You know TRX Training Club® Coach Niko Algieri lives in London and actually, actually loves his TRX Wrist Wraps®. You might have even heard rumors that he’s skilled his fair proportion of celebrities. (Spoiler alert: It’s true. Ellie Goulding, Nicole Scherzinger, Rita Ora, Bebe Rexha, and royals he isn’t allowed to identify.) But, imagine it or not, Niko’s had a life and profession past the TRX Live studio. So at this time, we’re sharing 5 issues you might not know concerning the man, the parable, the TRX legend: Niko Algieri.
1. Fitness runs within the household
We’re not simply speaking about his brother—and fellow TRX Training Club coach—Jay Brockway. Niko’s dad is a former Mr. Wales, who positioned second on the planet in masters bodybuilding in 2014. His mother owns Merlins Bridge Boxing Club, a gymnasium in Wales the place she teaches 5 nights every week. (She’s additionally a kickboxer and a brown belt in karate.)
Niko has at all times been athletic. “I was very good at sport from a young age,” he stated, competing in excessive soar, hurdles, pentathlon, kickboxing, basketball and soccer. “Then of course, because of my father, I was always into bodybuilding.”
2. Niko’s father gave him his first TRX Straps
Present-day Niko describes himself as “TRX obsessed.”
“You could tattoo my head with TRX and I’d be happy,” he stated.
But, years in the past, Niko practically ignored his first TRX Suspension Trainer.
Niko’s father was given a set of TRX Straps. “He didn’t know what it was, so he just chucked it at me, and then I took it and I didn’t want it. I threw it in the back of my car,” Niko stated.
A Google search modified his thoughts.
“I Googled it, and I saw Randy and Fraser hanging off a lamppost in San Francisco… I saw that video and I knew that was me. That was the lightning bulb. I knew I could do that better than anybody else, and I knew that everything that I’d done before—kickboxing, pilates, weight training, everything—I could apply to the strap; and I did. I created my own way of doing it.”
Niko grew to become the go-to man in London for TRX. He began out coaching shoppers in London’s Hyde Park, utilizing timber as anchor factors for the straps, and ultimately moved into gyms.
His shopper base grew, he opened his personal gymnasium with Jay, and the brothers pivoted to digital coaching early within the pandemic.
These days, Niko’s main the cost at TRX Training Club®, our on-line exercise platform serving up each Live and On-Demand lessons. (Never tried it? Want to invite a buddy? Sign up right here, and your first week is on Niko.)
3. He loves teaching TRX Handstands
For his personal routine, Niko says his favourite TRX transfer is a toss-up between TRX Rows and TRX Push-Ups. (It ought to come as no shock that Niko’s favourite exercise that he’s programmed for the TRX Training Club On-Demand library is Upper Body Pro.) But, when it comes to coaching different individuals, nothing compares to instructing the TRX Handstand.
“Once people nail that movement, they just stand up smiling. It doesn’t matter what functional movement you’ve achieved in the past, they don’t care. They’re like over the moon. That’s it. Their life is complete,” he stated.
4. Niko’s a movie buff
Before turning into a private coach, Niko studied journalism, movie, and broadcasting at college. Ready to tackle the world, he discovered a job in London as a strategic media planner engaged on film promoting.
Niko loves motion pictures. “If I’ve got a laptop in my face or a phone in my face, I’m in the cinema and watching the movies.” (His favourite movie, in case you had been questioning, is Shawshank Redemption.)
He left his media gig after a few years as a result of “I just couldn’t sit down anymore.” Plus, Niko realized he may have a profession in health after turning into a finalist in a Men’s Health cowl contest. He stop his desk job, bought licensed as a private coach, and began coaching shoppers.
5. His secret expertise is dancing
Both Niko and Jay have some strikes.
“That’s the little sneaky thing that comes out at the end of every party,” Niko stated. “We can dance.”
Sometimes, he even combines his dance abilities with just a few TRX reps.
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