Friends  of  TDFitness

Dame Kelly Holmes  (DBE)
British Athlete
  • 1994 Kelly won the 1500 m at the Commonwealth Games, Victoria
    1994 silver at the European Championships, Helsinki
    1995 Kelly won a silver and a bronze medal at the 1995 World Championships Gothenburg
    1996 Injuries left Kelly desperately disappointed  at the Olympics in Atlanta. 
  • 1998 Kelly recovered to win silver medal 1500 m at the Commonwealth Games  Kuala Lumpur
  • 2000 Finally on the mend now, bronze in the 800 m at the Sydney Olympics
  • 2002 Kelly then won the 1500 m at the Commonwealth Games Manchester
  • 2002 800 m bronze at the  European Championships Munich.
  • 2003 silver medal 1500 m at the World Indoor Championships Birmingham 
  • 2003 silver medal 800 m at the World Championships Paris 
  • 2004 Gold medals 800 m 1500 m at the Athens Olympics

Best Times
600 metres 1:25.41 (British record) Liège, Belgium 2 September 2003
800 metres 1:56.21 (British record) Monte Carlo, Monaco 9 September 1995
800 metres (indoor) 1:59.21 Ghent, Belgium 9 February 2003
1000 metres 2:32.55 (British record) Leeds, United Kingdom 15 June 1997
1000 metres (indoor) 2:32.96 (British record) Birmingham, United Kingdom 20 February 2004
1500 metres 3:57.90 Athens, Greece 28 August 2004
1500 metres (indoor) 4:02.66 (British record) Birmingham, United Kingdom 16 March 2003
One mile 4:28.04 Glasgow, United Kingdom 30 August 1998
3000 metres 9:01.91 Gateshead, United Kingdom 13 July 2003

Appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 2005. 
Sports personality of the year.


Fiona Ford
Ironman Athlete

Fiona Ford
Founder Director
Triathlon Europe

9 Ironman finishes 2007-2016
7 x top 10 Ironman finishes (overall)
2 sub 10 hour Pro Ironman finishes
2 x Ironman World Championships
Podium 2016

3 x Top ten ITU age group World Championship finishes 2003-2006
2 x World Championship titles Lausanne 2006 (Aquathlon & Triathlon)
2 x European Championship wins (2004, 2005)

Karen Thornton

Karen Thornton is an Expert Dancer (choreographer) Barre qualified practitioner and Personal Trainer. 

Experienced  in; Pilates. Weight Training. HIIT. Body Management. Fitness Coaching (including, developing programs for goal setting), Karen has quite the skill set.
As a strong professional graduate from Laine Theatre Arts and her tough fitness background, Karen is able to create her own particular brand of body movement, strength and flexibility, which she uses to great effect.

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Robert Laus

Robert Laus
Highly Specialised
MSK Physiotherapist &
MSK Sonographer  
Specialist in Ultrasound Imaging in Sports Medicine
Co-Head of Faculty SMUG
Clinical Director Waterside Physiotherapy

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Robert Laus completed his degree in 1989 in the Netherlands and became a senior partner in private practice. He moved to London in 1994 and set up sports injury clinics within premier health clubs in Central London and provided in-house services to national newspapers and investment banks. He co-founded Waterside Physiotherapy, in Canary Wharf in 2004.

Robert specialises in diagnostic ultrasound imaging, complex sports injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation and muscle/biomechanical imbalance. Robert is one of the pioneers and most experienced physiotherapists using diagnostic ultrasound imaging within sports and orthopaedic rehabilitation in Europe. 
 Robert uses ultrasound imaging to complement clinical assessment by monitoring tissue healing, measuring the response to treatment and detecting complications early.