Personal Training in Cardiff and Penarth

Shapewell Fitness offers the following: PRIVATE GYM, Female Trainers, 1 to 1 and Couples Personal Training, Group Training, Small Personal Fitness Classes, Online Personal Training, Nutrition, Surf Fitness, Bootcamps, Sports Massage Therapy & Injury Rehabilitation, GP Referrals

Professional Personal Training based in Cardiff & Penarth also offering Sports Massage & Injury Rehabilitation, Nutrition, Classes and Sport Specific Training Programs.  Shapewell boasts a PRIVATE GYM in Rhiwbina, Cardiff with a Female Trainer. I have 30 years experience in the Fitness Industry and Shapewell has been running since Jan 2002 giving almost 17 years as a Private Personal Training Company. I am fully Qualified and Insured for your safety, I also hold a current First Aid Certificate.

We cater for all fitness abilities.  Whether you’re a complete beginner, already training but need a different goal, needing motivation to train alone, an athlete needing to work on areas that you are failing on, or push harder on the areas you’re good at.  Over 40 and looking to get or stay fit and healthy or you may have a certain injury and are scared to train incase you make it worse? We can help

You will gain motivation, confidence and trust that will push you to achieve whatever your goals may be.  We will give you 100%

Cath Jenkins – Founder & Director

As an ex Figure Skater and Body Builder along with my recent sports of Surfing and Snowboarding, I have extensive knowledge in core stability and balance work, building muscle and skulpting the perfect you, also shredding the fat to show off that body you have worked so hard to gain.

I founded Shapewell in 2002 whilst I was studying and working for UWIC Sports Facilities. I made Shapewell my full time business in 2005 and the company has moved from strength to strength.

Shapewell Personal Training Studio in Rhiwbina, Cardiff, is the base for one to one Personal Training, small fitness groups and classes, Pilates, Sports Massage & Injuries, Rehabilitation & GP Referrals

Personal Training covering all areas of Fitness, Sports Massage, Surf Fitness, Indoor and Outdoor Bootcamps, Small Group Classes, Sport Specific Training, GP Referrals, Nutrition, Fat loss & Tone, Injuries & Rehab, Body Building, Pilates, Pre & Post Pregnancy, Mother & Baby (train with your buggy)…. the list goes on

Becky Dovey

Becky has been in the fitness industry for 12 years, starting off as a lifeguard, progressing and gaining new qualifications to become a Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor.
She really enjoys instructing a variety of fitness classes seeing the participants have fun whilst working hard. Personal Training gives you the opportunity to get to know the individual and help your client reach their personal goals, whether it be to lose weight, improve fitness or build strength, it should all be rewarding and fun.

Becky’s Qualifications:
Level 3 Personal Training
Level 2 Fitness Instructor
BSc Sports Studies
Instructor Qualified in Spin, Circuits, TRX, les mills BodyPump
First Aid at Work

I am insured for your safety with INSURE 4 SPORT and am also FIRST AID QUALIFIED. I require each person to fill out a medical form on commencement of any training or massage to address any ailments that may affect the way you exercise, also so we will work together to combat such ailments. Proof of my Qualifications and Experience can be shown upon request

I cover the whole of Cardiff and also now operate in and around Penarth with outdoor fitness or at The Hangar Human Performance Centre on Penarth Road

We at Shapewell train our clients the EFFECTIVE way, HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) with various methods of Tabata Intervals, Powerlifting, Plyometrics, Speed Training, TRX, Bosu and Fit Ball Core Work, Kettlebells, Functional Training, Strong Man Training, Boxing. This type of training focuses on keeping the whole workout aerobic, pushing the heart rate up to lift metabolism to a great height for improving fitness in half the time and burning those calories like you wouldnt believe.  Using weights to build muscle mass for improved body tone, also plyometrics and core work for balance and strength of the deeper muscles to rule out injury and posture problems

We believe in reaching all our clients needs and by way of your FREE consultation at the start, we decide where you will train, what you will do and at what fitness level you will start. We keep your training different every session, pushing you harder each time and gradually building all round fitness in the correct and safe way, promoting strength, agility, flexibility, body tone, fat loss, balance, core strength, overall fitness and motivation with an injury free, easy to maintain lifestyle of health, fitness & vitality

Train with us the FUN, SAFE way and achieve your goals in minimal time and keep injury free. With our experience, motivation and excellent training programs along with your determination we will work together to get you there and KEEP you there


Shapewell Fitness, Unit 2 Fielding House, 43 Thornbury Close, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, CF14 1UT

Hangar Human Performance Centre & MMA Gym, Penarth Road, Cardiff, CF11 8TT

We also train our clients outdoors in Cardiff or Penarth, at your home or office, the choice is yours. Equipment for outdoor training or the home is provided by us

Cardiff Personal Trainers


Weight Training Instructor Level 3 – WWTA
Swimming Instructor – ASA
Fitness Leaders – ISRM
GP Referrals – Fitness Wales
Sport Nutrition – RSN
Sports Massage Therapy – OCR – UWIC
HND Sport & Leisure Management – UWIC
Advanced Cardio Training – Technogym
Fitness Testing – FITECH

SPORT SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL TRAINING – Running Performance (Biomechanics of Running, Gait Analysis, Drills, Speed Conditioning, Sport Specific Movement, Mobility & Injury Prevention) – FASTER FITNESS

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