Phil McCoy

exercise physiologist


I am enthusiastic, but also realistic when it comes to setting achievable goals that clients can maintain. I apply science-based principles to training & nutrition to get clients on a path towards permanent and lasting improvements.
— phil mccoy

about

From a young age, Phil McCoy has had a passion for sport, which eventually saw him representing Team GB in Sailing. While he was competing, he started to develop a keen interest in health, physiology and human performance. Believing that each individual has unique physical potential, Phil has always been fascinated in finding ways to get the best out of people.

Phil is a proponent of living healthy, moving fast, lifting big and eating well. He is always prepared for the next challenge, constantly striving to maximise his own training and recovery, on top of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

When it comes to working with clients, Phil applies scientific principles to training and nutrition to guide his clients towards permanent and sustainable improvements. With a background in working with high performance teams and athletes, as well as working in physiotherapy clinics for rehabilitation, Phil enjoys watching his clients reach and reset their goals. Their continual improvement, hard work, determination and enjoyment of the program is what he loves the most about working with his clients.

GET-TO-KNOW-ME TRIVIA 

My Biggest Inspiration: Ben Ainslie.

My favourite quote: “I’m gonna do today what other people aren’t willing to. So I can do tomorrow, what other people can’t.” – Matt Fraser

Go-to workout music: Kygo.

My favourite cheat meal: Chicken curry, it’s not cheating!

My unknown talent: Professional stand-up paddle boarder.

My biggest fear: Getting bitten by a shark.

Best piece of advice given to me: Be comfortable with the uncomfortable.

My workout war cry/self-motivation mantra: “If you don’t do it, someone else will.”

 

qualifications

  • MSc Exercise Physiology

  • BSc Applied Marine Sport Science

  • ASCA Strength & Conditioning

  • Personal Trainer L3

  • Windsurf Instructor

  • Sailing Instructor