Carl Saville

Carl has over 14yrs experience within the health and fitness industry, starting with work experience as a local life guard at just 16yrs he soon went on to gain his Level 2 & 3 fitness instructor and personal trainer qualifications where he became the regionals top selling personal trainer at the famous Bannatynes health clubs. Since then Carl has gone on to created several successful local, national and international health and fitness business including:

The Athlete Program – This is a global online training program with 11 different training plans available including things like Olympic Weightlifting, Gymnastics, Powerlifting, Conditioning, Functional Bodybuilding, Running and CrossFit, Carl has managed and coached some of the most successful athletes in the world with 15+ CrossFit Games athletes following his programs.

The European Championships – This is another global platform, a fitness competition with online qualifiers which sees athletes from all over the world take part, the top qualifying athletes are then invited to the finals here in the UK.

CrossFit Colchester – Carl opened this facility by himself back in 2012 where he went on to build one of most driven, supportive and passionate communities within the sport.

CrossFit Spitfire – Back in 2017 Carl partnered up with his business partner in Norwich David Smith to open one of the most success clubs in the UK called CrossFit Spitfire.

Fun fact about Carl… He also worked for the Guinness World Records book for a year as an adjudicator (The man with the clip board), he traveled all over the world judging records, so grab a coffee and ask him what ones he got to witness!!!


  • Level 2 Fitness Instructor
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • Life Guard & First Aid Instructor
  • Advance Spin Instructor
  • Level 2 NLC
  • Level 2 DAX
  • Level 3 GWR Media & Public Speaking
  • Level 2 KB Education Cert
  • Level 1 CrossFit
  • Level 2 CrossFit
  • Level 1 British Weightlifting