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the home of strength sports

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The premier in strength training across Liverpool and the UK, you won't find another gym like Taylor's where we coach all aspects of strength.

community

We're proud to have built such a unique strength community within our facilities, the camaraderie during sessions and at competitions is second-to-none.

Facilities

Our facilities are dedicated to getting you strong, with IPF & IWF spec equipment at your disposal alongside our growing strongman facilities.

What We Offer

OUR sports

Powerlifting

Olympic Weightlifting

Strongman

strength & conditioning

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coaching

We are specialists in the strength field, coaching thousands of hours in the gym and at competitions since 2011.

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The only place in Liverpool where you can find Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting and Strongman all under one roof.

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We've coached athletes at National, European & International events and house current World Champions in their respective sport.

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DANNY STAPLES

SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPIST

Favourite Lift: Deadlift

Bio:
Danny has been an integral part of Taylor's since the very beginning, having played a huge part in the way of our high standard of coaching, and always striving to help the business improve.

As well as being the right-hand of Taylor's Strength, Danny has pursued a career in sports massage therapy and currently studying to become a fully qualified physiotherapist. This, alongside his wealth of experience in multiple aspects of training makes Danny our absolute go-to guy for preventing injury in our athletes and aiding those with their rehabilitation.

THOMAS REGAN

STRENGTH & MENTAL PERFORMANCE COACH

Favourite Lift: Deadlift

Bio:
Thomas become a part of the coaching team at Taylor's in 2017, aiding our athletes with their mental performance and more recently started coaching powerlifting and general strength, offering the complete experience for any athlete.

From the beginning Thomas demonstrated his desire to become more involved at Taylor's and took on the role of assistant manager aiding with the day to day running of the facility. Thomas is also the head powerlifting coach at the University of Liverpool.

SAM MALONE

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH

Favourite Lift: Romanian Deadlift

Bio:
Same came through our internship programme and is now delivering coaching for sports people and teams at the bunker with his MSc in Strength & Conditioning.

Having worked with a variety of sports teams Sam has an innate ability to build and deliver programmes for the different needs of individuals and groups of athletes.

DANNY LEE

POWERLIFTING COACH

Favourite Lift: Deadlift

Bio:
Danny is one of the longest serving coaches at Taylor's Strength and has helped build the community we see at the gym today through his specialisation in powerlifting coaching and his previous role as Operations Manager.

Danny has competed at national level himself, but even more impressive is how he's coached athletes to the World Championships! Danny has recently started coaching a hybrid style of powerlifting and bodybuilding, known as powerbuilding which adds a unique way for us to help coach athletes.

JOE MCKALE

OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING COACH

Favourite Lift: Deadlift

Bio:
Joe joined Taylor's in 2018 after being headhunted to lead the Olympic Weightlifting coaching at the gym. With an MSc in Strength & Conditioning Joe quickly made waves at Taylor's and put Olympic Weightlifting on the map across the city of Liverpool.

KIMBERLEY SCOTT

STRENGTH COACH

Favourite Lift: Squat

Bio:
Kim has worked with us here at Taylor's for many years now, and was one of our very first successful interns! Kim recently re-joined the team bringing more knowledge and expertise in the realm of strength training, in particular for women just getting started on their journey.

Kim uses evidence based training methods to help her clients achieve their goals, in fitness and nutritional advice.

ADAM ROBERTS

POWERLIFTING & STRONGMAN COACH

Favourite Lift: Squat

Bio:
Adam has been a part of the team since 2016 starting out coaching powerlifters and more recently coaching strongmen and women making his coaching style very unique.

A competitive powerlifter and strongman himself; Adam uses creative ways to challenge his lifters, or when appropriate, make certain movements more accessible. As a result of his hybrid coaching style Adam has built a micro-community of strong athletes.

LAUREN-MAY DRAKE

POWERLIFTING & PERFORMANCE COACH

Favourite Lift: Deadlift

Bio:
Lauren started out as a lifter at Taylor's before taking part in our internship programme where she become one of the successful candidates to earn a position amongst our coaching team.

Lauren is a high-level competitive powerlifter and also a golfer! Combining her experience in strength training Lauren is able to create unique training sessions for her lifters as well as portraying a body positive ethos.

CARLA PALMER

PERFORMANCE COACH

Favourite Lift: Deadlift

Bio:
Carla joined the coaching team in 2016 after taking part in training at Taylor's with the Liverpool Roller Birds and now coaches most of the team at the bunker!

Alongside Roller Derby, Carla has also competed at national powerlifting events which has enabled her to develop her coaching skills further and build a community of strong women at Taylor's Strength.

BEATA PETENYI

OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING COACH

Favourite Lift: Snatch

Bio:
Beata, like other coaches at Taylor's, started out as a lifter and went through our internship programme, and proved to be one of the strongest candidates we'd had yet.

With experience in Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting, Beata has a firm grasp of how to help athletes become stronger and more powerful.