My name is Leon Coupe, and I am a full-time personal trainer in Northampton.
I developed a passion for health, fitness, and exercise at a young age, beginning as an aspiring footballer. Later I explored other avenues of fitness and joined my first gym, and began weight lifting. I also started my sports diploma to work in the fitness industry. I retained my love for playing football but gained an increasing focus on gym-based exercise.
In July 2011, I completed my diploma and decided to aim for my personal training qualifications to start my own coaching business.
I completed my level 3 personal training in May 2012 and was fortunate to begin coaching in a brand-new gym in August, PureGym Northampton Central. I have continued doing my one-to-one sessions there to the present day.
I have worked with hundreds of clients, building up an impressive portfolio of success stories. Due to my increasing portfolio, I have extended my reach online, ensuring that my exercise and nutrition methods are available to benefit people globally.
Alongside coaching, I have recently begun competing. On July 2022, I competed in my first Men’s Physique competition with PCA, placing in the top 6 and making it into the British Finals. The finals took place on October 15th in Telford, with hundreds of people attending, including many of my clients and friends. I did not place in the finals, but it has motivated me to try again this year.
My next show is in Kettering on July 30th, where I will compete again in the Men’s Physique category—this time alongside two of my clients, competing in Wellness and Bikini.