Our Founder

"Define Your Ethos"

Hi, my name is Shane Raymond DFAC Pro and CEO of Body Ethics Gym. Body Ethics is the culmination of a life’s work in the health and fitness industry and truly represents the next step for me, for the industry and my team. Body Ethics opened its doors in Hitchin in 2020 with a vision of best in class coaching and to build a community for anyone willing to commit to making a change in their life.

My journey started with a former British Bodybuilding Champion, a love for resistance training and the hunger to be better tomorrow than I am today. I have learnt many lessons as a natural bodybuilder, foremost that hard work pays off! Applying this ethos to other aspects of my life has defined who I am as a competitor, business leader and most recently a father. Great things do not come without sacrifice, knowing this I committed completely to my vision of competing and started down the path to become the coach I am today allowing me freedom and the opportunity to share my knowledge in helping others achieve their fitness goals.

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The Team

Meet our amazing staff members who keep our training facility ticking over

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Lissa

Gym Manager

I’ve known Shane for well over 7 years now, we first met as I came to him regarding PT and have continued that on to this day. Having worked with him for so long, I knew I could invest into Shane and, more importantly, Body Ethics.

My training has mainly been weight training and included positive nutritional habits to help me lose over eight stone – I was 24 stone back then, so I know the importance exercise and nutrition can have!

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Ella

Front Of House

Hi, I’m Ella. I started working at Body Ethics on reception and Body Ethics truly became a second home to me. With a degree in musical theatre I have a huge passion for the arts. Equally I am very passionate about the gym and self development.

Training in the gym has become a vital part of my lifestyle and my self-care and I hope to continue to build my strength and fitness with the help of the coaches at Body Ethics.

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Rose

Front Of House

Hi I’m Rose, you will find me working front of house here at Body Ethics!

It’s very important for me to train with my background in the arts, I’m an active performer and I love training for my mental and physical well-being.

I love Body Ethics for being a supportive environment that welcomes all!

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Liam

Front Of House

I work on reception here at Body Ethics.

I would say that my interests include personal development as fitness is a big part of my life now, due to Body Ethics giving me the opportunity to work and train in an organised and friendly environment.

Before joining Body Ethics I went to college to study sports coaching and whilst working and training here has given me the chance to improve on my overall physical strength and self-confidence, I believe it will also help me discover the next steps towards my future.

Coaches

Meet our day-to-day coaching staff to guide you on your journey

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Shane

CEO & Coach

I am here to help improve and transform the lives of professional individuals through nutrition and exercise resulting in increased confidence, self esteem and productivity.

My unique approach to coaching will complement and not complicate your current lifestyle. Together we will work towards eliminating bad habits, install good ones, and set out a clear plan of action.

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Jordan

Fitness Coach

Hi I’m Jordan, I take an interest in weight lifting, bodybuilding, competing and helping people achieve their goals. Using a background of weight lifting and years of training experience, we will tailor sessions to your specific need – you’re in the driving seat.

Whether you’re looking to build confidence, expand your knowledge in the gym, lose a few pounds or grow muscle, we will put the right plan together to achieve your goal.

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Paul

Fitness Coach

With over 13 years of experience in the fitness industry, I believe in trimming the fat and fluff not only from my clients physiques, but also from their workouts and nutrition.

My approach to creating programs is using trialled and tested methods. This enables clients to yield sustainable results by consistently applying fundamental basics to training.

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Charlie

Fitness Coach

I’m Charlie, a seasoned personal trainer with a passion for transforming lives.

With an extensive background as a gymnastics and weightlifting coach spanning nearly a decade, I bring a unique blend of expertise to the fitness arena. My journey in the world of fitness has been marked by a commitment to helping individuals surpass their physical limits and rapidly create meaningful change

Embarking on a fitness journey is a personal commitment, and having the right guide can make all the difference. If you’re ready to embrace a new chapter of strength, vitality, and self-discovery, I’m here to walk alongside you.

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Members of amazing staff that are here for all your needs

Our dedicated team of trainers and fitness coaches are here to guide and support you on your fitness journey, ensuring you achieve your goals safely and effectively.

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Partnered services on offer regularly at our facility

In addition to our gym facilities, we offer a range of services such as physiotherapy, fitness classes and beauty treatments to provide a proactive approach to your well-being, these services are provided by our partnered businesses.

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We have over 80+ pieces of state-of-the-art equipment

Experience a workout like no other with our extensive collection of work-out equipment, from cardio machines and free weights to cutting-edge resistance training devices, all designed to help you reach peak performance.

Did you know that our Small group personal training sessions... ⁠
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✔️ Include a 1-1 check in with a BE Coach⁠
✔️ Are available 5 days a week⁠
✔️ Have a maximum capacity of 6 people⁠
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Want to find out more? Click the link in our bio⁠
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Happy birthday to our founder Shane @coschshaneraymond 🎉We hope you get all the chocolate millionaire bites you want.#fitness #fitnessmotivation #challenge #gymnastics #motivationmonday #kids #marathon #running #fitfam #sports #gym #personaltraining #hitchingym #smallgrouppersonaltraining #bodyethics #defineyourethos #bodyethicsacademy #hertsgym #fitnesscoaching #fitlifestyle #PT #gyminherts
Here at Body Ethics we have a range of services guaranteed to help you achieve your fitness goals.⁠
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SGPT: Our Body Ethics Academy is a small group personal training service designed to help you build strength, move better and feel fitter⁠
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BE LEAN 8: Our 8 week transformation programme helping you achieve fast fat loss⁠
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To find out more about what we offer here at Body Ethics, click the link in our bio ⁠
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#fitness #fitnessmotivation #challenge #gymnastics #motivationmonday #kids #marathon #running #fitfam #sports #gym #personaltraining #hitchingym #smallgrouppersonaltraining #bodyethics #defineyourethos #bodyethicsacademy #hertsgym #fitnesscoaching #fitlifestyle #PT #gyminherts

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