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From Dave Marshall

ex-British Army Physical Training Instructor

Dave Marshall Lostock Military Fitness

My name is Dave Marshall.  I had the honour of serving in the British Army for twelve years, much of it as a Physical Training Instructor.  Additional details about my army career can be read here but let me say that when it comes to ensuring physical standards are achieved I know my stuff. That is why LMF is Cheshire’s premier military fitness outfit. 

The techniques I use at LMF are taken directly from my time as a PTI so you can be assured that the boot camp training you experience is authentic and effective.  While I make no apology for how challenging the workouts are, I take care to tailor activities for each person’s level of fitness and ability.  For that reason, all LMF participants are required to complete a health questionnaire before taking part.

I understand that committing yourself to regular physical exercise is a challenging prospect.  If boot camps were easy, everyone would be fit. But they’re not. And only you can make it happen.

My commitments to you are that:  

  • I will be there, three times a week, come rain or shine
  • I will motivate you the same successful way I have motivated thousands of soldiers in the British Army
  • I will vary the programme appropriately to ensure it is always challenging and fun
  • You will notice the difference

The rest is going to be up to you. And it begins with getting in touch.  Your first session is free so there’s literally nothing to lose but everything to gain.

Take that step. Make it happen.


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Time-served PTI professional

A good number of so-called ‘military fitness’ programs are run by ex-forces personnel who were not Physical Training Instructors. LMF is.


Demonstrable results

LMF prides itself on motivating its participants.  We celebrate your milestones and track your progress.


Unbeatable teamwork

All LMF participants say how much they get out of the camaraderie at LMF sessions.  This team ethos is celebrated at regular social events.

all weather

All weathers, three times a week

Numerous studies prove the benefits of outdoor exercise over indoors.  Whatever the Cheshire weather is doing, LMF is always active.



Went for my 1st session tonight and I loved it! Everyone was really friendly and gave lots of encouragement through the dreaded burpees, think I might be achy tomorrow but can’t wait for next week!


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Can’t fault the classes they are amazing, hard work but so worth it! I always look forward to going! Dave’s a great motivator and the atmosphere in the class is great everyone supports each other! ?


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Two days on and I’m still sore from the session, but in a good way. Team ethos was brilliant and so much more fun than an hour inside a gym. Just the right balance of competition and collaboration.


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Great classes tailored for all. Friendly atmosphere, good value and a good variety of exercises. I recommend this to anyone wanting to improve their fitness or keep fit in a fun and motivating atmosphere. Don’t be afraid, come give it a try!


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I was a little nervous going as I am very out of shape but I was instantly reassured when I got there. The exercises are tailored to whether you are a beginner or advanced so no matter your fitness you can join in. I would definitely recommend it.


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….After trying the gym, swimming, running and other classes, LMF is by far my favourite way to get fit! Great group of people, always have a laugh despite being worked very hard by an amazing trainer!!  Thanks Dave, see you next week!!


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For a more comprehensive review of LMF, please click here.


Getting in touch is the only step you’ll have to take on your own.

Your first session is free.



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