"THE FITNESS LEGEND"
"Ged has exceptional knowledge in the physical training world. Great motivator and an awesome trainer that will get you where you want to be. Because of his vast experience and history Ged brings along the skills that no other trainer can, he's been there and done it!!" Chris Mills. 2013.
Ged Musto is a Multi-Award Winning Personal Trainer, Sports Therapist, UK and International Fitness Writer, and is well known within the world of Stamina and Endurance, he is a multi-endurance athlete with none other than 4 World Bests and 7 British Bests to his name. These include the One Hour Sit-Ups set in 1999 of which he still holds the highest total of 2,908 which is seen by many as the benchmark, and 2,467 Full Press-Ups in One Hour set in 1995.
Ged is one of the very top trainers in his field in the UK, and has also been named as one of the top 10 Personal Trainers none other than three times in 20 years by the governing body within the Fitness Industry. He has been classed as one of the fittest athletes on the planet, and his many stamina feats are testament to this.
Ged’s career within fitness goes back as far as the mid 1980′s when serving with British Airborne Forces.
He has also represented the Armed Forces and Corps in sports such as Track and Field Athletics, Cross Country Running, Cross Country Skiing, Boxing, Badminton, Rugby Union and Cricket, he has also run alongside the then World Marathon Record Holder Steve Jones, as well as the legend Steve Ovett.
Amongst Ged’s Personal Bests includes 4:00 for the mile, a 1 Hour 05 Half Marathon and 2 Hours 28 Minute Marathon.
He has also competed in international Weightlifting and Powerlifting competitions, check out one of his articles on deadlifting in the Labrada article section. Ged is also a former accomplished arm wrestler and took part in the European Arm-Wrestling Championships back in 1997. He also arm wrestled professionally in the German League in the late 1980's.
Amongst some of his prestigious clients Ged can boast a very impressive client portfolio, over the years he has personal trained the likes of Hugh Grant, Robert Plant, Lenny Henry, Philip Schofield, Monty Don and Joanne Whalley-Kilmer.
ACHIEVEMENTS, AWARDS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
PUMA Sponsored Personal Trainer (2013)
FIA-UK Top 10 Personal Trainer (1995, 2002, 2010)
The Best Health and Beauty Business in Herefordshire 2009
Personal Trainer of the Year (Berkshire) 1994, 1995
British and World Best 30 Min Sit Ups (1, 555) 2005
British and World Best One Hour Sit Ups (2, 908) 1999
British and World Best One Hour Press Ups (2, 467) 1995
British and World Best 30 Min Strength Sit Ups with 20kg Plate (856) 2005
British Best 1 Min Sliding Squat Thrusts (108) 2006
British Best 1 Min Tricep Dips (Full) (85) 2008
British Best 30 Secs Press Ups (58) 2008
Army Record Holder Parallel Dips (110) 1988
HND in Sports Therapy
HNC in Anatomy and Physiology
HNC in Sports Massage
PTLLS / CTLLS (Phys Ed)
APTCI (Class 1) / REP's (Level 3)
London Central YMCA Teacher of Fitness Training
Oxford Polytechnic Fitness Assessor
British Amateur Weight Lifting Association (Advanced Leaders Award)
International Rugby Board Strength and Conditioning (Level 2)