"

Sam Smith, Rigs Fitness

"Thank you for an amazing evening! We are all over the moon that my mum won the members award!"

Kirsty Biricz, KAL

"Huge congrats to you all, you did an incredible job and I was honoured to be part of such a prestigious event......and from what I can remember, I had a pretty good time last night!"

Dean Hodgkin

"Firstly, thank you for an awesome evening. What a stunning venue. All the staff were attentive, the food was great and everyone had a great time and good dance."

Giles Stumpe, Hogarth Hotel

"We had a great night so thanks to you and all the team for making it such a fabulous event"

Alison Bledge, Action PR


THE National Fitness Awards, now in their eight year, recognise achievement and excellence in all corners of the fitness industry and are organised by Script Events in partnership with Workout magazine.

The awards are open to any gyms which will have been operating for two years or more on the date of the 2017 awards.

Gyms which have been open for less than two years on this date are only eligible to enter the Newcomer of the Year category.