A former Royal Marine Commando (Green Beret) and military Physical Training Instructor for the Air Force Alastair has a love for fitness and coaching.

After leaving the military after over 12 years service in the Marines and Air Force he worked for a few years as a military Boot camp Instructor in Europe as well working on retreats in the winter in Tulum. In 2017 he was inspired to set up Tulum Jungle Gym with his partner Katie. All of the equipment is of his design and is made locally with carpenters and craftsman.

Alastair has a passion for weight training but is also a qualified yoga teacher; Thai masseuse and sports massage therapist so has a holistic knowledge and approach to training and recovery.


Competing nationally as an athlete for many years as a professional gymnast, ironman triathlete and swimmer, she also holds a black belt in kickboxing and travelled to Mexico to set up Tulum Jungle Gym with partner Ali.

Her passion, friendliness and fun motivational attitude are what she is known for not to mention the abundance of training techniques, qualifications and awards she holds from a lifetime of competing and training clients.

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She is also a qualified Thai & deep tissue masseuse as well as a yoga instructor and provides one to one private training, private group training, online monthly training programs and fitness eBooks.