Top fitness professional Jane Wake is one of the most highly qualified, inspirational and respected talents in the fitness arena. Voted No.1 fitness expert by The Independent in 2003, Jane has been running her own Health & Fitness consultancy, Body A-Wake, since 1993. The business specialises in fitness training programming as well as the development of products and services for a range of corporate and private clients.
Body A-Wake has an excellent reputation for developing and delivering effective fitness education. Through programmes such as the Nike Total Body Conditioning, Body Max, TKO and the current Nike Rockstar Workout for which Jane is the European Technical Director, Jane Wake continues to influence fitness time tables in health clubs worldwide.
Under Jane's direction Body A-Wake has vast experience in developing tailored health and fitness programmes that really work and knows exactly what it takes to create the right environment for the workplace, media and home consumer. Clients include; Nike UK, BP Shipping, Boots, Weightwatchers, Flora, Alpro Soya, and Cannons Health Clubs.
Jane has a Master of Science degree in sport and recreation management, is an advanced personal trainer with the American College of Sports and Medicine and holds numerous vocational qualifications from pre and post natal exercise to Pilates.
In 2007 Jane teamed up with the world renowned Fit To Deliver team from Canada to incorporate a new division to her business; Baby A-Wake. Baby A-Wake brings the best in pre and post natal exercise instructor training to the UK to offer new Mums and Mums to be, exercise and wellbeing classes. Fit to Deliver training course has recently been approved by the Royal College of Midwives.
Jane has a wealth of experience working in the media and has been Fitness Expert for Health and Fitness magazine since 1996. Jane wrote her first book in 2004 'The Fat Burner Workout Book', and regularly contributes to national newspapers, sports and lifestyle magazines. Additionally, Jane has ample television and presenting experience which includes ITV's Celebrity Fit Club, BBC Breakfast and Lorraine Kelly's 'Walking off the Pounds' fitness DVD. "Jane Wake has the perfect mix of charisma, skill, technical know how, energy and fun" (Daily Mirror). During and soon after her last pregnancy she filmed her own DVD series 'Baby A-Wake' a unique development of exercise programmes for the pre and postnatal period. These acclaimed DVD's have recently gone on sale in Boots Stores.
Jane lives in South London with her husband, son Daniel and baby daughter Gracie.
Television & presenting credits
The Lorraine Show, ITV
Baby A-Wake – The Complete Ante and Postnatal Exercise Programme
2008 Victory Dance to Beijing - series of documentaries for Nike Women, Europe
2007 Be better Than Yesterday - series of documentaries for Nike Women, Europe
2007 Doctor Doctor, Ch 5
2006 Kids Fit Squad, Discovery Home & Health Channel
2006 Guest on various shows for commentary and personalappearance
2006 Celebrity Top 10 Fitness Videos, Ch4
2005 The Friday Night Project, Ch4
2005 New Mummy New Tummy, Discovery Channel
2005 BBC Breakfast
2005 MTV Just Add Moves
2005 Celebrity Fit Club ITV1
2004 'Walk off the Pounds' with Lorraine Kelly (Exercise DVD)
2002 Discovery Channel's "Fitness Files" Series 2
2001 Discovery Channel's "Fitness Files" Series 1
2001 Anglia TV / Discovery Channel "Dr In The House" with Dr Mark Porter
1998 BBC "Fighting Fat, Fighting Fit" Campaign including 'Body Spies' series
1997 Directed a series of 60 "Pure Energy" educational exercise videos for instructors
1996 Espresso, Channel 5
1995 Shape up & Slim Down (Exercise Video)