Meet the Team

Meet the team


Benjamin Hodson

London Exclusive Personal Trainer
Fitness and Wellbeing Consultant at Ella Di Rocco, Chelsea
DNA Lifestyle Consultant
Founder of FIT1000 London.

Having played professional football and been involved in sport at the highest level, Benjamin now has over 18 years experience in Fitness Training and Lifestyle modification, and delivered over 25,000 sessions of personal and group training in London.

“Benjamin understands what the client needs. He has the extraordinary ability to push you beyond your limits while making it fun. I unreservedly recommend him.”
Lord Browne of Madingley – Chelsea

With a strong educational background in exercise physiology, biomechanics and nutrition plus a Sports Science degree from the renowned Loughborough University, Benjamin is able to offer a truly bespoke personal training service that gets fast, maintainable results.

Accreditation as a DNAFit Trainer enables him to tailor fitness and nutrition packages to a clients DNA. Bespoke meal plans are available for delivery on request.

Combined with a revolutionary ‘FIT’ approach to health and wellbeing, a specialist knowledge of functional strength training, running technique and performance coaching, he is able to achieve the genetic and movement potential of each and every client.

Benjamin is founder of FIT1000 Bootcamps, the new breed of bootcamp experience operating in the exclusive surroundings of Hyde Park, Regents Park and Primrose Hill as well as other locations.

He is registered with the Register of Exercise Professionals as a Level 3 Advanced Instructor and an Official Royal Parks Fitness Operator.

Benjamin constantly strives for perfection in his work. The driving force behind his success has been his desire to be the best at what he does.

Ben Peters

Ben Peters

Senior Personal Trainer, DNAFit Trainer, FIT1000 Bootcamp Trainer

Ben has a solid educational background with a 1st Class honours degree in Sports Studies. He’s qualified as a level 3 advanced personal trainer with the Register of Exercise Professionals and an accredited DNAFit Trainer.

As a keen runner and cyclist, Ben’s passion lies heavily in endurance and performance training although he specialises in functional training and outdoor bootcamps where he puts his skills to the test with FIT1000.

Coming from a science background, he strives to individualise each clients program according to genetic predispositions with nutrition being at the forefront.

With that in mind, coupled with his vibrant personality and overriding commitment, Ben is an integral part of the team in pursuit of total fitness and wellbeing.

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Claire Heafford

Claire Heafford

Senior Personal Trainer, NLP Therapist, FIT1000 Bootcamp Trainer

Claire is a level 3 advanced personal trainer and NLP therapist who has vast experience in helping clients to achieve their health and fitness goals.
As an athlete, Claire has 30 years experience in elite sport competing at a national level from the age of six in five different disciplines; gymnastics, cross-country running, athletics, weightlifting and skeleton bob.
Her wealth of knowledge and experience in sport means she is a highly adaptable trainer who meticulously tailors sessions to fit the needs of clients achieving remarkable results.
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Emily Grace Black

Emily Grace Black

Yoga Specialist

Emily fell in love with yoga 6 years ago, completing her Vinyasa Flow 200hr teacher training at Fringe Yoga in Essex, certified by the Yoga Alliance.

Coming from a professional dance background, she has a strong understanding of the body in motion and enjoys teaching a variety of yoga and meditation classes plus 1 to 1 sessions in London and Essex.

Emily is passionate about people, empowering her students to find space and stillness in a sometimes hectic world helping them take back control over their health and wellness.

Her approach is strong, creative flowing and intuitive, using the elements of earth, water, fire, air and the chakra system which allow the body to flow with the rhythm of the breath.

Meditation and savasana massage leaves her students feeling reinvigorated and relaxed.

Emily has the ability to tailor her practice to suit your needs and requirements.

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Emma Burns

Yoga Specialist

Emma has been practicing yoga for nearly 20 years, taking her first class at university at the age of 18.

She has completed the Yoga Alliance 240 Hours teacher training with Elena Voyce at Teach Yoga Ltd and has a Diploma in Mindfulness.

Emma teaches a variety of yoga classes full of flowing movement, muscle strengthening, core workouts and moments of stillness.

Emma takes inspiration from the various styles of yoga that she has practised with some of the best senior yoga teachers. Classes and one-to-one sessions always focus on building strength and flexibility to improve fitness of the body and finish with a relaxing meditation for the mind.

She makes an effort to get to know all of her students and to understand their specific needs.

Yoga, meditation and mindfulness have become the grounding foundations of Emma’s life. She passionately believes that although life can sometimes feel challenging it doesn’t have to be stressful. Everyone has the ability to live a healthy, less stressful, more contented life and yoga is the gateway to showing you how.

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