Meet our Personal Trainer team
Mint Condition is a family run training company employing three Level 3/4 personal trainers with a huge 80 years of experience between them! The management team of husband and wife Ginny and Nick Upshall are the driving force of Mint Condition.
Ginny Upshall - Director/Founder - Personal Trainer
Ginny's Background: Mint Condition was founded back in 1991 by Ginny Upshall. Ever since her school days Ginny has dreamed of running a high-class fitness club, which offered clients tailor-made programmes on a one to one basis in an environment to suit them. Ginny is the master trainer at Mint Condition and is the inspiration of many of the cutting edge concepts that Mint Condition offer.
Training: Ginny qualified in 1992 with Premier Training International and is now a qualified CHEK Holistic and Lifestyle councillor, DRUMMOND pre and post-natal exercise coach, accredited Pilates teacher and dance exercise instructor.
Ginny's Clients: Ginny has worked with various celebrity clients through to clients with serious injury, clients looking for weight-loss and more.
Sporting Interests: Ginny loves to dance and move. Is passionate about exercise and great healthy food and is continually inspiring those around her to do the same!
Nick Upshall AAI - Director - Personal Trainer
Nick's Background: Having started as a personal trainer in 1996, Nick has accumulated a vast amount of experience and knowledge. Nick has now completed over 20,000 hours of one-to-one training time with clients. Nick additionally specialises in rehabilitation and strength training for athletes and non-athletes for acquired and inherited Neurological disorders like cerebral palsy and stroke in both children and adults.
Training: Nick qualified as a Level 3 trainer in 1996 and has developed a broad base of fitness and lifestyle qualifications. Nick has trained in the CHEK Institute in California, Focus and Lifetime Training in the UK along with further training in the USA, Europe and London. Nick is also a qualified Sports Psychologist with Newcastle College. Nick is an accredited ARNI instructor for brain injuries.
Nick's Clients: Nick works with clients from many walks of life and currently works with clients looking for weight-loss, care following injury or surgery, needing improved sporting performance. Nick is strength & conditioning coach to Georgina Hermitage MBE, triple Paralympic and World Champion T37 Athlete amongst others.
Sporting Interests: Nick is a road cyclist, a mountain biker, roller-blade marathoner and all round gym bunny!