health and fitness on your doorstep
health and fitness on your doorstep

Meet the Baseline Fitness team


Chris Ryan

Founder & Personal Trainer


Chris set up Baseline Fitness in 2011 with a degree in Sport and Business Management from Southampton University and REPS level 3 personal trainer qualifications gained at the European Institute of Fitness, in Javea, Spain. He is also a qualified tennis coach and has played tennis for over 25 years, competing at national, county and university level and for Purley Tennis Club.


The business has grown considerably since 2011 as clients continue to seek out the personalised and bespoke approach that differentiates Chris and his team from many other personal training providers. The Baseline Fitness team operate seven days a week from private gyms, personal training studios and open spaces in and around Surrey and central London.


Chris specialises in:

  • Structuring goal-specific programmes aimed at weight loss, toning or improving general fitness levels
  • Training designed to increase muscle mass
  • Sport specific training - keeping you fit, strong and injury free for your chosen sport
  • Injury or post-operation rehabilitation
  • Postural analysis and correctional exercises
  • Nutritional and lifestyle advice

Andrew Wakem

Personal Trainer


Andy has a level 3 Premier Training International Certificate in Personal Training, Nutrition and Gym Instruction and works out of private gyms in both Purley and Banstead.


A former Royal Marine Commando he has retrained to fulfil a desire to become a Personal Trainer and fitness coach. He uses the diverse skill set gained from his Marines experience to keep himself physically fit and to train others in a healthy, safe and achievable way.


Physical training has always been a passion of his and over the years he has experienced many different training methods including military fitness, boxing, strength & conditioning, functional fitness, TRX, and weight lifting which he puts to good use as a skilful and effective personal trainer.


Andy specialises in:

  • Endurance training
  • Sports specific training
  • Post pregnancy fitness training
  • Injury prevention
  • Weight loss
  • Core strength and stability
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Group exercise


Tanya Clarke 

Physiotherapist and fitness instructor


Tanya has over ten years' of professional football club experience, having spent time at Fulham FC, Crystal Palace FC and latterly Chelsea FC, where she spent eight years working with first and reserve team players, academy and youth team players and the ladies professional team. She also has experience across a number of diverse sports (including tennis, hockey, squash, netball and lacrosse) and has worked with children and adults from a variety of backgrounds. 


Tanya specialises in:

  • treatment of sports related injuries
  • massage therapy 
  • bespoke rehabilitation exercises

Contact Chris Ryan on:

Tel: 07968 950052



Find us at:

Purley Sports Club

The Ridge



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