About Us.

We are a Personal Training company located in the beautiful market town of Thame in East Oxfordshire. Personal training sessions take place at the newly refurbished Thame Leisure Centre.

We also provide a cutting edge industry leading Online Personal Training Service.

Whether you are looking to enhance your body through intelligent exercise, or are a recreational athlete looking to enhance your performance, we can help. Our award winning personal training coaching model is designed to address your unique needs and develop a bespoke personal training programme that is right for you.

Our professional and experienced personal trainers are nationally recognised members of the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs), The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport & Physical Activity (CIMPSA) and the UK Strength & Conditioning Association (UKSCA).

What Makes Us Different

Knowledge and Education

Our commitment to ongoing education means we are always at the forefront of health & fitness


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Five Star Client Care

We pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional level of customer service


Our individualised and highly-structured coaching model ensures you progress quickly and safely

We Care About Your Success

Receive personal accountability and support from an expert that cares about your success


State-of-the-art progress tracking tools produce measurable results

What We Do Best

Strength & Conditioning

Weight Loss

Muscular Development

Pre and Post-Natal Fitness

Nutritional Coaching

Boxing for Fitness

Head Personal Trainer

Max Smith, ASCC

Head Personal Trainer

Max is a Master Personal Trainer, Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach and Precision Nutrition Coach.

Max combines his expertise in fitness, nutrition and performance coaching with his renowned friendly, down to earth approach. He has a proven track record of getting amazing results.

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Max has been a featured expert for media outlets such as West London Living as well as national publications such as the Daily Mail.

With a clear and genuine passion for health & fitness and helping people achieve their goals, Max has a diverse range of skills to help you get more out of life.

Max's Qualifications

Master Personal Trainer - Premier International

Accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach - UKSCA

Certified Functional Movement Specialist - Functional Movement Systems (FMS)

Precision Nutrition Coach - Precision Nutrition

Elite Boxing for Fitness Coach - Hatton Academy

Postural Assessment & Corrective Exercise Instructor (PACE) - Premier International

Pre/Post Natal Exercise Instructor - Premier I.

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At Thame Fitness we provide intelligent and sustainable personal training programmes custom built for your body and goals.

Absolutely! We provide a 45 minute trial personal training session, completely free of charge. Please click the link below to arrange your complimentary trial session.

Book My Trial Session

Your trial session will give you an opportunity to meet your Personal trainer and experience a full personal training session for free. Your session will be tailored to your current ability and designed to meet your specific needs and goals.

Personal training sessions take place at the newly refurbished Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Rd, Thame OX9 2BB.
We create a totally unique exercise experience based on your specific needs and goals. Our personal trainers design every exercise, movement and repetition with you in mind.

Personal training sessions are delivered in a safe, methodical and efficient manor. We utilise the full spectrum of training tools, drawing on a number of disciplines including pilates, yoga and resistance training.

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At Thame Fitness we take a holistic approach to personal training. Our experienced personal trainers will provide you with a variety of exercise, nutrition and lifestyle management tools to guarantee your success.

You'll receive a comprehensive Personal Training Nutrition Guide, worth £99, upon joining us. You will also gain access to our "On The Go" smartphone workout plans - we send these straight to your phone or tablet when you're away from home.

We are there with you every step of the way and can advise on all aspects of your fitness.

Yes! At Thame Fitness our youngest client is aged 12 with our most experienced being 107. Whatever your age and ability, whatever your circumstances, we have the knowledge and coaching skills to improve your fitness.
Personal training is safe for those with existing aches and pains. We understand the effect various lifestyles and sports can have on your body and our team will work with you to minimize their impact during your training.

We assess your health and readiness for exercise with our quick yet comprehensive Health Screen at the start of your Trial Personal Training Session.

Many of our clients come to us with niggling aches and pains, the good news is they usually disappear as you begin training. Improvements we make to your posture and movement capacity will ensure they never return.

Most definitely! We recognize the unique differences in the anatomy & physiology, wants and needs of our male and female clients. We therefore adjust our training approaches accordingly.

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  • "I regularly consult with Max on how I can best improve my patients chances of weight loss. Max's knowledge of exercise, anatomy and physiology equals that of my physician colleagues."

    Dr A Boorman MBChB, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Gmc Number 7420959

  • "Max offers excellent nutritional advice and recently I have been averaging a weight loss of 3-4lbs per week."

    Katie Champion, Team Leader at Childbase, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

  • "Im a professional actor and would recommend Max to any models/actors. Or anyone who is looking for a worthy investment, to better their careers or life in general. My posture has changed and the same clothes I wear look good on me for once.

    Liam Driver, Professional Actor, Kensington

  • Max takes the time to listen and truly understand how your body works which enables him to tailor each session. Would highly recommend the guy who helped me lose 11lbs in 4 weeks!"

    Caterina Nitch-Smith, PA To Senior Vice President at EMI - GOOGLE REVIEW

  • "Thame Fitness bring personal training to a different level. From ultra-marathons preparation to general fitness, Max's approach is fun and totally personalised. Knowledge is combined with creativity. To me, Max is by far the most efficient way to exercise."

    Filippo Bianco, Head of Sales Trading at Ubs Investment Bank, Canary Wharf - Google Review

Get In Touch

We would love to hear from you. To arrange your FREE Trial Personal Training Session, or if there's anything else we can do to help, please get in touch using the contact box below.

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Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2BB

01844 861213 hello@thamefitness.co.uk