The Fit Shape Team

Fit Shape is owned and run by husband and wife team  Nige and Becky McDermott.

They have four children, 2 cats, 6 fish (last count), 2 personal training studios and live in north London. 

They met about 20 years ago when Becky use to attend Body Pump classes which Nige taught. ( It only took him 6 months to ask her out ! )

Becky McDermott

Becky McDermott

Becky has over 10 years experience in the health and fitness industry.

She takes a friendly non intimidating approach to her work and specialises in working with women who want to lose some weight, get fit and tone up.

Becky juggles home life, the children, the office, training clients and working out herself, she has a strong interest in nutrition, healthy eating and being sugar free ! 

An all round super woman according to her husband Nige who also thinks she deserves a medal for putting up with him ! ( True )

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Nige McDermott

Nige McDermott

Nige is 54 and has been in personal training  for 25 years.

He has BSc in sports science is qualified in nutrition, sports coaching, NLP, life coaching, hypnotherapy, strength and conditioning and other areas.

He has a special interest in using motivational psychology, fitness and nutrition to help his clients get fit, improve their shape, mental health and human performance in life, work and sport.

Nige takes an assertive results based approach to his work with clients and teams and always aims to facilitate progress every week.

He is presently on a personal mission to get fitter as he gets older and has a strong interest in coaching and playing Gaelic football (trying) and is very grateful to his wife Becky for putting up with him !

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Darren O'Toole

Darren has a wealth of personal training experience having completed his qualifications in 2008.

With a background in Sport Science, Darren has previously worked in elite level sport having enjoyed spells working with Watford and West Ham United Football Clubs. This involvement in athletic development in professional sport, allied to his experience of instructing one-to-one personal training clients has been recognised by some of the key figures within the fitness industry.

Darren has been employed as a tutor and assessor for YMCA Fitness Industry Training (YMCAfit), the UK’s most experienced fitness training provider, and as a technical consultant for Central YMCA Qualifications (CYQ), the leading awarding organisation in the health and fitness sector in the UK.

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