Bradley Simmonds is a personal trainer, fitness guru and social media influencer who is reportedly dating television presenter and 'Love Island' host, Caroline Flack. He is a former football player who turned to fitness training after an unfortunate injury ruined his prospects as a player in 2013. He has since then earned a high profile celebrity following by sharing his fitness and diet regime on Instagram, on which platform he has over 277k followers. Some of his clients from sports and entertainment fields include John Terry, Theo Walcott, Brendan Rodgers, Jamie Redknapp and his estranged wife Louise Redknapp, Maya Jama, Niall Horan and Emma Bunton. He gained popularity for advocating steady, low-intensity workouts and healthy food habits that everyone can follow. In March 2018, he ventured into writing by publishing his fitness, self-help and cookbook, 'Get It Done: My Plan, Your Goal: 60 Recipes and Workout Sessions for a Fit, Lean Body'. A few months after the release of his book, he became GLAMOUR's resident fitness columnist, sharing his fitness secret on the media outlet every fortnight. He is an ambassador for international brands like Adidas, Lucozade, TAG Heuer and Maxi Muscle.
- Bradley Simmonds, who played football in the Midfield and Central Midfield positions, trained with Queens Park Rangers youth team as a teenager and began his professional career joining their senior team in July 2011. During the 2012-13 season, he was loaned twice to Staines Town FC and to Woking FC, and finally transferred to ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar in May 2013. He played for the club in the Pepsideild competition, but within a few months, sustained an anterior cruciate ligament injury that cut his playing career short. He was still in a cast when he began studying to attain fitness qualifications, and eventually began a new career as a personal trainer at Virgin Active Chiswick Park.Recommended Lists:
Recommended Lists:He used social media, particularly Instagram, as a marketing tool to showcase his training style and fitness regime. While he never imagined it to do much, to his own surprise, his photos and videos were watched and liked by many, and eventually got the attention of John Terry, who was a professional club and national footballer at the time. Terry followed him on Instagram, following which Simmonds messaged him that he wanted to train with the star player. Thanks to the power of social media, as well as word of mouth, his popularity grew exponentially, and he soon began training with a number of sports celebrities including Brendan Rodgers, Jamie Redknapp and Theo Walcott.Continue Reading BelowWhat Makes Bradley Special
- As his popularity grew, trainer Bradley Simmonds aspired to become a full-fledged lifestyle and fitness guru and embarked on a journey to educate and inspire people on how to sustain a healthy lifestyle through regular exercise and a nutritious diet. He started with a close family member, his sister Connie Simmonds, who "was bigger than she should be at her age" and "wanted to do something about it". He first changed her diet by including healthier meals at regular intervals, and also trained her constantly. He successfully helped her shed three stone in only 12 weeks, which reverberated with his audience and helped them connect better with him. At the age of 24, he launched his first book, 'Get It Done', which is aimed at beginners to help them successfully achieve their weight loss goals.Family & Personal Life
- Bradley Simmonds was born on September 17, 1994, in London, England. He was an athletic child who later pursued professional football as a teenager. He has a sister named Connie and brothers named James and Elliott. His sister, after achieving a healthy size 12 figure with his help, followed her brother into writing by publishing the book 'Healthy Forever'.Relationship with Caroline Flack
- In early February 2019, it was reported that Bradley Simmonds was dating Caroline Flack, with whom he was spotted, arm-in-arm, during a cozy night out in central London. Later that evening, the 'Love Island' host shared a selfie of her with the love heart filter on her Instagram Story. The Sun reported that following her split from Andrew Brady, the TV presenter became closer to her trainer Simmonds. Within days, the news outlet confirmed via a close source that even though the two wanted to keep things professional, they were head over heels in love with each other and were indeed dating. However, they or their representatives are yet to make any official statement. Flack, who is 39 years old, is known for her relationships with much younger men, and is often labeled as 'serial cougar'. She was previously engaged to 28-year-old Andrew Brady, and has been linked to a number of young men including Olly Murs, Prince Harry, Harry Styles, Jack Street, Blue Logan, and AJ Pritchard.Last Updated : February 15, 2019
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