Malahide Road, Artane Gym
Meet the Team

John Connor

Personal Trainer

John is one of the Directors and Co-Founder of the Irish Strength Institute and is based in our Artane gym.  He has been involved in the fitness industry for 15 years and is currently involved with the pro-team at SBG Ireland which includes current & former MMA & UFC fighters Conor McGregor, Cathal Pendred, Artem Lobov, Aisling Daly and Paddy Holohan.

John has worked with clients in Europe, working with several inter-county Gaelic footballers and Premiership footballers.  He has also worked in a High-Performance Facility in Phoenix Arizona, USA, designing programs and training NFL players from the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders and the Green Bay Packers.

He lectured internationally for several years for The Poliquin International Certification Program (PICP) and has received qualifications in Active Release Technique (ART), Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), Dry Needling and Trigenics.

Michael Finglas  

Personal Trainer

Mick has been working in the fitness industry since 2004.  During this time, he has helped multiple clients reach their health, fitness, and transformation goals.  He achieves this success by encouraging consistency, providing motivation, and working with each client as individuals.  He has a ‘practice what you preach’ attitude, and a passion that inspires clients to achieve their personal goals.

Luke Cadwell

Personal Trainer

Luke has been in the health and fitness industry for over five years and joined the ISI team in 2014. He takes a scientific approach to training and nutrition which is tailored to the clients’ goals.  This approach to nutrition helps his clients understand how easy it can be to reach their goals with the right information.

He has worked with athletes in Mixed Martial Arts, Powerlifting, Basketball, GAA and Soccer.  He has experience working with a wide variety of clientele and successfully helps them to achieve their goals such as fat loss, muscle gain and general strength and fitness

Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Flexible membership packages to suit all levels of training to help achieve your fitness goals