Personal Training

Mike Konopko

Naturally Stronger

Mike runs his service through the Barefoot studio and gym space focusing on functional movement personal training and movement health.

Mike started his movement health journey in 2008; initially training and practising the sport of parkour. This led him into coaching at Exeter Gymnastics Club and later exploring Calisthenics and Crossfit strength training which fuelled his interest in fundamental movement principals.

In 2012 Mike met his mentor James Morgan, who saw the potential to use Mikes passion and self-taught understanding of movement to help him develop an evidence-based training method; the Movement Health Method. A well structured, research-based training method that focuses on restoring essential human movement patterns, fixing common sports and life ( age ) related injuries, restoring functional range of motion and improving overall strength and joint health; suitable for all, regardless of age or ability.

Mikes clients include national athletes, business owners, coaches and everyday people who just want to move better and feel better.

Mike is a conscientious and diligent trainer who finds out about his clients needs and adapts his training to suit them. I’d recommend him for anyone who takes their training seriously. – G.P. – EXETER CHIEFS Athlete

Mike believes in inspiring people to make a positive change in their lifestyle to move better, feel better and live better; resulting in a healthy body and mind. He can work with you to restore and maintain a high level of sustainable, injury-free fitness for many years to come.

Qualifications and education:

  • REPs Personal Trainer lvl 3
  • Movement Health Specialist
  • Gymnastics Coach lvl 2
  • Obstacle course ( Parkour ) Specialist
  • Gym Instructor lvl 2


  • Movement Health coaching
  • Functional strength training
  • Regaining and improving mobility
  • Injury prevention and Movement control
  • Calisthenic