Gemma Copping


I stumbled upon Wild Training by accident.  Wild were promoting the gym at a wellness event at the business park where I work.  I got chatting with the Wild team and we bonded instantly.  I decided to sign up there and then to a trial and went along to train that same night.  I was instantly hooked.  I instantly felt valued and welcome; which is in contrast to any other gym I have belonged to before.  I have always felt self-conscious and not good enough at other gyms.  At Wild it’s different.  It’s a personal, friendly, safe and happy place where I can be me.  The staff are all friendly and always go that extra mile to make sure everyone gets the best out of every work out no matter where they are on the fitness scale.  I never feel insecure or not good enough. No other gym has put the time into getting to know me like they have at Wild. I’m still at the beginning of my weight loss and fitness journey and have a long way to go, but I’m happy that 3 months in I am noticing differences. The first being I haven’t given up...I actually use my membership.  Other positives include a better mood, more energy, improved performance and weight loss.  I can't wait to see where I will be in another three months from now.

I suffer with a rare genetic liver disease and also bowel disease, both have taken their toll on me and my body and I am determined to get my body as healthy as it can be to give myself the best chance to hopefully postpone transplant for as long as possible.  I know what it's like to have your health taken away from you, so I want to give myself the best odds and take back control of my health where I can.  I enjoy pushing myself in ways I never thought I could.  I still can’t believe I get to do crazy fun things like MMA work outs, Strong Man Style events that include flipping tractor tyres and pulling Land Rovers whilst doing things like yoga which really helps me unwind for the weekend!  For me, fitness has to be fun and varied and Wild definitely ticks those boxes.  I’m not a treadmill kind of girl and I have never been bored at Wild which is why I think it works for me.