• Strength Training for Runners

    On the 7th September 56,000 runners took part in the Great North Run 2014. This year represented a significant landmark as the number of runners who have run in the race, since its beginning in 1981, passed the 1 million figure. An incredible achievement with thousands of runners over the years raising money for many

  • Rising Star – Charlotte Richardson

    Gateshead Harrier Charlotte Richardson was ranked as UK No1 Under 11 girl last season over 60m.  We are so pleased to be helping Charlotte on her path to success as a sprinter, and as we all know providing Strength & Conditioning to youths is a much talked about topic.  With selective exercises, correct techniques and

  • We are on the move!

    We are so pleased to be able to announce that we are relocating the gym to bespoke new premises at the Regent Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle. Located within Eldon House East the brand new 2500 square foot facility will help Smart Fitness continue to deliver the best training available.  Doors will open for the first time

  • Hayley’s return to triathlon

    “All I wanted to do was be able to train and compete in triathlon without being in pain constantly” Having decided to take up the sport of triathlon about four years ago the level of training took its toll on Hayley’s body and in April 2013 an MRI scan concluded an overuse but degenerative knee

  • My first experience at triathlon!

    With having so many triathletes training here at Smart Fitness I decided it was time to see what all the fuss was about! And what better way to start than with the Alnwick Triathlon (organised by Smart Fitness client Jock Bolam).  A friendly, well organised but challenging course had me smiling for most of yesterday.

  • Junior Triathletes Return

    On Sunday we welcomed back the North East Junior Triathlon Group to finalize their winter training before the technical work begins next month. Progressions were seen and made in balance, stability, core strength and functional movement patterns.  A big well done to all for working hard on their programmes. It will be an exciting summer

  • Smart Fitness helped me climb Mount Kenya

    I have just returned from the most exhausting, emotional and humbling two weeks but I couldn’t have done it without the help and support of Teleri and the team at Smart Fitness. I was lucky enough to take part in two challenges in Kenya. The first was to assist in renovating the St Lazurus school

  • New Year…New Challenges!

    Happy New Year all! If you’re looking for that new fitness challenge for 2014 why not come and trial out SMART FITNESS’s F.I.T Group Training sessions.  A High Intensity Metabolic Circuit that will push you to your own individual limits, whether you’re a regular gym goer looking for new training methods or a complete exercise

  • North East Triathlon Junior Talent Programme

     Over 20 of the North East’s top junior Triathletes came to Smart Fitness over the weekend for a training camp.  Boys and girls aged 11-15year old were introduced to basic Strength & Conditioning concepts, and it was great to see how they understood and learned exercise techniques that will help develop them as young athletes.

  • Teleri Hamilton to work with England Golf

    An exciting new development programme is about to start for the England Golf U16’s Boys and Girls from the North region, and Smart Fitness coach Teleri Hamilton has been appointed to deliver their Strength and Conditioning programme.  Working with selected players from Northumberland, County Durham and Cumbria, this is an exciting opportunity that will see young potential athletes progress and develop