Born in Scotland and initially exposed to fitness training through an intense competitive sport martial arts background, Alwyn Cosgrove began reading and studying any training related material he could get his hands on. This led Alwyn to formal academic studies in Sports Performance at West Lothian College and then progressed on to receiving an honors degree in Sports Science from Chester College, the University of Liverpool.
During his career as a fitness coach, Alwyn began with assisting in martial arts lessons in 1986 and teaching fitness classes in 1989, and has studied under all of the top fitness professionals and coaches in the world and has worked with a wide variety of clientele, from general population clientele to several top level athletes, World Champions and professionals in a multitude of sports.
A sought after 'expert' for several of the country's leading publications including a regular contributor to Men's Health magazine, Alwyn has co-authored two books in the "New Rules of Lifting" series (with a third on the way) and currently spends his time training clients, training his staff at Results Fitness, speaking on the lecture circuit and coaching fitness trainers worldwide in their businesses.
For the past decade, with his wife Rachel, Alwyn runs Results Fitness in Santa Clarita, California- which has twice been named one of America's Top Gyms by Men's Health magazine, a gym which specializes in programs for real-world busy people, and prides itself on "changing the way fitness is done - period!"Links
He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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