About Fitness 4 U

Female trainer coaching client

Fitness 4 U was set up by Jan Ebbs who saw the need for friendly, personal classes with the emphasis on "FITNESS IS FUN". Being the main instructor, Jan provides motivational and energetic fitness classes designed to improve all over fitness, but is equally empathetic and understanding to personal needs and goals.

Jan's experience stems back a number of years. Having been a competitive swimmer from 1976-1989, she competed at National level, her main achievement competing in the 1988 Olympic trials. By then she had already qualified as a swimming and aquafit instructor. Once retired from competitive swimming, she maintained her fitness by running and completing The London Marathon 3 times. She combined this with her swimming prowess, to compete in triathlons, in which she has had many successes over the last 7 years.

Jan extended her knowledge by taking her gym and circuit's instructor and personal training along with a diploma in sports psychology. Her enthusiasm and dedication is obvious, but with it is a desire to see everyone succeed at what they set out to achieve. Also to make people believe in themselves and sometimes amaze themselves at what they are capable of. Whether it is working with the young or the old, she motivates everyone to reach their full potential. In the water, Jan is particularly understanding of very nervous non-swimmers, young or old, and has succeeded with the most nervous of entrants into the water.

The FITNESS 4 U team is well known for the uplifting warm up routine they do prior to the Cancer Research Race For Life in Truro and Falmouth. The team motivates the crowd of two thousand runners through the aerobic routine prior to each race start. Last year the FITNESS 4 U Race For Life Team raised over £7,000 for Cancer Research.


"You made me believe in myself again. My self-confidence has soared tremendously since I started my personal training programme with you. Thank you for everything you have done."

BM, St.Agnes

"You have the patience of a saint, yet you have so much energy with it. My children love you!"

MI, St.Newlyn East

"I came to you with such a huge fear of water, I never thought I would overcome it. I now swim every day when I am on holiday and I can join my granddaughter and I realise what I have been missing out on. Thank You."

ES, Quintrell Downs

"You have changed my life - so much for the better. Through your fitness classes, I have made friends, which has helped me settle into the area and improved my self-esteem. I couldn't have done it without you."

CS, Newquay

"You are the best swimming teacher ever!"

T & LK, Newquay

"You have worked absolute miracles with my boys. Thank you for your patience and understanding."

HT-S, Truro