Hugo Cranswick is the Founder and Head Trainer of Valkyrie Functional Training, as well as a specialist in the field of functional training and human biomechanics.

Hugo has a diverse understanding of these philosophies and focuses on channelling his expertise to improve the quality of life in all of his clients. Along with his holistic approach to health, Hugo presents a wealth of knowledge on nutrition and paths to an active, healthy lifestyle.

The combination of his unique skill set and his absolute passion for his clients has led him to consistently deliver outstanding results.

Qualifications Include:

  • TRX Suspension Training Level 1 & 2
  • Kettlebell Training
  • TRX Rip Trainer Level 1
  • ViPR Training Level 1
  • Strength & Conditioning (ASCA)
  • MMA Fight Fit
  • Pre & Post Natal
  • Certificate III & IV in Fitness
  • First Aid


Peter Jankowski is a kettlebell enthusiast with a keen interest in human movement and specialises in delivering fitness programming to people 40 years and over. He utilises different world renowned programming, training and nutrition methodologies such as the Functional Movement Screen, StrongFirst, Precision Nutrition and Original Strength. Peter believes that being fit doesn’t have to be time consuming and that training and getting strong are about enriching your life, not dominating it.  Exercise should restore movement, reduce pain and build you up, rather than break you down.  He achieves this by only focusing on important and impactful exercises and nutrition practices so that you can attain the results you seek and still have plenty of time and energy to get out there and enjoy life.

Qualifications Include: 

  • Strongfirst Level 1 Kettlebell Instructor
  • Original Strength Instructor
  • DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Level 1 Coach
  • Turbulence Training Master Trainer
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach
  • Pre & Post Natal
  • Certificate III & IV in Fitness
  • First Aid 


Have you got what it takes? Be a part of Newcastle’s fastest growing functional fitness centres and join the Valkyrie Family. Enquire for more info.


True to our vision, our facility is fitted with all the tools to fine tune your body. We have designed an open space freestyle training area to encourage free movement as well as installing Power Cages, Suspension Training Rigs and a Sled/ Sprint track to support our Valkyrie Bootcamps.

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