Andy McDonald   Grit and Glory Coaching


United Kingdom



Sport Types

Road Cycling, Running, Cyclocross, Duathlon, Personal Training, Adventure Racing, Corporate Wellness

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


I believe in celebrating effort rather than results and a keep-things-simple approach to help the 'Everyday Athlete' achieve more.

Beyond training plans, performance testing and regular feedback, my services include:

  • Fatigue Management
  • Mental Strength & Wellness
  • Race Preparation & Strategy
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Remote Kettlebell Coaching
  • Practical Skills Sessions
  • Personal & Team Coaching
  • Event Presentations
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I'm a passionate Road, TT and Cyclocross rider.

I understand the demands of the 'time crunched athlete' and love finding creative ways to train around other commitments. If you don't want the support of a coach, I am always happy to create a bespoke training plan that you can follow under your own steam. I aim to be holistic, supportive and effective in whatever I do.

I'm also a huge fan of kettlebell training. Sometimes the old fashioned tools have the most impact (and are the most time effective). Couple this with modern technology and I can coach remotely via Skype, Facetime and video submission.

Above all, I like to keep things simple. If you value team work and plenty of dialogue, drop me a line.



1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Mental Skills, Training Camps

Athlete Requirements

A positive outlook, determination and a desire to change. If you have ambition and drive I'd love to hear from you.



United Kingdom
AB31 5ZN