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Meet Chris

It was not just a goal but a spark that ignited a lifelong passion for living to the fullest. From kicking a ball on the soccer field and sprinting in track meets as a young boy to embrace the discipline of bodybuilding and powerlifting later on, exercise has woven itself into the very fabric of my being.

This journey was not just about physical pursuits; it was about discovering and nurturing a love for pushing my limits, exploring my potential, and celebrating the joy of a healthy life. 


Every rep, every stride, and every challenge conquered fuelled a passion that goes beyond the gym – it is a way of life.

This story is not just mine; it is an invitation to explore the power of movement, the thrill of self-discovery, and the joy of living at your best. Let's embark on this journey together!

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My Story

Almost 30 years ago, facing the challenges of Type 2 diabetes, I embarked on a journey that transformed my life. Bodybuilding wasn't just a passion but a lifeline, a gift from God. Within a year of training for my first competition in 1996, I shed 6-7 stones and miraculously reversed my diabetes. The gym became more than a place of sweat and iron; it became a sanctuary, a testament to the healing power of dedication and faith.

Later, I discovered another calling, a deeper purpose: serving humanity. Witnessing the suffering caused by illness – stroke, obesity, MS, pain, and countless others – ignited a fire within me. I realised God had blessed me with the knowledge and experience to make a difference.

This is the vision for the Burford Centre: not just a premier fitness facility but a haven of recovery for those battling illness. I envision a place where faith, science, and community collide, empowering individuals to reclaim their health and redefine their possibilities.

Here, people will find:

  • Expert guidance: Personalised training and nutritional programs tailored to specific needs and conditions.

  • Compassionate support: A community of understanding and encouragement, fostering hope and strength.

  • Faith-based inspiration: Spiritual guidance and support to uplift spirits and strengthen resolve.


The Burford Centre will be a beacon of hope, a testament to the powerful synergy of faith, fitness, and service. Join me in this mission, and together, let us empower individuals to heal, transform, and rediscover the vibrant lives they deserve.


Are you looking to sculpt your physique, manage chronic pain, or regain strength after illness? Look no further! I offer personalised coaching solutions to help you achieve your unique health and fitness goals.


My areas of expertise:

    • Bodybuilding & Powerlifting: Design customised training programs to build muscle, increase strength, and improve performance.

    • Offer technique guidance and competition prep support.

    • Pain Management: Utilise manual therapy and exercise approaches to address soft tissue injuries and chronic pain.

    • It helps you manage muscle imbalances, joint pain, and headaches.

    • Nutrition Management: Create personalised nutrition plans to fuel your training, manage weight, and improve overall health.

    • Consider any dietary restrictions or medical conditions for a holistic approach.

    • Exercise Rehab for Long-Term Conditions & Illness: Develop safe and effective exercise programs to recover from illness or manage long-term conditions.

    • Work collaboratively with healthcare professionals to ensure a coordinated approach.

Why choose me?

  • Experience & Expertise: Extensive background in bodybuilding, pain management, nutrition, and exercise rehabilitation.

  • Personalised Approach: Tailor my services to your needs, goals, and limitations.

  • Compassionate Support: Create a positive and encouraging environment for your journey.

  • Holistic Focus: Address your physical, mental, and nutritional well-being for sustainable results.

46 Camford Way





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