By Louis Williams – Personal Trainer

    Growing up in a sporting family, exercise and fitness has always been a large part of my life. Unfortunately for me, playing a range of sports led to a variety of injuries. However, it’s these injuries that inspired me to enter the rehabilitation and personal training field.

    One of the most exciting parts of the job is the induction sessions.

    When signing up for a membership at The Exercise Room, you receive a free personal training session as an added bonus. During these sessions I teach correct weightlifting technique, design a program around your needs and learn about the person I am training. It’s a unique situation spending an hour with someone you’ve never met before.

    Many people with little experience in the gym often feel apprehensive about coming to these sessions. The fear of doing something wrong and looking out of place is a barrier for many people. I make it part of my mission to try and make new member’s as comfortable as possible.

    As a result of Footscray and the surrounding suburbs being such a diverse and multicultural community, I have had the pleasure to meet people from all over the world. From the Philippines to Brazil to Sweden, learning about their upbringing, culture and interests in between sets of squats and bench press makes the hour fly by.

    It’s an extraordinary feeling knowing that I’m helping someone, through giving them exercises to do for a long term injury, helping them get back on track after two Covid years off, or just getting them started on their fitness journey.

    It’s an incredibly rewarding experience and I would recommend when signing up to The Exercise Room, not to hesitate to book in a time for your induction session.

    The Exercise Room is a fully equipped gym with the latest technology and equipment.

    Train anytime of the day or night in a safe & secure environment.


    The Exercise Room
    88 Buckley St Footscray
    0418 344 810


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