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Discover Aphobos CrossFit

The moment you arrive for your first class, you will find a community of like-minded people, all ages and body types, committed to working hard and achieving a better version of themselves. We care about our members, with our regular member check-ins to our daily video broadcasts, we are here to support you every step of the way.

People First.
Fitness Follows

To help and support you reaching your goals and your true physical abilities, you need expert Coaches, you require a high-level of knowledge and experience. At Aphobos CrossFit we have over 15 years experience in the industry, we have members from all walks of life. Those whom have been CrossFitting previously but require a better, more knowledgeable Coaching team, Athletes, our Head Coach has competed at a high-standard of CrossFit with some awards and medals to support her commitment to the sport. We offer a diverse team, with a wide knowledge based here to support those completely new to the sport and those we want to welcome to our family and offer something new. Without the support of the Coaching team and our members, it is hard to stay on track – with our support and care we are also accountable for your journey and are invested to ensure you grow.

Why You’ll Love Training With Us

Tailored Fitness Programs

Every class we offer has an extensive program design. Regardless of your fitness level or experience, we have something for you!

Specialised Coaching Every Session

Our professionally trained and highly qualified coaches actively coach each class that you attend.

South East’s Largest CrossFit Facility

After a relocation due to our extensive growth, we offer a 6,000-square foot facility, with high-end brands, including Eleiko, Concept 2, Again Faster, and SGF.

Friendships & Support

Our community is our greatest strength. You’ll make lifelong friends to inspire, challenge, and motivate you.

Free Online Workout Diary

Log your workouts, record your personal achievements, and engage with other members through our app.

Free Nutrition Support

We invite you to get guidance from our on-site nutritionist via free video content sent to your inbox every day or over the phone when you need it.

High Speed WiFi Lounge

We have a comfortable members’ lounge area with WiFi available to all members and guests. We will have coffee facilities and a vending machine to help satisfy any healthy cravings before, during, and after your workout.

Complimentary Showers & Luxury Facilities

All our members have access to showers and changing rooms with complimentary hairdryers and vanity accessories.

Aphobos Kids Classes

We are passionate about kids’ fitness from 3-13 years old. We have a class to fit your kids needs. With a wealth of experience, our classes are FUN with a great emphasis on movement.

Meet The Aphobos CrossFit Team

Gemma Bailey

Founder & Head Coach

• L2 Burgener Strength Olympic Lifting Certification

Gemma has over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry, with a background in semi-professional sports herself, competing in Judo professionally. She discovered CrossFit in early 2012, placing 3rd in the Irish Throwdown in 2013. She then went on to open CrossFit Bromley in 2015, and five years later we have evolved as Aphobos CrossFit.

More recently Gemma has become one of the Seminar Staff for CrossFit Weightlifting and Burgener Strength, travelling throughout Europe to teach others the beauty of the Sport.


Danny Webster

Head of Operations & Sales/Senior Coach

• CrossFit Level 2 Coach
• L1 Burgener Olympic Lifting
• L2 Burgener Strength Olympic Lifting Certification

Competing in many sports from a young age, Danny was introduced to CrossFit in 2014. He immediately found a passion for the sport and the knowledge required to be a coach. In 2016, Danny left his full-time job to dedicate his life to CrossFit and Aphobos.

Lisa Maclean

Coach & Prehab, Mobility and Rehab Support / Sports Therapist

Lisa joined Aphobos in 2020 with a goal of wanting to develop her strength and a curiosity to find out what CrossFit was about. Already working in the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise instructor Lisa was wanting something more than what other gyms were providing and instantly felll in love with Aphobos and their ethos. Lisa completed her Level 1 CrossFit in October 2021 to further her education and this just re enforced her beliefs in CrossFit. Recently completing Aphobos’s own Coach Development plan in 2022 Lisa has made her way from member to become part of the Aphobos coaching team.

Sports and fitness have always been an integral part of Lisa life. Competitive swimming both as a child and master athlete through to cycling, running and weight training.

Emma Gibson


Emma joined Aphobos in 2019 after feeling something was missing in her training regime – the gym lacked the competitive edge & buzz she was looking for. Her love for Crossfit was immediate and in 2021 she took the plunge to explore this passion further and joined the Aphobos Coach Development Programme. Under Alex & Head Coach Gemma’s guidance she has developed her knowledge and coaching experience; becoming a Crossfit Level 1 Trainer in September 2021.

Sport & fitness have always been a part of Emma’s life; having competed in Stunt Cheerleading in University before transitioning to playing rugby in Championship 2 for the past 7 years & representing her County.


Tamara O' Sullivan - Assistant Coach
Tamara O’ Sullivan

Assistant Coach

Tammy became a part of Aphobos in 2024, following her introduction to Danny and Gemma at one of their CrossFit events, which led her to participate in the coaches CDP program.

Her journey with CrossFit began in 2017 when her rugby coach recommended it to enhance her fitness. After experiencing several rugby-related injuries and the challenges posed by lockdown, Tammy decided to make CrossFit her primary sport in 2021 and has been fully committed ever since. She completed her CFT Level 1 in June 2023 and continued her development through the Aphobos coaching program.

Tammy’s passion for sports has been evident throughout her life. As a former national swimmer, she contributed to swimming the English Channel in 2014 as part of a relay team. During her university years, Tammy found joy in being a member of the university rugby team, eventually assuming the role of captain.