MEET OUR ASHBOURNE TEAM

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CAOIMHE O'DWYER

Co-founder Caoimhe is qualified through Litton Lane Fitness Training. Caoimhe started her journey in the fitness industry, working in DCU Sport. Caoimhe is passionate about helping others improve how their body's move. This led Caoimhe to become a qualified pilates instructor, which gives her a great understanding on the functions of the body. Caoimhe's favourite part of FitFor45 is helping members realise their potential and watching them achieve their individual goals.

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LARA DEVINE

Lara has been a local personal trainer in Ashbourne for the last 4 years. Lara says, "I am passionate about laying the fundamentals of both nutrition & exercise with the members to make the process as easy and as enjoyable as possible". Lara has gone on to further her education in areas such as mobility, nutrition, gut health, IBS and female fat loss. Since arriving home from Australia 4 years ago, Lara has enrolled and completing a BA in Psychology.

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CONOR KEELY

Conor became qualified in the fitness industry in 2020 after completing a BA degree in Business Studies. Conor has lots of experience playing football  & currently plays professional football for Ballymena United. Conor says, "I have worked in group settings & teams in football and I bring that experience into coaching groups". Conor believes its important that people hit their goals, but have a laugh and enjoy it at the same time.

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AMY FITZSIMONS

Amy graduated with a BA in Communication Studies in 2020, but felt her heart was never fully in it. During COVID-19 in 2020, Amy said, "I was completely inspired to take my passion for fitness and turn it into my career". Amy says her main aim at FitFor45 is to help members achieve a healthy lifestyle and mindset. This is done through getting people stronger, improving their mobility, all which contributes towards their day-to-day lives.

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ALI TWOMEY

Ali has always had an interest in fitness, strength & conditioning. Ali was exposed to it from a young age when she started playing camogie with Dublin Seniors. Ali says, "I have picked up a lot of things from different coaches I have worked with" and she explains her favourite part of coaching at FitFor45 is "helping people learn to enjoy exercise & seeing people go from little/no exercise in their routine to making it a habit and part of their lifestyle". 

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DEE KELLY

Dee is a qualified PT, Gym Instructor, and is trained in Pre & Post natal exercise. If that wasn't enough, Dee is also a Certified Nutritionist. Dee has  competed in numerous Triathlons, half marathons, a half Ironman (70.3) & numerous open water swims including the Dublin Liffey Swim.  Dee says,

“I love working with people, helping them find their fittest self and a passion for exercise and food.” 

MEET OUR LUCAN TEAM

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JACK TUITE

Jack Co-founded FitFor45 in May 2019, after spending 4 years in the UK playing professional football. Jack compeleted his NCEF qualification, through the University of Limerick and started his journey within the fitness industry in DCU Sport. He then later completed a degree in Sport & Leisure Management. Jack's favourite aspects of FitFor45 are interacting with the members & watching them improve whether physically or mentally. 

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ALI TWOMEY

Ali has always had an interest in fitness, strength & conditioning. Ali was exposed to it from a young age when she started playing camogie with Dublin Seniors. Ali says, "I have picked up a lot of things from different coaches I have worked with" and she explains her favourite part of coaching at FitFor45 is "helping people learn to enjoy exercise & seeing people go from little/no exercise in their routine to making it a habit and part of their lifestyle". 

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CONOR MCGRATH

Conor has gained over 10 years experience working in the in fitness industry since achieving his fitness qualification from the NTC. Conor uses his experience when coaching members through alternatives and progressions. Conor has coached with FitFor45 since 2019 and his favourite part of being involved with FitFor45 is the positive energy between the coaches and members. He says, "There are no egos, and this makes for a positive training environment".

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KARL DEMPSEY

Karl has a great understanding of the fitness industry after  starting his journey in 2012. Karl achieved his qualification from the NTC and he then went on to graduate from DIT with a degree in Leisure Management. In 2015, Karl became an Army Officer in the Irish Defence Forces and he is currently based in the Curragh, Co. Kildare. Karl's favourite part of FitFor45 is the positive training environment that has built between all.

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MAGS CROSS

Mags became an ITEC qualified fitness coach & PT at the age of 45, which sends the message that "It's never too late to do what you love". Mags shows this passion and energy when coaching the FitFor45 members. Mags has coached boxing for 10 years and she also works for the IABA as a Sports Development Officer. Mags has been coaching at FitFor45 since 2019 and her favourite part of FitFor45 is making a great class atmosphere through her taste of music & personality.

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LOUISE KAVANAGH

Louise started in the fitness industry as a Fitness Instructor & Swim Teacher back in 2012. In 2013, Louise then went on to complete a degree in Health & Physical Activity. Louise says, "I was always eager to learn and coach as many different types of classes as possible. I started training at FitFor45 in 2020 & shortly after I began coaching the classes. I fell in love with the laugh & support between members and coaches.